Engaged employees are the first step toward fostering creativity and innovation. This webinar will give an overview of research-based tactics for employee engagement, including flexible working policies, autonomy of time, autonomy of task, and the idea of flow. In addition to the theories behind these ideas, the webinar will promote discussion of their practical applications in library settings, including ideas for implementation.


Original broadcast July 26, 2016

Biography ~ Julie Evener
Julie Evener is the Director of Library Services at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, where she has worked for more than six years. She earned her Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina, and is currently working on an Education Doctorate (EdD) in Higher Education Leadership from Walden University. Ms. Evener’s additional experience includes committee work on the local, statewide, and national level, including as a member of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Florida Library Information Network (NEFLIN), a member of the Florida Library Association’s (FLA) Continuing Education Committee, and Convener for the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Librarians in For Profit Educational Institutions Interest Group. Ms. Evener volunteers her time as a copyeditor for the online, peer-reviewed journal Evidence Based Library and Information Studies. She has written and published a book chapter and peer-reviewed articles, including one forthcoming in the July issue of the Journal of the Medical Library Association. She has presented at conferences on various topics including information literacy for evidence based practice and assessing information literacy in graduate programs.