Archive for July 2012

Opportunity for Author Collaboration

July 31, 2012

LLAMA and the Library Information and Technology Association (LITA) are interested in partnering on a new guide for administrators who need to manage technical staff. LITA co-publishes with Neal-Schuman a series of guides (see that focus on technology innovation in libraries, and this new guide would focus on administrators who need to develop the […]

Reminder: 2013 Emerging Leaders Application Due Friday

July 31, 2012

Applications and all supporting materials for the 2013 class of ALA Emerging Leaders are due Friday, August 3.  Applications can be found at Once again, LLAMA will sponsor two emerging leaders with travel awards of $1,000 each.  Applicants can indicate on the application which groups they want to consider them for sponsorship.  A list […]

Survey on Fundraising Education Topics

July 31, 2012

LLAMA and the Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations (ALTAFF), are planning a joint preconference for the 2013 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago.  The subject will be fundraising, but we’d like to know what specific topics might interest you.  Please take a moment to complete this short survey and share your opinion: […]

Free LLAMA Webinar Gives Practical Tips for Entry-level Interviews

July 13, 2012

While there is a lot of information out there about how to write a good resume and cover letter, there is much less on how to do well in an interview, especially advice written since the recession started. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “How to succeed in an entry-level librarian interview: […]

LLAMA webinar helps you recruit the very best employees

July 6, 2012

Library managers, directors and deans may feel overwhelmed by choices in today’s economy as a single job posting attracts hundreds of applicants.  But how can you assure that you actually find the best person for the job?  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Finding the Best People in a Tough Economy: Strategies […]