MLA 2021 Virtual Conference Archives
 Text logo that says MLA 2021 Virtual Annual Conference Connect to the future



MLA 2021 Virtual Conference Archives

You will need to log in to your MLA account to access recordings. Retrieve your username or reset your password by visiting the links below and inputting your primary email address. This will be the email address where you receive MLA communications.

If you are in need of special accommodations to access these resources please contact us at [email protected].

Lightning Bolt on a galaxy backgroundFrom Coach to First Class: Working with a Leadership Coach

No matter where you are in your career, a leadership coach can help you address a thorny problem, determine a new career direction, or celebrate your wins. A library leader and a coach discuss their partnership, the benefits of working with a professional leadership coach, and how to find the right coach for you.


Mastering Virtual Programming

One day the masks will go away, but virtual programming is here to stay. In this interactive, fast-paced session, Martina Mathisen, a communication skills trainer and educational entertainer, will show you how to enhance the user experience during virtual programs, reach new audiences, and expand library community relationships. Engaging patrons virtually is a challenge. Learn the tools that will build your audience and keep them coming back for more!


Internships Reimagined: Creating a Successful Remote Internship

How do you provide an educational and worthwhile internship for both the intern and the library if you never meet in person or set foot in a physical library? This presentation will focus on how two Library of Michigan technical services staff were able to create an informative and educational experience by reimagining the traditional library internship and creating an exclusively online, remote alternative.


Everyone's Included! iPad & Chromebook Lending

In 2020, CADL added iPads and Chromebooks to their Library of Things collection to address the desperate need for digital inclusion that the pandemic highlighted. The 35 iPad Kits and 34 Chromebook Kits circulate with hotspots for internet access. Come learn how we did it from selection, purchasing, set-up, circulating, maintaining, and managing. Hear lessons learned and how to expand digital inclusion efforts in your own community.


In Small Bites: Making Diversity and Inclusion Audits Manageable

This session will look at the ways Capital Area District Libraries decided to measure diversity and inclusion in library collections in small bites. By approaching it through multiple smaller efforts in programming, readers advisory products, and collection reviews, the district has brought attention to the strengths and weaknesses of our collections and practices.

<< first < Prev 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next > last >>

Page 8 of 11

Uniting the Michigan Library Community

MLA is proud to partner with organizations serving the library community.

Friends of Michigan Libraries logo