September 10, 2015 at 6pm PST

Tracy Z. Maleeff
Always Be Networking: How to Create, Maintain and Sustain Professional Relationships

Tracy Z Maleeff2In this one-hour webinar, Tracy Z. Maleeff will outline the importance of networking as a professional development skill and competency for students to excel in the working world. Understand techniques and strategies to network both in person and online. Hear how you can develop those skills and then convert an introduction into a lasting professional relationship. Shed any thoughts you have about being an introvert, extrovert or ambivert, this label-free discussion will teach you how to hone networking as a professional skill in order to enhance your career.

Bio: Tracy Z. Maleeff is the Library Resources Manager at Duane Morris LLP in Philadelphia. She earned her MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh and has undergraduate degrees from both Temple University (magna cum laude) and the Pennsylvania State University. An active SLA member holding many leadership positions, she was the recipient of the 2014 Dow Jones Innovate Award. Most recently, she was named an SLA Fellow in 2015. She created the #SLAtalk Twitter chat series for SLA, in which librarians and info pros can exchange ideas and have professional development through social media. She co-authored a contributed paper for the SLA 2015 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO entitled, “Network Like Nobody’s Watching: Demystifying Networking as a Skill for Librarians and Info Pros,” which won “best in conference.” Tracy is active on Twitter @LibrarySherpa and blogs at

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Individuals requiring real-time captioning or other accommodations should contact Dr. Sue Alman as soon as possible.

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