Libraries are about more than books. From galleries and Maker Spaces to Storytimes and STEAM learning, the modern library can have it all. And of course, the modern librarian (already a superhero!) has to be able to do it all, too.
The following courses on Lynda.com are ideal for librarians looking to boost their skills.
Navigating the information age. Strategies for finding information and evaluating its usefulness and trustworthiness.
Libraries have long been institutions of literacy. Embrace digital literacy and tech skills in your programs with this introduction to teaching digital readiness and soft skills such as problem solving and storytelling.
How open are you to change? Become a better and faster problem solver with this short course on mental agility.
From exhibitions to Maker Spaces, libraries are more vibrant than ever. Learn the basics of managing projects and programs including partnerships and goal setting.
Tweet up a storm and master Facebook to promote your library's services and events online. A meaningful way to offer great customer service!
(Nervous about connecting "live" online? Managing customer comments is worth a look, too!)
Create happy and productive teams with solid management techniques such as coaching, goal-setting and evaluation.
Learn how to get the most down in the shortest time possible - yes please! Understanding prioritisation and overcoming distractions are the cornerstones to productivity.
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