Manage Staff Development

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.

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

Most Recently Added

Performance Management for Supervisors

Publish Date: News / 23 June 2020

The main purpose of performance management is to guide, support, and develop each employee, providing a consistent and comprehensive experience for their staff. It is an ongoing, collaborative process between supervisor and employee that aims to esta...

Training for Library Supervisors

Publish Date: News / 12 June 2020

The Supervisor Success Committee of ALA’s Learning Round Table exists to coordinate professional development activities around the topic of supervisory training. Their vision is for every library to have well-trained supervisors.

Small and Rural Librarians: Leading the Way in Online Conferences

Publish Date: News / 9 April 2020

As part of the public health response to the coronavirus, most face-to-face conferences scheduled for upcoming months have been cancelled, with many opting for online conferences. For instance, the Society for Public Health Education’s annual confere...

Opening Doors and Minds with a "Yes!"

Publish Date: News / 8 January 2020

"Yes!" That’s what Kathy Zappitello, Executive Director of the Conneaut Public Library wants her staff to be able to say to patrons, to colleagues, and to new opportunities. The library, which serves a community of 12,841 residents in north...

Library Staff Learn Together Across Texas

Publish Date: News / 7 November 2019

Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) saw the Supercharged Storytimes facilitated group-learning model as an opportunity to deliver continuing education in a new format. TSLAC Continuing Education staff piloted a statewide program that ...

Infopeople Webinars Added to the WebJunction Course Catalog

Publish Date: News / 11 July 2019

In addition to webinars and courses created through WebJunction, we are pleased to include quality content from other organizations, including Infopeople. We recently added ten new Infopeople webinar recordings, ranging from supporting individuals ex...

Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace

Publish Date: News / 20 June 2019

Employees with a high level of motivation at work have a positive impact on overall organizational success, but the topic of motivation is complex. Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace will help supervisors understand the nature of motivation, dis...