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 live events 60-90 minutes 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. ACRL webcasts are recorded; recordings are made available to registrants shortly after the live event.
Data-Driven Library Budgeting (October 13,2016)
Building a budget is a perennial administrative challenge. This webcast explores how (and what kinds of) readily available data can be used to improve and strengthen the budgeting process. Learn how data elements created by expenditures which can be used for future budgets and used to illustrate impact of the library to stakeholders.
Collaborative Collection Stewardship Model: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships (November 1, 2016)
The collaborative work shared in this webcast—collection stewardship—will highlight both the personal benefits and enriching experience of our shared work, and the positive impact that work has on faculty and students. With each librarian’s individual expertise and skillsets, together we are better equipped to provide a holistic, well-rounded perspective on the research process and scholarship.
Improving Communication through Visual Design (November 2, 2016)
Every time a librarian crafts an event poster, develops signage, creates instructional handouts, or drafts web advertisements, a design decision is made. The question is whether these are thoughtful decisions crafted to enhance communication or unintentional decisions that may interfere with a library’s intended message. In this webcast, learn the basic principles, processes, and tools necessary to develop visual materials that reflect a library’s values and enhance relationships with users.
Innovation Mindset: How Librarians Can Partner with Innovators and Entrepreneurs (November 9, 2016)
Innovation and information are a natural duo. Instructors will share how librarians can get involved with institutional innovation initiatives, such as medical device development, games, health care apps and innovative publishing outlets. Librarians can be involved throughout the entire innovation process. The presenters will cover a multitude of topics, including discovering evidence-based information relevant to innovators and how to partner with innovators and gamers effectively.
Collaborative Projects and Instruction: Special Collections and Liaison Librarian Partnerships (November 14, 2016)
The collaborative work shared in this webcast—collaborative instruction—will highlight both the personal benefits and enriching experience of our shared work, and the positive impact that work has on faculty and students. With each librarian’s individual expertise and skillsets, together we are better equipped to provide a holistic, well-rounded perspective on the research process and scholarship.
Connecting Pedagogies: Service Learning and Information Literacy (November 16, 2016)
What is service learning and how can librarians engage with service learning and community engagement initiatives on their campus? This webcast will outline how the pedagogy that underlies service learning also foregrounds the pedagogy of information literacy. Attendees will learn how to connect service learning and information literacy through the use of the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.