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A new instruction librarian workbook for trainers and learners

CHICAGO — A comprehensive but concise roadmap specifically for librarians who are new to instruction, or who are charged with training someone who is, has remained elusive. Until now. “The New Instruction Librarian: A Workbook for Trainers and Learners,” published by ALA Editions, cuts through the jargon and rhetoric to ease the transition into library instruction. Authors Candice Benjes-Small and Rebecca K.

New Workshop: Using Surveys to Improve Your Library

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Using Surveys to Improve Your Library with Emily Daly and Joyce Chapman. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place:

New eCourse: Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data. Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 36
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

Learning the skills to have effective difficult conversations

CHICAGO — In an information landscape where change is the status quo, difficult conversations come with the territory. Being a library leader means knowing how to confidently steer these conversations so that they lead to productive results instead of hurt feelings, resentment, or worse.  Employees in a library will also encounter conflict, especially during times of change.

New eCourse: Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff. Kathy MacMillan will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on January 23, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 30
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After completing this eCourse, participants will:

New Workshop: How to Run Great Webinars

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Run Great Webinars with Dan Freeman. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

How to Run Great Webinars Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific
 

ALA Store warehouse is moving

CHICAGO – To improve customer service and support, effective December 12, 2016, the ALA Store is moving to a new physical warehouse and fulfillment center.

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New Workshop: How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific

New Workshop: Cataloging Video Resources with RDA

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Cataloging Video Resources with RDA with Kelley McGrath. This workshop will last consist of two 75-minute sessions on:

eCourse Returns: Virtual Reference: An Introduction

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Virtual Reference: An Introduction. Sujin Huggins will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, January 9, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

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