Leadership & Management
Running a successful library frequently requires political savvy. Whether you’re working on a community-wide initiative, proposing an annual budget, or just want to make sure you have a seat at the table, it helps to know what makes city and county officials tick. Learn how to make the connections, open up communications, and help your library get the attention it deserves.
Public libraries across the country readily embrace their role as centers for democracy and civic participation. But what role should libraries play in advancing social justice and addressing persistent racial inequities? Learn how public libraries can engage in meaningful social justice and racial equity work by leveraging their existing strengths, supporting transformational relationships, and developing new tools to support social change. — PREVIEW AVAILABLE
This eCourse will explore the service design methodology as a valuable toolkit that librarians and administrators can use to assess, revise, and create library services, spaces, and workflows.
This session will take the top 10 security, behavior, crime, or emergency-related incidents that occur in libraries and describe the issues, the concerns, and the responses surrounding them.
In this workshop, Dan Freeman, ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions' Director, will give you the information you need to run effective, productive webinars that fit your needs and budget.
In this workshop, Robin Hastings will not just be teaching project management skills, she will be teaching how the five phases of project management can be applied to librarianship, even to areas that are not project oriented.
The series is intended for librarians new to data collection and analysis and is designed to offer a foundation in evidence-based decision making, one of LLAMA’s 14 foundational leadership competencies.
This two-part webinar series offers concrete, actionable practices for women seeking to transition to the next level of leadership while maximizing their contribution to their organization. Is also suitable for men who manage women and seek to develop their talents to the full. Part I focuses on helping women to tap their power by representing their vision and using it to foster connections. Part II focuses on helping women to be more intentional about their development and to ground their leadership presence in the capacity to be fully present. — PREVIEW AVAILABLE
LLAMA Webinar: Communicating Effectively with Design Professionals-Shaping the Outcome of your Library
The Library Building Program Document is an essential tool used to effectively and comprehensively communicate all of your library's unique requirements your architect/design professional. This webinar offers an overview of the process inherent in creating this Document with a detailed overview of this complex and exacting subject and give librarians an understanding of the information and data required to help them to structure this information in order to effectively communicate with all concerned parties.
This webinar will introduce participants to practical approaches for planning facilities and operations that are ecologically and economically sustainable, including LEED and alternative standards. It will also suggest ways that library programs can best respond to community interest in climate change; and provide tools for evaluating ecologically sustainable buildings, operations, and programs.