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  1. How to Make the Most of Your Library Career

    Overcoming workplace status quo By Katherine Farmer An excerpt from Mak​ing the Most of Your Library Career, edited by Lois Stickell and Bridgette Sanders (ALA Editions, 2014).   Making your mark Many thoughts percolated in my brain the day I started a ne ...

    CFRANCIS - 07/07/2014 - 16:04 - American Libraries Magazine

  2. 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

  3. Don’t Let It Stay in Vegas

    By Laurie D. Borman June means the ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition, and this year we’re going to Las Vegas. The conference program is packed with speakers and programs, so flip to our preview to get the latest information on what’s happening. While y ...

    LBORMAN - 06/02/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

  4. Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Hiring and Supervising Library Shelvers eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skill ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:54 - Online Learning

  5. Library Security eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Library Security eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skills you use every day. En ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:55 - Online Learning

  6. Reading Wildly

    One library staff's journey toward excellent readers’ advisory By Abby Johnson Can you provide excellent readers’ advisory without reading widely yourself? This question, posed to my Twitter followers   (whose replies shared a refrain of “No way”), l ...

    bgoldberg - 03/31/2014 - 09:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. Marketing Academic Libraries eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Marketing Academic Libraries eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skills you use e ...

    admin - 01/07/2013 - 11:56 - Online Learning

  8. Library Supervision eCourse(ALA Editions eCourse)

    This Library Supervision eCourse from ALA Editions is a convenient way to enrich the professional development of all library staff. It offers the perfect opportunity to train new employees or brush up on and update general office skills you use every day. ...

    admin - 12/10/2012 - 11:02 - Online Learning

  9. The Constant Innovator

    When library workers expand their horizons, so do libraries By Megan Hodge A superior way to innovate is to gather a varied mix of people to think about problems and solutions in much the same way that variety enhances a species gene pool. But getting eve ...

    bgoldberg - 03/11/2014 - 17:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. E-Gov: Make It Work @ your library (American Libraries/ORS Webcast)

    Originally aired December 10, 2010 How do you bridge the gap? * 53% of libraries report that staff do not have the necessary skills to meet patron e-government needs. * Public library staff report that helping citizens interact with government agencies an ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning