Now in its 17th year, Brick & Click (#BCLC17) is a one day, session-based event covering innovative library technologies, practical library solutions, and other timely academic library topics.  Brick & Click supports academic information needs of on-ground/online students, library professionals, and paraprofessionals. Visit the FAQ webpage for more information.

The conference is held at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. Registration is limited in order to maintain the advantages of a small conference, so register early!   To register visit: www.brickandclick.org

2017 Electronic Proceedings  are now accessible!!!

Friday, November 3 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
From the Inside Out: Creating an Emotionally Intelligent and Inclusive Culture

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Learn how your library can use staff discussion groups to build emotional intelligence skills and increase awareness of diversity and inclusion issues. Emotional intelligence is a valuable set of skills in the workplace which can be built through carefully structured readings and discussions. It is also not easy to hold difficult conversations on important topics like diversity without first establishing trust and a culture of communication on a personal and vulnerable level. Discussion groups are a great way to grow emotional intelligence skills and hold conversations on difficult topics.

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Lisa Martin

Coordinator of Outreach, University of Houston Libraries
I am the Coordinator of Outreach for Liaison Services at the University of Houston Libraries. As Coordinator of Outreach, I work with a team of librarians who focus on relationship building with the goal of increasing awareness of library services across campus and in the community... Read More →
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Mea Warren

Assistant Head of Teaching and Learning, University of Houston

Friday November 3, 2017 1:00pm - 1:50pm CDT
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room D