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.
Modern Pathfinders: Easy Techniques to Make Better Research Guides (July 20, 2016)
Librarians put many hours into creating research guides, and usage studies have shown that students use them very little. Learn some effective techniques of instructional design and web usability that any librarian can apply to make online guides better and more useful to your students, whether you’re using LibGuides or a home-brew system.
Excavating RDM from Library Data (August 4, 2016)
Learn how to implement research data management (RDM) concepts and techniques to library data with a goal of managing library data strategically. In turn, apply your new RDM knowledge in outreach to your disciplinary faculty.
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.In this webcast, the co-creators of Librarian Design Share--a crowd-sourced, creative commons licensed repository of creative visual materials for libraries--will empower attendees with the basic principles, processes, and tools necessary to develop visual materials that reflect a library’s values and enhance relationships with users.