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Enhance your professional education with a LLAMA preconference in Washington, DC

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:57

Registration is now open for three preconferences presented by The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), in conjunction with the 2019 ALA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC., June 21-24.  Register here.

An updated introduction to library management best practices

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:54

CHICAGO — Just because a set of responsibilities isn’t formally called management doesn’t mean that it isn’t management. And the newly updated second edition of “Library Management 101: A Practical Guide,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, speaks to a reality that all current professionals already know: that is, everyone studying to enter the profession needs an introduction to the topic of management.

Conversing with the Ethnic Affiliates of the American Library Association Webinar

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:45

Chicago - As part of ALA’s President Loida Garcia-Febo efforts in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion, the Office for Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Services (ODLOS) has invited ALA’s affiliate members of the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color to an online conversation to share their history, projects, and news on May 1 at 1 p.m. CST.