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  1. Career Progression in Cataloging and Metadata

    Tuesday, 2/16/2016- Wednesday, 2/17/2016 Potential career paths for cataloging and metadata specialists are many and varied. While moving into management is one common progression, some may prefer a non-managerial path or to expand their portfolio of duti ...

    BMORRIS - 02/02/2016 - 16:49 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Leaving Library Services Behind: An e-Forum on (Preparing for) Retirement

    Tuesday, 10/13/2015 Wednesday, 10/14/2015 The live discussion took place October 13 and 14, 2015. Read the discussion messages. What images do you conjure up when you think of “retirement?” An AARP card? Medicare? Caribbean beaches? Continuing education? ...

    EWHITMORE - 11/10/2015 - 11:48 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. So You’ve Got Your MLS. Now What?

    On-Demand Once Free! Monday, 5/11/2015 Tuesday, 5/12/2015 Congratulations, new graduate! You've finished your classes, completed your internship, sat for exams, and now you have your diploma. So...now what? May's e-forum will focus on the challe ...

    EWHITMORE - 09/30/2015 - 11:43 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Interning: A Supervisor's and Student's Perspectives

    Are you currently completing an internship or have any advice for those in one? March's e-Forum will focus on the sharing experiences and discussing "what makes a great internship." Topics will include: what are great questions to ask a sup ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/01/2015 - 10:26 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Tailoring Communications to Different Audiences

    On-Demand Once Free! This webinar focuses on the importance of communication for technical services librarians and staff. In a single day, we may find ourselves negotiating with vendors, requesting or providing tech support, explaining new purchases to pu ...

    CMCCONNELL - 06/17/2015 - 16:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Interviewing Tips to Get a Job (a free LLAMA webinar)

    Description:  This free webinar will help prepare participants for interviewing and offer some insight into the interviewing process from the employer's viewpoint.  It will include examples of interviewing behavior and questions/answers to illustrate ...

    FREULAND - 03/11/2014 - 09:57 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  7. “Leading in Absence: Ideas for managing a disperse team”

    This webinar will present methods and concepts for managing a team where members are not located next to or near each other, whether separated by different floors in the same building, different buildings in a close area, or separated by long distances su ...

    FREULAND - 03/04/2014 - 14:38 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  8. Speaking Up

    Starting a dialogue on sexual harassment in libraries By Lisa Rabey In some ways, it is the subtlety of the act of harassment that allows it to be so often overlooked: When I worked in IT, sexism and misogyny were the unspoken accepted practice. I learned ...

    MPERA - 06/10/2014 - 11:14 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Newsmaker: Kathleen Shearer

    In August 2013, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and two other groups launched a Joint Task Force on Librarians’ Competencies in Support of E-Research and Scholarly Communication. Its first ...

    geberhart - 12/02/2013 - 13:04 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. ALA President Courtney Young Presents Highlights of the ALA Chapters’ Career Development Facilitator Training

    Attendees of the ALA 2015 Annual Conference in San Francisco are invited to attend a special presentation highlighting the ALA Chapters’ Career Development Facilitator Training on Sunday, June 28, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  The program will be held in the Mo ...

    BCALVIN - 04/24/2015 - 12:14 - Education & Careers