Archive for April 2014

Connect with New Professionals through the LLAMA Buddy Program

April 28, 2014

The LLAMA New Professionals Section (NPS) is starting a Buddy Program to connect new and experienced LLAMA members to help new members navigate involvement in LLAMA activities. If you are looking for additional guidance in LLAMA (or would be interested in providing guidance) but don’t have time for a full mentoring relationship, this program is for […]


April 25, 2014

The Library Leadership and Management Association  and The International Interior Design Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Library Interior Design Awards. This biennial competition honors international excellence in library Interior Design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function, and satisfaction of the client’s objectives. “The entries that we received […]

Announcing Eight winners of the 2014 John Cotton Dana Library Public Relations Award

April 24, 2014

The John Cotton Dana Award, sponsored by the H.W. Wilson Foundation, EBSCO, and the Library Leadership and Management Association, a division of the American Library Association, honors outstanding library public relations. In recognition of their achievement, John Cotton Dana award winners each receive a $10,000 cash award from the H.W. Wilson Foundation. This year the […]

Share your print materials at LLAMA’s PR X-change in Las Vegas

April 23, 2014

Are you wondering how to put your back inventory of calendars, brochures, flyers, postcards, annual reports and other print collateral to good use? Send in your printed promotional materials now to share with colleagues at the 2014 PR Xchange program at ALA Annual conference in Las Vegas, NV.  Hundreds of conference attendees drop-in to the […]

“Interviewing Tips to Get a Job” now available as a free recording

April 18, 2014

LLAMA’s recent webinar, “Interviewing Tips to Get a Job,” is now available as a free recording at  This webinar helps prepare participants for interviewing and offers insight into the interviewing process from the employer’s viewpoint.  It includes examples of interviewing behavior and questions/answers to illustrate how to best prepare for impressing potential employers. Presenter […]

ALA Leadership Institute Application Due April 25

April 18, 2014

Applications for the 2014 “Leading to the Future” ALA Leadership Institute (August 10-14), are due Friday, April 25. Participants last year described the immersive program as a “life-changing time,” and that it felt like a think tank of 40 “energetic, talented, and visionary” librarians from all types of libraries, offering much learning from fellow participants. […]

New Member Spotlight Posted

April 15, 2014

W. Bede Mitchell, Dean of the Library at Georgia Southern University, is featured in the latest Member Spotlight. You can read about Bede 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. […]

LLAMA Webinar Shows the How’s and Why’s of Website Data Collection

April 14, 2014

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Methods for Digging Deeper: Examining Web Services through the Lens of Data-based Decision Making” on Wed.,  May 28, at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Central time). This webinar will discuss why it’s important to collect data about your web site and services, and how this data can […]

LLAMA Webinar Explores New Digital Media Commons for Northeastern University

April 8, 2014

The age of the digital media commons has arrived, leaving in its wake yesterday’s traditional academic library.   But how do library planners begin to make this dramatic transition?   The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “A New Digital Media Commons for Northeastern University,” on Wed., May 7 at 1:30 – 3:00 PM (Central […]