Webinars

2019 ALCTS Fundamentals Web Course Schedule Now Available

The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) is pleased to announce the release of the 2019 ALCTS Fundamentals Web Course schedule. Focusing on the fundamentals of acquisitions, cataloging, metadata, collection assessment, collection development and management, electronic resources acquisitions, and preservation, the Fundamentals Web Courses are presented as a series of related online courses that cover the basics of library technical services skill areas and are held multiple times throughout 2019.

New session: Working with Individuals Affected by Homelessness workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Working with Individuals Affected by Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach with Ryan Dowd. This workshop will last 60 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, December 20, 2018.

New workshop—Data Privacy: Protecting Your Library, Yourself, and Your Patrons

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Data Privacy: Protecting Your Library, Yourself, and Your Patrons with Nicole Hennig. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

New session—Fake News, Real Concerns: Developing Information Literate Students Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Fake News, Real Concerns: Developing Information Literate Students with Donald Barclay. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wed., December 5, 2018.

Fake News or Free Speech: Is There a Right to be Misinformed?

Join the Freedom to Read Foundation (FTRF) for Fake News or Free Speech: Is There a Right to be Misinformed? a webinar on Friday, October 12 at 1 p.m. Central. This is a webinar version of the Intellectual Freedom Committee program that Moderator Emily Knox and other panelists offered at ALA’s Annual Meeting last summer.

Entertainment—The Top Digital Library Service in 2019: An American Libraries Live webcast

CHICAGO — Entertainment services are by far the most likely services to be purchased by libraries in the next year according to a recent survey of more than 300 libraries in North America.

Write and Cite 'Chicago Style': Helping Students and Patrons Understand The Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian

CHICAGO—In this special free event, ALA Publishing and the University of Chicago Press will discuss using The Chicago Manual of Style for citation building and more. Rebecca Gerber, electronic resources librarian at the ALA, will interview Chicago style expert Carol Saller, editor of the CMOS Online Q&A and the CMOS Shop Talk blog. 

New session: Offering Service and Support to the LGBTQIA Community and Allies Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Offering Service and Support to the LGBTQIA Community and Allies with Jessica Jupitus. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

New workshop: Engaging Learners through Active Instruction and Assessment Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Engaging Learners through Active Instruction and Assessment with Sarah Steiner and Elizabeth Marcus. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

New workshop: Determining the Right Format for Your eLearning Event Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Determining the Right Format for Your eLearning Event 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, Nov. 7, 2018.

Webinars, eCourses, live, on demand, micro and nano-learning—with so many options for eLearning, it can be tough to know where to begin.