Understanding all the subtleties of communication can be especially complex in the library environment. Whether communicating with staff or patrons, the varied means of communication can include verbal, non-verbal, written, or communicating through presentations. Improving listening skills or effectively interpreting queues through body language can help us in our work. Explore topics addressing communication skills and means.

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Be Fearless: Public Speaking for Librarians

 Webinar / Last Modified: 25 January 2017

Join us for this webinar to learn some basic skills for preparing and delivering speeches, plus tips to manage your nervousness and make your library presentations more memorable.

Understanding Compassion Fatigue in Your Library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 30 December 2016

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on May 31, 2012 by Linda Bruno on compassion fatigue and how it affects you and your working environment.

The Power of Image: presenting with the brain in mind

 Webinar / Last Modified: 30 December 2016

This webinar archive, with Betha Gutsche, covers key concepts of strong visual communication and explore simple tips and tricks that will punch up your presentations and wake up your audience.

That's Not What I Said!: Foundations of Interpersonal Communication

 Webinar / Last Modified: 28 December 2016

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on June 19, 2012 by Melissa Powell exploring the different learning and communication styles, fears, insecurities and defense mechanisms that define interpersonal communication.