We Asked Our Experts How To Motivate Staff

Check out what our mentors had to say and, if you have more questions, visit them at http://mentors.neo-rls.org/users HOW DO YOU MOTIVATE STAFF?  Weekly meetings–include thanks and pep talk as well as issues, classes, meetings for the week.  Kudos in internal newsletter about staff that has done “good” when they have accomplished something (even the ordinary going out of the way to help people counts).  Relaying positive messages of thanks from teachers and administrators to staff, preferably in public.  Positive comments to administrators about staff...

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Full House at NEO’s Event

Over 30 people attended this year’s first New Supervisors’ Academy event! Do you have a new supervisor on your staff?  There’s time to sign up for the whole series or for each class individually. Click here for more information.

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Be a Presenter!

The Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit proposals for the 41st Annual Conference, which will take place on November 20, 2015 at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center in Lewis Center, Ohio. The submission deadline for both break-out sessions and poster presentations is March 27, 2015. Applicants are encouraged to develop proposals that show thoughtful consideration of this year’s conference theme, “Cultivating Leadership: Preparing Academic Libraries for the Future,” which seeks to explore how academic libraries and...

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New Emerging Techbits Podcast

Please enjoy our next Emerging Techbits Podcast! March 11, 2015: Presentation Software Tools | Cord-Cutting Subscription Services | The Apple Watch | Cognitoys by Elemental Path “27 Presentation Software & Powerpoint Alternatives for 2015″ http://bit.ly/1FaHZEs Sling TV: https://www.sling.com HBONow Apple Subscription: https://www.apple.com/appletv/hbo-now/ Apple Watch: https://www.apple.com/watch/ Cognitoys by Elemental Path: http://kck.st/1FaIgqS YouTube...

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NEO Winners!

NEO would like to congratulate these individuals and libraries on their achievements.  It is great to work in libraries in northeast Ohio. Luren E. Dickinson, Director, Shaker Heights Public Library, has been appointed to a one-year term as Chair of the American Libraries Advisory Committee of the American Library Association. He begins his term July 1, 2015.   Mary Oluonye, Children’s Associate, Shaker Heights Public Library, has been selected as a workshop presenter at Kent State University’s 31st Annual Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Youth...

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