LLAMA webinar helps you develop a free online management system

For Immediate Release
Thu, 05/17/2012

Contact:

Frederick Reuland
Program Officer
Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)
1-800-545-2433 ext. 5032
freuland@ala.org

CHICAGO —Library managers at all levels are discovering that the ever-expanding world of social media can be their most effective tool for communication, supervision and project management.  The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) presents “Online Management Systems: Wielding Web 2.0 Tools to Manage and Track Projects Collaboratively,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, June 6, 2012.

This webinar will outline in detail an innovative online management and communication system created by the Digital Services Department at the University of Houston. The system harnesses a suite of existing free online collaborative software products and Web2.0 communication tools to create a streamlined managerial Web presence. The webinar includes in-depth descriptions of how the system was created and configured along with lessons learned and suggestions for how to establish similar procedures at your institution.

  • By the end of this program participants will learn:
  • The concepts and advantages of Online Management Systems
  • Details about the configuration of the Online Management System currently in place in the Digital Services Department at the University of Houston Libraries
  • Tips and tricks for setting up their own Online Management System

Presenter: R. Niccole Westbrook, coordinator of digital operations, University of Houston Libraries

Fees: LLAMA member: $49
Non-LLAMA member $59
LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199
Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239

Register online at http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration at 1 (800) 545-2433 (press 5) or email registration@ala.org.  For all other questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland, freuland@ala.org.

About the Library Leadership and Management Association
The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.