Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Project Underway

Project Management as a Core Competency for Librarians

Projects—and the need to manage them—permeate libraries. We migrate catalogs and implement new discovery services. We start new chat reference services and new training programs for our front line staff. We establish new campus delivery services and shift the collections. We

A Project Underway

Project Management as a Core Competency for Librarians

Projects—and the need to manage them—permeate libraries. We migrate catalogs and implement new discovery services. We start new chat reference services and new training programs for our front line staff. We establish new campus delivery services and shift the collections. We

Waterfall in Asheville

Middle Managers and Strategic Direction

Have you been working as an entry-level librarian and are itching for change? Is your supervisor putting you into new leadership roles? Have you started supervising others? Do you aspire to lead a library one day? Welcome to the ladder

Waterfall in Asheville

Middle Managers and Strategic Direction

Have you been working as an entry-level librarian and are itching for change? Is your supervisor putting you into new leadership roles? Have you started supervising others? Do you aspire to lead a library one day? Welcome to the ladder

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Otis Sleeping

You Are Feeling Sleepy

It turns out that when we work more, we sleep less. And when we spend more time with family, we also sleep less. At least, that’s what a study recently published in Personnel Psychology suggests. The researchers’ analysis of American

Chief Lempira

Conviction of Action

I was browsing the literary and grammatical gifts at the Virginia Shop of the Library of Virginia recently, chuckling to myself and sometimes laughing out loud. I recommend the grammar plates for a good laugh. I also recommend the greeting cards

Chief Lempira

Conviction of Action

I was browsing the literary and grammatical gifts at the Virginia Shop of the Library of Virginia recently, chuckling to myself and sometimes laughing out loud. I recommend the grammar plates for a good laugh. I also recommend the greeting cards