Lead the Change | Programs

Library Journal’s Lead the Change offers timely resources and tools to stay ahead of the innovations and changes steering the library profession. Library staff can attend in-person, hands-on live events and on-demand webcasts. New in 2015 is Lead The Change Leadership Academy – Online, an intensive series of 4-week management skills online education courses and the LTC Digital Commons, an online alumni community where library professionals can share resources, make connections, and crowdsource solutions to their challenges.



Create Your Career Roadmap is an interactive, 4-week online education course that will help library staff at all levels learn essential skills, solve problems unique to their libraries, and put strategic plans into action.

Maker Workshop is 4-week online workshop, you’ll learn from library and industry experts how to build a maker program at your library to engage your community and fuel lifelong learning.



Professional Development for Library Staff is full-day, in-person, hands-on workshops to develop essential skills needed to increase effectiveness and performance and learn how today’s top libraries are leading change and transforming their communities.

Transform Your Stacks to Drive Circulation is a full-day, interactive workshop providing insights and tools to redefine collection development and reader’s advisory strategies, and transform your stacks into vibrant discovery centers that engage readers and drive circulation.

Engaging Your Community is a full-day, hands-on focusing on community engagement strategies. Participants are guided through a planning workbook and provided with tips, tools and techniques for developing and executing an integrated, sustainable marketing and engagement plan.

What Great Library Leaders Know and Do is a full-day, interactive leadership development workshop that guides participants through a series of collaborative exercises that help individuals harness ideas, clarify goals, and create personal leadership plans.



Information Services Today: An Introduction
Moderated by Sandra Hirsh, Director of the School of Information at San Jose State University and Editor of the textbook, INFORMATION SERVICES TODAY: AN INTRODUCTION, published by Rowman & Littlefield.

LIBRARY UX: Transforming Libraries, Engaging Communities is a three-part series of free, one-hour webcasts moderated by Aaron Schmidt, Principal, Influx Library User Experience and LJ columnist (The User Experience). This series focuses on user experience (UX) design, an unparalleled framework for improving and transforming libraries.

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Contact us at support@mediasourceinc.com. Workshops can be tailored to meet the specific needs of a library, library system, consortium or state library or association. Sessions to host ahead of or during a state library conference available too! Contact us today for more information.


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