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MALA Educational Affiliate Membership - If you are employed by a library who is a member of MALA or your library is on the Get Connected Courier Delivery Service -- YOU ARE A MEMBER TOO! Contact Mary Puhr at MALA for more information on membership levels or to check your membership status.

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Mid-America Library Alliance members can now purchase a license to the more than 2,100 instructional videos available from for only $100.00 per person.  This license (valued at $375.00) will be good through February 29, 2016.  You can view as many tutorials as you want as often as you want during this period. 

Click here for more information or email Kirsten Myers at MALA.

Job Burnout in the Library Webcast 

This is a pre-recorded webcast. With our online anytime format, you will immediately receive the link to the webcast, password and the link to the webcast handout upon successful registration. You do not need any special software to view and listen, just a computer!  Since passwords are changed frequently, we suggest viewing the webcast as soon as possible after registering.  


In this webcast, our presenter will discuss what exactly job burnout is, what are the warning signs, dynamics that lead to burnout, the impact of burnout and job burnout prevention.

Presenter: Tiffany Hentschel, SPHR, is the Employee Relations Manager for Johnson County Government. She has worked in Human Resources in the public sector for over 20 years, serving more than nine years at the Johnson County Library. Tiffany earned a Master's Degree in Human Resources Development and a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University.  


Each registration entitles the registrant only to access the webcast. Registrations may not be shared in any way. You may not broadcast or redistribute in any way without prior approval from Mid-America Library Alliance. That includes, but is not limited to, displaying webcast via projector, large screen tv, or overhead projector.

  • MALA Member: $10.00
  • Non-Member: $20.00

MALA Webcast Billing/Refund/Credit Policy:  We prefer all webcasts to be prepaid. If you prefer to be billed, please add $5 per person.