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

    This webinar is relevant to libarians 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 together i ...

    AHILL - 03/26/2015 - 11:31 - 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 - 03/26/2015 - 11:30 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  3. 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 - 03/26/2015 - 11:28 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  4. 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 - 03/26/2015 - 11:32 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  5. An Introduction to Correctional Librarianship

    “An Introduction to Correctional Librarianship” is an interactive six week course designed for those interested in pursuing prison/jail librarianship, correctional personnel tasked with assisting or running a prison library or community librarians interes ...

    AHILL - 02/20/2015 - 16:25 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  6. 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 - 02/20/2015 - 16:26 - 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 - 02/19/2015 - 13:57 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  8. Accessibility Is Usability

    This presentation is an overview and introduction that approaches the topic of web accessibility as a way to maximize usability. In addition, it will make the argument that accessibility helps promote universal access for all users. The webinar will be sp ...

    AHILL - 02/20/2015 - 16:31 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  9. Emotional Intelligence in Your Workplace

    Emotional Intelligence – maybe you’ve heard the term, but what in the world does it mean? The short answer is simply being intelligent about emotions – yours and others’. The longer – and much more interesting – answer will fascinate you. In the first ses ...

    AHILL - 02/20/2015 - 16:33 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  10. 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 - 02/20/2015 - 16:34 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

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