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LaToya Devezin Author Archive

Email: ldevezin@neworleanspubliclibrary.org   Twitter: @toyadev

LaToya Devezin is the Manager of the African American Resource Center of the New Orleans Public Library. She is a 2011 ALA Spectrum Scholar and a recipient of this year's PLA Spectrum Scholar Travel Grant. She is currently reading Lost Lake by: Sarah Addison Allen.

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Dispatches from PLA 2014 — Want Collaboration? Engage Your Community

How can libraries come up with new ways to engage their communities? In the PLA 2014 Conference session, “Want Collaboration? Engage Your Community,” the Omaha Public Library staff and its partners sought to answer this question by explaining the development and implementation of their 2-year IMLS grant to create a replicable model for community engagement in libraries.