All too often professional development related to feedback focuses on how we give feedback as managers, and less often about how we solicit feedback to improve our own performance, and perhaps more importantly, how we respond and take action based on what we've heard. The Library Leadership and Management Association will present, "Soliciting Feedback: Up, down, and sideways," on Wednesday, August 12, from 1:30-3:00 pm, Central Time.
CHICAGO — The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Information Technology Association (LITA), and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), all divisions of the American Library Association (ALA), are thrilled to announce that division members have voted to approve the proposed bylaws of a new ALA division - Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures.
The vote was part of the just-completed ALA Election:
CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), the Library Information Technology Association (LITA) and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) have announced that Emily Drabinski and Rebekkah Smith Aldrich will deliver keynote addresses at the Exchange Virtual Forum. The theme for the Exchange is "Building the Future Together,” and it will take place on the afternoons of May 4, 6 and 8.
CHICAGO – Today, the Public Library Association's (PLA) unveiled the winners of its 75th Anniversary Scholarships. To celebrate PLA's 75th Anniversary and encourage equity, diversity and inclusion in library leadership, PLA sponsored scholarships for 15 members to attend the PLA 2020 Conference, Feb.
ALA’s Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) is pleased to announce the publication of four videos to engage non-librarians in the fight to protect intellectual freedom. The brief explainer videos cover the basics of intellectual freedom, censorship, and privacy for a non-library audience with key definitions and everyday language.
CHICAGO – Today American Library Association President (ALA) Loida Garcia – Febo joined international library leaders for a knowledge-sharing event entitled "Sustainable Development Goals in Libraries Today: the role of libraries in strengthening our communities." The event was hosted by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library and provided an international platform to discuss how libraries around the world are creating and cultivating new relationships to help communities learn, understand and support sustainable professional development.
Outreach and marketing are vital for all types of libraries, but it can seem like an overwhelming challenge to ensure that promotional materials, online content and social media posts are inclusive and accessible to everyone. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Beyond Ticking Off the Boxes: Best Practices for Accessible and Inclusive Marketing,” on Wednesday, March 13, at 1:30-3:00 p.m. CT.