Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Climbing the leadership ladder

A panel presentation where librarians in leadership positions discuss (candidly) how they moved up the leadership latter. Perhaps in years gone by the notion was that librarians who waited patiently would eventually get their "turn" but, the realities of the modern workplace require professionals to be more aggressive in their pursuit of leadership (and better paying positions). The session would address the professional ...more »

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Ignorance Is Not Allowed - Cultural Competence Begins with You!

I would like to propose a session that may turn into a deep-dive session or Pre-conference option that would help individuals at all levels develop cultural awareness about themselves as well as those that they perceive as the "other" In an effort to understand how culture influences everything you do and everyone you meet. Learning Objectives: Participants in this session will: 1. Develop intercultural knowledge. ...more »

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The Librarian as Scholar

Librarians on this panel would discuss why scholarship plays an important role in their professional lives and strategies for finding time to write in a profession that doesn't have a lot of free time. Panel would include librarian-scholars from different library types.

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Rethinking the Ivory Tower

Academic law library directors will share their thoughts on the major issues and key opportunities for law school libraries today. Topics will include evolving ABA standards, the rapidly changing legal research landscape, getting involved in technology training, new library services and skill sets, and managing the library budget to move the organization forward.

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Working Together - Bar Associations & Info. Professionals

Through legal practice programs many bar associations, including the American Bar Association, provide technology and other assistance for their members. As legal information professionals continue to take on teaching and other roles regarding technology, they could benefit from a shared understanding of how technology products and services are being used in the legal profession. Similarly, many bar associations could ...more »

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Chronic Illness & Your Career, Your Co-Workers, Your Boss & HR

Not all disabilities are visible, and even if they are, they don't have to be discussed at work. Learn from your law librarian colleagues on how to work with HR and upper management, as well as how to talk (or not) to co-workers, faculty, and students. Learn how to manage work, supervisory tasks, and teaching, and coping mechanisms for managing pain on the job. Additionally, we'll discuss how the metrics of success via ...more »

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TRANSITIONS: A LIFE’S JOURNEY

TRANSITIONS: A LIFE’S JOURNEY (PLLIP webinar) Presented on April 24, 2018. If there is one constant in life, it is change. We change daily, starting with daily physiological changes (nails grow, hair grows, cells generate and die off) to personal changes (changes in relationships, changes in where we live) to changes that effect many people (political changes, economic changes). We also change professionally. We call ...more »

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Transforming Traditional Skills Into Non-Traditional Roles

The role of the legal information professional has constantly been morphing and changing, and sometimes moving in directions that are not considered "traditional" law librarian roles or areas of responsibility. This program will include panelists that have taken on some of these non-traditional roles and responsibilities over the course of their career, discussing how they did it and how it benefitted them, and also ...more »

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Fostering Growth Mindset in the Workplace

Growth mindset is the belief that skills and abilities can be improved (the opposite of fixed mindset, in which people think they have innate set of skills that are fixed and unable to improved upon). Cultivating growth mindset can help improve the workplace, being introduced in the employee experience in everything from acquiring talent to developing leaders to succession planning. This program would discuss how to ...more »

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