PD opps for tertiary librarians #2

Having had a wonderful response of additional items from my Twitter PLN (Thanks Sarah Gallagher and Sally Pewhairangi) here is part 2 of professional development opportunities for tertiary librarians: SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING MODULES: Learning 2.0 Modules – a compendium of learning modules provided by San Jose State University students under the guidance of Dr Michael Stephens. …

PD opps for tertiary librarians

In a project I’m presently working on, one of the tasks allocated to me was to discover what professional development opportunities are available to tertiary librarians located in Aotearoa New Zealand.  Below is a list I’ve compiled for teaching librarians.  Where possible, I have tried to source opportunities that are open access (free).  If you…

Making the right connections

Surrounding yourself with a supportive network is one of the most important things you can do. I expect most already do this within the family unit, seeking out certain family members for guidance and advice and appreciating the value these interactions have.   Likewise, the same could be said with friends – their input is valued…

#To Be Ready

In a kōrero today, someone spoke about the changes facing libraries and the resulting need for those working in libraries to consider development opportunities outside of the expected norm. The intent or purpose here was ‘to be ready’.  I have had this whakaaro on my mind for some time and, if I speak the truth,…