Presentation on theme: "Judy Calhoun, Director Southeast Arkansas Regional Library & Anna Bates, Assistant Director Stuttgart Public Library And yet it takes a dynamic duo to."— Presentation transcript:
Judy Calhoun, Director Southeast Arkansas Regional Library & Anna Bates, Assistant Director Stuttgart Public Library And yet it takes a dynamic duo to present this program
1 In 3 Librarians in the world works in a One Person Library – Siess, 2006
1. Superheroes never give up. 2. Superheroes always get the job done. 3. Superheroes are the best at what they do. 4. Superheroes have a purpose that is crystal clear. 5. Superheroes are NOT flawless. 6. Superheroes do not seek glory. 7. Superheroes help others. 8. Superheroes can do it by themselves, but are more powerful in teams. 9. Superheroes’ true strength comes from their character. 10. Superheroes accomplish huge feats.
Books Smallwood, Carol & Clapp, Melissa. (2011). How to Thrive as a Solo Librarian. Scarecrow Press. Lewis, Linda. (2013). Effective Time Management (Management Skills). Vizenio S.R.L. (Free to read on Amazon Prime). Siess, Judith. (2006). The New OPL Sourcebook: A Guide for Solo and Small Libraries. Information Today, Inc. St. Clair, Guy & Williamson, Joan. (1995). Managing the New One-Person Library (Information Services Management). Bowker-Saur.
Blogs The Proverbial Lone Wolf Librarian - Flying Solo (SLA Solo Librarians Division) - OPL Plus (not just for OPL’s anymore) - Wikis
Listservs: SOLOLIB-L: l.htmlhttp://listserv.silverplatter.com/archives/sololib- l.html ARSL: ALA: Association for Library Service to Children: Young Adult Library Services Association: Your State’s Library Association listserv
Websites Fantastic Fiction - Order in the Library - utexas.edu/users/s2s/utopia/library4/src/library4.swf utexas.edu/users/s2s/utopia/library4/src/library4.swf Organizations: SOLO Librarian Division, Special Libraries Association Suggested Continual Reading: Library Journal Your State’s Library Association publication
Judy Calhoun Anna Bates Photos courtesy of Flickr