Online Courses

ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budgetACRL e-Learning courses are multi-week, online courses delivered through the Moodle platform.  Course activities are primarily asynchronous and require approximately three to five hours a week.

June 2014

Customer Service in the Digital Age (June 2-20, 2014)
Explore the ways in which customer service differs in an online environment and the way in which it is the same as it has always been. Aimed at library managers with minimal technological expertise and modest budgets, this course focuses on strategies for providing outstanding service through freely available and easy to implement automated tools.  

July 2014

What You Need to Know about Writing Data Management Plans (July 14-August 1, 2014)
This course teaches participants about the elements of a successful data management plan, and provides practice critiquing data management plans in a supportive learning environment where no grant funding is at stake.  Join two experienced data management plan consultants with experience in liaison librarianship and information technology as they demonstrate how all librarians have the ability to successfully consult on data management plan.  Registration for the summer offering will be available in spring 2014.

October 2014

Managing Change in Academic Libraries (October 13-November 3, 2014)
Change can be difficult to deal with in any workplace, but the fast pace of change in libraries is particularly difficult.  Designed for library supervisors who will need to lead staff (at any level) through change, learn about the potential impact of the stress of change, and how to properly prepare others and one’s self for change.

Preparing for Accreditation: An Introduction for Librarians (October 20-November 7, 2014)
This course will assist librarians in preparing for accreditation and will take a “how to do it” approach with an emphasis on compiling evidence, writing persuasive self-study documents, and creating long-term plans as part of and aligned with institutional accreditation efforts.