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The NDLA Professional Series is a series of online professional development meetings for NDLA members. Meetings are held every other month and will focus on semiannual topics broken down into discussions over pre-assigned resources (journal articles, videos, podcasts, etc.) and speakers.

Sessions occur in February*, April, June*, August*, October, and December*. Resource discussion sessions (*) occur on the fourth Thursday of the month at 2:00 p.m. Speaker sessions in April and October will be scheduled around speaker availability.

Current Topic

Our first topic for the series is focused on hiring and interviewing best practices. We'll first dive into some specific topics within the hiring process and eventually explore best practices.

August Meeting - Resource Discussion

This resource discussion will focus on the article "Normalize negotiation! Learning to negotiate salaries and improve compensation outcomes to transform library culture" from In the Library With the Lead Pipe, an open access journal.

Please read the article before the session and come ready to discuss or ask questions.

Session is on August 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. Central. Register for this session now!

Registration

Geraci, A. & Farrell, S. L. (2019, May 22). Normalizing negotiation! Learning to negotiate salaries and improve compensation outcomes to transform library culture. In the Library With the Lead Pipe. https://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2019/normalize-negotiation/

October Meeting - Speaker

Stay tuned for more information!

December Meeting - Resource Discussion

This discussion focuses on two articles by Gail Betz:

Please read the articles before the session and come ready to discuss or ask questions.

Session will be in December.

Betz, G. (2022, April 6). Navigating the academic hiring process with disabilities. In the Library with the Lead Pipe. https://www.inthelibrarywiththeleadpipe.org/2022/hiring-with-disabilities/

Betz, G. (2022, June 22). Researcher's corner: Navigating the library interview process with disabilities. Hiring Librarians. https://hiringlibrarians.com/2022/06/22/researchers-corner-navigating-the-library-interview-process-with-disabilities/

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