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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Free July Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 10 July 2017

As the summer shifts into high gear, make some time to learn something new, or brush up on an area of interest. Find a learning buddy or two to view a webinar with you, and enhance your learning with a local discussion. This list of 57 webinars, cove...

WebJunction Experience: Self-paced Courses

 News / Last Modified: 12 June 2017

As much as libraries are about information, they are just as much about people. Interacting with lots and lots of people. Is it any surprise that the two most-viewed self-paced courses in the WebJunction Course Catalog are Dealing with Angry Patrons ...

33 New Webinars Added to the WebJunction Catalog

 News / Last Modified: 12 June 2017

The WebJunction Course Catalog provides free access to library-focused self-paced courses and webinar archives. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation and many state library agencies across the United States, WebJunction continues...

Approaching Conflict as an Opportunity for Growth

 News / Last Modified: 06 June 2017

Before the webinar "Growing Through Conflict: Healthy Workplace Communication," was even over, the participants were already asking for more! WebJunction's own, Anna Shelton shared techniques and skills to approach conflict in our lives. Be...

WebJunction Experience: Webinars

 News / Last Modified: 05 June 2017

If you are new to or unfamiliar with WebJunction webinars, you may not know that we began regularly hosting webinars ten years ago. Why webinars? Library staff frequently cited that critical barriers to pursuing learning were lack of time or funds to...

Be Fearless: Public Speaking for Librarians

 Webinar / Last Modified: 17 May 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.

Incubate leadership @ your library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

A webinar exploring ways to incubate leadership within your library organization and in the broader community to support collaborative and continuous learning.