Are Your Mental Models of a Library Holding You Back?

Are Your Mental Models of a Library Holding You Back? Cheryl Gould for PLA

While you need to know the ins and outs of the library and community you work in, sometimes such familiarity can lead to assumptions and mental models about the purpose, the people, and the materials of your library. When we have a mental model of something, we can get stuck in a way of thinking, making decisions that continue to reinforce the model—prioritizing tasks and budgeting to drive actions that support them. This webinar shows you how to bust some of your mental models and start the shift to innovative, out-of-the-box thinking that managing a modern library requires.