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Recognizing and Resolving Discrimination in the WorkplaceContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/29/2021
Do you know how to identify and deal with at-work discrimination that may harm you, your colleagues, or your institution? Are you facing racial or other types of discriminatory practices in your workplace? It may be difficult to decipher microaggressions or other subtle yet harmful forms of racism or discrimination, or to effectively recognize and remedy these behaviors in ourselves and others. While workplace provisions may be in place, it can be challenging for those impacted to navigate the process.
The Ferengi Mindset: Library Leadership Under the Rules of AcquisitionContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/16/2021
Many law librarians do not feel that they have the power, savvy, or information needed to act as strong advocates for their libraries and push back against administrators and other stakeholders when being asked to make changes to their budget or services.
Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Learn to Manage UpContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/11/2021
Managing up is a strategy every employee can use to work with a supervisor to get the best possible results for all involved. It can improve relationships, facilitate getting buy-in for your ideas, and help navigate difficult situations—leading to better job satisfaction.
State of the Legal Market in 2021 (Thomson Reuters Partner Webinar)Contains 2 Component(s)
Last year taught us many things including the need for accurate, timely, and meaningful information to make sound decisions. For law firms, this means understanding the market forces impacting their businesses, and leveraging the most up-to-date competitive intelligence information possible to drive tactical and strategic decisions.
Government Law Library Funding: Advocacy Training for Law LibrariesContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/11/2021
Government law libraries are funded in a variety of ways: through local, state, or federal budgets, court fees and fines, subscriptions, or a combination of all of those. Many court systems are currently re-evaluating the impacts of court fees and fines on members of the public, and government budgets are facing significant cuts due to the pandemic. Now more than ever, government law librarians and their allies must effectively advocate for full funding of their libraries. This webinar will empower participants with successful advocacy strategies they can implement at their institutions.
Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Practice Cultural CompetenceContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/10/2021
This month, in our “So You Wanna…?” interview, we will follow up on our popular interview from last May, where we began to discuss cultural competence. In light of events like the Black Lives Matter protests and the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, cultural competence is now more important than ever. Now that we’re aware of the concepts, what should we actively be doing to manage communication in our classrooms and workspaces about such an emotional topic?
Interviewing When You Can’t Shake Hands (Part II): The Employer’s PerspectiveContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/28/2021
Remote interviews may be the only way you will get someone hired. As follow-up to December’s program, Interviewing When You Can’t Shake Hands, the presenters will discuss the topic from an employer’s perspective.
Introduction to Law Library BudgetsContains 6 Component(s)
Register for this 60-minute course that will introduce law library professionals to the budget process and prepare them to ask informed questions about funding, allocations, and how the library supports its strategic goals.
Problematic Collections: Digitization Surprises, Access, and PrivacyContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Three individuals engaged in library digitization projects will provide presentations and engage the audience in discussion about the problems that arise when print collections are given new discoverability through different levels of access. The presentations will include some factors that can be used to balance competing values, as well as confusing and evolving laws.
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