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Staff Development Incentive Program

Information about the staff development program opportunities available for MU Libraries' staff. This guide maintained by the Staff Development Committee.

Selecting a Program

The opportunities listed on this page are suggestions, not requirements or the only opportunities available.

If you identify an opportunity not listed on this page, contact Sheryl Cullina to verify it will qualify for a raffle ticket.

MU Division of IT

The Division of IT offers many classes in the use of various software available on campus (Excel, Photoshop, HTML, etc.). 

They offer classes that meet in person and online.

Schedules change every semester, so check the DoIT training site for the most up-to-date schedule.

MU Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Office

The MU Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Office offers a number of online and in-person training sessions.

You can check their website for descriptions and a schedule.  We will also post announcements in News Notes and/or to the MULIBSTAFF list.

MU Wellness/Mindfulness

The University of Missouri offers many opportunities to learn more about mindfulness and healthy habits. 

These are posted in News Notes and are available on the UM Total Rewards site.


Attendance at a conference will qualify for 1 raffle ticket.

Several local conferences are offered throughout the year. 

  • MOBIUS Annual Conference - June
  • Missouri Library Association - October
  • American Library Association - January (mid-winter) and June (annual)
  • Medical Library Association - May

Fridays@the Libraries

MU Librarians present on various topics every Friday at 1:00 pm during the fall and spring semesters.

A link to the schedule for Fall 2017 will be posted when it becomes available.

MU HR and Staff Development Committee

These events are scheduled by the MU Libraries' HR officers and the Staff Development Committee throughout the year. 

MU HR offers training opportunities as well.  Examples include:

Announcements about scheduled sessions will be posted in News Notes and to the MULIBSTAFF list.

Financial Wellness Education

The University of Missouri System offers financial education seminars.

Check the schedule online for details and times.