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  1. Digital Badges: Show What You Know to Your Boss or Potential Employer

    On-Demand Once In this webinar, Erin Knight discusses digital badges: what they are; how they are more than just an "image" but in reality track valuable information about your skills and accomplishments; how/why they can play an important role ...

    NMUNGUIA - 09/18/2015 - 08:10 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  2. Cultural Competence in the Library

    The U.S. teen population has diversified significantly since 2000, and with it, the communities we serve in our libraries. Join Amita Lonial as she discusses cultural competence in the library: its definition, its impact on behaviors, attitudes, and polic ...

    NMUNGUIA - 11/20/2015 - 16:41 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  3. LLAMA webinar: The Matrix-- Linking Competencies and Learning Opportunities

    As popular as they are, staff competencies can still seem too confusing or cumbersome for many library managers and supervisors to use effectively. Learning how they have been developed and adopted successfully in another institution can help. The Library ...

    FREULAND - 01/26/2015 - 10:10 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  4. LLAMA webinar: "Leading and Communicating Change"

    Elliott Shore is a nationally-recognized figure with many years of experience as a library administrator, author, and speaker.  He will discuss change management with a focus on leadership and communication. Participants will learn: How to identify types ...

    FREULAND - 07/24/2013 - 15:31 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  5. ALCTS Partners with Center for the Future of Libraries to Provide Digital Badges for Continuing Education

    ALCTS is partnering with ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries on a digital badging pilot that will help advance one of ALA’s strategic focus areas—professional and leadership development—in ALA’s new strategic plan.   As many are aware, the nature of ...

    BMORRIS - 02/29/2016 - 11:19 - ALCTS News

  6. Kindergartners Go to College

    By Beverly Goldberg Kindergartners get a Sneetches  storytime at Fullerton College Library from Acquisitions Librarian Monique Delatte Starkey (left) and Library Assistant Betsy Murray. The children were among 1,800 who came to the campus’s 19th annual Ki ...

    bgoldberg - 07/11/2014 - 12:55 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Common Ground

    Meeting spaces of the minds By Joseph Janes There are many benefits to spending one’s life on a college campus: beautiful settings, the rhythm of the academic year, and of course continually being surrounded by bright, energetic students. Each summer they ...

    bgoldberg - 12/09/2013 - 11:20 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. 1998

    In 1998 the ALA Council voted commitment to five Key Action Areas as guiding principles for directing the Association’s energies and resources: Diversity, Equity of Access, Education and Continuous Learning, Intellectual Freedom, and 21st Century Literacy ...

    HDAVIES - 02/26/2013 - 11:36 - About ALA

  9. Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction

    Embedded Librarians: Moving Beyond One-Shot Instruction Edited by Cassandra Kvenild and Kaijsa Calkins This first book-length treatment of embedded librarianship showcases strategies for successfully embedding librarians and library services across higher ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:46 - Libraries Transform