#TALA Conference

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6th Annual TALA Paraprofessional Conference

The 6th Annual TALA Paraprofessional Conference was held on May 14, 2019 at Winston-Salem State University.  Here are some thoughts from some of the attendees from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library: One session that I enjoyed from the TALA conference was on Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace which was led by Sharon Hill of Winston... more

TALA Paraprofessional Conference

I attended the 6th Annual TALA Paraprofessional Conference held at Winston-Salem State University on Tuesday, May 14th.  It was a day full of laughter, learning, and networking from the beginning of the conference at the registration table till the time I walked back to my car.  I’ve highlighted key moments from the conference below: Wanda... more

2018 TALA Conference

The 2018 TALA Conference was held at North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro on May 16, 2018.  We wanted to share our experience with you I enjoyed attending the TALA Conference held at NC A&T this year. The session on Diversity and Inclusion in TALA Libraries led by Stacey Krim and Alva Jones of UNCG... more

TALA 4th Annual Paraprofessional Conference

On Wednesday, May 24 eleven staff members from ZSR Library headed to the beautiful campus of Elon University to attend the 4th Annual TALA Paraprofessional Conference. This Conference is a collaborative effort between Wake Forest University, Elon University, Guilford Tech. Community College, High Point University, NC A&T State University, Salem University, UNC-Greensboro, and Winston-Salem State... more

3rd Annual Paraprofessional Conference – TALA 2016

May 18, 2016 at Wake Forest University Here is a compilation of comments from attendees of the 2016 TALA conference: I had a great experience attending the TALA Conference here at ZSR on May 18th. I found one session in particular very useful and I will share some notes from that session. I attended the... more

TALA Paraprofessionals Conference – May 13, 2015

The Triad Academic Library Association (TALA) held its second conference at High Point University earlier this month. One of the conference’s goals is to provide library workers with multiple opportunities to network around topics of interest. This topics selected for discussion were taken directly from suggestions offered in the 2014 post conference survey. Our planning... more

TALA Paraprofessional Conference – 2

As you know the Triad Academic Library Association (TALA) held its first conference of library paraprofessionals last week. Let me share just a little more history behind the conference. The idea for the conference came from Rosann Bazirjian, Dean of Libraries over at UNC-G back in 2012. Rosann enlisted support from our Dean and Joan... more

TALA Paraprofessional Conference

On Tuesday, May 13, the first (and possibly annual) TALA Paraprofessional Conference was held on the campus of UNC-G. The conference, co-sponsored by the libraries at Wake Forest, UNC-G, and Elon was created specifically to give an opportunity for professional development to the paraprofessionals who work in the Triad Academic Library Association. Those in attendance... more