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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 […]

LLAMA Webinar: What Drives and Guides Us — The Importance of Developing a Personal Philosophy of Librarianship

July 14, 2017

Many librarians report feeling passionate about their chosen profession, but have you ever asked yourself exactly why? What are your personal values that make working in the library field so rewarding? Knowing the answers to these questions and being able to articulate them as a personal philosophy can help you focus your efforts, give you […]

LLAMA Webinar: Library Space Planning — Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success

June 30, 2017

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Library Space Planning — Using Knowledge Management Principles for Success,” on Wed., July 19, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm (Central time). This webinar will present change management approaches using proven library planning methodologies: problem solving, measuring project attributes, recognizing and discriminating between contingencies, and other related […]

2017 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 5, 2017

If you’re wondering what to do with your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports or other print collateral, LLAMA’s PR Exchange may be the answer! Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2017 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Chicago. Hundreds of conference attendees […]

Eight recipients honored with the 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

April 12, 2017

Chicago – April 6, 2017 – The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today the eight recipients to receive the 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. The LLAMA Buildings and Equipment Community of Practice and the AIA developed this award […]

LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Miguel Figueroa

March 7, 2017

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present “Learning and Leading Together Toward the Future of Libraries,” on Mar. 29, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This free webinar, featuring Miguel Figueroa, is part of an ongoing series highlighting thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Miguel Figueroa […]

Webinar proposals due March 9

February 9, 2017

From Terry McQuown, Chair, LLAMA Continuing Education Development Committee: The Library Leadership and Management Association is now accepting proposals for its highly regarded webinar series.  All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. You do not need to be member to submit a proposal. Our webinars reach a wide range of library […]

Submit your library’s promotional materials for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition

January 5, 2017

CHICAGO — Libraries everywhere are creating exciting promotional materials:  newsletters, program announcements, reading celebrations, advocacy materials, fundraising messages and much more. Now is the time to receive recognition for your library’s amazing work. The call for materials for the 2017 PR Xchange Awards competition is now open. More about the 2017 PR Xchange Awards Competition: http://www.prxchangeawards.org […]