Archive for November 2009

LLAMA Webinars are a Big Hit!

November 17, 2009

LLAMA experienced huge success with its foray into the world of online continuing education. In October and November, well-known library consultant Pat Wagner presented a series of three webinars for LLAMA that were geared toward library deans, directors and top-level managers. Based on evaluation surveys, we estimate that these three webinars reached more than 700 […]

LLAMA Emerging Leaders Project Completed

November 17, 2009

Results of an ALA Emerging Leaders project that was sponsored by LLAMA are now available on the LLAMA website. Project participants were asked to develop a set of guidelines for directors and other library administrators that could be used to orient and educate new librarians about their obligations related to privacy. Participants were Xan Arch, […]

LLAMA Institutes in Boston

November 12, 2009

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present two institutes at the Midwinter Meeting of the American Library Association (ALA) on Fri., Jan. 15, 2010 in Boston. Julie Todaro, an educator, trainer and consultant with more than 30 years of experience in library and information environments will present “Supervisory Training.” This program will focus […]

LL&M Seeks Associate Editor Applications

November 10, 2009

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) seeks an experienced writer or editor to assist in the production and eventually take over as editor of LLAMA’s quarterly journal, Library Leadership & Management (LL&M).  Presently the journal is operating with a co-editorship model that is working quite well, and may be a model for a new […]

Volunteer for an ALA Committee

November 10, 2009

If you are interesting in an ALA committee, please contact LLAMA President-elect at Dear Colleagues: When I ran for ALA President, I pledged to provide members who want to play a meaningful role in ALA the opportunity to do so. I am asking for your help in making this promise a reality. One of […]

2009-2010 Mentoring for Leadership Program

November 5, 2009

The LLAMA Mentoring Committee is pleased to announce the 2010-2011 year of the mentoring for leadership program. The purpose of the program is to encourage and nurture current and future leaders and to develop and promote outstanding leadership and management practices. The 10 month mentoring for leadership program is multifaceted. Mentors and mentees will be […]