on September 17, 2019 Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Staying Relevant in the Library Profession

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Originally presented September 11, 2019

Do you struggle to keep abreast of changes in your job, emerging technologies, or the library and information profession as a whole? Are you looking for opportunities to make yourself stand out as an employee or library professional? This webinar, led by Landing a Library Job author Deloris Jackson Foxworth, will uncover different ways you can stay relevant and gain leverage in the ever-changing library and information profession. While some of these suggestions may have costs associated with them, Deloris will include some creative approaches to professional development that can minimize or, in some cases, avoid costs all together. 

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For reference, you can download the slides from the presentation by clicking here:

Staying Relevant in the Library Profession.pptx

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Deloris Foxworth

Deloris Jackson Foxworth is the author of Landing a Library Job. She has experience working in libraries and currently works as an academic advisor in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky. She has a graduate certificate in career services and a master’s in communication from Western Kentucky University and a master’s in library science from the University of Kentucky. She is in her second term as a professional development coordinator for the advising network, a grassroots organization for advising at the University of Kentucky.