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  1. The Future of Libraries

    Innovating, one step at a time By Barbara K. Stripling Have you noticed a tidal change in public perception about the future of libraries? I certainly have. I rarely hear the gloom-and-doom question from a reporter, “Do libraries have a future in this age ...

    LBORMAN - 11/11/2013 - 12:43 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. Management Issues for Library Leaders

    Successful managers agree that lifelong learning is essential to being an effective supervisor.  Whether you have been a manager for decades or are a new supervisor, updating and expanding your skills will help you feel more confident as you respond to th ...

    admin - 03/11/2016 - 15:44 - Online Learning

  3. Mentoring Opportunities

    Mentoring benefits both the new librarian and the experienced professional as each learns from the insights and perspectives of the other.  This page presents information and resources to help you learn more about these transformative experiences. ALA Men ...

    Anonymous - 07/06/2015 - 09:03 - Libraries Transform

  4. Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future

    Mentoring in the Library: Building for the Future Marta K. Lee Mentorship is essential to the health of any institution; sharing knowledge and experience transforms managers into stronger leaders and helps less senior employees improve their job skills. N ...

    HDAVIES - 04/01/2013 - 11:45 - Libraries Transform

  5. English Journal: Mentoring and Teach Development

    English Journal: Mentoring and Teacher Development Vol. 102 No. 3 This episode of the serial English Journal discusses various aspects of mentoring. While the articles are aimed at English teachers, several of the entries discuss mentoring more generally. ...

    HDAVIES - 03/20/2013 - 11:25 - Libraries Transform

  6. Conference Attendance

    Citations   I   Tips for a Successful Conference    I  Before Conference   I  At Conference   I  At the exhibits I Saving money Citations Abram, Stephen. " Getting the Most Out of Your Conference Experience: Follow These Basic Guidelines to Enhance Y ...

    HDAVIES - 03/20/2013 - 13:51 - Professional Tools

  7. "Poster session alphabet soup"

    ACRL Members: see "Poster session alphabet soup," by Brenda Hazard. This A-Z guide to creating a successful poster session experience was published in C&RL News, July/August 2006, volume 67, No. 7. ...

    HDAVIES - 03/18/2013 - 11:03 - Libraries Transform

  8. In order to lead, you have to know what direction you are going

    "In order to lead, you have to know what direction you are going: Cultivating well-rounded leaders is staking a claim on our future " College and Research Library News Tahirah Akbar-Williams A recent article published by one of the participants ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 15:59 - Libraries Transform

  9. Influencing without Authority

    Influencing without Authority (ACRL Active Guide #2) Melanie Hawks How can library professionals gain support for their ideas, develop collaborative relationships, and become recognized leaders—regardless of position or title? Library organizations are fu ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:59 - Libraries Transform

  10. Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals

    Pay it Forward: Mentoring New Information Professionals (ACRL Active Guide #4) Mary Ann Mavrinac and Kim Stymest for ACRL Pay it Forward is a unique guide in which two partners in a mentoring relationship describe the benefits to each partner and to the p ...

    HDAVIES - 01/07/2013 - 13:44 - Libraries Transform