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LLAMA Webinar: Sustain Your Library Through Relationship Building and Community Engagement

April 16, 2018

A question on every library leader’s mind these days is how do I keep my library relevant?  One of the most important ways is by establishing and nurturing community relationships that can advance your strategic initiatives.  But how do you determine which relationships are the most valuable? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will […]

New LLAMA Officers Elected

April 13, 2018

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) announced today that Anne Moore has been elected as the new President-elect. She is the Dean of the J. Murrey Atkins Library at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Upon hearing of her election, Moore said, “I am extremely humbled and excited simultaneously to represent the current and […]

John Cotton Dana Award Deadline Extended to March 30

March 26, 2018

The deadline for submission for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards for Library Public Relations has been extended to March 30.  Information about these awards and award applications are available at https://ebsco.fluidreview.com/.

Submissions Now Open for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards

February 16, 2018

$10,000 Development Awards will go to up to Eight Winners The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the 2018 John Cotton Dana Awards. The awards are managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) and honor outstanding library public relations. Electronic submissions are due by March 16, 2018. More information, including […]

2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Entries Due January 12

December 29, 2017

The 2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards Call for Entries is now available.  The awards, managed by ALA/LLAMA and the American Institute of Architects (AIA), encourage excellence in the architectural design and planning of libraries and recognize accomplishments in library architecture.  The deadline for submission is 5:00 pm Eastern Time on January 12, 2018. Any library […]

2018 LLAMA Career Institute Explores the Transition into Leadership

November 13, 2017

Do you see yourself as a supervisor, manager, director or dean some day? If you think leadership is in your future, you can start preparing yourself now by learning from successful leaders as they share the experiences they sought and the steps they took. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present Moving into […]

LLAMA Career Institute Explores the Transition into Leadership

November 10, 2017

Do you see yourself as a supervisor, manager, director or dean some day? If you think leadership is in your future, you can start preparing yourself now by learning from successful leaders as they share the experiences they sought and the steps they took. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present Moving into […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores 21st Century Library Ethics

September 26, 2017

As the world becomes increasingly digital, information politics have become more convoluted and can impact libraries profoundly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “21st Century Library Ethics,” on Wed., October 11, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time).* This webinar will explore what the current political climate means for library ethics and […]

LLAMA Webinar: 21st Century Library Ethics

August 18, 2017

As the world becomes increasingly digital, information politics have become more convoluted and can impact libraries profoundly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “21st Century Library Ethics,” on Wed., September 13, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar will explore what the current political climate means for library ethics and […]

LLAMA Webinar: “Pushing A Boulder Uphill — Leading Organizational Change In An Entrenched Environment”

July 21, 2017

Implementing and leading organizational change is tricky in any situation; but it is even more difficult in entrenched institutions that have suffered from a lack of new ideas and perspectives. Often, it can feel like you are suffering like the mythical Sisyphus; and pushing a boulder uphill, only to have it roll back down. But […]