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New Session: Cataloging Video Resources with RDA

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Cataloging Video Resources with RDA with Kelley McGrath. This workshop will consist of two 75-minute sessions on:

New Session—Effective Library Signage: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Effective Library Signage: Tips, Tricks, & Best Practices with Mark Aaron Polger and Amy F. Stempler. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific.

Thinking your way from problem to solution at the reference desk

CHICAGO — When people want to satisfy their immediate curiosity they’re much more likely to use a search engine on their mobile device than ask their local library. But while the days of personal intervention in this kind of query are inevitably numbered, the professional skills that underpin them are not.

New Iteration: Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians. Francisca Goldsmith will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on July 10, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this course, you will:

New Iteration—Mindfulness for Librarians: Handling Stress and Thriving Under Pressure eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Mindfulness for Librarians: Handling Stress and Thriving Under Pressure. Richard Moniz and Martin House will serve as the instructors for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on July 10, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 30
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

New eCourse—Understanding E-Books: All You Need to Know Now and for the Future

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Understanding E-Books: All You Need to Know Now and for the Future. Mirela Roncevic will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on July 10, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 24
Certificate of Completion available upon request

After completing this eCourse, you will understand:

New Iteration—Being Indispensable: A School Librarian's Guide to Proving Your Value and Keeping Your Job eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Being Indispensable: A School Librarian’s Guide to Proving Your Value and Keeping Your Job. Hilda K. Weisburg will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on July 10, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 30
Certificate of Completion available upon request.

Social Media—What's Next?: An American Libraries Live Webcast

CHICAGO — The Pew Research Center estimates 69 percent of Americans use some type of social media, making your library’s social media presence more important than ever. 

Now is the time to reboot your social media streams, set your priorities and establish goals, whether it’s driving more traffic to your website, generating buzz about the library and its programs or increasing who is following and advocating for the library.

New Workshop—Cyber Security and Privacy: Protecting Yourself and Your Users

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Cyber Security and Privacy: Protecting Yourself and Your Users with Nicole Hennig. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30pm Central/12:30pm Mountain/11:30am Pacific.

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