For immediate release | August 15, 2016

LLAMA project management webinar helps you work smarter

CHICAGO — The very term “project management” can send shivers down the spine of even the most experienced librarian. Fortunately, there are now a variety of new ways to approach project-based work in a systematic and effective way. The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Work Smart: Applying Project Management Techniques to Library Projects ,” at 1:30 - 3 p.m. (Central) on Wednesday, Aug. 24.

This webinar will explore traditional and agile project management and provide examples of successful library projects. It will also cover project management tools and information resources, and the skills necessary to be a successful project manager.

Participants will learn:

  • the foundations of various project management techniques;
  • essential resources and texts on project management;
  • practical tools and programs for tracking project work; and
  • how to anticipate potential project pitfalls and risks.

Who Should Attend: Anyone who oversees projects or would like to approach work in a more systematic way.

Presenter: Michael Perry, collection services project manager, Northwestern University Libraries, Evanston, Illinois

Registration fees: LLAMA member $49; Non-LLAMA member $59; LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199; Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239; Student: $29

Register online:

Register with a purchase order or by mail: registration form (PDF, 1 pg.).

Can’t attend the live event? No problem! If you register, you will automatically receive a link to the recorded version for later viewing.

Tech Requirements: This webinar uses GoToWebinar software, which may require a small download, but is easily accessed by PC and MAC platforms.

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact: Fred Reuland.

About the Library Leadership and Management Association

The Library Leadership and Management Association (, a division of the American Library Association, advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association.


Fred Reuland

Continuing Education Program Officer

Library Leadership and Management Association