Inside ZSR

Molly at UIPO, LMSI, and Kraemer (all in a month!)

Between May 8th and June 7th, I traveled three times for work: my annual intellectual property officers conference, a library leadership workshop, and a copyright conference. My trusty little suitcase, bright yellow backpack, and I traveled to The Ohio State University, Yale University, and University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Rather than write three separate blog... more

Archives Leadership Institute (ALI) 2015 (Decorah, Iowa) by Tanya

I recently attended our third and final iteration of the Archives Leadership Institute (ALI), located in Decorah, Iowa. Funded by the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC), the goal for the Institute is to “bring to tomorrow’s leaders the insights and understanding necessary for increasing public use and appreciation of archives.” However, while we... more

ZSR Library Leadership Retreat: Susan’s Report

On Wednesday morning, five of the members of ZSR Library’s leadership group (Lynn, Wanda, Lauren C., Mary Beth and Susan) left Winston-Salem and headed to Beaufort, NC for the first ever ZSR Library Leadership Retreat. Although we all work closely together and meet regularly through Administrative Council and other in-library venues, we had never had... more

Evolution of an ALA Attendee

My last ALA post was about programs and how I didn’t get to see too many, so this post is about the reason why and it’s the leadership post. (One more post to go!) One of the neatest things about ALA is that it is a conference for anyone with any interest in libraries or... more

Career Development for Women Leaders Program

2010-11 CDWL Class During this academic year, I have had the privilege of being in the 3rd class of the Career Development for Women Leaders (CDWL) Program. Presented by the Women’s Health Center of Excellence for Research, Leadership, Education (WHCOE), it is modeled after national programs for women in academic medicine. This program is cross-campus... more

Harvard Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians — Class of 2010

“Qualities of great leadership are: focus, passion, wisdom, courage, and integrity.” Lee Bolman The above quote might make you think this institute was just a series of sage tidbits, but it really was a highly personal and potentially transformational experience. The class was over 100 academic librarians in leadership positions mostly from the U.S., with... more