The Lawrence (KS) Public Library had questions about their community! They wanted to identify gaps in information, resources, and services that are available to their community, and to better understand the library’s role in filling those gaps. Read more about their Community Needs Assessment in a case study created as part of the California Data Informed Public Library initiative.
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What are the latest “hot” young adult books?
Many in the library world are working to better understand issues related to privacy.
We’ve added our eighth free online module to the new Infopeople Academy! These are self-paced learning opportunities for library staff. Each is designed to be practical, applicable and relevant. We’ve created these by re-purposing instructional content in collaboration with Niche Academy.
Knowledge and Skills for Staff Providing Reference
Five of the modules are part of a Subject Area Reference Series. They include:
Are you a supervisor or manager with a staff member who is taking an Infopeople course? Would you like to help them make the most of the learning experience? We would love to share a few potential ways you can help “make training stick” for them.
A new session of Anne Cain’s popular 4-week course Introduction to Library Management will be starting on September 12th. Throughout the course, participants assess their strengths as a library manager and identify areas and opportunities for personal growth. The course, which is targeted at first time managers, includes a variety of practical exercises aimed at helping participants better understand the role and responsibilities of a manager.
Thanks to those who stopped by to say “hi” in Chicago!
Talking to the media after Monday’s tragic shooting, San Bernardino Mayor R.
In mid-January, twelve intrepid teams from libraries and library organizations around North America started a journey to build an effective learning culture. Since January, they have been hard at work developing vision statements, setting goals, and reading and learning and experimenting with ideas and activities. Each team regularly meets with a mentor for guidance and encouragement.