Volume 10, No. 12 • December 2013


  • Safety: A C.U.L.T.U.R.E to Live By – Workshop Report

    By Kareen Turner

    I just attended a one day workshop that is presented every November in the state of Arkansas. To give you a bit of history, InfoBits started out as a special one day conference and is sponsored the Arkansas Library Paraprofessionals, a division of the Arkansas Library Association and is hosted by a library in the state. This one-day conference gives paraprofessionals the opportunity to enhance their daily lives by attending workshops that help us be healthier, more … Read the rest


Career Advancement

  • ALA Emerging Leaders Program: A Positive Impact on One Emerging Leader

    By Tina Chan

    Are you an early career library worker interested in leadership development and getting more involved with the American Library Association (ALA)? If you answered yes to both, then consider applying to ALA’s Emerging Leaders program. Emerging Leaders is a leadership development program for library workers with less than five years of library experience to participate in leadership training, work in problem solving work groups and network with colleagues. Completion of the program allows for an opportunity to … Read the rest


HR Practice


  • Recruit at ALA JobLIST Placement Center Open House

    As part of its continuing efforts to provide networking opportunities for employers and job seekers, the ALA JobLIST Placement Center will host an Open House on Sunday, January 26, 2014, from10:30am – 12:00 noon during the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia.

    Representatives from various libraries and library-related companies can take advantage of the opportunity to talk with conference attendees about their specific work environments—things that make their place of employment unique. There is no cost to participate in … Read the rest



HR Law

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