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Library Marketing: A new American Libraries live webcast

CHICAGO — Marketing can be a daunting process for many librarians. New technologies offer diverse avenues for promoting library services, and commercial marketing methods have become expected for libraries, too. Where do you start? What’s the best way to allocate your staff and financial resources? How do you keep up with a constantly changing social media landscape? In the next episode of American Libraries Live, our expert panel will tackle these issues and address your concerns in real-time. 

An oral history of librarianship in transition

CHICAGO — Just as it did for society at large, the second half of the 20th century brought monumental upheaval to librarianship, affecting every aspect of what it means to be a part of the information services profession. But as the librarians who worked during this tumultuous period end their careers, the social memory of their extraordinary generation is at risk of being forgotten. Encompassing a full spectrum of institutions and roles, A.

New Workshop: How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Improve Your Library Instruction: Assessment in Five Minutes with Sarah Steiner. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific.

New eCourse: Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games. Kelly Czarnecki will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 20
Certificate of Completion available upon request
 

New eCourse: Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers. Rob Reid will serve as the instructor for a 3-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 12
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

By the end of the eCourse, you will be able to:

New eCourse: Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians. Francisca Goldsmith will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

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

Learning outcomes

After participating in this course, you will:

New eCourse: How to Market Your Library

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, How to Market Your Library. Dana Braccia will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

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

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

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:

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