Leadership & Management

There are a number of sustainable energy saving strategies that collecting institutions can implement. These strategies require knowledge of the facility that houses the collection as well as a strong data monitoring program. The webinar will focus on not only ways to start gathering data and information to begin to understand what a facility is capable of but also some of the sustainable strategies that institutions can implement.
You’ve heard about Project Outcome and are ready to get started. But what does it take to successfully implement Project Outcome in your library? This webinar covers good practices for on-boarding staff, building internal support, and organizing your data collection team. Learn some of the steps libraries have taken early on to launch Project Outcome and spark support for outcome measurement, whether in a single library or an entire system. This webinar features Project Outcome users who will share their success stories and lessons learned.
In this workshop, senior staff from Stratford Public Library share their expertise and provide practical, low-cost strategies on how you can work towards transforming your library.
Instead of doing yet another survey to get feedback for your library, learn from this webinar how to get deep and rich information through interviews.

Live Webinar: Tuesday, Feb. 8 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm Central Time.
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, ALA's newest division starting September 1, 2020
Focus: This webinar will discuss a project to assess the accessibility of St. John’s University Library’s website using software called Siteimprove and suggest various means by which libraries can identify and fix accessibility problems within their websites.
Cost: $43 Core members (incl. ALCTS, LITA, LLAMA), $59 nonmembers, $129 groups, $0 student members

This workshop is designed to help professionals who are (relatively) new to digitization and project management to make the transition to their new role seamless. It outlines some similarities and key differences between managing in-house digitization projects vs outsourced large-scale digitization projects.
Innovation Incubator Webinar Series

e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: August 24-25, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: Join the Core Instructional Technologies Interest Group to discuss technology tools related to instruction and the possible long-term effects of COVID-19 on library instruction. Participate by answering related questions or read other’s responses.
Cost: Free

Benchmark: Library Metrics and Trends is the latest evolution in PLA’s data-driven initiatives and tools for libraries. It features a range of interactive data visualizations that allow libraries to easily make peer comparisons across a wide range of metrics related to library programs, services, and operations. Learn how Benchmark can support your library in everyday decision making, such as establishing baselines and identifying opportunities to improve.
The first step of library growth and support organization success is forming a good plan. This on-demand webinar focuses on the importance of having a plan and how to get started developing one. Instructor Sue Hall discusses Rapid Results Planning, which is a stakeholder-driven process that can lead to great results. Learn who should participate in strategic planning, what today’s strategic plan looks like, and how to implement a strategic plan. From the Friends and Foundation side, development planning is the best way to ensure that your organization establishes and achieves its goals.