Skilltype for Vendors: Lean Library

In this fireside chat, Skilltype Founder & CEO, Tony Zanders, speaks with Matthew Hayes, Managing Director of Technology from SAGE - Talis & Lean Library about their partnership and the impact it will create for the future of librarianship.

They will also discuss:

- How vendors like Lean Library fit into the Skilltype ecosystem
- Why Lean Library decided to adopt Skilltype and what this means for librarians
- What opportunities exist when vendors and libraries are in the same platform


HubSpot Video


Show Notes:

  • The problem with training and development in libraries (2:54)
  • Why Lean Library chose to adopt Skilltype (5:55)
  • The impact of the shift to remote work during the pandemic (7:23)
  • Communicating with user communities (9:53)
  • Accessing insights on what skills we need as a library (12:40)
  • Librarian Futures community (15:02)
  • Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion (22:58)
  • Training and development as a luxury (25:55)
  • Multimedia content access (28:04)


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