Essential Workplace Skills for Library Professionals
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Whether you're new to the field or an experienced library worker there are a number of skills that librarians need to utilize in order to be successful in today's changing workplace. Borrowing from types of management beyond human resources management; today's librarians need to be fluent in data management, project management and change management. As well, there are other more technical skills that we know will be changing, such as copyright legislation, data management practices and website design. This webinar will be focused on resources for lifelong learning; and other tips for skills that are relevant to today.
You will gain:
An understanding of evolving skills and resiliency as a skill, overview of where to engage in conversations for skills, how best to learn.
About the presenters:
Originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan; Sheila Laroque has now worked in many different industries and lived across Canada. I have a BA from the University of Saskatchewan, an MI from the University of Toronto, and am PMP-certified. Giving back to my community has always been important to me, as well as using my skills and knowledge for creative solutions to complex issues. Providing access to information is the key to what I do; and I’m continually learning more and expanding my professional skill set.