NMRT February Live Chat: Professional Development with Limited Budget/Time

When: Thursday, February 23, 2017

Time:   2:00pm to 3:00pm, US/Eastern

1:00pm to 2:00pm, US/Central

11:00am-12:00pm, US/Pacific

Professional development is a priority for most librarians. In today’s world of limited budgets, and sometimes even more limited time – how do you find professional development opportunities? What are the best sources in your area for these opportunities? Where else can you look? If you do need to ask for funding, how do you do that?

This chat will be happening on Twitter. To join and follow the chat, follow Carrie Fishner @CJFishner and/or follow the hashtag #nmrtchat You can follow the tweets by typing #nmrtchat into the search box or use something like TweetDeck or HootSuite to filter the tweets.

The most important thing is to include #nmrtchat in all of your tweets to make them visible for all participants.

When the chat starts, send a tweet to introduce yourself, it’s always helpful to know who everyone is.

Carrie, the chat moderator will be asking 4 questions in the Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q4 format, and followers will use the #nmrtchat and answer in the A1, A2, A3 and A4 format.

Feel free to retweet any comments you like or agree with, and share any articles or blogs of interest.

Look forward to seeing you all at #nmrtchat !


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