Embracing Change When it’s Happening to You!

Leslie R. Boyter


We live in a world of rapid change and increasing complexity. Libraries are no exception. Each of us has a choice of how to respond to these changes, either proactively or reactively. This article is a write-up of our session at the 2015 PNLA Conference: Pushing the Boundaries. At the session, we introduced change concepts, provided opportunities for participants to explore change in their own lives, gave a few examples of how libraries and staff have responded proactively to change, and introduced concepts for participants to
build resiliency in themselves and their staff.


change; proactivity; library staff development; conferences

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