For immediate release | May 3, 2013

LLAMA webinar will explore leadership and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®

CHICAGO — Is there one personality type that makes the best library leaders? And what if you don’t happen to be that type? The reality is that almost any personality type can develop into an effective library leader by understanding themselves and the people they work with.

The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) will present “Library Leadership and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®” from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Central time on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

Presenter Jennifer A Keach is director of digital services at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Va. She is a certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) facilitator.

Participants will:

  • Identify what their Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® can tell them about their leadership style;
  • Learn about the most common personality types among librarians;
  • Learn how to embrace individual leadership strengths when leading others;
  • Identify strategies for developing “non-preference” skills related to leadership.

This webinar will include a very brief refresher/overview of the MBTI® and will focus on applying your MBTI® type. It will not include the completion and interpretation of the MBTI®. To get the most out of the workshop, participants are encouraged to identify their MBTI® type beforehand.

Some options for identifying your type are available on the LLAMA website.


LLAMA member: $49

Non-LLAMA member $59

LLAMA group rate (five or more people at one site) $199

Non-LLAMA group rate (five or more people at one site) $239

Register online:

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 ( 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


Frederick Reuland

Program Officer

Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA)

1-800-545-2433 ext. 5032