Personal Growth & Development
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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Publish Date: News / 15 September 2020
In this webinar, learn about Multnomah County Library's "Racially Just" toolkit, containing activities staff can use to learn and practice EDI.
Publish Date: News / 30 July 2020
It can be a challenge to remain up to date in our ever-changing, always-demanding library positions. It's a good thing, then, that library staff tend to be lifelong learners, and just as good that there are more free training opportunities available ...
Publish Date: News / 29 July 2020
The Denver Public Library has prioritized research and learning related to racial equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and recently hosted the Advancing Racial Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Symposium. This was a dynamic and engaging 3-day o...
Publish Date: News / 28 April 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has disrupted the personal and professional lives of library staff everywhere. As libraries respond to rapidly evolving information and guidelines, building closures, and loss of resources, staff are turning to new, virtual ways t...
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...
Publish Date: Webinar / 22 January 2020
In this webinar, explore the potential value of dissent to facilitate positive change against systemic oppression in libraries, and in society at large.
Publish Date: Webinar / 14 January 2020
In this webinar, both new and seasoned library directors can grow as responsible leaders and learn strategies for fostering five key relationships.
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...
Publish Date: News / 14 November 2019
We'd like to thank the Nebraska Library Commission for again collaborating with WebJunction to bring you even more webinar recordings to access via the WebJunction Course Catalog. The Nebraska Library Commission hosts the weekly series, NCompass Live...
Publish Date: News / 10 October 2019
Drexel University’s top-ranked online MSI in Library and Information Science focuses on the study of people, information, and technology, preparing you to work in a wide variety of information-intensive environments, including libraries, educational ...