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Jun 5, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

ASERL Open House: Volunteer Service / Leadership Opportunities

TO VIEW RECENT COMMITTEE UPDATES:  https://www.aserl.org/meeting/aserl-2024-annual-meeting-spring-membership-meeting/ TO VIEW PPT DECK FROM THIS SESSION:  https://www.aserl.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/06/2024_06-05_Volunteer_Open_House.pptx TO SUBSCRIBE YOURSELF TO AN ASERL EMAIL LIST:  https://www.aserl.org/aserl-mailing-lists/ TO SUBMIT YOUR NAME AS A VOLUNTEER FOR ONE OF OUR COMMITTES / INTEREST GROUPS:  https://forms.gle/pyg4kRNhCMwhZTBr5 ____________________________________________________________________ It’s that time of year:  We are seeking volunteers to serve as part of leadership […]

May 30, 2024 - 10:00 am ET/9:00 am CT

ASERL Associate Dean/AUL Networking: Alternative Career Paths for Library Leaders

ASERL MEMBERS ONLY, please. ASERL's Associate Dean/AUL Networking Group will discuss ways ADs/AULs can grow their careers -- especially if they are unsure if they want to become a dean.   Our panelists will be: Robin L. Dale, Deputy Librarian for Library Collections & Services at the Library of Congress Miranda Bennett, Director of Shared Collections, […]

Apr 3, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Scarcity or Thriving? Ten Surprising Signs that Your Workplace is an “Abundance Magnet”

  Summary Tired of feeling like you're constantly scraping by? "Let's do more with less" your organization's theme song? Imagine attracting resources, stakeholders, and opportunities effortlessly, with people actively singing your praises instead of questioning your value.   Sounds impossible, right? Enter the Abundance Magnet! An Abundance mindset is the blueprint on how to go from […]

Mar 27, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Defending Diversity: The Challenges and Opportunities for DEIA Positions in Libraries (Part 2)

FOR PRIVACY, THESE SESSIONS WILL NOT BE RECORDED Summary How are libraries still doing the work of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across their systems with or without dedicated staff? This three-part series brings professionals from all levels and types of libraries together to discuss how the work of DEIA is going and ongoing […]

Mar 25, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Why Do I Stay in Librarianship IV? — The DEI Perspective

As a follow up to popular series "Why I Left the Profession --DEI Perspective" --- "Why Do I Stay --The DEI Perspective" series is taking a closer look at resiliency and optimism in the face of many obstacles and challenges. This series was inspired by the wonderful Kenya Flash who passed away last year after […]

Mar 15, 2024 - 11:00 am ET/10:00 am CT

Library Advocacy Work is Relationship Building Work: A Panel Discussion

  Description: When we think about library advocacy work, we often think about issues impacting libraries but what about library workers? Why is library advocacy work important now? This panel discussion brings library workers (academic, public, and school) who are advocating for libraries in different ways. The discussion will focus on how library workers can […]

Feb 27, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Defending Diversity: The Challenges and Opportunities for DEIA Positions in Libraries (Part 1)

  FOR PRIVACY, THESE SESSIONS WILL NOT BE RECORDED   Summary How are libraries still doing the work of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) across their systems with or without dedicated staff? This three-part series brings professionals from all levels and types of libraries together to discuss how the work of DEIA is going […]

Feb 20, 2024 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Crisis Communication: The Librarian’s Guide to Clear Communication Under Pressure

Summary In our current world, crisis is not an if it will occur, it’s a when it will occur. As librarian leaders, we want to be strategically prepared and proactive for crisis events. We may have qualified experts in headquarters who have crisis plans to help us, but when the crisis happens, we are the ones on the front […]

Oct 12, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

The Internet Generation: Connecting with Gen Z in the Library Landscape

Summary: The next generation of students and library workers is purpose-driven with a global mindset. Not a monolith, they are the first generation to grow up without memory of a time before the internet. This generational snapshot will help academic librarians understand experiences and perspectives of our Gen Z students and team members. Panelists: Hilary […]

Jul 19, 2023 - 9:00 am ET/8:00 am CT

ASERL BIPOC Leadership Development Mini-Conference at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech Library 704 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA, United States

  We are excited to once again offer three days of career development and networking opportunities for BIPOC persons working in ASERL libraries and allies.  We want to form a strong community where we can connect and share in a supportive, welcoming environment.  As always, if you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact us […]

USD250.00

Apr 27, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Why Do I Stay in Librarianship? — The DEI Perspective II

  Hopefulness and cautious optimism   "You are not alone..BIPOC librarians struggle to stay in the profession..it’s normal. " As a follow up to popular series "Why I Left the Profession --DEI Perspective" --- "Why Do I Stay --The DEI Perspective" series is taking a closer look at resiliency and optimism in the face of many […]

Apr 25, 2023 - 2:00 pm ET/1:00 pm CT

Library Preparedness: Formalizing and Supporting the Diversity Residency Experience Using a Resident Centered Framework (RCF)

  Recruitment of diverse library candidates is often a stated goal and priority for many libraries and archives and one way academic libraries attempt to meet this goal is by creating diversity resident librarian positions. These diversity library residencies are temporary, entry-level professional positions that are designed to introduce a new professionals from underrepresented ethnic […]