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 — Join the Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) in Philadelphia to learn from seven colleagues who are writing and editing professionally. The second LLAMA Career Institute – Writing & Editing: Developing Career Skills and Building Your Professional Reputation – will be offered from 1 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in conjunction with ALA Midwinter Meeting.
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 intergenerational teams,” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Dec. 11.
CHICAGO — If you have ever thought about how to create a leadership development training for your region or institution, LLAMA’s new webinar may be what you need. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Creating a Leadership Development Training” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, Nov. 20.
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. Central time on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013.
CHICAGO — When fundraising for your Library, how do you effectively reach donors over the Web? The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “A Conversation about Websites for Library Fundraising: Perspectives from Duke University and the University of Texas” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. (Central time) on Wednesday, Sept. 25. This webinar will be a structured conversation with chief library fundraisers from two distinguished academic libraries.
CHICAGO — We’ve all heard the trendy term MakerSpace, but for many libraries these creative spaces have been around for a while in other forms and with other names. Today’s video culture necessitates that part of a MakerSpace be focused on the creation of multimedia: any combination of video, audio, Web design and graphics. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present "Multimedia Spaces: Creating a Culture of Creativity" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, October 2 .