Archive for the ‘LLAMA Sections’ category

Build Your Emotional Intelligence with the 2017 LLAMA Midwinter Career Institute

September 8, 2016

Introvert or extrovert?  Which one are you?  And does it really matter in the workplace as long as you are smart and work hard?  The reality is that most people possess some characteristics associated with both personality types, though often with a strong tendency in one direction.  And yes, those traits can have a big […]

LLAMA project management webinar helps you work smarter

August 12, 2016

The very term “project management” can send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced librarian. Fortunately, there are now a variety of new ways to approach project-based work in a systematic and effective way. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Work Smart: Applying Project Management Techniques to Library Projects ,” […]

LLAMA webinar cuts through maze of free software to help you organize library data

August 9, 2016

Sure, there is lots of free software out there that can help you organize your library data.  But, who has the time to sit down and figure it all out???  Sometimes a webinar is the best way to learn what you need quickly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Using Google Sheets […]

Winners announced for LLAMA’s 2016 PR Xchange Awards

June 7, 2016

The complete list of the 2016 PR Xchange Award winners is available here.

Announcing the winners of the John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards for 2016

May 9, 2016

April 29, Chicago, IL — After many hours of deliberation – made especially challenging by the high quality of the dozens of entries in this year’s John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Awards – the judges announced the eight winners of this year’s contest.  Each winning library will receive a $10,000 award from EBSCO and […]

2016 PR Xchange mailing labels now available: send your samples in!

May 4, 2016

Are you wondering how to put your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports or other print collateral to good use? Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2016 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Orlando. Hundreds of conference attendees drop-in to the PR Xchange […]

2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Award Winners Announced

May 3, 2016

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the American Library Association (ALA) have selected seven projects to receive the 2016 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards. This awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the architectural design of libraries, reflecting the evolving role of the library as a community space. The seven recipients of […]

Dana Award Deadline Extended

March 23, 2016

The application deadline for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD) has been extended to April 1.  The online form and application instructions can be found at: The award, managed by the LLAMA Public Relations and Marketing Section, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 awards will be granted by the H.W. Wilson Foundation, and […]

LLAMA webinar presents new tactics to keep employees engaged

March 22, 2016

Now that you finally have that nearly perfect staff in place, your work is almost done, right? Well, maybe not. Keeping your employees engaged and motivated can be an even bigger challenge. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present: “Engaging Employees in the Library: Keep the Energy Going!” on Wed., April 6, at […]

LLAMA webinar presents strategies for leading teams online

February 8, 2016

As technology continues to improve, more of our collaborative work is happening online. It’s often a more sustainable choice than traveling for face to face meetings, but it does pose new challenges for team leaders. How exactly does one go about leading an online team? And, how is it different from leading a team in […]