- The change experience must have been initiated in the past five years
- The change experience must have been planned by a working group, team, task force or committee of two or more people
- The change experience must be in an academic library setting at any type of four year institution serving undergraduate and / or graduate students in the United States
- The change experience does not have to be fully implemented or deemed a complete success
Authors of accepted proposals will be asked to write a chapter within the range of 12-15 pages, double-spaced, including all text, references, tables, images, and photographs.
Catherine Cardwell is the Dean of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at the University of South Florida Saint Petersburg. Her responsibilities include providing leadership for and fiscal oversight of the library, online learning services, and instructional technology services. The Library recently completed a new strategic plan and is in the process of its implementation. Prior to joining USFSP in 2016, Catherine served as Director of Libraries at Ohio Wesleyan University. From 1998 to 2011, she was a member of the library faculty at Bowling Green State University, where she served in a variety of leadership positions in the libraries and at the university. Her interests include integrating information literacy and digital scholarship into the curriculum, creating dynamic and contemporary user-centered teaching and learning spaces (both physical and online), and improving discovery and usability of library resources and services.