eLearning

July PLA webinar explores access issues related to unreturned library materials

CHICAGO – As a means of reducing barriers to library access, public libraries are increasingly eliminating overdue fines and fees. So, why do some patrons still fail to return borrowed materials? 

In Fall 2016, more than 10,000 people in the City of Milwaukee, WI, had their overdue fines forgiven and their library privileges restored. However, within 90 days, 8% of those individuals had once again incurred fines or fees.

Creating an InterDisciplinary Space at Your Library – a LITA webinar

Chicago -- A new LITA webinar on InterDisciplinary spaces is coming soon.

Creating an InterDisciplinary Space @ Your Library
Tuesday June 11, 2019, Noon – 1:00 pm Central Time
Presenter: Jessica Bennett, Instruction and E Learning Librarian at Missouri State University

LITA Education Call for Proposals, 2019 – 2020

Chicago -- What library technology topics are you passionate about? Have something you can help others learn?

LITA invites you to share your expertise with a national audience! Our courses and webinars are based on topics of interest to library technology workers and technology managers at all levels in all types of libraries. Taught by experts, they reach beyond physical conferences to bring high quality continuing education to the library world.

Free webinar in June highlights voter education services in public libraries

CHICAGO – In a time marked by uncertainty, the public library is in an extraordinary position as one of society’s most trusted institutions. Public libraries can leverage that trust to be at the forefront of voter education as we head into what will be one of the most watched presidential elections of our lifetimes. 

New iteration: Planning Programs and Services for Toddlers and Preschoolers eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Planning Programs and Services for Toddlers and Preschoolers. Brooke Newberry will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, July 8, 2019.

New iteration: Using and Understanding Library of Congress Subject Headings eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Using and Understanding Library of Congress Subject Headings. Bobby Bothmann will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, July 1, 2019.

New session: Creating Escape Room Programs and Other Immersive Experiences in Libraries Workshop

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new session of our popular workshop, Creating Escape Room Programs and Other Immersive Experiences in Libraries with Ellyssa Kroski. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.

By one count, there are more than 7,200 escape room environments in 1,445 cities in 105 countries. So why not in libraries?

LITA Learnings: Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship

Chicago -- Register now for the latest LITA webinar.

Guiding Students through Digital Citizenship
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Central Time
Presenter: Casey Davis, Instructional Designer (IT), Arizona State University’s University Technology Office

New workshop: Graphic Design Skills for All Library Employees

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Graphic Design Skills for All Library Employees with Aaron Schmidt. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place at 1:00pm Eastern/12:00pm Central/11:00am Mountain/10:00am Pacific on Wednesdays, June 12 and 19, 2019.