ACRL e-Learning Webcasts

Live 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.

June 2015

The Search for Meaningful Metrics: Scholarly Impact & The Role of Academic Libraries (June 3, 2015)
What are meaningful research metrics and how are they supported by today’s academic libraries? In this webcast, we review the topic of scholarly impact measurement, including current trends related to bibliometrics, altmetrics and research impact in general. Emphasis will be placed on major tools available to scholars and librarians, as well as special discussions, controversies and developments within the growing field of altmetrics.

Finding Your Role: The Subject Specialist and Digital Humanities (June 11, 2015)
During this webcast the co-editors of Digital Humanities in the Library: Challenges and Opportunities for Subject Specialists will discuss their recent book, give tips and suggestions for subject specialists interested in working with digital humanities projects, and give details on several case studies covered in the book.  Discover how to initiate, join, or improve subject liaison collaboration on DH projects.