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Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Putting the "Pop" in Information Literacy. Dawn Stahura will serve as the instructor for a 5-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 31, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

Filtering: The Man in the Middle, an AL Live Interactive Webcast

CHICAGO — Thanks to the good work of the ALA's Washington Office and others, there may be far more money available to libraries through the federal E-rate program. To take advantage of that, however, libraries must first adopt an internet safety policy that includes "technology protection measures"—filtering.

Financial Management and Budgeting for Librarians eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Financial Management and Budgeting for Librarians. Sean Gaffney will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 3, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification. Violet Fox will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 3, 2016.

Learning outcomes

Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification. Robert Bothmann will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on October 3, 2016.

Learning Outcomes

Cutting the Red Tape: Finding and Using E-Government Tools and Resources eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Cutting the Red Tape: Finding and Using E-Government Tools and Resources. Diane Kovacs will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on September 12, 2016.

Innovative Approaches to Library Instruction: Online to Face-to-Face eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Innovative Approaches to Library Instruction: Online to Face-to-Face. Paul Signorelli will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on September 12, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this course, you will gain the:

Cataloging Music Resources in RDA eCourse

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Cataloging Music Resources in RDA. Dr. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on September 12, 2016.

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

Expert legal guidance on makerspaces, meeting rooms and displays offered in two new e-books

CHICAGO — The team of Mary Minow, Tomas A. Lipinski and Gretchen McCord offer legal answers to potentially thorny situations in two new e-books published by ALA Editions. Library makerspaces are truly transformative, inviting library users to create, innovate, and collaborate. But like any cutting-edge initiative, makerspaces also bring up a host of new and unique legal questions.

Connecting preschoolers with nonfiction books through movement

CHICAGO — An underutilized source for storytime programs, quality nonfiction books can help bridge the reading gap between preschool boys and girls; boys enjoy facts and “true stuff,” and including these books in storytime helps boys see that reading can be fun.

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