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2015 KLA/KASL Conference – Librarians in the 21st Century: Designing a Career Strategy for Evolving Roles and Opportunities


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Information Professionals 2050: Educational Possibilities and Pathways –
Library and Information Science Trends and Research: Asia-Oceania –
Breaking the Barriers of Time and Space: The Dawning of the Great Age of Librarians –


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Career Strategy Books

Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action by Simon Sinek
Career Q&A: A Librarian’s Real-Life, Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career by Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen
Brag! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It by Peggy Klaus
Maximize Your Potential: Grow Your Expertise, Take Bold Risks and Build An Incredible Career by Jocelyn K. Glei
Managing Brand You by Jerry S. Wilson and Ira Blumenthal
One Person, Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success by Marci Alboher

Read more posts about career, leadership, and professional development including LinkedIn and e-portfolios.


Standing Up & Standing Out – 2015 KLA/KASL Conference

kla-conf2015Diving right into September (Back to School) month with a presentation about leadership, career development, and career strategy for librarians.

Join me at this year’s KLA/KASL Joint Conference – “Standing Up & Standing Out: Advocating and Innovating for Kentucky’s Libraries.”

Librarians in the 21st Century: Designing a Career Strategy for Evolving Roles and Opportunities
Friday, September 18 at 10am

As the information world transitions into the 21st Century, so too must information professionals. For anyone making a transition, whether you are a recent library school graduate, job hunting, changing jobs or advancing your career, this session will cover the evolving roles and opportunities in the information profession, what this means for librarians, and how to design a career strategy to keep your skills current with the shifting profession.