CHICAGO — If you’re looking for fresh ideas about managing your library outreach and instruction program, then LLAMA has a webinar that can help. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Tips for Managing a Library Instruction/Outreach Program,” at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Central time on Wed., Oct. 15. This webinar will provide practical ideas to help you move your programs forward and help you look at the problems managers commonly face from a different angle.
CHICAGO —The terms assessment and evaluation are sometimes used interchangeably, but they have distinct meanings and purposes. The Library Leadership and Management Association’s Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation Section (LLAMA-MAES) will present “What is Assessment?” from 1:30 - 3 p.m. CT, on Wednesday, Oct. 1.
CHICAGO — Is it time to reinvent your library services, but you’re not sure how to get started? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Planning to Transform Your Library,” at 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. (Central time) on Wednesday, Sept. 3.
CHICAGO — Are you are a new or aspiring library professional facing the challenges of finishing school, looking for a job, or working hard to succeed in your first position? LLAMA’s New Professionals Section (NPS) may be just what you need.
The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “NPS 101: An Introduction to LLAMA’s New Professionals Section” from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. This free webinar will introduce participants to NPS, which launched at the American Library Association’s 2014 Midwinter Meeting.
CHICAGO — The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association, and The International Interior Design Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Library Interior Design Awards. This biennial competition honors international excellence in library interior design. Award winners demonstrate excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, function and satisfaction of the client’s objectives.
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 will discuss why it's important to collect data about your website and services and how this data can create a foundation for assessment and improvement initiatives. Specific tools to be demonstrated will include Google Analytics and Loop11.
CHICAGO — Anne R. Kenney, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell University, has been named the 2014 winner of the Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award. Kenney will receive a cash award and citation during the 2014 ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
Named in honor of one of the pioneers of library automation, the Atkinson Award recognizes an academic librarian who has made significant contributions in the area of library automation or management and has made notable improvements in library services or research.
CHICAGO — The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting submissions for the John Cotton Dana Award (JCD). The award, which is managed by the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, honors outstanding library public relations. Eight $10,000 grants are awarded each year by the H.W. Wilson Foundation at the annual awards reception sponsored by the ALA and EBSCO Publishing.
CHICAGO — When you think of a leader, who comes to mind? Mahatma Gandhi? Nelson Mandela? Steve Jobs? What about you? Do you see yourself as a leader? Or can’t you imagine ever being a director? Everyone has the potential for leadership, but it can be intimidating. There are many different types of leaders and many different leadership styles. There are the autocratic leaders, the servant leaders, the democratic leaders and many more. Leadership isn’t a “one size fits all” thing – what worked for Steve Jobs may not work for you or your organization.