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  1. Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility

    Library personnel are the greatest resource in providing outreach services to those with special needs. Free and low cost applications for smart phones and tablets have gone beyond simply games and utility functions and can be used to increase accessibili ...

    AHILL - 01/22/2015 - 16:01 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  2. One Size Doesn't Fit All: Building a Collection for Youth with Disabilities

    Seeing more families with special needs visiting your library? Have you offered sensory story times but wanted to meet their needs in your collection development, too? In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to meet the collection needs of youth, 2 – 14 years, ...

    AHILL - 01/09/2015 - 12:59 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  3. The Reader-friendly Library- evaluating the visitor experience

    What does your library offer to somebody in a hurry? Which display works best and how could it do better? What's the first impression people get from your library? Could small changes improve the experience for your visitors? Customer complaints,surv ...

    AHILL - 01/06/2015 - 08:42 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  4. An Introduction to Correctional Librarianship

    This course will serve as an introduction for both professional librarians and assistants looking to gain knowledge of the field of prison librarianship. Participants will be challenged as they learn about topics ranging from collection development, budge ...

    AHILL - 01/05/2015 - 12:33 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  5. Successful Initiatives in Library Services for People who are Incarcerated

    This webinar is relevant to ASCLA's members that serve incarcerated youth and incarcerated adults. The topic will focus individually on the work the public library is doing and then focus on the work the state prisons are doing. The work will be tied ...

    AHILL - 01/02/2015 - 13:15 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  6. Accessible literacy online: Options for patrons with disabilities that affect print reading

    Library staff will learn how patrons with disabilities that affect print reading can access books and periodicals for independent reading online using computers, smartphones or even landline phones. We'll cover four popular collections- BARD, Booksha ...

    AHILL - 01/02/2015 - 13:12 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  7. Going to Jail: How Juvenile Books Portray the Prison Experience

    Few people discuss experiences of incarceration for family, friends or even themselves. Yet, it is estimated that on any given day 2 million children in the U.S. have one parent who is incarcerated and more than 70,000 youth under age 18 are themselves in ...

    AHILL - 10/17/2014 - 16:30 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  8. Portal, Platform, Public Option: An introduction and overview of the DPLA

    The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world; interest in the DPLA tends to span across many different library types and includes membership fr ...

    AHILL - 05/21/2014 - 16:56 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  9. Understanding Personalities in the Workplace

    Are you an employee? A manager? Do you have a spouse? Children? Friends? Acquaintances? Do you volunteer in an organization? Are you on committees? Do you ever deal with people in any context at all? Of course you do! This 3-part webinar series is an inva ...

    AHILL - 06/25/2014 - 10:37 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  10. AccessAbility Academy

    PURCHASE NOW The first module of ASCLA’s AccessAbility Academy, Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities, a webcast tutorial is now available for purchase here. What Is It? Positive Interactio ...

    PAKINS - 04/14/2014 - 15:58 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

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