Category Archives: continuing education

Save the date: ALA’s LLAMA Career Institute, 2017 in Atlanta

Join the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA) for the 6th LLAMA Career Institute – entitled Noticing Self:  Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills for Professionals and Leaders – on Friday, January 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. 

Held in conjunction with the American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, this half-day LLAMA Career Institute will feature Pearl Alexander, an Atlanta-based speaker and coach and Executive Director of Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech).  More information may be found here.

The LLAMA Career Institute is open to all. Registration costs will cover workshop materials and an afternoon refreshment break. Costs for this LLAMA Career Institute are:

  • $175 for LLAMA Divisional Members (use event code “LAM1” when registering);
  • $225 for ALA members;
  • $100 for Students and Retired Members; and
  • $325 for Non-Members.

On-site registration will be subject to availability and will be $325.

Pre-registration prior to December 1, 2016 is recommended as this workshop is limited to 50 participants. Register online at: – this takes you to “Ticketed Events” on the ALA Midwinter site; then search for LLAMA Institute (Event Code: LAM1).

Introduced at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting, the LLAMA Career Institute is a continuing education offering aimed at early-career professionals and professionals at any career stage seeking to acquire new knowledge, skills, and competencies in support of active and ongoing career development or potential career changes.

Emory University Hosting MLA Webinar

The Woodruff Health Sciences Center Library at Emory University is hosting a viewing of MLA’s Webinar, “Are All Systematic Reviews Created Equal?” Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 2:00 pm-3:30 pm (Eastern).

Please visit for more information regarding the webinar.  If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Mia White, no later than Monday, August 8th.

MLA Webinar, March 15, 2016, Morehouse School of Medicine

The M. Delmar Edwards, M.D. Library is hosting an MLA Webinar on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine.

Managing from the Middle: Balancing People, Projects, and Vision with Confidence will take place Tuesday, March 15th, 2016, from 2:00-3:30 pm. The presenter will be Pat Wagner and attendees will receive 1.5 CE contact hours.

The Webinar aims to:

  • Help participants who have current responsibilities in middle management feel more confident and competent in decision making.
  • Help participants who are interested in middle management gain insight into the challenges and strategies in middle-management decision making.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify one’s personal strengths in middle management.
  • Learn how to avoid micromanagement without losing decision-making oversight.
  • Learn how to improve lateral relationships with middle-manager colleagues.
  • Balance task-level duties with ”big picture” vision.

You must reserve your space to attend. Please RSVP to no later than March 11, 2016.

Free NN/LM Class: Promoting Health Literacy Through Easy-To-Read Materials

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library will be hosting a 2 hour training by Terri Ottosen of the SEA NN/LM on September 28, 2015 from 1-3pm.  The Course is: Promoting Health Literacy Through Easy-To-Read Materials.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Lindsay Blake.

Lindsay Blake, MLIS, AHIP
Clinical Librarian
Robert B. Greenblatt, MD Library
1459 Laney-Walker Blvd.  AB-243
Georgia Regents University
Augusta, GA 30912
(706) 721-3443