Issues and Trends

Own It: Leadership Redefined Through Employee Engagement (webinar)





Competency: Organizational Leadership


Sub-Category: Uses an
inclusive, open and transparent approach to leading others



Employee engagement trumps customer engagement . every
single time!
 

The relationship you build
with your employees is more important than the relationship you build with your
customers.

Yes, I just said that.

Think about it! In today's world it is not
your product or service that is growing your organization, it's the experience
your customers tweet and post about.

The path to organizational growth is
through employee engagement.

In this program your leaders will discover why engaging
today's employees is different, how to build a culture that makes the best and
the brightest want to beat a path to your door.


How to use employee engagement
as the ultimate competitive advantage. Happy employees deliver great customers
service & happy customers come back time after time!


At the conclusion of
webinar, participants will be able to:


  • Understand
    why employee engagement is key to success
  • Why
    today's employees are different; how engaging them has changed
  • The
    one and only strategy you need as a leader
  • Your
    personal plan of action to ensure you build a culture that inspires
    ownership at every level to get results at every turn


SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00


All Other Libraries: $15.00

Date: 
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

How to Write for the Library Press (and Make Editors Love You) (webinar)





Competency:  Learning and Innovation

Sub-Category:
 Manages the
development of one's own learning and ongoing improvement of skills and
knowledge

 

Do
you long to write something for a professional publication?


Are you eager to
contribute to the library literature?


If you have your content idea, but don't
know how to pitch it or where to start, this webinar will guide you.
 

Learn
from someone who's worked in library publishing for 20+ years. During that time,
Kathy Dempsey has edited various books and worked on
Computers in Libraries magazine for more than a decade; she's also
been the editor of
Marketing Library
Services
newsletter for 23 years and counting.


She's published articles in Searcher magazine, Information World Review (in the U.K.), Information Outlook (SLA), and has written for various websites and
blogs.


Kathy will share her insider knowledge on book, magazine, newsletter,
newspaper, and online publishing to help you get bylines.

Here's
what you'll learn in this webinar:

 

.      
How
to choose which publication to pitch your idea to

.      
How
to approach an editor with an idea

.      
What
editors look for, expect, and respect

.      
How
to write solid proposals for articles and books

.      
How
proposals are evaluated and chosen

.      
What
to expect from the publishing process

.      
The
difference between writing for print and for online

.      
The
pitfalls of group authorship

.      
Do's
and Don'ts for working with the library press

Please note: This session is not geared toward academic
papers.

If you want to publish in peer-reviewed journals, many of these tips
will still benefit you, but that process is different and will not be
specifically addressed during this hour.

 

SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00


All Other Libraries: $15.00

Date: 
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

Horizon Reports 2017: Transforming Information Into Action (webinar)


Competency: Staff Training and
Development

Sub-Category: Develops and
implements a culture that embraces ongoing learning


NMC
(New Media Consortium) Horizon Project education-technology reports remain a
source of inspiration and call t
o action worldwide.


The back-to-back release of
two new reports (2017 Higher Education and Library editions) ­provides us with
an opportunity to review ed-tech trends, challenges, and key developments with
an eye toward finding ways to apply that first-rate content to our own
training-teaching-learning offerings for staff and other library users.


Taking
a Flipped Classroom model approach, we'll have links to the two latest reports
posted here at least two weeks before this highly-interactive webinar begins so
participants can skim the brief executive summaries and one-page infographics
that provide concise overviews.


The live webinar will include brief summaries
of key findings in the report and include plenty of time for participants to
compare their own workplace-based observations and develop rudimentary action
plans for using those findings to the benefit of those they serve.


Participants,
by the time they leave the session, will:

  • Be able to demonstrate familiarity with at least
    three tech trends, three tech challenges, and three critically important
    technologies
  • Identify at least three ways that colleagues in
    libraries are using the technologies under discussion
  • Have at least two resources they can explore to
    increase their knowledge of tech trends and challenges
Please
note: Although the Library Edition focuses specifically on academic and
research libraries, the discussion will take a more inclusive view to apply the
findings to public and other libraries.

Those who
want to take advantage of the Flipped Classroom-model approach are encouraged
to skim/view the following resources before attending the session:
"NMC
Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition"
NMC (New
Media Consortium)

https://www.nmc.org/publication-type/horizon-report/

"NMC
Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition"

NMC (New
Media Consortium)

https://www.nmc.org/publication-type/horizon-report/

Links to a
brief preview video for each edition will b
e also  posted here as soon as they
are available.


SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00

All Other Libraries: $15.00

Date: 
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
10:30 to 11:30

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