ACRL e-Learning Webcasts
ACRL's online courses and webcasts and designed to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. ACRL e-Learning webcasts are 1.5 hours in length. Webcasts take place in an interactive, online classroom environment with one user/one login. A group registration allows an institution to project the Webcast to participants in the same location.
Precision Googling: Techniques to Extract Exactly What You Want from the Largest Search Engine (March 11, 2014)
This interactive webcast will include a review of advanced search techniques, syntax, and operators; explanation of recent changes to the search interface; hands-on practice with advanced search operators and tools; and real-time exploration of and discussion of the algorithms that generate user-specific results.
The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off (March 25, 2014)
Expand your knowledge of professional publishing from concept through research, submission, revision, and publication. This webcast is perfect for those who are hoping to get published for the first time, or those who wish to grow their skills.
Embedded Librarianship: The State of the Art (March 26, 2014)
Academic libraries have increasingly adopted models of embedded librarianship as an approach to creating an integrated and sustained library presence across the curriculum and institution. In this webcast, librarians will present a diverse range of examples of successful embedded projects, both online and on-campus.
Creating and Sustaining a Library Residency Program: Voices from the ACRL Residency Interest Group (April 15, 2014)
In this webcast, residents and residency coordinators will engage with attendees on the opportunities afforded by such programs, and the considerations host institutions should bear in mind in either initiating or further developing their current programs.
You're Doing it Wrong: Ten Rules to Break to Create Awesome Tutorials (April 22, 2014)
Find out how to break free of traditional and ineffective tutorials and learn about a new set of pedagogical strategies based on current research.
Out of the Library and into the Community: Academic Librarians and Community Engagement (April 23, 2014)
Conversations about democracy, information access, and information distribution within communities continue to gain momentum in both academia and society as a whole. Academic librarians and LIS faculty can work with social justice issues in many ways. Learn how to shape and bring to the forefront these issues via t teaching, scholarship, and work in local communities. Complete details and registration available soon.
Dress your Data for Success: Data Visualization Strategies for Library Assessment (April 29, 2014)
Learn about the latest research in instructional design and e-learning to show how we can break the rules that have lead us down the path of ineffective and often ignored content.
Digital Futures: New Directions in Art Librarianship (May 21, 2014)
This webcast will focus on how art libraries are responding to the transition to digital scholarly publishing and born-digital content in ways that are important to the broader scholarly community.
An Introduction to Data Management Plans (May 27, 2014)
Examine the elements of a data management plan, learning about data repository and preservation options, discuss the pros and cons of providing boilerplate language to researchers, and learn about tips and tricks for dealing with unique data management issues.
Evolving World of Course Content as a Service (June 3, 2014)
As libraries work to respond to the evolving higher education environment, new roles continue to grow and develop. The growing focus in Higher Education on student affordability issues and eLearning provide opportunities related to alternative course content and the services to support this new content environment. This webcast will focus on two illustrations of this evolving field.
Putting the User First (June 11, 2014)
User experience is everywhere. It’s reference, it’s your website, it’s every phone call you get, it’s your collections and it is definitely how many comfortable chairs you have and making the most of that prime window seating. This webcast will give you food for thought by presenting hands-on strategies and practical suggestions you can apply today.