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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Racial Equity in the Library, Part One: Where to Start?

 News / Last Modified: 12 February 2016

For this two-part series, WebJunction takes a look at a complex and broad issue: racial equity in the library. As we participate in conversations about the future of the library and its critical place within community, equity issues continue to surfa...

Re-Envisioning Public Libraries: Action Guide Now Available

 News / Last Modified: 12 February 2016

The Aspen Institute has released an Action Guide for libraries to accompany the 2014 report, Rising to the Challenge: Re-envisioning Public Libraries. In a recent Infopeople webinar, Susan Hildreth an Aspen Fellow, shared highlights from the report a...

2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries

 Webinar / Last Modified: 12 February 2016

This webinar will explore the future of libraries and potential ideas for the second Knight News Challenge on Libraries.

Knight News Challenge Wants to Support Your Big Ideas

 News / Last Modified: 11 February 2016

The Knight News Challenge on Libraries will launch on February 24, 2016, and offers applicants a share of more than $3 million for ideas centered on libraries as they transform to accommodate the evolving needs of their communities. The challenge is ...