Online Courses and Webinars

ASCLA holds online classes and events to further your knowledge and career skills. Registration is open to all individuals interested in these topics, regardless of membership status.

COURSES:

**Improving Library Services to People With Disabilities May 19 - June 15, 2014
Two live course chat meetings: 

Chat 1:  Thursday, May 29, 3-4 pm CST.
Chat 2:  Thursday, June 12, 3-4 pm CST.



**Going to Jail: How Juvenile Books Portray the Prison Experience Feb. 24 - Mar. 23, 2014
Four live course chat meetings:

Chat 1: Thursday, February 27, 1:00-2:00 pm CST
Chat 2: Thursday, March 6, 1:00-2:00 pm CST
Chat 3: Thursday, March 13, 1:00-2:00 pm CST
Chat 4: Thursday, March 20, 1:00-2:00 pm CST


**CEUs are available for this course (Continuing Education Unit!) Registration rates--individual and group--for this course are $20 more than other courses in order to reflect this credit.

TO REGISTER FOR ONLINE COURSES:

Individuals can Register online now, or download the online course registration form to register via mail or fax. Registration closes the Thursday prior to each course's start date. We offer 15% savings for group registrations.

GROUP REGISTRATION FOR ONLINE COURSES:

Groups are defined as two or more librarians/staff from a library or network of libraries who are enrolling in the same course at the same time. Download the group registration form.

Contact Membership and Customer Service at (800) 545-2433, option 5, or registration@ala.org with questions about the registration process. 

QUESTIONS:

Do you have questions about Moodle or successfully taking online courses? Check the FAQ .

SUBMITTING PROPOSALS FOR ONLINE COURSES:

Do you have an idea for a course that we are not currently offering? Learn more about submitting proposals for professional development courses.

WEBINARS:

REGISTER NOW.

All webinar times are Central (Chicago) Time. We use Adobe Connect for our webinar presentations.

Wed., Feb. 26: 11:00 AM-12:15 PM How Transmedia Storytelling Can Transform Literacy and Learning
Thur., Apr. 17: 2:00-3:00 PM Outreach Books Clubs: Venturing Outside the Library Walls
Thur., Apr. 24: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM Being an Effective Facilitator
Wed., July 2, 9, 16: 2:00-3:00 PM Understanding Personalities in the Workplace*** (3 webinar series)
Wed., July 23, 30, Aug. 6: 2:00-3:00 PM Emotional Intelligence in Your Workplace*** (3 webinar series)

 ***Register for BOTH the Understanding Personalities series and the Emotional Intelligence series and save 15%.

WEBINAR REGISTRATION: REGISTER ONLINE NOW.

Individual Registration Fees for Single Webinars*:

  • $40 for ASCLA members
  • $50 for ALA members
  • $65 for non-ALA members
  • $45 for ALA student members and retired members

Prefer to register by mail or fax? Download the PDF registration form.

*SPECIAL PRICING for 3 webinar series. Click the webinar name above for more detailed information about the pricing structure.

Group Rates for Single Webinars:
To qualify for a group rate, you must have a minimum of 2 people registering from the same library, library system or network.

  • $99 single login
  • $38/person for multiple logins (min. 2 people)

Download the group registration form.

State Library Group Rates:
State Libraries who are members of ASCLA receive the following rates:

  • $69 single login
  • $29/person for multiple logins (min. 2 people)

Download the state library group registration form.

You can get more information about state library membership by e-mailing membership@ala.org or calling 1-800-545-2433, option 5.

Any requests for cancellation of registration must be received in writing ALA/MACS department by the latest registration deadline listed online and are subject to a $35 processing fee. ASCLA reserves the right to cancel a course or workshop for reasons including insufficient numbers of students.