Nevada Library Association Annual Conference - 2019; November 2-4, 2019

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Monday, November 4 • 10:00am - 10:45am
The 2020 Census and Your Library

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The 2020 Census not only will determine federal representation, billions of dollars of federal and state funding, and essential demographic data, but more is at stake for libraries as this Census will be the first with an internet response option, and government distrust is on the rise. Libraries, as trusted voices in your community, can help ensure a complete and inclusive count. Attendees will gain practical strategies for raising awareness and encouraging participation, either through using the library's online connections or completing the census questions at home.  

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Joy Holt

Digital Services Librarian, Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records
A native Nevadan, Joy began her time in libraries as a Reference Librarian while an undergraduate at Pacific University in Oregon. As a law student at the Charleston School of Law in South Carolina she became an advocate for the use of digital resources.  As the Digital Services... Read More →
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Betts Markle

Collection Development Librarian, Nevada State Library
Betts Markle, PhD is currently Collection Development Librarian at the Nevada State Library. Betts came to Nevada in 2007 to become the Library Director at Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village.  Retiring after 10 years, Betts and her husband moved to Carson City where she volunteered... Read More →

Monday November 4, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am PST
Downtown Reno Library-Auditorium