Facilitation

In addition to his work as a researcher, Keith is also serving as a facilitator of guided discussions that help to shape planning and/or evaluation efforts for major library projects involving multi-type library cooperation and technology integration.

Examples:

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Limitless Libraries Project
Nashville Public Library & Metropolitan Nashville School District (2011-present)
http://www.nashville.gov/mayor/news/2010/0224.asp

In October 2011, Keith facilitated a conversation among stakeholders of the Limitless Libraries project, a partnership of Nashville Public Library and the Metropolitan Nashville School District. As a result of this conversation, he is assisting them in developing a proposal to the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a National Leadership Grant to study the impact of the Limitless Libraries project on students and other beneficiaries.

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Norlin Commons
University of Colorado Boulder Libraries (2007-08)
http://ucblibraries.colorado.edu/adminservices/learningcommons/index.htm

In 2007-08, Keith interviewed focus groups of University of Colorado Boulder Libraries faculty and staff to inform their planning of a Learning Commons and to assist them in achieving some consensus about the definition of leadership in the Libraries.