Increasing Motivation in Library Users (archived webinar)

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 or

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

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

  • Share and
    explore new ideas on how to motivate their library users 

 SERLS Member Libraries: $0.00

All Other Libraries: $15.00

Event Type: 
Issues and Trends
Online Course
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 (All day)