Veteran Outreach and Support

Tuesday, 10/16/2018
  • 1:00 PM (Eastern)
  • 12:00 PM (Central)
  • 11:00 AM (Mountain)
  • 10:00 AM (Pacific)

This webinar covers veteran resources, collection development, making your spaces and services more welcoming to veterans, and outreach to them. Unique needs will be discussed in the context of discharging from the service, coming home from theaters of combat, and medical and psychological issues that effect veterans more than other groups. Do's and Don'ts will also be discussed in regards to interacting with veterans and putting on events.

The presenter will share information on successful exhibits he has run as well as interviewing veterans for the Library of Congress Veteran History Project. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this webinar, the participant will:

  • Be aware of the unique needs of veterans in terms of accessibility, collection development, and outreach
  • Be aware of the collection development needs of veteran, especially for those just mustering out of the service
  • Have a working knowledge of how to make contact with the local veteran population

Who Should Attend

If your library has a large veteran population or is working on a new outreach initiative towards veterans, then this webinar is for you. 

Registration

Cost

Individual registration rates are as follows:

ASCLA members: $45

ALA members: $50

ALA student & retired members: $25

Non-members: $65

 Group registration rate are as follows:

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

How to Register

Register online

 

Tech Requirements

This webinar will be offered using Zoom. Please ensure that you have internet connection. Audio for these sessions will be streamed over computer speakers and via a teleconference line. You will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenter and other webinar participants via chat.

You can test your settings to verify that your computer is configured properly to participate in this webinar.

Contact

Questions about your registration should be directed to registration@ala.org. Technical questions about the webinar should be directed to Ninah Moore ASCLA Training & Events Coordinator, at nmoore@ala.org