CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the addition and appointment of new and existing members to its leadership staff: Rebecca Headrick, Payal Patel, Julie Reese and Alena Rivers. The cohort consists of four dynamic individuals who bring a diverse set of skills and experience to the organization.
CHICAGO — Project management, as both a skill set and a discipline, offers structure and a path forward for continual improvement and change management within libraries. Most importantly for technical services, project management creates processes that can fairly and transparently indicate how resources are allocated and guide technical services departments as they prioritize needs.
CHICAGO–Core hosts the webinar “Visualizing and Assessing Library Data” on October 18, 2022, at 1 p.m. CT. Visualizing data can provide instant and effective storytelling. With library data, you can instantly explore usage stats, collection facts, and user demographics.
CHICAGO—Join Core from October 24 to November 4 for the Core Classroom “Fundamentals of Hiring”. Led by experienced organizational leader Julia Davis, who developed and continues to teach Core’s Fundamentals of Management course, this Classroom will provide a brief introduction to effective hiring.
CHICAGO–Join Core on November 2, 2022, at 1 p.m. CT, for the webinar “Mentorship for All: Creating a Statewide Program.” This session will describe the steps taken to create a statewide mentorship program for interested and motivated library staff.
CHICAGO—Anyone in the library can have great ideas to improve services and experiences for users, but it takes a village to make change happen. Using project management, libraries can accomplish strategic goals and develop employees’ leadership skills.