Archive for October 2010

LLAMA Human Resources Section Presents a Free Webinar on Job Hunting for the Recent or Future MLS Graduate

October 29, 2010

You have or soon will earn your MLS degree—but what’s next? –- how do you put it to work? Applying and interviewing for a professional library position can be fraught with anxiety and frustrations. But you can put yourself ahead of the herd with the right information and strategies. The Library Leadership and Management Association’s […]

Who was John Cotton Dana and what is that award about?

October 21, 2010

Contact: Kimberly Terry John Cotton Dana Committee Chair 405-606-3750 Ask your average library customers to name a famous librarian and they might be able to dredge up the name Melville Dewey. Ask a professional in the field, and a variety of names will be recalled, chief among them that of John Cotton Dana. That […]

LLAMA Nominating Committee Seeks Candidates

October 21, 2010

The LLAMA Nominating Committee welcomes experienced and enthusiastic LLAMA members to stand for election on the spring 2011 ballot for the office of President-Elect and a three-year term as Division Councilor. The primary responsibilities of these positions is described in the LLAMA Bylaws Please nominate yourself or send the names of qualified colleagues to […]

LLAMA Offers Webinar Series for New Directors and Deans

October 19, 2010

Contact: Fred Reuland at The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present a series of four interactive webinars designed to meet the needs of new library leaders at the dean, director, department head or branch manager level. Each of the 60-90 minute programs will feature library consultant Pat Wagner of Pattern Research, Inc. […]

Call for members for the LLAMA Diversity Task Force

October 14, 2010

As part of LLAMA’s restructuring which began with the adoption of new bylaws earlier this year, I am forming a special task force to assess diversity issues and opportunities within LLAMA. The LLAMA Diversity Task Force is charged to explore opportunities for strengthening diversity focus within LLAMA and avenues for recruiting LLAMA members from diverse […]