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CDL Position: Communications/Marketing Coordinator

University of California  – California Digital Library (CDL) Communications/Marketing Coordinator  (Sr. Communications Analyst) If you’re a mission-driven professional with enthusiasm for innovation in higher education, explore this position at the University of California’s California Digital Library (CDL).  As Communications/Marketing  Coordinator, […]

Get Inspired By 3 Of Our Favorite Blogs

Curious about where we get our ideas for Your Life@Work? Sometimes our post will arise from a skill we already have and want to share; sometimes it’s from a wish to learn something new so you can learn it too. Often, […]

Meeting Notes: Better Results with Half the Work

Is it your turn to take notes at an upcoming meeting? Give yourself and everyone else a break with a simple, cut-to-the chase method: record only what’s essential and ignore the fluff. Last week, Leslie outlined the basics on managing meetings […]

How To Deliver Good and Bad News To Your Manager

Does your heart race thinking about delivering important news to your manager? Sometimes we strike the right balance of tone, timing, preparation, and approach and we get rewarded with a positive outcome. And then we’ve all had a few experiences […]

Listening: a competitive advantage

I was on a conference call recently when a question came up as to how a service offered by a consortium of libraries and research institutions might compete with a similar one offered by the private sector. We had a […]

Talking with Strangers: 3 Tips on Making the Most of Your Conversations

“In a single week, we may meet more people than our medieval ancestors did in their entire lives. Yet in contemporary American culture, we have little or no training for all this interaction.” So, how do you avoid feeling like […]

Envisioning Successful Outcomes

How often have you been handed an assignment and plunged into it, then realized that you have an incomplete idea of what the end product is supposed to be? Have you struggled to finish something only to find yourself in an endless “re-do” loop? […]

CDL and CDLINFO are now on Twitter!

CDL has joined many of our colleague and partner institutions, like UC Riverside Libraries, UCSF Libraries, UC Press, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, OCLC, and many others in creating a Twitter account.