September 24, 2017

Movers Movies | ALA Annual 2015

The 2015 cohort of LJ‘s Movers & Shakers celebrated with some of their compatriots from previous year’s during the American Library Association (ALA) Annual conference at a gala luncheon at San Francisco’s The Blue Mermaid. . For those who couldn’t attend, or who want to see more of the Movers they met there, below are a few videos made by some of this year’s most innovative librarians highlighting why they were selected. Pop some popcorn and enjoy!

Matthew Cook, Digital Developer

Matthew Cook | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Digital Developers from Library Journals LLC on Vimeo.

Trent Miller, Educator

Trent Miller | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Educators from Library Journals LLC on Vimeo.

Mindy Reed, Innovator

Mindy Reed | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Innovators from Library Journals LLC on Vimeo.

Stevo Roksandic, Advocate

Stevo Roksandic | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Advocates from Library Journals LLC on Vimeo.

We Need Diverse Books, Change Agent

We Need Diverse Books™ | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Change Agents from Library Journals LLC on Vimeo.

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