LLOPS Professional Development Committee
  Law Librarians of Puget Sound

2010 LLOPS Professional Development Workshop

Please mark your calendars for this year's Professional Development Workshop:
The Social Librarian: Changing the Landscape of Library Interactions

Thursday, April 29, 2010
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration Form

U.S. Courthouse
700 Stewart Street
19th Floor, Room 19205
Seattle, WA 98101

You are invited to enjoy an enriching day of presentations and interactions on managing change from both a technological and a human resources perspective. Our morning sessions focus on changing technologies in the workplace, and our afternoon sessions focus on how we adapt to change in our work environments.

Registration: 8:15 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Morning Sessions: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Afternoon Sessions: 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Introductory Exercise
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.

Session I: Networking Virtually: The Evolution of Interaction in the Legal Industry
9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Social media guru, Kevin O'Keefe, will discuss the history of social media, the evolution of social media applications and their current uses in the legal industry.
Kevin O’Keefe, CEO, LexBlog, Inc.

Session II: Twitter, Blogs, and the Gesture Economy: Finding the Right Tools to Connect with Your Community
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Drowning in a sea of social networking sites and tools? We'll hear from Jason Preston, a self-described social media strategist, about how to integrate the appropriate applications into your organization.
Jason Preston, New Media Manager, Parnassus Group

Session III: Recognition at the Workplace
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Participants will gain insights into how recognition can be a useful tool at the workplace.
Elaine Jennerich, Director of Organization Development & Training, University of Washington Libraries

Session IV: What’s on Your Plate? Managing Change at Work
2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Change is a constant in most every life and work environment, but people react differently to change. Participants will gain insights into their own attitudes and tendencies when it comes to change and into best practices for managing change in the work environment.
Renee Smith Nyberg, New Lens Consulting

Cost of Attendance:
Students (currently enrolled in a course of study): $25
LLOPS members: $75 for full day | $50 for half-day
Non-LLOPS members: $85 for full day | $60 for half-day
Lunch is included in the registration costs for both half and full-day participants.

Registration Deadline: April 15, 2010

To register, please fill out the registration form and send it with your check payable to the Law Librarians of Puget Sound, to:

Holly Gale
Keller Rohrback L.L.P.
1201 3rd Ave, Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98101

Past Workshops and program materials


Session I: Assess for Success: Proving Library Value (PowerPoint)
• Steve Hiller, Director, Planning and Assessment, University of Washington Libraries (Biography)

Session II: Playing Well with Others: Collaborative Virtual Reference Services (PowerPoint)
• Nancy Huling, Head, Reference & Research Services, University of Washington Libraries (Biography)

Session III: Network, Collaborate, Market: Work Smarter with Web 2.0 (website)
• Aaron Schmidt, Digital Initiatives Librarian, District of Columbia Public Library (Biography)

Session IV: Sailing Through Tides of Economic Change: Lessons from Legal Aid
• Fred Corbit, Northwest Justice Project (Biography)
Decision Tree for Homeowner in Default (Word doc)

• Susan K. Donaldson, Founder, Washington Appleseed (Biography)
Donaldson Presentation (Word doc)

• Michele E. Storms, Executive Director, William H. Gates Public Service Law Program (Biography)
Storms Presentation (PowerPoint)
Hallmarks of an Effective Statewide Civil Legal Services System

2008  Librarians Mean Business: Lessons from the Boardroom
           --Nancy Gershenfeld: Eat Your Spinach: Why Crunching Numbers Can Be Good for You
           --Rob Ashby: Market Fresh: How to Keep the Creative Juices Flowing
           --Alan Kirtley: Let's Make a Deal: The Theory and Practice of Negotiating, Part I
           --Nanette Welton: Let's Make a Deal: The Theory and Practice of Negotiating, Part II
           --Marsha Iverson: Market Fresh: How to Keep the Creative Juices Flowing (Publisher of Marketing Library Services)
2007  Talking the Talk: Communicating Knowledge and Value
           --Rita Kaiser and Kerry Fitz-Gerald: How to Train without Having to Show Up: Tools & Tips for Taking Your Training Virtual: List of Resources for Further Information
           --Rita Kaiser and Kerry Fitz-Gerald: How to Train without Having to Show Up: Tools & Tips for Taking Your Training Virtual: PowerPoint Presentation
2007  Trials and Tribulations
           -- LaJean Humphries: Managing Electronic Services - Advocacy & Management
           -- Scott Schumacher: Beyond Google: Teaching law students electronic research
           -- Richard Jost: Dawn til Dusk: Managing Electronic Services
2006  Law Librarians at the Electronic Frontier
2005  What's Law Got to Do With It II
2004  What's Law Got to Do With It?: Legal Education for Librarians
2003  Communicating on the Fly: Make Your Point in Half the Time
2002  What do they know about you? The political and practical aspects of personal information
           --SPL confidentiality policy
           --Jane Appling's suggested resources for further reading about privacy
2001  Conquering Knowledge Management
           --Enterprise Information Portals, Powerpoint by Keith Lippman
           --Knowledge Management Scenarios and Solutions - Interactive portion of workshop

2000  So Many Formats, So Little Time
1999  Quality Customer Service: Beyond 'How May I Help You?'
1998  Change and history forum<
1995  Time Gain -- 'Net Profit