Integrating Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs into Employee Training

In 1943, Abraham Maslow introduced his “Theory of Human Motivation,” followed by “Motivation and Personality” in 1954. His hierarchy of needs, represented as a pyramid, has become influential in both education and business, particularly in the realm of training. Understanding these needs is essential for creating effective learning environments. [Read more…]

See You At CORSC!

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The Colorado Resource Sharing Conference is upon us! We’re excited to see you all virtually, April 17-18.

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CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC’s in person rural meetups provide time to connect with colleagues from rural and small libraries, exchange practical ideas that are specific to YOU, and have fun!

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CLiC & Connect 2024

CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC’s in person rural meetups provide time to connect with colleagues from rural and small libraries, exchange practical ideas that are specific to YOU, and have fun!

NEW for 2024 – in collaboration with Colorado State Library CLiC is offering CDE continuing education credit for school library staff who attend the regional meetups.

Registration cost is $25 and includes lunch.

2024 CLiC & Connects will be held:

  • Southwest: Friday, April 12, 2024 in Durango
  • Southeast: Friday, April 26, 2024 in Pueblo
  • Northwest: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Steamboat
  • Northeast: Friday, May 17, 2024 in Fort Morgan

The registration deadline for each event is one week prior. Learn more and register here.

Questions? Just ask at clichelp@clicweb.org

 

Turkey Takeover

When turkeys aren’t just hanging out in the oven/sauna for 2 to 5 hours at 325 degrees, they’re looking for a bargain. Because turkeys are notoriously thrifty.Happy Thanksgiving Day! (Turkey waving)

CLiC’s money-saving deals are all the rage among the entire poultry community. We see turkeys subscribing to EBSCO databases, chickens licensing Pebble Go Next, and pheasants doing research through Infobase products.

Take from us — e-resource products really are for the birds.

By the way, CLiC will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week.

Closure Submission Form

What holidays will your library will be closed and not able to receive courier delivery/pickup? Please respond by Monday 11/20/23. Questions? Let us know at courierhelp@clicweb.org.

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AspenCast Conference ’23 Recordings

Last week, we held another successful virtual conference for AspenCat libraries.  However, if you were not able to attend, we’ve got recording from the formal presentations.  Please see below for recordings.  Thank you for helping to make this experience educational and enjoyable! [Read more…]

AspenCat Con ’23

Please join us for the 2023 AspenCat Conference! We will be meeting on Zoom again this year. As always, this CLiC event is free! We will have Koha and Discovery Layer updates, breakout discussions, talks from AspenCat member libraries, and an update in intellectual freedom from CAL IFC! Please register here See the agenda below.

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FY23-24 Courier Estimates

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The Courier Team soon will be initiating the annual process of sending out courier cost estimates for the coming service year (October 2023 – September 2024). Those should be showing up in your email inboxes starting after September 20. If you have an urgent need for your library’s estimate, please email courierhelp@clicweb.org and we’ll work to expedite that document.

Pause for a moment and think about the impact of statewide resource sharing. Here’s a quote from a Western Slope library patron about why statewide resource sharing is so important, “I am an avid reader, usually having at least 2 books on my reading table, as well as one audio book in my car for commuting and another audio book in my house for distraction during housework and exercising. I always have several materials on my Hold list (today I have 8). I am so grateful for the courier service that brings me materials from our District, as well as outside it. In fact, my life would be so much drearier without it!

That right there is why we do all the work that makes statewide resource sharing happen!

2024 Virtual Winter Workshop

Talent Development from home – 2024 Virtual Winter Workshop

Virtual Winter Workshop is a time to come together; to learn, share and celebrate! [Read more…]