Identify and understand key risks to library data privacy and security from a rapid shift to working from home Learn and implement strategies and tools in mitigating common privacy and security risks to library data when working from home Assess and plan how to protect library data while working remotely for the long term
This course is geared toward Liaison/Subject/Instruction librarians or any librarian for whom DS/DH is not their main role.
Engaging with Algorithm Bias: How Librarians Can Meet Information Literacy Needs of Computer Science and Engineering Students
As the information universe becomes increasingly dominated by algorithms, computer scientists and engineers have ethical obligations to create systems that do no harm. To increase search literacy, libraries can partner with information scientists, educate computer science and engineering students, and raise awareness about how databases are designed by humans with preexisting biases.
This 90 minute webinar will explore how universities through their academic departments, technology offices, and student engagement initiatives can collaborate with students on practicing and expanding digital citizenship within the campus community.
This webinar introduces a framework and best practices for effectively negotiating contracts for the purchase of information technology (IT) products and services.
This course is geared toward librarians and librarifriends who are invested -- at least in spirit! -- in improving the library UX. This webinar might be especially good for LibUXers who have already seen the concepts and practice of UX change weirdly and are looking for a hard reset.
In-house Digitization vs. Outsourced Digitization: similarities, key differences and pitfalls to avoid
This workshop is designed to help professionals who are (relatively) new to digitization and project management to make the transition to their new role seamless. It outlines some similarities and key differences between managing in-house digitization projects vs outsourced large-scale digitization projects.
Libraries are taking the necessary precautions to create a safe environment during the pandemic. Social distancing isn’t the only solution, but providing access to loanable technologies, including handling and quarantine of equipment, cleaning, and other safety and health concerns are just some of the measures put in place. With the ongoing disruption to library services caused by COVID-19, what reopening planning policies should be considered for usage? In this free 90-minute presentation, our presenters will share tips that might be helpful to other librarians before they reopen.
Looking for a beginner's crash course in game making software and process? Games can be an excellent teaching resource, and game development is easier than ever. Whether you're looking to develop your own teaching resources or run a game-making program for users, this course will give you the information you need to choose the most appropriate software development tool, structure your project, and accomplish your goals.
University Libraries serve a diverse patron population that includes students, faculty, staff, and, increasingly, special groups that don't fit tidily into any one of these categories.