ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute coming up April 21-22, 2010

Management, leadership, and entrepreneurial skills are essential for today’s successful librarian. Join us April 21-22, 2010, for the ACRL/LLAMA Spring Virtual Institute – “Doing Well by Doing Good”: Entrepreneurial Leadership for Librarians. The institute will explore different models and aspects of leadership and management and their impact on librarianship in today’s challenged and flat economic environments. The institute features both synchronous and asynchronous sessions with archives of all programs available for on-demand viewing for a full year after the event.
Live, interactive webcasts include:
• “Going Viral: Tweeting from the Johns Hopkins University Libraries”
• “Nurturing Failure: Creating a Risk-Tolerant Library Culture that Embraces Change and Innovation”
• “50 Things Library Employees Should Never Do”
• “Building an Entrepreneurial Academic Library”
• “The Hiring, Staffing, and Recruitment Puzzle: How to Fit the Pieces Together
• “Mentoring and Supervision: When Roles Collide”
Asynchronous poster sessions will feature sessions including:
• “A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned: Ways to Maximize your Learning Potential in Tough Economic Times”
• “All Stressed Out and No Place to Go! Librarians React to Increasing Stressors in the Library”
• “Walking a Mile Uphill Both Ways: Teaching Information Literacy with Less”
• “An Entrepreneurial Approach to Subject Librarianship”
• “Purple Crayons, Random Dots, and Peanut Butter Sandwiches: Children’s Literature as Catalyst for Creativity and Change in the Workplace”
Complete details are available on the institute website at With discounts available for students and groups, along with ACRL, LLAMA, and ALA members, you can’t afford to miss this opportunity to learn and connect!

Margot S. Conahan
Manager, Professional Development
Association of College and Research Libraries
50 E. Huron St., Chicago, IL 60611
312-280-2522; fax: 312-280-2520

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