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.

Most Recently Added

Be Fearless: Public Speaking for Librarians

 Webinar / Last Modified: 17 May 2017

Join us for this webinar to learn some basic skills for preparing and delivering speeches, plus tips to manage your nervousness and make your library presentations more memorable.

Incubate leadership @ your library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

A webinar exploring ways to incubate leadership within your library organization and in the broader community to support collaborative and continuous learning.

Library Innovation: There is No Box

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

"Innovation is not technology; it’s a way of thinking." To help us engage in innovative thinking, we need new metaphors and strategies. In The Future is Now: Rural Library as Innovation Incubator, presenters nudge the audience toward a chan...

Door Hanger for E-learners

 Document / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Use this door hanger to let your colleagues know that you're participating in an e-learning event and should not be disturbed.

Self-Directed Learning Resources

 Document / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

Case studies and resources for motivating our staff (and ourselves) toward success with self-directed learning.

Activate the Online Learner: Taking Charge of Individual Learning

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

The learner at the center has become a core strategy in education and training. Strategies like flipped classrooms, MOOCs, or peer collaborations are all part of a trend toward very personalized learning—me-learning. These trends increasingly emphasi...

New Year's Resolutions - Put a Goal on It!

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

We are all familiar with the tradition of establishing resolutions for the New Year. Maybe not so many brownies and a little more walking? Or maybe spending more time with friends and family? Whatever the resolution, there is often a powerful sense o...

17 New Webinars Added to the WebJunction Catalog

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

We've connected with another webinar provider to bring you even more archives to access via the WebJunction catalog at The Nebraska Library Commission hosts the weekly series, NCompass Live, with fantastic production by Christa...

Drexel's MSLIS: A Bridge from Banker to Librarian

 News / Last Modified: 15 May 2017

James Ritter didn't always dream of being a librarian. In fact, during his undergraduate studies, he thought he'd become a lawyer or a politician. Yet somehow, through a unique transition from working in the banking industry to pursuing a Master's in...