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LibraryDirectors.org

This originally appeared in LibFocus. To help library directors – especially new ones – succeed in their jobs, I created LibraryDirectors.org. We have a growing…

How to Become a Library Director

This originally appeared in LibFocus. When I was just starting out in libraries, I took advantage of resume review workshops, attended career fairs at my…

Usability versus Identification

This originally appeared in LibFocus. We’ve made some changes at my library since I became Director in February: We now have a single loan rule…

Unusuals

This originally appeared in LibFocus. A few months ago, I added two ukuleles to my library‚Äôs circulating collection. They both got checked out within an…

21st Century Libraries

This originally appeared in LibFocus. I recently received a scholarship to attend the Massachusetts Library Association annual conference. In my application, I was asked to…