Volume 8, No. 3 • March 2011


Spotlight

ALA-APA News

Career Advancement

  • The For-Profit Library? What Libraries and Learning Resource Centers Bring to the For-Profit College

    I have worked in a for-profit college library for nearly four years. Taking the job was nerve racking for me originally. A for-profit college? But I was excited to observe the school’s commitment to integrity and to its students. And it is inspiring to see the difference this education can make in the life of a student.

    Proprietary, or for-profit, colleges have been in the news recently, and anyone associated with the field of education probably … Read the rest

HR Practice

  • Recognize Employee Performance – For Free!

    Editor’s note: This article was published in honor of National Library Workers Day on Tuesday, April 12. The NLWD website has celebration ideas.  Don’t forget to Submit a Star, nominating someone great in your library.

    Do you want to reward and encourage your employees, but fear that it is impossible in an era of shrinking budgets? You can recognize employees without breaking the bank after you have spent time getting to know them – and … Read the rest

Salaries