Group Communication

Coach, Confidante, Communicator: The Library Manager’s Role in Change Management

By Kevin Stehr, Vice President, North American Sales, ProQuest As technology changes…as research habits change…as budget changes…so must libraries change. Whether the change involves a print-to-electronic transition or a space reclamation project, there are bound to be questions, concerns and even resistance. And who stands at the center of a change initiative? The library’s management

Ex Libris at ALA Midwinter

ALA Midwinter in Atlanta is here! Don’t miss the presentations on Alma, Primo & Summon, and Leganto. This year we’re talking about openness and collaboration, history and innovation, and the challenges of higher education. Alma Saturday, January 21 Your Connected Library: Openness, Integrations, and Knowledge-Sharing 8:30 – 10:00 AM | Georgia World Congress Center |

The Library’s Buzz – December 2016

Dani Guzman, Product Marketing Director, Ex Libris We decided to use the last Buzz of 2016 to celebrate our favorite professional – the librarian. An interesting new study shows how librarians are perceived by the public, while an active Twitter feed gives librarians a chance to present themselves as they really are. Looking into 2017

Measuring the Impact of Library Change

Kevin Stehr, Vice President, ProQuest Some parts of our lives that relate to goals and changes are relatively easy to analyze. If you’re training for your first half-marathon, for instance, your times over shorter races can accurately predict your success at 13.1 miles. Other change initiatives are a bit harder to analyze. The goals may shift;

The Library’s Buzz

Dani Guzman, Ex Libris November was the month of the annual Charleston Conference, three days of thought-provoking presentations on the present and future of the library arts. Of course, Ex Libris was there – and we will shortly be sharing what we see as the key takeaways. Another important year-end event is the release of