Change & Adaptability

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Our work in libraries requires nimbleness and responsiveness as we are constantly confronted with the need to change. As our communities and libraries change, so must we improve our ability to respond and adapt to change. Explore the competencies and skills needed to manage change, find libraries and library staff who demonstrate effective change management and adaptability.

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Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change

 Webinar / Last Modified: 05 June 2015

A webinar exploring change, our response to change, and ways to get beyond just surviving change, to learn to embrace and thrive in new environments.

The Happy Secret to Better Libraries

 News / Last Modified: 14 May 2015

It feels safe to say that we can all benefit from a little more happiness in our lives, and to help those around us to do the same. In March, we were fortunate to have Sharon Morris from the Colorado State Library present the webinar, "The Pursu...

Resilient Library, Resilient You

 News / Last Modified: 03 February 2015

Libraries and change are two words welded together in this century. News stories abound about libraries making major shifts in direction to retain vitality in an age of rapidly emerging technologies and evolving community needs.

Resilience is...

Making Change Happen Outside and In

 News / Last Modified: 12 January 2015

In a world of constant change, there are those who resist and those who are leaping forward to make things happen. Fortunately, the library field has a healthy contingent of “leapers”—library professionals who are full of ideas for how to renew and r...