LLAMA Webinar Explores Embedded Librarianship

Embedded librarianship– developing strong, collaborative working relationships with communities — is essential to the future of librarians. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Embedded Librarianship: Connecting the Dots, and Avoiding the Pitfalls,” on June 3, at 1:30-3:00 PM (Central time).

This webinar presents the fundmental elements of embedded librarianship, identifies strategies and practices that lead to success, and points out pitfalls that can derail embedded initiatives. Tactics for adapting successful practices and avoiding or mitigating potential risks are also offered. This webinar offers valuable insights for library professionals who wish to increase their value to their communities.

Participants will:

Understand the essential characteristics of embedded librarianship

Adapt successful strategies to their organizations and communities

Avoid or mitigate practices that can detract from success

Presenter: David Shumaker is a Clinical Associate Professor of Library and Information Science, at Catholic University of America, in Washington, DC. He has an extensive record of presentations on the topic of embedded librarianship and is the author of The Embedded Librarian (Information Today, 2012).

Fees: LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199; Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event?  No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland@ala.org


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