To Reskill or Recruit?

April 15, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiLYRASIS

How is your library addressing the evergreen questions around skills management, equitable access to professional development, and whether to recruit or reskill? What if a library staffer adds a specific expertise and it remains “hidden” in a department or on a CV – what opportunities might be missed? The pandemic has only added to this … Read More

Press Release: Broward County Library Selects Skilltype for Teams, Becoming the First Public Library to Adopt the Skills Management Platform

March 2, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Skilltype for Teams will provide on-demand professional development across the system’s 38 locations while producing talent analytics for the organization. ATLANTA, GEORGIA – March 2, 2021 – LYRASIS, a global non-profit membership organization providing technology and content services for galleries, libraries, archives, museums (GLAMs), and research communities is excited to announce that Broward County Library … Read More

LYRASIS @ CNI: The Future of Professional Development

November 10, 2020By LYRASISEvents, LYRASIS

CNI begins today! Don’t miss this session from LYRASIS’s Erin Tripp and Skilltype’s Tony Zanders: “Modernizing Scholarly Professional Development with A11Y and AI”. November 19 at 2:00 PM ET With traditional professional development upended by the pandemic, information professionals and their teams seek new ways to analyze, develop, and share their expertise. Since 2018, Skilltype – … Read More

Intro to Skilltype

September 17, 2020By Tony Zanders, Founder & CEO, SkilltypeLYRASIS, Product Spotlight

Skilltype was created for the library and information science community to analyze, grow, and share expertise. Last week, we announced our partnership with LYRASIS to help distribute, develop, and support Skilltype moving forward. As a new company and software platform, we get questions every day about both our product and business. In this guest post, … Read More

LYRASIS and Skilltype Form Exclusive Partnership to Distribute Talent Management Tools to Global Library Community

September 2, 2020By LYRASISFeatured, Press Release

To meet increasing demands for tools that address lack of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility, and mounting budgetary concerns and hiring freezes for the GLAMs environment, the two organizations are collaborating to improve access and affordability to modern talent management infrastructure. ATLANTA, GEORGIA – September 2, 2020 – LYRASIS, a global non-profit membership organization providing … Read More