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New advanced eCourse: Children’s Services Fundamentals

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces a new advanced eCourse, Children’s Services Fundamentals. This advanced eCourse begins on Monday, April 9, 2018 and continues for 12 weeks.

New eCourse—Graphic Novels for Adults: Readers’ Advisory and Collection Development

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Graphic Novels for Adults: Readers’ Advisory and Collection Development. Francisca Goldsmith will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 9, 2018.

New iteration—Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Online Tutorials: Creating them Easily and Effectively. Hannah Gascho Rempel and Maribeth Slebodnik will serve as the instructors for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 9, 2018.

New session—Hosting Your Own Comic Con: The Ultimate All-Ages Program Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Hosting Your Own Comic Con: The Ultimate All-Ages Program with Katie LaMantia and Emily Vinci. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, April 5, 2018.

New workshop—Makerspaces: Embracing DIY Culture at Your Library

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Makerspaces: Embracing DIY Culture at Your Library with Ellyssa Kroski. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 1:30pm Eastern/12:30pm Central/11:30am Mountain/10:30am Pacific on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

New iteration—Advanced eCourse: Cataloging for Non-Catalogers

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions, in collaboration with the San José State University School of Information (SJSU iSchool), announces a new iteration of our popular advanced eCourse Cataloging for Non-Catalogers. The course lasts 12 weeks and consists of three 4-week units, beginning on Monday, April 2, 2018.

New iteration:—Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Engaging Teens with Digital Media: Creating Stories and Games. Kelly Czarnecki will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, April 2, 2018.

How libraries can promote individual and community health

CHICAGO — Though today’s consumers have unprecedented access to health information, its quality and veracity varies widely. Public libraries can play an important role in supporting library users in their health information seeking efforts. In “Promoting Individual and Community Health at the Library,” published by ALA Editions, Mary Grace Flaherty shows how to guide library users to high quality health information by relying on up to date, authoritative sources.

Mental Heath Awareness and the Library Profession: An American Libraries Live webcast

CHICAGO — Join library experts and hundreds of your colleagues for an interactive discussion on mental health awareness at 1 p.m. EST on Monday, March 12. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 44.7 million adults in the United States live with a mental health illness.