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Learn how to liven up your programming with cosplay in new workshop

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing eLearning announces a new workshop, Programming with Cosplay: Embracing Costume Play in Your Library with Ellyssa Kroski. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at noon. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016.

Cosplay?! What is that? It’s costume play and it’s a rapidly-growing pastime among teens and adults – basically people of all ages!

Learn guidelines and best practices on fair use as popular workshop returns

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing has brought back the popular workshop Fair Use: Guidelines and Best Practices with Gretchen McCord. This workshop will last 90 minutes and is hosted live at 2:30 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016.

Understand and use library of congress classification

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification. Robert Bothmann will serve as the instructor for this four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 19, 2016.

eCourse focuses on WebDewey and Dewey Decimal Classification

CHICAGO — ALA Publishing announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification. Violet Fox will serve as the instructor for this four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 19, 2016.

Free webcast on landing your ideal library job

CHICAGO — A new episode of American Libraries Live — a one-hour discussion on Landing Your Ideal Library Job — will air live at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Dec. 10. This free streaming video broadcast is brought to you by American Libraries and can be viewed from your home, library or on the go.

Strategies for giving teens the lead in developing high-appeal services

CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Collaborating with Teens to Build Better Library Programs. Jennifer Velásquez will serve as the instructor for this four-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 11, 2016.

Rethinking Readers’ Advisory: An Interactive Approach eCourse

CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Rethinking Readers' Advisory: An Interactive Approach. Rebecca Howard and Laura Raphael will serve as the instructors for this six-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 11, 2016.

Empower users with mobile app literacy

CHICAGO — ALA Editions announces a new iteration of its popular eCourse Apps for Librarians: Empower Your Users with Mobile App Literacy. Nicole Hennig will serve as the instructor for this five-week facilitated eCourse starting on Jan. 11, 2016.

FRBR, before and after

CHICAGO — Karen Coyle’s expert ability to draw from the deep historical background of cataloging theory to illuminate the potentials of library data on the Web helped win her the 2011 ALCTS Outstanding Publication Award.

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