Personal Growth & Development

  • Free April Webinars for Library Staff

    As we look beyond the first year of living in the time of COVID, libraries and their communities continue to move through uncharted territory. Fortunately, the field is committed to sharing what's being learned through multiple online platforms. Take...

  • A Holistic Approach to Library Staff Health and Wellness

    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.

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  • Book and Library-related Podcasts

    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...

  • Facilitator Guide: Group Learning in a Self-Paced Course

    Courses that are designed to be self-paced often pose challenges for the learner, especially around feelings of isolation and lack of motivation. This guide provides a framework for organizing, structuring and leading a group of learners through self...

  • Reflections and Resources: Advancing Racial Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace Symposium

    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...

  • Recap: Libraries and the COVID-19 Crisis, OCLC Virtual Town Hall

    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...

  • Small and Rural Librarians: Leading the Way in Online Conferences

    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...

  • Ten NCompass Live Webinars Added to the WebJunction Catalog

    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...

  • Infopeople Webinars Added to the WebJunction Course Catalog

    In addition to webinars and courses created through WebJunction, we are pleased to include quality content from other organizations, including Infopeople. We recently added ten new Infopeople webinar recordings, ranging from supporting individuals ex...

  • 5 Ways to Make WebJunction Part of Your Day

    At WebJunction, our tagline is "The learning place for libraries." To help you explore all the learning that we have to offer, we've put together a quick list of five things you can do to get started. With so many self-paced options, you ca...