Fred Reuland Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — When a simple “Shhh” isn’t enough, a knowledgeable approach to library security and safety can be a lifesaver. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Library Security: The Basics and Beyond” from 1:30- 3 p.m.
09/17/2013 - 16:13
Fred Reuland Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — Librarians increasingly manage complex projects- both within their libraries and across departments- as well as in collaborative efforts in the community, on grants and with other units on campuses. The Library Leadership and Management
10/08/2013 - 08:48
Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Is managing your baby-boomer staff the same as managing millennials? Not always! The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Talking about the Generations: communicating with and managing
11/26/2013 - 17:19
Delin Guerra Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO- The ALA International Relations Round Table (IRRT) International Poster Sessions Committee invites you to submit poster session proposals on international themes-- share your best ideas and work with the national library community by presenting
11/25/2013 - 16:09
Charles Wilt Executive Director firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — Hosting an event in a discipline you are not too familiar with can be daunting. What topic do you choose? Who can you find to speak? What if someone asks a question after the event and you don't know the answer? The Preservation Week
02/04/2014 - 14:15
Fred Reuland LLAMA program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO – Leading a team of staff members who are physically separated from one another presents special challenges for today’s library leaders. Understanding these challenges and the best ways to meet them can help your team run smoothly. The
02/25/2014 - 16:48
Fred Reuland Program Officer, Continuing Education firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — If you are looking for a fairer and more accurate way to select new hires or evaluate current employees, using rubrics may be just the tool you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present
03/24/2014 - 15:06
Fred Reuland LLAMA Continuing Education Program Officer email@example.com CHICAGO — 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
04/09/2014 - 09:23
Fred Reuland Program Officer firstname.lastname@example.org CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Methods for digging deeper: examining Web services through the lens of data-based decision making,” from 1:30- 3 p.m. (Central time) on Wednesday, May 28. This webinar
04/14/2014 - 16:03
Fred Reuland LLAMA program officer email@example.com CHICAGO — While many academic libraries host external campus departments, it is less common for libraries to work with these departments to create and offer integrated services. Careful planning is critical to their success and includes not only
05/13/2014 - 16:46
SOSTMAN's blog The 2014 ALA Annual Conference is fast approaching. Among the new offerings this year: a series of learning sessions, offered as part of Libraries Transforming Communities, that will introduce participants to the practice of "turn ...
SOSTMAN - 02/24/2016 - 12:54 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog Skokie (Ill.) Public Library was featured in the Chicago Sun-Times' Skokie Review recently for its work convening Harwood Institute-style community conversations. The library-- which has taken part in two ALA/Harwood Institute P ...
SOSTMAN - 10/22/2014 - 17:36 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog Selecting the correct partners-- and keeping those relationships positive and productive-- is essential to the "turning outward" process. A new archived webinar is now available to help you forge and maintain these connection ...
SOSTMAN - 09/25/2014 - 09:13 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog As you use the "turning outward" approach, it is important to bring your team together to discuss and reinforce what you are learning. Held every four weeks, these meetings offer an opportunity to ask "what are we learni ...
SOSTMAN - 09/18/2014 - 11:26 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog In the "turning outward" approach, community conversations are a way to tap into your community's aspirations and concerns. These conversations consist of 10 questions, last 90 minutes to two hours, and are designed for ...
SOSTMAN - 09/08/2014 - 15:32 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog Libraries around the country are already putting the “turning outward” approach to work in their communities. Jill Skwerski is a community engagement librarian at Evanston (Ill.) Public Library; in October 2013, she attended a Harwood ...
SOSTMAN - 07/29/2014 - 10:39 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog Libraries around the country are already putting the “turning outward” approach to work in their communities. Alice Knapp is interim president at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, Conn.; in October 2013, she attended a Harwood Institut ...
SOSTMAN - 07/29/2014 - 10:45 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog The media-- and your relationship with it-- can have a great impact on the success of your community engagement work. It is a tool for bringing new voices into community conversations, sharing findings, and demonstrating the valuable w ...
SOSTMAN - 06/20/2014 - 12:36 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog The LTC Public Innovators Cohort-- the 10 libraries being intensely trained in the Harwood practice and putting it to work in their communities-- completed a three-day training in Denver last month. All of their training materials are ...
SOSTMAN - 06/06/2014 - 16:37 - Libraries Transform
SOSTMAN's blog Today marks an important day in the Libraries Transforming Communities initiative: the first gathering of the Libraries Transforming Communities Public Innovators Cohort. Forty-four participants-- library directors, librarians, outreac ...
SOSTMAN - 05/20/2014 - 16:25 - Libraries Transform