[Libs-Or] Webinar for the solo librarian

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Jul 24 09:22:44 PDT 2013

Posted on behalf of ALA's Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA):

LLAMA webinar explores managing the one-person library<http://www.llama.ala.org/llamaleads/?p=1745>

The Library Leadership & Management Association (LLAMA) presents "Going Solo: Managing the One Person Library" on Wednesday, August 7, from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Central time.  The one-person library presents many unique challenges for the librarian. Lacking big budgets, staff, and often time, the solo librarian must be both the strongest advocate for their library and the face of the library, while running all the behind-the-scenes operations.

This webinar will address time management issues and help solo librarians prioritize tasks to avoid feeling overwhelmed.  The webinar will also address strategies for advocating for your library and managing/effecting change where you might not have direct control, finding resources, help, and mentors.

Presenter Patti McCall is Reference & Instruction Librarian, at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.

Participants will learn:

*         Ways to advocate for your library through outreach and marketing

*         Proven time management techniques

*         How to manage upward/effecting change in areas where you do not have direct control

*         How to identify helpful resources (mentors, help, professional organizations, networking, professional development)

LLAMA members: $49
Non-LLAMA member $59
LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $199
Non-LLAMA group rate (5 or more people at one site) $239
Register online: http://tinyurl.com/3zhtecm

For questions about this webinar or other LLAMA programs, contact Fred Reuland. freuland at ala.org<mailto:freuland at ala.org>

About the Library Leadership and Management Association
The Library Leadership and Management Association (www.ala.org/llama<http://www.ala.org/llama>) advances outstanding leadership and management practices in library and information services by encouraging and nurturing individual excellence in current and aspiring library leaders. LLAMA is a division of the American Library Association

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