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Library Consulting Interest Group (Core IG Week) - Shared screen with speaker view
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
11:33
Hi, everyone - I'm a Core staff member. Just a quick note that our Code of Conduct can be found at https://connect.ala.org/core/codeofconduct . Please contact me through private chat or at jlevine@ala.org if you experience or see any violations of the Code
Harriette Hemmasi
11:51
Washington, DC
Kimi Foley
11:52
Martin, TN
Duane Strojny
11:54
Lansing, Michigan
Beth Cox
11:56
Iowa City, Iowa
Chiquila Dolison
11:56
Hattiesburg, MS
Elizabeth Nebeker
11:57
Houston, TX. Looking at how to get started as a consultant.
Tricia Boucher
11:59
Hi from San Marcos, TX!
Ryan McCrory
11:59
Lititz, PA
Jennifer Pratt
12:02
Raleigh, NC
Joy DuBose
12:08
Starkville, MS
Laurie Gaillard
12:09
New Orleans, LA
Martha Kyrillidou
12:10
Martha Kyrillidou, Silver Spring, MD from qualitymetricsllc.com
Chad Deets
12:13
Phoenix, AZ. Not a consultant. Just looking at learning more about different career options/side hustles 🙂
Dana Peterman
12:13
Washington, DC
Ann Passmore
12:16
Seattle, WA
Val Edwards (she/her)
12:17
Welcome! Please enter into chat: 1. Your city/state. 2. If you are a consultant, your website and/or area of expertise. 3. What info/advice would be most beneficial to you?
Lihong Zhu
12:18
Pullman, WA
Tricia Boucher
12:23
Info/advice: how do you get started, know what to charge, what kinds of services you offer.
Mary Braney
12:26
Spencer, MA
Isabella Pilar
12:27
Albuquerque, New Mexico, cataloger at the University of New Mexico. 3. What phase of your career should you begin independent consulting?
Robyn Russell
12:27
1) Fairbanks, Alaska. 2) Not yet. 3) Retiring in about 10 years, interested in a possible second career as a library consultant. Currently, I'm an audiovisual archivist with an interest in book repair/book making.
Marie Sorensen, AIA
12:33
Cambridge, MA - Architect - Marie Sorensen msorensen@sorensenpartners.com
Heather Backman
12:33
Hi all! 1) I'm from Waltham, MA. 2) I am not currently a consultant but am thinking about becoming one eventually, so 3) I'd especially appreciate hearing about how people got started in consulting and built a sustainable business.
Natasha Jenkins
12:33
Montgomery, AL
Carson Block
12:39
Carson Block - Fort Collins CO http://www.carsonblock.com/
Debbie Joy
12:40
Hi! Debbie Joy, Baltimore, MD. LibraryIQ. We are consultants. Would be great to learn how we can partner with libraries and other consultants to best serve communities and libraries
Curtis Rogers
12:41
Hi from South Carolina! I’m a consultant and specialize in online training mostly in library marketing, PR, and communications https://curtisrogersconsulting.com
April Mazza
12:44
Hello from Boston, MA
Carolyn F Norman
12:44
Carolyn F. Norman, San Diego, Calif.
Joe Matthews
12:47
Carlsbad, CA Library Consultant
Anastasia Guimaraes
12:52
Not a consultant. Would like to learn how to start a library consulting business!
Lesliediana Jones
12:55
Washington DC. Not a consultant.
Betsy Diamant-Cohen
12:58
Betsy Diamant-Cohen from Baltimore, MD. Mother Goose on the Loose, www.mgol.net. I present webinars and trainings on early literacy and early childhood programming from expectant parents up to parents with children from birth to age five. I'm up for hearing new ideas!
Carissa Hansen
13:00
Fargo, ND. Seeking to get started as a consultant. Former public library director. Areas of expertise - strategic planning, library advocacy, outcome-based planning and evaluation.
Ann Passmore
13:13
Not currently consulting, but interested
Rebecca French
13:15
Hello from Harrisonburg, VA! I'm a coach - https://www.rebeccabfrench.com/
Marshall Breeding
13:17
Marshall Breeding, Nashville, TN https://librarytechnology.org/
Jami Yazdani
13:23
Morrisville, NC - I offer project management and planning consulting: https://yazdaniconsulting.com/
William Rafter
13:24
Fairmont, WV
Vera Keown (she/her)
13:37
Hi, Vera Keown from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. I'm an executive coach and facilitator. https://www.linkedin.com/in/verakeown/
Rick Ortmeyer
13:40
Rick Ortmeyer | Cleveland OH | Architect + Library Planner | https://bostwickdesign.com/
Tricia Boucher
13:52
I was an architect, and interested in working as a consultant for libraries that are doing renovations/new building. Would it make more sense to find work with an architectural firm that does a lot of library work, or to work directly with libraries.And hi Rick! :)
Kayla Flegal
13:57
1. Greencastle, IN (DePauw University) 2. Not a consultant 🙂 3. ??? Mostly just curious and wanted to learn more!
Martha Kyrillidou
14:12
Getting to know all of you and the wonderful things you do is that I am hoping to get out of this program!
Cheri Fiory
14:15
Fort Washington, PA. I have just started doing a little work with a colleague who is a consultant. Focus on library planning, facilities, fundraising. After 20 years as a librarian, looking for how I can share my knowledge with others through consulting.
Cinthya Ippoliti
14:17
Hello from Denver, Colorado. I am interested in starting as a consultant, so I’m excited to learn more! I have 20 years of experience in academic libraries and administration
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
14:18
If you’re not already a member of this interest group, you can join it at https://connect.ala.org/core/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=0c5220d4-c8c8-430d-ac9a-808d255e3ef1
Lisa Hinchliffe
14:19
Lisa Hinchliffe, librarian + faculty member at UIUC, freelance consultant on the side
Susanna Cowan
14:35
Hi, I'm in Storrs, CT - I'm not currently a consultant. I'm currently in a library assessment role.
Maryam Phillips - HSLC
14:47
Hi Everyone, I am Maryam Phillips from Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting in Philadelphia PA. (hslc.org)
Kayla Flegal
15:04
Great to see so many architects— we are in the middle of a major renovation and working with a firm that has worked with many libraries— I definitely see the value of having library experience! Wow.
Val Edwards (she/her)
17:43
LINK TO Friday’s member mtg:Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84457709571?pwd=YW1kell3WXFJUXFtQjQ1a1ZNYzM3QT09
Erin L. Ellis
18:27
Erin Ellis, Bloomington, Indiana; I've done small-scale, side-hustle consulting: facilitating organizational restructuring, mission/vision/values development, and strategic planning. Would love to connect with others to partner on future opportunities!
Val Edwards (she/her)
18:58
Carson Block: http://carsonblock.com/
Viktor Sjoberg
19:15
Library Director in North Idaho. Consultant through Library of Human Connection -https://libraryofhumanconnection.org - with emphasis on organizational health and community engagement.
Val Edwards (she/her)
23:31
Claire Dygert: https://cdygertsolutions.com/
Susanna Cowan
27:06
I'm so sorry I have to leave early (meeting conflict) - I look forward to viewing the recording. Thank you for this program!!
Val Edwards (she/her)
28:59
Vera Keown: https://www.linkedin.com/in/verakeown/
Val Edwards (she/her)
34:15
Joe Matthews: http://www.joematthews.org/
Val Edwards (she/her)
37:32
Carolyn Norman: http://qualitymetricsllc.com/about/#carolyn
Tricia Boucher
42:00
Thank you!
Val Edwards (she/her)
42:22
Maryam Phillips: https://www.hslc.org/hslc-staff/
Tricia Boucher
43:11
Love that it's a non-profit! :)
Carissa Hansen
43:18
What resource did Carolyn mention that helped her determine how to price her services?
Carson Block
45:02
Carissa, that was from a workshop hosted by Nancy Bolt and Liz Bishoff (a few years ago)
Martha Kyrillidou
45:51
This is the workshop Claire Dygerst and myself will offer at this upcoming annual ALA supported by much of the good counsel Lis and Nancy offered to us!
Carson Block
46:31
Excellent Martha and Claire! Go Team Go!
Val Edwards (she/her)
46:40
Marie Sorensen: https://www.sorensenpartners.com/leadership/
Tricia Boucher
46:58
LOL!
Tricia Boucher
47:11
Can't see your screen...
Tricia Boucher
47:35
Perfect!
Chiquila Dolison
52:57
👏👏👏
Heather Backman (she/her)
53:15
How did you get that *first* job or project to start building a track record of achievement if you hadn't done anything like consulting work before?
Lisa Hinchliffe
58:39
A very useful frame for me is that you can still charge less but you need to then show that the rate is X but you are giving a discount of Y. Keeps everyone clear on the actual costs.
Carissa Hansen
01:00:21
Will the pre-conference session at ALA annual be available virtually as well?
Martha Kyrillidou
01:00:37
The ALA event is a full day in person event.
Martha Kyrillidou
01:01:02
We continue to have virtual events as part of IG Week and have plans for other shorter virtual events.
Martha Kyrillidou
01:03:18
Your past employer might be your best first job as consultants!
Anastasia Guimaraes
01:04:04
Do any of you rent space at ALA conferences and if yes, do you tend to get business that way?
Val Edwards (she/her)
01:06:16
View our 2021 IG Week program: https://bit.ly/3JRW9iV
Val Edwards (she/her)
01:06:30
Please contribute to our discussion thread of introductions: http://bit.ly/3IHQNXm
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
01:07:23
Keep the discussion going - if you're not already a member of this interest group, you can join it at https://connect.ala.org/core/communities/community-home?CommunityKey=0c5220d4-c8c8-430d-ac9a-808d255e3ef1
Duane Strojny
01:07:35
Excellent information! Thank you for offering this.
Jenny Levine (Core staff, she/hers)
01:07:52
Find the full Core Interest Group Week program of free sessions at https://alacore.org/go/to/igweek
Erica Freudenberger
01:07:54
Thanks so much for putting this together!
Rebekah McKinney
01:08:07
Thank you!
Cheri Fiory
01:08:09
Thank you, Everyone! This was very informative.
Curtis Rogers
01:08:09
Great job everyone! Thanks!
Carolyn F Norman
01:08:14
Thank you for participating.
Robyn Russell
01:08:28
Thanks so much. Very informative.
Heather Backman (she/her)
01:08:30
Thanks so much for offering this! I'd been hoping to connect with consultants to get this kind of info one-on-one - how delightful to have several people generously sharing their experiences all at once!
Cinthya Ippoliti
01:08:36
Thank you!
Sara Kuehl
01:08:37
Thank you, all! This was very informative.
Marie Sorensen, AIA
01:08:38
Thanks everyone for the opportunity to share and learn from each other!