- Library Schools
Do library schools prepare students for professionalization? How can LIS programs (including online programs) better emphasize these skills and their importance within the profession?
- Writing Skills
How can librarians develop their own writing skills to entertain, inform and persuade?
How do you get started with writing for publication? What to publish? Where? How can you find collaborators?
- Professional development on a budget
Professional development budget/time allowance in LIS is increasingly being cut. What strategies have you developed to focus and prioritize? Any useful professional development resources?
- Skills for utilizing new technologies
With social media, mashups, APIs and various other technologies available to libraries and information centers, what innovations have you been involved in or aware of? How can we develop skills to enable us to work with these technologies?
- Public speaking skills
How can you develop public speaking skills? Do you have any tips or advice? Any recommended training opportunities, reading or organizations?
- Job interviews
How do you prepare for job interviews? What resources do you find useful? Any tips/advice?
- Professional/personal branding
How do you develop a professional/personal brand? Is it necessary? How can it be used to help you network?
- Professional networking to make introductions
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