Archive for the ‘Continuing Education’ category

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 […]

CALL FOR LLAMA WEBINAR PROPOSALS

November 13, 2017

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is now accepting proposals for its hugely popular webinar series. All interested presenters or program organizers are encouraged to submit proposals. You do not need to be a LLAMA member to submit a webinar proposal. LLAMA webinars reach a wide […]

LLAMA Webinar: Staff management – tips and tricks for getting buy-in

October 30, 2017

You’ve probably experienced it: you are eagerly sharing your enthusiasm for your library and its newest projects, and in return you see a confused or disengaged staff. But, it doesn’t have to be that way. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Staff management – tips and tricks for getting buy-in,” on Wed., […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores Evidence-Based Advocacy for Academic Libraries

October 10, 2017

If you have ever wondered how to tell the story of your library’s impact on your students, faculty and community as a whole, look no further. The answer is by sharing the evidence. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Evidence-Based Advocacy for Academic Libraries,” on Wed., November 1, at 1:30 – 3:00 pm […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores Evidence-Based Advocacy for Public Libraries

October 4, 2017

If you have ever wondered how to tell the story of your library’s impact on your community and on individuals in the most effective way, look no further. The answer is by sharing the evidence. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Evidence-Based Advocacy for Public Libraries,” on Wed., October 25, at 1:30 – […]

LLAMA Webinar: The MOU – Your Blueprint for Managing Collaborative Projects

September 26, 2017

As libraries collaborate more and more on projects with outside partners, it’s crucial that the process go smoothly for all parties and that expectations are made clear beforehand. A memorandum of understanding (MOA) is often the best way to assure this. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “The MOU: Your Blueprint for […]

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 Offers Keys to Coaching and Supervising Employees

September 8, 2017

Library supervisors, managers, and team leaders will usually agree on one thing: library school did not adequately prepare them for these roles. Coaching, managing, leading, and especially disciplining library employees often require a new set of skills. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “You Can Do It — Coaching and Supervising Library […]

LLAMA Webinar: “Emotional Intelligence and Library Leadership”

June 6, 2017

The term emotional intelligence has been written about so much over the years that you might start to wonder if it’s a passing fad.   However, when it comes to managing people, as individuals or as members of an entire organization, it remains one of the most potent skills a manager can have. The Library Leadership […]

LLAMA Webinar: Evidence-based Advocacy at National, State and Local Levels

May 15, 2017

Every librarian knows that public policies at the national, state and local level can have a huge impact on how resources are allocated to their library. However, many librarians have not been trained or encouraged to engage in advocacy at those levels. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Evidence-based Advocacy at the […]