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  1. Planning and Describing Your Work with P&T in Mind

    Achieving promotion and tenure (P&T) in an academic library is like flying an airplane; you need to start with a plan to get off the ground, gain altitude, and achieve a sustainable cruising altitude. Materials will include selections from at least th ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/19/2014 - 11:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Interviewing Tips to Get a Job (a free LLAMA webinar)

    Description:  This free webinar will help prepare participants for interviewing and offer some insight into the interviewing process from the employer's viewpoint.  It will include examples of interviewing behavior and questions/answers to illustrate ...

    FREULAND - 03/11/2014 - 09:57 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. How to Present a Webinar

    Webinars have become a standard continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues for all technical services topics, and we would like to train possible presenters on how to develop and present a webinar. Join Keri ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Creating Engaged and Motivated Staff On-Demand Webinar

    From Expectations to Excellence Create a foundation of excellence by investing in your most valuable resource, library staff. When staff are well-trained and competent, they are motivated, engaged, and empowered to provide better services and improve thei ...

    SHOFMANN - 01/10/2014 - 11:15 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. Reading Wildly

    One library staff's journey toward excellent readers’ advisory By Abby Johnson Can you provide excellent readers’ advisory without reading widely yourself? This question, posed to my Twitter followers   (whose replies shared a refrain of “No way”), l ...

    bgoldberg - 03/31/2014 - 09:50 - American Libraries Magazine

  7. The Constant Innovator

    When library workers expand their horizons, so do libraries By Megan Hodge A superior way to innovate is to gather a varied mix of people to think about problems and solutions in much the same way that variety enhances a species gene pool. But getting eve ...

    bgoldberg - 03/11/2014 - 17:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Just a Game?

    Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...

    bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. Contagious Marketing

    How libraries can get more word-of-mouth buzz By Peggy Barber We live in a world of communication clutter. From the internet to endless TV commercials, newspapers, magazines, signage, the inside and outside of buses—ads are everywhere. But consider: What ...

    geberhart - 02/10/2014 - 14:51 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Taking Aim at the Reality of Guns in Libraries

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been just over a year since 26 people were shot to death shortly after the school day began at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. As it often does in the wake of a mass shooting, the national dialogue post–Sandy ...

    bgoldberg - 02/21/2014 - 12:38 - American Libraries Magazine

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