Personal Growth & Development

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WebJunction is committed 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 November Webinars for Library Staff

Publish Date: News / 31 October 2022

We know that learning is constant, and that we, like our patrons, are lifelong learners. Whether you're looking to learn how to better manage your collections or how to communicate with your community partners, or you're interested in finding new res...

Taking Care of Self, Staff, and Community

Publish Date: Webinar / 10 March 2022

In this webinar, we explore ideas for expanding core self-care practices to encompass connections with work colleagues and more broadly with community members.

Taking Care of Self, Staff, and Community

Publish Date: News / 13 October 2021

Self-care has long been recommended and recognized as important. It's easy to find articles about the value of self-care: eat healthy, get plenty of sleep, exercise regularly. It can get exhausting just reading about all the things we should be doing...

Infopeople Webinars New to the WebJunction Course Catalog

Publish Date: News / 19 July 2021

In addition to webinars and courses created through WebJunction, we are pleased to include quality and relevant learning content from other organizations, including Infopeople. We recently added ten new Infopeople webinar recordings on topics core to...

Learning Group Facilitation Guide

Publish Date: News / 3 May 2021

Learning groups can enrich a self-paced course experience, creating opportunities for idea sharing, community building, and accountability as participants progress through course material together. This learning group facilitation guide provides a fr...

A Holistic Approach to Library Staff Health and Wellness

Publish Date: News / 23 February 2021

This is the first in a new WebJunction series by Bobbi Newman, speaker, author and Community Engagement and Outreach Specialist at the Network of the National Library of Medicine, exploring library staff health and wellness.

Book and Library-related Podcasts

Publish Date: News / 13 October 2020

Screen fatigue – the exhaustion felt from so much time spent in front of computers and mobile devices – has many people turning to podcasts, allowing them to take a break from screen and to listen instead. In a post to the Library Think Tank group on...