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Annual 2010 Program: Less Train, More Gain


Less Train, More Gain : Using Technology to Train, Maintain, and Retain Part-time and Student Employees


A Program Offered at the ALA Annual Conference

DC 2010, Saturday June 26th, 8am-10am, WCC 145-A


Spending too much time training new staff? Take your training online!

Learn how to incorporate web-based technology, interactive courseware, and other tools to keep training consistent and manageable for employee categories where there is often high turnover. See how utilizing an online training program, peer-to-peer and group training, and well-defined standards and benchmarks increases training efficiency for everyone involved.  Discover how a tiered system of responsibility can be used as a motivational tool to increase retention.  See real examples from both an academic and public library.


Renee Ettinger, Information Literacy Librarian, David A. Cofrin Library University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

Emily Rogers, Coordinator of Access Services, David A. Cofrin Library University of Wisconsin- Green Bay

Clare Kindt, Branch Manager, Kress Family Library, Brown County Library System