Free Webcasts from the MCN Annual Conference

Interesting (and FREE!) professional development opportunity: The Museum Computer Network is pleased to announce that five MCN 2009 sessions will be webcast live, free of charge. MCN 2009 takes place week after next in Portland, Oregon. The webcasts will be on Thursday and Friday, November 12 and 13. We’ll use Twitter to harvest online questions […]

Professional Development

If there’s one sure thing in life – it’s change. As librarians, we must be quick to adjust to the changing information needs of library users, which can include adapting our collections, service models, and the physical space of the library. Many libraries are undergoing a time of intense and rapid changes spurred on by […]

Professional development at ALA-Annual in Chicago

For those of you planning to attend the American Library Association’s annual Conference in Chicago, July 9 – July 15, here are two great programs which may be of interest to new librarians. The Conference Mentoring Program (sponsored by the New Members Round Table, NMRT) is open to all ALA members and is designed to […]