Personal Growth & Development

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WebJunction is commited 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 May Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 23 May 2017

Before the rush of summer arrives, take advantage of the learning opportunities made available through these webinars. Whether you're a library director or a circulation assistant, there's something here for everyone. Invite a colleague to join you i...

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.

Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 May 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.

Library Innovation: There is No Box

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

"Innovation is not technology; it’s a way of thinking." To help us engage in innovative thinking, we need new metaphors and strategies. In The Future is Now: Rural Library as Innovation Incubator, presenters nudge the audience toward a chan...

Door Hanger for E-learners

 Document / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Use this door hanger to let your colleagues know that you're participating in an e-learning event and should not be disturbed.

Best Practices - WebConferencing Participants

 Document / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

This collection of best practices for web conferencing participants was originally published in 2010 by Cindi Hickey and was updated in May 2017 by WebJunction staff.

Self-Directed Learning Resources

 Document / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Case studies and resources for motivating our staff (and ourselves) toward success with self-directed learning.