Leadership & Management

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More than 200,000 people have raised their voices to oppose Macmillan Publishers’ embargo on new eBook titles to public libraries, and ALA has filed its first report with Congress about restrictive licensing and unfair pricing for digital content. Now what? Join the ALA Public Policy & Advocacy Office and the Public Library Association for an update on the #eBooksForAll campaign, planned next steps with Congress and data gathering to build the library case, and specific actions you can take to advance these efforts.
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This on-demand webinar presents the problem we are faced with solving along with steps to solve it. Using labor market data and skills insight from dozens of countries, presenters identify ten jobs that are well positioned to continue to grow in the future. Hear about time-limited resources to integrate into the library’s programming and communications, such as free learning paths and LinkedIn Learning classes, GitHub Learning Lab tools, and low-cost Microsoft Certifications.
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A complete count in the 2020 Census is essential to make sure that libraries and their communities don’t miss out on billions of dollars in needed funding, as well as political representation. However, nearly 40% of households have not responded yet, and the count is even lower among populations that have been undercounted historically. Learn how the Census Bureau, libraries, and community partners have adapted their operations and outreach in response to COVID-19, and how libraries can support a complete count before the Census ends in October.
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Are you interested in increasing your outreach to families? Are you wondering how you might elevate family voice in the work that you do? Are you thinking about how to develop stronger community partnerships in support of families? In their recent report Public Libraries: A Vital Space for Family Engagement, Harvard Family Research Project and the Public Library Association outlined five important processes that build successful family engagement pathways.
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Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities, a recorded webcast, is a tutorial and overview of information to help library employees feel fully prepared and confident when communicating and interacting with people with disabilities. The total length is 45 minutes.
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Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities, a recorded webcast, is a tutorial and overview of information to help library employees feel fully prepared and confident when communicating and interacting with people with disabilities. The total length is 45 minutes.
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As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries?
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Program coordinators, department heads, and other supervisors are the leadership of public libraries on the front lines, but they don't always have a seat at the table when administrators talk about change within the library. Hear from public librarians representing libraries of varying sizes, geographic regions, and diverse populations who have affected change from their positions in middle management through effective communications, advocacy, and storytelling.
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Middle managers are pulled between day-to-day operations and administrative responsibilities, not situated clearly in one space or the other. This webinar will discuss some of the major challenges associated with this role, as well as the opportunities, and strategies for improving communication, employing emotional agility, maintaining job satisfaction, and avoiding burnout.
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ALL | AASL Learning Library is a repository of webcasts, podcasts, and resources from AASL professional development events. ALL also contains read-only versions of AASL’s print journal, Knowledge Quest, which is available for view before the issue mails.