Learn how American art and history resources can be adapted to encourage public engagement in libraries.
Nancy Davenport, Director of Library Services at the District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL), will share her experiences coordinating Picturing America programs within the DC library system. Nancy will share tips for empowering staff to use the collection as a basis for public programming, as well as creating partnerships with schools, community organizations, and local funding agencies.
Nancy Davenport, director of library services, District of Columbia Public Library
Prior to joining DCPL, Nancy held multiple senior leadership positions with the Library of Congress. Nancy has served as President of the Council on Library and Information Resources, and as a Board member of the National Information Standards Organization, the American Library Association, the Digital Library Federation, the National Humanities Alliance, and the US National Committee for UNESCO.