Writing for Librarians, Part I - The Craft of Writing vs. Your Busy Schedule

Speaker Jerilyn Veldof
Jerilyn Veldof's current position focuses on organization development for the University of Minnesota Libraries.  She has also served as Director of Coordinated Educational Services, Director of Undergraduate Initiatives, Coordinator of User Education, and Distance Learning Instruction Librarian at the U of MN Libraries.  She began her professional library career at ...

Jerilyn Veldof's current position focuses on organization development for the University of Minnesota Libraries.  She has also served as Director of Coordinated Educational Services, Director of Undergraduate Initiatives, Coordinator of User Education, and Distance Learning Instruction Librarian at the U of MN Libraries.  She began her professional library career at the University of Arizona and earned a Masters in Library Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Bachelors from Ithaca College. Jerilyn has given over 80 workshops and presentations, written more than a dozen articles and book chapters, published a book with the American Library Association and self-published a book on the Kindle platform.

Full Description

For many information professionals writing is not an option - we have to do it and we have to do it by a certain deadline on top of an already full workload. Whether it’s authoring internal or external reports, blog articles, journal articles or entire books, the pressure can be enormous, especially for those on tenure tracks or earning their income non-traditionally. Many freeze under that pressure, delaying writing and publishing to the 11th hour and sometimes never getting it done at all.  

Whether you’re just beginning the publishing process or are a more seasoned writer stuck on a project that needs to get out the door, this interactive workshop will help you get going and stay on track. Facilitator Jerilyn Veldof will walk you through a step-by-step process of breaking down your project into manageable segments with deadlines so you know what's coming. She will also share with you current research on motivation and time management to provide a toolbox of motivational techniques that will ensure you'll be able to stay on track.  

Please come with a specific writing project in mind and be ready to work with other participants throughout the workshop. You'll leave with a tailored plan for your next writing project and a suite of methods to ensure that you will successfully follow-through. 


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When?

Thu, Dec. 3, 2015
3 p.m. - 6 p.m. US/Eastern

How Much?

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Where?

METRO Training Center
57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003