Archive for December 2013

Enhance your career skills and professional reputation with LLAMA’s Midwinter Career Institute

December 18, 2013

Writing or editing for a professional publication is a great way to build skills and advance your career.   Are you are interested in expressing your opinion, telling a story or sharing an experience?   Are you conducting research that you want to publish? Are you looking for new professional development opportunities to enhance your skills? Do […]

New Member Spotlight

December 16, 2013

Gary Fitsimmons, Director of Library Services at Bryan College, is featured in the latest Member Spotlight.  You can read about Gary here. Throughout the year, the Membership Committee features a new member in the Member Spotlight.  It’s a great way for you to you meet your colleagues and find members with similar interests. To see […]

New Professionals Section established in LLAMA!

December 13, 2013

We are very happy and excited to announce the formation of a New Professionals Section within LLAMA.  The NPS has been established to enable LLAMA to provide better targeted services to new library professionals and LIS students.  If you are attending Midwinter in Philadelphia, there will be an opportunity to network and determine future directions […]

LLAMA Midwinter Happy Hour Announced

December 13, 2013

Plan to join the LLAMA Membership Committee and members from around the country for good cheer and fun at LLAMA’s Midwinter Meeting Happy Hour, Sunday, January 26, at 6:30 pm.  We’ll have a private room at Smokin’ Betty’s, just down the street from the convention center.  Food and drinks will be on your own, and […]

YALSA webinar: Legal Considerations in Teen Services

December 4, 2013

“Keeping Your Library & Your Teen Patrons Protected: Legal Considerations in Teen Services” December 12, 2 p.m. EST Join Deborah Caldwell-Stone and guest as she discusses legal considerations that librarians and other library workers encounter every day in teen services. Topics for discussion will include reporting responsibilities, managing teen behavior and maintaining supportive and professional […]