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The LITA UX IG has finally launched the UX chat on Twitter in collaboration with the LITA President's Program task force!
Up until the ALA Annual Conference, the UX chat will be moderated by the LITA President's Program Task Force. After that, the chat will be moderated by the members of the LITA UX IG and of Weave, the new UX Journal. Please join us in the #litaUX chat and volunteer as a moderator! If you have questions, please send it in advance to the moderator below.
When does the #LITAUX chat happen in Twitter?
- Friday, May 15th, 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderators Amanda (@godaisies) and Haley (@hayleym1218) Archive at: http://litablog.org/2015/05/storify-of-litas-first-ux-twitter-chat/
- Friday, May 29th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Bohyun (@bohyunkim)
Archive at https://storify.com/bohyunkim/second-litaux-chat
- Friday, June 12th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Whitni (@_whitni)
- Friday, June 19th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Michael (@schoeyfield)
- Attend the LITA President's Program with Lou Rosenfeld at the ALA Annual Conference!
- Friday, July 10th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Matt (@mreidsma) and Kyle (@gwydion9)
- Friday, July 24th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Matt (@mreidsma) and Kyle (@gwydion9)
- Friday, August 7th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Michael (@schoeyfield)
- Friday, August 21th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Pete (@pfcoco)
- Friday, September 4th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Bohyun (@bohyunkim) Archive at: https://storify.com/bohyunkim/the-9th-litaux-chat
- Friday, September 18th 2-3 p.m. EDT with moderator Amanda (@godaisies)
- Friday, Oct. 2th 2-3 p.m. EDT
- Friday, Oct. 16th 2-3 p.m. EDT
- Friday, Oct. 30th 2-3 p.m. EDT
- Friday, Nov. 13th 2-3 p.m. EDT
- Friday, Dec. 11th 2-3 p.m. EDT
What is the UX Twitter Chat?
Share your challenges, successes, techniques, and workflows that you have developed to improve user experience (UX) at your library. Use #litaux to participate. Additionally, you can ask questions that may be selected to be answered by proclaimed UX expert, Lou Rosenfeld during the LITA President’s Program at Annual. Submit your questions ahead of time to the moderator. The moderators will ask questions in the Q1, Q2, and Q3 format and followers will use #litaux and answer back in the A1, A2, and A3 format, as you may have see in the #libchat or #inaljchat.
When participating, be constructive. Be respectful. No attacking others. Please use the hashtag #litaux.
September 23-24, 2015
Moderated by Terri Schell, Brian Staples, and James Kelly
Please join us for an e-forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone!
Registration information is at the end of the message.
Each day, discussion begins and ends at:
Pacific: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Mountain: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Central: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Eastern: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Libraries evolve. Shouldn’t your interviews? Success in our profession requires a new skill set, but if you’re asking candidates the same old questions, you’re probably recruiting more of what you already have. Attracting dynamic team members to help you meet tomorrow’s challenges requires hiring for culture fit, crafting more thoughtful questions and bringing creativity and insightfulness to the interview process. Join us in discussing tips for hiring right the first time. We will:
discuss techniques for writing more compelling interview questions
define culture fit and its importance to the interview process
outline the skills of an effective interviewer
Terri Schell, Senior Administrator – Human Resources, Harford County (MD) Public Library
Brian Staples, Human Resources Generalist, Baltimore County (MD) Public Library
James Kelly, Associate Director, Frederick County (MD) Public Libraries
What Is an e-Forum?
An ALCTS e-forum provides an opportunity for librarians to discuss matters of interest, led by a moderator, through the e-forum discussion list. The e-forum discussion list works like an email listserv: register your email address with the list, and then you will receive messages and communicate with other participants through an email discussion. Most e-forums last two to three days. Registration is necessary to participate, but it's free.
For information about upcoming e-forums, please visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/e-forum
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Happy LABOR DAY. Thanks to Sarah Barriage who posts at UNION LIBRARY WORKERS.
Latest is success of Workers at Mineola Memorial Library who have a new six-year collective agreement, retroactive to June 2012. The agreement includes increases in wages, longevity bonuses, and employer contributions to dental and optical insurance. The library workers are represented by the Library Employees Unit of the United Public Service Employees Union.
ACRL Instruction Section, Teaching Methods Committee, Virtual Meeting September 18, 2015, 2 pm - 3 pm ETby Lauren Wahman on Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 09:21 am
ACRL Instruction Section
Teaching Methods Committee
Friday, September 18, 2015
2:00-3:00 pm EDT
- Welcome and Introductions
- Additions to the Agenda
- Subcommittee Reports
- Featured Teaching Librarian
- Selected Resources
- Site Transition
- Blog Guidelines
- Virtual Discussion Planning
- Next steps
- Personal Announcements
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