Webinars

Learn about OED, imposter syndrome, critical information literacy, more in upcoming ACRL e-Learning webcasts

CHICAGO - The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is offering a variety of new e-Learning webcasts to meet the demands of your schedule and budget. These interactive webcasts last 60 minutes and take place in an interactive online classroom; group discounts are available. Learn more about these new events on the ACRL website.

New session—Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Library: A Guide to Helping Patrons and the Community Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Dealing with Substance Abuse in the Library: A Guide to Helping Patrons and the Community 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 Wednesday, October 3, 2018.

AASL Webinar Presenters Wanted

CHICAGO – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) invites subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars 30-60 minutes in length. Proposals may be submitted using the AASL Get Involved form

Free webinar—Blockchain: Recommendations for the Information Professions

CHICAGO—Blockchain technology is being discussed widely, but without clear directions for library applications. The Blockchain National Forum, funded by IMLS and held at San Jose State University’s iSchool in Summer 2018, brought together notable experts in the information professions, business, government, and urban planning to discuss the issues and develop recommendations on the future uses of blockchain technology within the information professions.

New session: Creating Inclusive Storytimes for ALL Children Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Creating Inclusive Storytimes for ALL Children with Carol Morrone. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.

Free webinar shows how to harness the power of face-to-face conversations

CHICAGO — Interaction with strangers cultivates creativity and provides opportunities for joining forces to achieve great ends. However, most people tend to avoid talking or working with people they do not know, whether in the library, a classroom, or in academic and nonprofit settings. And to do so is to short-circuit much of the creative potential that is so necessary for innovation, and that organizational stakeholders crave. Enter CoLAB, a workshop developed and presented by Bess G.

New session: Using Surveys to Improve Your Library Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Using Surveys to Improve Your Library with Emily Daly. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 and Wednesday, September 19, 2018.

New session: 36 Adult Program Ideas in 90 Minutes Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, 36 Adult Program Ideas in 90 Minutes with Amy Alessio. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, September 6, 2018.

New microlearning event: Snapchat Explained

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new microlearning event, Snapchat Explained with Paige Alfonzo. This microlearning event will last 30 minutes and take place at 12:00pm Eastern/11:00am Central/10:00am Mountain/9:00am Pacific on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.

Snapchat is extremely popular with young adults, but to many of us who are a bit more seasoned, the app doesn't make much sense. What does Snapchat do exactly? How does it work? What's the appeal?

New session—Understanding and Defending Copyright in Your Library: An Introduction Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Understanding and Defending Copyright in Your Library: An Introduction with Jill Hurst-Wahl. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 and Wednesday, September 5, 2018.