Archive for February 2014

LLAMA Webinar Offers Help for Managing Dispersed Teams

February 25, 2014

Leading a team of staff who are physically separated from one another presents special challenges for today’s library leaders.  Understanding these challenges and the best ways to meet them can help your team run smoothly. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Leading in Absence: Ideas for managing a disperse team” on Wed., […]

LLAMA Webinar: Best Practices in Library Recruiting & Hiring

February 19, 2014

Every library manager knows how important it is to hire the right person for a position.  But making that decision can sometimes feel like a huge gamble.  Learning how other managers are doing it successfully can turn that gamble into an almost certain win for you and your library. The Library Leadership and Management Association […]

Preliminary LLAMA schedule available for 2014 Annual Conference-Las Vegas

February 12, 2014

See schedule here

Application process now open for 2014 ALA Leadership Institute

February 10, 2014

The application process for the 2014 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (August 10-14, Eaglewood Resort, Illinois) is now open, with applications accepted through April 25, 2014. Building on the success of the 2013 inaugural ALA Leadership Institute, and with support from Innovative Interfaces, the four-day immersive leadership development program for 40 mid-career librarians […]

John Cotton Dana Award accepting entries for outstanding library public relations: Eight $10,000 grants will be awarded

February 3, 2014

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation and the annual Awards Reception is […]