Increasing Motivation in Library Users (archived webinar)

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This is an archived webinar.  You will receive a magic link to watch it via email the day before it is scheduled.  But don't let this fool you.  The magic link allows you to view it at any time...day or night.   

This particular online experience is a mere 60 minutes in length.  Easy to fit into your busy schedule.  

The cost you ask?   No charge for SERLS members...a mere $15.00 for all other libraries.  Enjoy. Competency: Public Services Competencies


Sub-Category: Designs and implements library services to meet the needs of and inspire members of the community

Motivation is complex. Individuals choose to do things for reasons that are internal and external to themselves.  As librarians, our jobs typically require us to work with people on a day-to-day basis and many of these interactions include answering questions, providing support, and instructing on how to use a new device or software product. 

Understanding what motivates and encourages people can help us have better interactions and better serve our communities. 

In this interactive and informative program, Lauren will introduce attendees to a variety of motivational theories and then provide examples of how to apply those theories in a range of library settings and situations.

At the end of this program, attendees will be able to:

  • Summarize different motivation theories
  • Apply motivational theories in their own libraries
  • Evaluate how they use motivation in their library and identify areas for change and improvement
  • Share and explore new ideas on how to motivate their library users 

 SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00

All Other Libraries: $15.00


Event Type(s): Issues and Trends, Online Course, All
Presenter: Lauren Hays
Jay Burton
(740) 384-2103

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