Leading Staff Development from the Bottom Up: Penn State Libraries In-Service Days

Ann MacKay Snowman


When Pennsylvania State University Libraries’ administration invited library staff to take leadership in planning an in-service day, what resulted was a rich training experience for both participants and planners, one that has become institutionalized. Now approaching its twelfth year, University Libraries’ Discovery Day continues to grow and develop. This author recounts the genesis and growth of the annual event and articulates the valuable outcomes of staff training and development.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/palrap.2017.143

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