Onboarding New Librarians: Building Culture and Connections Through and Experienced-Based Training Manual
Date Recorded: December 06, 2016
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Date Recorded: December 06, 2016
Library training manuals provide invaluable guidance for new employees. However, they may be limited in content, hard to keep current, and may inadequately communicate information to new employees. Collaborative technology provides great potential for current employees to contribute their knowledge and experiences. Librarians at CU Boulder crowdsourced these experiences and incorporated them into a step-by-step training manual hosted on an accessible, easy to edit platform in the cloud. This manual removes barriers to communication and connects new employees to the larger organization. This webinar is ideal for library directors, those transitioning to leadership positions within their library, and those who hope to become administrators in the future.