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Learn the library's legal answers when it comes to makerspaces

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing has brought back the popular workshop Makerspaces: The Library's Legal Answers with Tomas A. Lipinski and Gretchen McCord; moderated by Dr. Sara Gonzalez. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016.

Rethinking social media to organize information and communities, popular eCourse returns!

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Rethinking Social Media to Organize Information and Communities. Paul Signorelli will serve as the instructor for this four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Apr. 4, 2016.

Using Pop Culture to Create Great Library Programs, new workshop!

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new workshop, Using Pop Culture to Create Great Library Programs with Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2016.

Canadian Copyright Law, new eTutorial

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new eTutorial, Canadian Copyright Law with Lesley Ellen Harris. This 3-week eTutorial is asynchronous and begins Feb. 28, 2016.

New advanced eCourse in collaboration with SJSU iSchool—Management Bootcamp

CHICAGO — Offered by ALA Publishing in collaboration with the San Jose State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), this 12-week Advanced eCourse: Management Bootcamp for Librarians and Other Information Professionals, beginning on Apr. 4, 2016, is facilitated by Sean Gaffney.

Using WordPress to Build Library Websites, eCourse

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Using WordPress to Build Library Websites. Amanda L. Goodman will serve as the instructor for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

Popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff, returns

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff. Kathy MacMillan will serve as the instructor for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

Returning eCourse: Putting the 'Pop' in Information Literacy

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse, Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy. Dawn Stahura will serve as the instructor for this five-week facilitated eCourse starting on March 7, 2016.

Five steps of outcome-based planning and evaluation for public libraries

CHICAGO— Planning and assessment are both crucial elements of a public library that functions efficiently and flexibly. So why are they often treated separately? “Five Steps of Outcome-Based Planning and Evaluation for Public Libraries,” published by ALA Editions, combines planning and evaluation in a holistic approach, helping public library managers and staff put library resources to work for the community.

Free webcast on introducing RDA: Resource Description and Access

CHICAGO — A new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on Introducing RDA — will air live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Feb. 11. This free streaming video broadcast is brought to you by American Libraries and can be viewed from your home, library or on the go.

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