Personal Growth & Development

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WebJunction is committed to the idea of lifelong learning and that it takes many forms. This could be learning that we do to gain work-related knowledge, to develop communication skills, or even improve our personal health and wellness. Explore this topic area to find resources and information to help you cultivate a positive approach to situations in and out of the workplace.

Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.

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Got Patrons with Health Questions? Check Out These Training Opportunities

 News / Last Modified: 10 November 2017

Americans are bombarded with information related to their health, but the messages they receive may not be understandable, reliable, or even credible. Faced with confusing medical terminology, conflicting reports, and a constantly changing healthcare...

Free September Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 08 November 2017

In true back-to-school fashion, September brings a wealth of learning opportunities for library staff, trustees and friends. From fundraising to partnerships, and from teamwork to teens, this list is sure to bring you new insights and inspiration. Th...

Free November Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 07 November 2017

We know that learning is constant, and that we, like our patrons, are lifelong learners. Whether you're looking to learn how to manage your collections, or how to communicate with your community partners, or you're interested in finding new resources...

3 Ways Libraries Can Channel Understanding in Confusing Times

 News / Last Modified: 02 November 2017

As individuals and communities react to conflict in the world, we're reminded of the ways in which libraries often serve as a sanctuary for those looking for physical or emotional safety. But unfortunately, even the committed and welcoming staff who ...

Free October Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 30 October 2017

With October's arrival, the usual acceleration of time sets in. Before you and your team get too caught up in end-of-year and holiday rush, set aside some time for online learning! There's no time like the present, and you'll be looking at goals for ...

Design for Learning: All Seven Modules Now Available

 News / Last Modified: 05 October 2017

Online learning opens up a world of opportunity for learners, and having engaging courses and prepared trainers are essential to a successful experience. Designing and facilitating online learning are skills that require solid teaching fundamentals, ...

Learn With the Best, Learn From the Best

 News / Last Modified: 18 September 2017

Drexel University is home to one of the nation's longest running Library & Information Science programs. Renowned for its commitment to innovation and quality, Drexel University’s program has been consistently ranked among the top 10 programs in ...

Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change

 Webinar / Last Modified: 08 September 2017

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.

Free August Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 03 September 2017

Making time for learning, and finding the right fit for your learning needs can be tough, considering all the opportunities. For the month of August, try taking a look at your calendar to find a day or two with a few open hours to set aside, and then...