Leadership & Management

LiveWebinar
In this session, participants will be asked to broadly consider how they define teams within their libraries and will be introduced to the factors that make teams successful, strong, effective and resilient.
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Learn how to reposition team management through empathy, connection, and staff engagement in this webinar.
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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.
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Online maps, budget apps, open data portals, even your library's website: in small towns and large cities alike, civic technology improves the relationship between people and their government. Civic technologist volunteers and government tech personnel are now bringing the innovations of Silicon Valley to bear on the challenges and day-to-day matters of Main Street. Libraries, as respected community institutions, should represent the needs of their patrons when governments plan community technology initiatives.
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This webinar will demonstrate principles and tools to help technical services units and staff communicate the value and impact of their work and research. It will include discussions of how audience drives the narratives we use, what data points are effective for particular stakeholders, and what tools can help best visualize those data points.
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e-Forum: A 2-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: April 6 and 7, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: All are welcome! CoP apply to libraries of all types and sizes, and any organization with staff working across administrative areas.
Cost: Free

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Join this e-Forum to share your own collection development-focused outreach insights with colleagues and learn what others are doing. The moderators will also share their own experiences and insights.
LiveWebinar
Culling from a number of presentations and CE courses taught by the presenter, the webinar will start with the difference between leadership and management. Following is an examination of the traits of a good leader and what will be required of future leaders. The session will conclude with some thinking about seizing leadership opportunities and practicing leadership skill every day.
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As states begin to reopen, libraries face challenges as they determine how to re-open and begin providing in-person services, while still providing a safe environment for staff and patrons. In this special joint ALCTS/LITA/LLAMA e-Forum we will discuss any changes in how everyone is coping, as well as providing an opportunity to discuss re-opening concerns and challenges.
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It's easy to feel intimidated by the complexity of copyright issues, but copyright can be fun—and there are actually a few easy answers! Learning just a few basics can help you gain confidence to tackle some copyright issues head-on, and build a solid foundation for expanding your knowledge in the future.