Organizational Management

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Leading the management of your organization involves many moving parts and people. From the development of your library's mission and vision, to strategy implementation and daily operations, leading your library team and serving as an organizational leader in your community requires ongoing improvement and innovation.  

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

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Most Recently Added

Resources on Book Challenges and Intellectual Freedom

Publish Date: News / 24 May 2022

Across the United States, there are increased reports of book challenges from community members, which have led to very public and heated discussions. As public library leaders and staff consider how to prepare for similar local challenges, being pro...

Resources for Planning Your New Model Library

Publish Date: News / 15 February 2022

This article provides an overview of the New Model Library research, supporting learner guide, examples from public libraries, and information about an upcoming webinar on the topic. We hope that these materials can help facilitate local conversa...

Build on Strengths When Responding to a Crisis

Publish Date: News / 11 November 2021

As the REALM project (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) continues to gather and adapt science-based information to inform local decision making by libraries, archives, and museums, it’s been essential to listen to the real-world experiences...

On Implicit Bias and Communication

Publish Date: Webinar / 8 July 2021

Reflect on how life experiences, traditions, and beliefs impact communication and explore strategies for facilitating deeper discussions and stronger connections as steps toward developing a more community-centered library.

Community engagement

Where do you go for inspiration? Invigorate your community engagement efforts with advice from library leaders.