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.
e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: April 20 and 21, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: The pandemic has changed library hiring practices in many ways. Join us in a discussion of its impact and the innovative hiring and onboarding practices which emerged. Job seekers and staff at institutions currently recruiting staff, or those with new hires are invited to join this e-Forum.
This four-week online course addresses the basic components of evidence-based decision making in libraries, one of LLAMA's foundational leadershup competencies.
This four-week online course will give you the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to productively work through conflict among your team members.
This four-week online course will give you the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to productively work through change in your workplace.
If you are in a position of authority within a library, the way you lead and manage the people in your department, on your team, committee, or working group matters. Join seasoned leaders Cynthia Schwarz, John Sandstrom and Kellie Barbato to discuss practical tools to be a more compassionate leader and manager.
Library technical services departments and staff have unique and special training needs prompted by changing standards, new formats, and innovative technologies. The presentation will highlight the results of an online survey administered by the Association of Library Collections & Technical Services President’s Program Committee. The online survey addressed questions regarding new skills, training, leadership and succession planning.
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
The role of technical services in the 21st century research library will be considered against a backdrop of current trends in universities, research, and scholarly communications. Many natural library responses, including the curation of the evolving scholarly record and the implementation of campus research information systems, all offer potential engagement for technical services librarians. These opportunities will be reviewed in order to chart a positive future for technical services specialists and the services they deliver.
Leading with Confidence: Building skill and leadership styles that helps everyone thrive It is not uncommon to be thrust into a leadership role. As a new supervisor, manager, you now make decisions that could affect your entire library and library staff. How do you build confidence to lead your staff in the right direction? Leading and managing a library requires decision-making skills, developing a leadership style, and leading by example. Develop an understanding of these styles and skills that helps make you and everyone thrive through practical methods and exercises.