Solo librarians are simply indispensable as far as their patrons are concerned. (A good problem to have, right?) Even if travel to offsite events is possible, the stress of wondering what’s falling by the wayside back at the library can be so distracting that enjoyment and learning suffer. However, technology can provide a convenient alternative—with options such as webinars, online conferences, and online continuing education courses. Who better to ferret out these great opportunities than a librarian?
What and where are the options?
Professional associations often sponsor online educational and networking events, but it is also becoming more common for vendors to do so, resulting in a sort of “virtuous cycle” where clients and potential clients benefit from (often free) professional development resources, and vendors ultimately benefit from having better-informed clients.
Here’s one idea for solo librarians: network and learn online with your counterparts, at your own pace and on your own time, by registering for Lucidea’s month-long Small Library Management course, beginning on Monday, July 17, 2017.
Special librarians must accept the new normal of work in the midst of this pandemic. There are many opportunities to reshape the delivery of information
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