During August 2022

Inside ZSR

Rodrigo at Harvard University’s Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians

In late July, Rodrigo attended Harvard University’s Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians, an intensive 6-day leadership program offered by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education (HGSE). The program, which was held at the Gutman Library, located near Harvard Square in Cambridge Massachusetts, focused on three areas of leadership: Planning, Organizational Strategy and Change, and Transformational... more

Morgan Goes to SLA

The last “hurrah” of my professional summer was to attend the Special Libraries Association’s (SLA) annual conference, which happened to be in-person (as well as virtual) in Charlotte this year, July 31st – August 2nd. I’m a relative newcomer to this conference and organization. I know several corporate and business/finance librarians who are very active... more

Evidence Synthesis Institute (Kathy and Hu)

Last week we spent 16 hours on Zoom participating in the fourth Evidence Synthesis Institute cohort. The Evidence Synthesis Institute is aimed at library staff supporting evidence syntheses outside of the health sciences and is fully funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. There is no charge for accepted applicants. The institute’s instructors... more

The Innovative Library Classroom (Thursday, June 2 and Friday, June 3, 2022)

Website: The Innovative Library Classroom 2022 Conference: Schedule | Full Program Coming into the 2021 – 2022 academic year, when I started thinking about “Where shall I go for professional development?  Which conferences do I want to present at?”, I was torn between in-person and online conferences.  To be completely transparent, my reactions to the... more