Skills for special librarians who telework include setting boundaries to separate work life from home life; suggestions from a freelance consultant
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Special librarians increasingly work in virtual settings; there are many free tools to create online resources to information and work virtually
Skills for special librarians include tuning out to avoid burnout; disconnecting from work, taking time every day to revitalize energy and enthusiasm
Skills for special librarians include using the Universal Design for Learning framework to develop meaningful training for users of special libraries
Skills for special librarians include leveraging statistics from a request research management system to demonstrate value and organizational impact
Skills for special librarians include a commitment to lifelong learning; reflective practice supports professional development and improved service
Writing well is an essential skill for special librarians. Writing expands your ability to articulate concepts and techniques to your clients.
Skills for special librarians include engaging with Generation Z as they enter our daily work lives; meeting their needs ups library sustainability.
Special librarians can set professional goals throughout the year, using SLA’s enabling competencies as thought starters, and the SMART goals model
Special librarians ensure success and sustainability by applying tools, products, services, and skills in alignment with senior leaders’ priorities.
Skills for special librarians and virtual librarians include active reading which increases comprehension and retention of information.
Skills for special librarians and virtual librarians are awareness of trends, new technologies and resources, and building subject specialties
Skills for special librarians include training; the ADDIE model supports analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation of training programs.