ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. ACRL webcasts are recorded; recordings are made available to registrants shortly after the live event.
Zotero: Using and Supporting the Bibliographic Power Tool (November 9, 2017)
Zotero is a reference manager application for saving and organizing citations and creating bibliographies. It's free, powerful, easy to use, and suited for researchers from first-year novices to veteran faculty. Learn how it works and how to teach and support it in your library.
Choosing to Lead: The Motivational Factors of Underrepresented Minority Academic Librarians in Higher Education (November 15, 2017)
Why does a person choose to lead in an environment where she or he is traditionally labeled “the minority”? Over the years, many library researchers have found that underrepresented minority librarians leave the profession for various reasons: microaggressions, discrimination, burnout, lack of opportunity. But some of these academic librarians both stay in the profession and are motivated to become leaders. Examine retention and promotion issues of underrepresented minority academic librarians, and the motivation to lead of those who choose to stay in the profession.
Fighting Fake News with the ACRL Framework (November 30, 2017)
Explore strategies and techniques for teaching people the literacy skills needed to combat fake news. Examine factors, both historic and new, that contribute to the proliferation of fake news and explore connections between information and news literacy skills.
Creative Instructional Design in Academic Libraries (December 8, 2017)
Explore the role of instructional design in higher education with regard to its influence on libraries. Discuss the practical applications of instructional design in the creation of video tutorials, makerspaces, and experiential learning opportunities.
The Low Morale Experience of Academic Librarians, Part I: Revisit the Study (January 18, 2018)
Delve into the details of the impetus, methodology, results, and implications of a touchstone study of the development and outcomes of low morale in academic librarians.
The Low Morale Experience of Academic Librarians, Part II: Recognizing and Overcoming Barriers (January 25, 2018)
Building on Part I of The Low Morale Experience of Academic Librarians: Revisit the Study, this Part II will review and discuss environmental and systemic factors that impact the low morale experience of academic librarians, and focus on leadership, ethics, and systemic barriers that we need to work on to reduce low morale in libraries.