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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.

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. 

An ALCTS guide to streaming video acquisitions

CHICAGO — Streaming video at academic libraries is here to stay. In fact, a recent study shows about two-thirds of students use video as part of their academic study and three-quarters use it to supplement their reading. But as many libraries already know, video licensing can break your budget. Serving the needs of both students and faculty requires a balanced, strategic approach.

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.

Designing, planning, and implementing career programming for teens

CHICAGO — Enrollment in vocational programs is on the rise and many high schools are introducing or restarting vocational preparedness components as part of their curricula. You already know that programming events for young adults can draw a big crowd, which means that right now is the right time to make sure your library’s lineup includes offerings that will help youth transition into successful adults.

An updated how-to-do-it manual for building digital libraries

CHICAGO — Whether you’re embarking on the challenge of building a digital collection from scratch or simply need to understand the conceptual and technical challenges of constructing a digital library, the new second edition of “Building Digital Libraries,” published by ALA Neal-Schuman, is the ideal guidebook to keep at your side. This thoroughly updated and reworked How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians by Kyle Banerjee and Terry Reese, Jr.

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.