Manage Staff Training

Rural Library Sustainability Training in NC

With the ever-changing nature of our work, library staff need fresh and innovative training opportunities to say current and to continue to meet the needs of our patrons. Managing staff training involves assessment of training needs, planning and evaluating staff development, and keeping on top of all the learning methods and formats available. Whether conducting training face-to-face or online, a blend of both or augmented with social media tools, managing staff learning can be the basis for a transformative and accessible learning organization for all.

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66 Free May Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 29 April 2016

With so many options for online learning, it's great to be able to see all these webinars collected in one place. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes out every month and is regularly updated on the Free Training page, where you ca...

Closing the Knowledge Gap: March Poll Results

 News / Last Modified: 28 April 2016

Last month we asked about those job responsibilities that maybe weren't covered in your training to become library staff. Answers varied, but the most common area you identified was finances—whether that's how to create a budget, bookkeeping, or vend...

74 Free April Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 26 April 2016

There's no better time than Spring to do an inventory of your learning needs. And with a multitude of webinar options, you're sure to find something to fill any gaps you find in your assessment. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes...

Self-Directed Achievement on a Small Scale

 News / Last Modified: 20 April 2016

When I first watched Jami Carter's webinar on Self-Directed Achievement (SDA), I was inspired, really inspired, and became an avowed evangelist for the SDA concept. Apparently, I was not the only one. Joan Blalock, branch manager of the Cowpens Libra...