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 2014

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.

August 2014

Cultivating Creators: Copyright in the Information Literacy Classroom (August 5, 2014)
This webcast will focus on how librarians can integrate copyright into the classroom with undergraduate and graduate students to raise awareness of not only ethically using others’ work, but also how to consider their rights and responsibilities as creators and copyright holders of their own work.

September 2014

You're Doing it Wrong: Ten Rules to Break to Create Awesome Tutorials (September 16, 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.

November 2014

Precision Googling: Techniques to Extract Exactly What You Want from the Largest Search Engine (November 13, 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.