Now in its 16th year, the Brick & Click Libraries Conference (#bclc16) is a one-day event featuring concurrent and lightning round sessions that explore cutting-edge technologies, practical solutions, and timely topics. The conference supports the academic information needs of both on-ground (brick) and online (click) students, library professionals and paraprofessionals.

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
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Friday, November 4 • 10:10am - 11:00am
Winning the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant: Strategies for Successful Grant Writing

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Learn how a small university’s proposal for the 2016 Steelcase Education Active Learning Center grant beat out 790 other institutions to become one of six higher education institutions to receive the award. This presentation will focus on how to increase your grant writing skills to become a successful grant writer, regardless of institution size. The presenters reflect on the challenges, opportunities, and lessons learned in an engaging and participatory session. Participants will be encouraged and invited to share strategies for successful grant writing, how to engage library staff in the process, and how to reach out to external stakeholders for feedback. Participants will leave the session with a toolkit of strategies for grant finding, planning the grant proposal writing process and timeline, and seeking external reviewers.



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Ashley Creek

Emerging Technologies Librarian, University of Saint Mary
Ashley Creek is the Emerging Technologies Librarian at the University of Saint Mary in Leavenworth, Kansas. Her current research interests focus on the student experience: gamification, makerspaces, active learning, instructional design, and the library as center of the academic community... Read More →
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Danielle Theiss Dion

Library Director, University of Saint Mary
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Lindsay Schettler

Special Collections and Content Management Librarian, University of Saint Mary

Friday November 4, 2016 10:10am - 11:00am CDT
J.W. Jones Student Union, Room A

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