Manage Staff Development
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.
Self-paced courses and webinar recordings on this topic are freely available in the WebJunction Course Catalog.
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Publish Date: News / 30 January 2024
With this year being a Leap Year, February provides one extra day for library learning, but it's still a short month, so don't miss out on these online opportunities made available for free. Training opportunities for this month were compiled and sha...
Publish Date: News / 16 January 2024
Leadership skills are vital to those who work in small community libraries. That’s why ARSL launched its very own Leadership Institute, with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The program is designed to provide timely, relevan...
Publish Date: Webinar / 11 October 2023
In this webinar, delve deeper into essential facets that foster a healthy and supportive library culture, exploring institutional and individual solutions to countering low morale.
Publish Date: News / 10 October 2023
Many people turn to libraries in times of crisis, and mental health issues are no exception. And while libraries are trusted havens for community members seeking resources, library staff aren’t immune to the challenges faced by community members. The...
Publish Date: Webinar / 29 June 2023
Learn about important research on low morale and leave with actionable ideas for promoting a healthy work environment for all staff and cultivating empathetic leadership in libraries.
Publish Date: Webinar / 19 April 2023
This webinar introduces practical approaches to preserve organizational knowledge, clarify processes for current staff and trustees, and ease the learning curve for new employees.
Publish Date: News / 18 April 2023
Since 2017, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick has been researching the low-morale experiences among library workers. In her research, she has identified workplace factors and events that trigger low morale, the effects of low morale on physical and emotional h...
Publish Date: News / 10 January 2023
The three-course series Navigating Civil Legal Issues of Natural Disasters is well-suited to be the core learning content for a group learning experience with peers. Since civil law is complex and local, these courses are particularly appropriate for...
Publish Date: News / 23 September 2021
Like many libraries across the nation, the Free Library of Philadelphia is undergoing a paradigm shift. Increasingly, our focus is not only on extensive collections but on how we are engaging with our communities. To address this shift, the Free Libr...
Publish Date: Webinar / 5 August 2021
Explore the SOAR model as a strategy for developing asset-oriented initiatives as a step toward developing a more community-centered library.