Manage Staff Development

  • A Happy Hour for Library Staff Learning

    In February 2013, WebJunction hosted a webinar, Self-Directed Achievement: if you give library staff an hour, with Jami Carter and her team from the Tooele City Library in Utah. We have heard from a number of libraries that they have begun to use the...

  • Badging the Library: Part 2

    In our first post on badging the library, we talked about what badges were and why libraries might consider implementing badges. There are a lot of good uses for badges in the library world, and hopefully you saw some that fit in with your work. In t...

  • Badging the Library: Part 1

    This is the first post in a series talking about badges and what they mean for libraries. In this post, we'll focus on what badges are and why they might be important to libraries.

    What is a badge?

    Much like a scout badge, the badge...

  • Create a Culture of Learning

    Despite the fact that libraries are in the business of creating a culture of lifelong learning in our communities, we often find it next to impossible to make time for our own learning. But if we don’t make time to learn and increase our professional...