Amigos member research libraries gain access to Skilltype with new agreement

Amigos Library Services is making a first of its kind investment in increasing the capacity of its 500+ library members by implementing a multi-year partnership with talent management platform Skilltype. This partnership will provide access to a pilot group of research libraries to begin deploying a data-driven approach to organizational development. Initial pilot participants include Baylor University, Rice University, Southern Methodist University, Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Washington University in St. Louis. 

"Amigos believes in the power of libraries working together and is committed to the growth and development of library staff. We are excited and honored to engage with these seven libraries and with the Skilltype team to bring this innovative platform to our community." Shares Miguel Figueroa, President and CEO of Amigos. 

"Library consortia are critical to the future of our field and profession," says Tony Zanders, founder and CEO of Skilltype. "This first of its kind investment increases the capacity of its member libraries, both individually and collectively, creating a blueprint for how libraries navigate the talent challenges of this decade."

To learn more, view the press release here.