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  1. The Search for Meaningful Metrics: Scholarly Impact & The Role of Academic Libraries

    An ACRL e-Learning webcast What are meaningful research metrics and how are they supported by today’s academic libraries? In this webcast, we review the topic of scholarly impact measurement, including current trends related to bibliometrics, altmetrics a ...

    MCONAHAN - 04/16/2015 - 09:16 - Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

  2. LLAMA webinar: The Matrix-- Linking Competencies and Learning Opportunities

    As popular as they are, staff competencies can still seem too confusing or cumbersome for many library managers and supervisors to use effectively. Learning how they have been developed and adopted successfully in another institution can help. The Library ...

    FREULAND - 01/26/2015 - 10:10 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  3. Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, Evidence, Action

    How can we strengthen libraries and librarians in the advancement of knowledge, creativity, and literacy in the 21st century? Though libraries have been loved for over 3,600 years, their relevance in the digital age is being questioned, and their economic ...

    ILASHBROOK - 01/20/2015 - 10:47 - Online Learning

  4. Every Voice Makes a Difference: Frontline Advocates

    Frontline library advocates work at all levels in all types of libraries—public, academic, school and special—and are the internal/external face and voice of the library. They can tell the library’s story and deliver the library’s message at their comfort ...

    JFALCON - 04/01/2015 - 16:00 - Advocacy, Legislation & Issues

  5. Outreach Opportunity for Academic Libraries: Bridging Cultures Bookshelf (archive- 9/12/12)

    Learn how to plan engaging programs about Islamic culture and submit a successful proposal for the ALA/NEH collection development grant, the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys. Attendees will hear from seasoned programming librarians about their ...

    AHANSHAW - 04/01/2015 - 10:31 - Online Learning

  6. Floating Collection: How It Can Work in a Large, Multicampus, Academic Library

    “If our libraries’ collection is ‘one collection, geographically dispersed,’ why do we have to ship books back to the library of origin after they are returned by a patron?” In response to this question, Penn State University Libraries’ began a floating c ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 11:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Libraries and MOOCs: Providing Solutions for Alt-Higher Ed

    Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are sweeping the country and libraries and librarians are watching this development carefully. This series of four webinars will help librarians gain an understanding of the complexity of the MOOC “movement,” learn how ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 11:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Assessment Strategies for Cataloging Managers

    Qualitative assessment activities, when conducted regularly and methodically, can help managers and administrators understand the impact and value of the work that we do for our customers. Are we meeting our customers' needs? Are there services that ...

    CMCCONNELL - 09/17/2014 - 12:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. "Creating a Leadership Development Training"

    If you have ever thought about how to create a leadership development training for your region or institution, this webinar may be what you need.  This webinar will present the process used to create the Virginia Library Leadership Academy, a biennial lea ...

    FREULAND - 10/22/2013 - 11:15 - Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA)

  10. Rolling the Dice in an Academic Library

    Game nights help students feel at home by Jayne Blodgett and Peter Bremer Academic libraries usually take their mission seriously, and at the University of Minnesota Morris' (UMM) Rodney A. Briggs Library, we’re no different. We offer research assist ...

    ssinharoy - 12/01/2014 - 12:46 - American Libraries Magazine

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