Teaching and presentation skills are crucial in librarianship, and many new librarians can feel uncertain in these roles due to no formal training. It’s important to help LIS students and new librarians develop these skills in order that they feel comfortable running a classroom and presenting to different departments across campus.
In this webinar, sort fact from fiction by exploring each of the seven Creative Commons licenses in-depth, reviewing relevant court cases to see what they tell us about the use of CC licensed works, and explore best practices for licensing our own works under CC licenses and helping our patrons to do the same.
As human beings, we cannot hide from bias: It is a natural part of our brain. However, it is up to us to recognize how biases in the workplace impact others and our own productivity. This webcast will help attendees identify biases, explore how they affect the work environment, and discuss strategies for reducing these biases within recruitment, hiring, and retention in the library workplace.
Controversial Topics and Difficult Dialogues - Strategies for Addressing Misinformation in the Library
Unpack some of the trends, concepts, and ideas surrounding misinformation, and discuss and explore strategies and techniques for addressing controversial or polarizing information in the library. Leave with concrete strategies and action plans for tackling controversial topics, misinformation, and media literacy. This webcast will incorporate ample time for interactive discussion, reflection, brainstorming, sharing, and questions.
Learn how to identify impostor syndrome, how it affects librarians personally and professionally, and how to take steps to push back against it.
While a trendy term, mindfulness practice is thousands of years old; further it is a secular, evidence-based practice with practical applications to everyday life and work.This class will discuss what mindfulness is, how mindfulness works, the benefits of mindfulness, and how to practice mindfulness and cultivate its benefits.
Teaching Online in Plain Language: Creating Clear Research Guides, Library Websites, and Online Instruction
Whether you’re writing for a library website, a tutorial, a research guide or some other format, find out how to make your materials more accessible to the widest possible audience without dumbing them down.