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The Accidental Leader

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Library Management

Leadership may not be something you aspire to, but you may find yourself in a leadership role unexpectedly: the manager gets sick, takes another job, or is let go, and you are the lucky choice to assume her position, ...Read more

Understanding WEMI (Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item)

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Cataloging
Technical Services

Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item (WEMI) starts out with the broad concept of work and moves towards the narrow concept of item. Libraries have been trying to link related items for centuries. Printed card catalogs were a primitive way of organizing ...Read more

Useful, Usable and Desirable: Library User Experience Design

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Technology

Design is more than choosing pretty colors. It's all about solving problems and even if you don't know it, you are a designer. Aaron Schmidt will introduce the concept of User Experience (UX) thinking and illustrate how it can ...Read more

Why Do I Like That Sign?

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Marketing & Public Relations

Lynn Hoffman presented a webinar about signage in the library. You may know a great sign when you see it, but do you know what makes it great? The difference between an okay sign and a great sign can often ...Read more

You Belong @ Your Library: Welcoming and Serving the LGBTQIA Community

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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Jessica Jupitus will provide information on gender identifications and appropriate terminology for use with genderqueer or nonbinary patrons, suggestions for titles to include in the collection, specific details on programming, and suggestions for ways to begin conversations in your community ...Read more

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