LLAMA webinar: "Soliciting Feedback -- Up, down, and sideways"

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.

Keynotes announced for ‘United for Libraries Virtual: Trustees – Friends – Foundations’ Aug. 4-6

EXTON, Pennsylvania — “United for Libraries Virtual: Trustees – Friends – Foundations,” to be held Aug. 4-6, 2020, will feature three keynote sessions; topics will be focused on equity, diversity, and inclusion; how groups can plan for an uncertain future, and the changing role of the library in the community.

FTRF Hosts Webinar on Collecting and Protecting LGBTQ+ Materials and Programs

Public and school libraries experience the most challenges to materials, and in 2019 eight out of the top ten most challenged books were on that list for having LGBTQ+ content.

CopyTalk webinar on copyright LibGuides coming August 6

CHICAGO - Join the ALA Copyright, Legislation, Education, and Advocacy Network (CLEAN) for a free CopyTalk webinar at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, August 6.

‘United for Libraries Virtual: Trustees – Friends – Foundations’ to be held Aug. 4-6

EXTON, Pennsylvania — “United for Libraries Virtual: Trustees – Friends – Foundations” will be held Aug. 4-6, 2020. This interactive three-day virtual event will feature expert speakers on current topics facing library Trustees, Friends, Foundations, and staff who work with them.

Registration is at no cost to United for Libraries members and those in MA, MD, MI, MT, NE, OR, SC, SD, TX. For details and to register, visit www.ala.org/united/virtual.  

ACRL "Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: An Introductory Workshop" webcast coming August 5

CHICAGO - Join the Associaton of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) at 1:00 p.m. Central on Wednesday, August 5, 2020, for the e-Learning webcast "Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: An Introductory Workshop." If you are interested in measuring learning outcomes to drive change, making data-informed decisions, and demonstrating the impact of programs and services at your library, then jump-start your fall semester planning with this interactive virtual workshop.

Free LLAMA webinar explores sustainability in the era of Covid-19

A note on COVID-19: We know many of our members are working virtually, and LLAMA will continue to support you with a combination of free and paid continuing education opportunities. If you have questions please contact Fred Reuland at freuland@ala.org.

CHICAGO — The uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic and the dislocations it has wrought are raising many new questions about the design, operations and sustainability of library buildings. What does this mean for the future of library buildings?

LITA Webinars: IT Buying Strategies 101 and Top Tech Trends offerings

Reserve your spot and learn new skills to enhance your career with virtual continuing education offerings from LITA.

Buying Strategies 101 for Information Technology
Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 1:00-2:30 pm Central Time
Presenter: Michael Rodriguez, Collections Strategist at the University of Connecticut

Freedom to Read Foundation Launches Webinar Series

The Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) will be conducting a webinar series over the next few months to provide online education focused on intellectual freedom for library professionals. These webinars will be geared towards librarians, library students, educators, individuals involved in media, publishing, and social media, and individuals interested in the First Amendment, censorship, and copyright.The webinars are complementary to foundation members ($25 non-members) and will be conducted via Zoom.