Best Practices for Data Privacy: An American Libraries Live webcast

CHICAGO — The news feels overwhelmingly loaded with stories of security breaches and compromised data. In an environment where data breaches have become norm, how can we keep our data and our library users’ data secure? Join American Libraries Live on May 21 for a discussion on data privacy that focuses on best practices and what we can do to make sure our data is secure and protected.

Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization – a LITA webinar

Chicago -- In a new LITA webinar understand basic concepts and terminology of data visualization and select appropriate types of visualization to present data effectively.

Nuts and Bolts of Data Visualization
Thursday May 31, 2018, 1:00 – 2:30 pm Central Time
Presenter: Vinci Kwong, Head of Library Web Services, Franklin D. Schurz Library, Indiana University South Bend

Free webinar: A look at the state of school librarianship with Hilda Weisburg

CHICAGO — American schools are going through a period of dramatic change, and school libraries are changing right along with them. As we deal with changing budgets, changing technology and changing student needs, the role of the school librarian seems uncertain. Please join Hilda Weisburg for a free webinar to explore the state of the profession.

Free webinar explores online workplace learning

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions has partnered with Infopeople to offer a free webinar that explores strategies for how library staff can make time and space for online learning.  

Two PLA Conference programs, cancelled in Philadelphia, now offered as free webinars

CHICAGO -- The Public Library Association (PLA) announced today that the content from two educational programs originally scheduled for presentation at the PLA 2018 Conference will be offered as free webinars this month. The two programs -- Conflict as Opportunity: Library Restorative Practices for Youth and Your Neighbor is a Writer: Curating a Local E-Book Collection -- were cancelled due to the weather-related travel difficulties that prevented the presenters' arrival in Philadelphia for the conference. Both webinars are free, but registration is required and space is limited.

New eCourse—Feminist Librarianship: Re-Envisioning Library Work

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new facilitated eCourse, Feminist Librarianship: Re-Envisioning Library Work. Maria T. Accardi will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, July 2, 2018.

Open Access Publishing in the Humanities: An online discussion

CHICAGO—The Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) History Section will co-host a free online discussion on the topic, “Open Access Publishing in the Humanities” from 3-4 pm EST on Wednesday, April 25th. The discussion will take place via the Zoom system hosted by H-Net and will also be recorded and archived for future use.

Readers' Advisory experts to host e-discussion on RA basics

CHICAGO—The Readers’ Advisory Research and Trends Committee of Reference and User Services Association’s (RUSA) Collection Development and Evaluation Section (CODES) will host its Spring 2018 CODES Convo online Tuesday, April 24 from 10 am – 6 pm EST.

New iteration: Genealogical Research for Librarians eCourse

Chicago—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Genealogical Research for Librarians. June Power will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, June 11, 2018.

New workshop: Make Your Training Stick: Facilitating Learning that Lasts

CHICAGO—ALA Publishing eLearning Solutions announces an exciting new workshop, Make Your Training Stick: Facilitating Learning that Lasts with Andrew Sanderbeck. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 3:30pm Eastern/2:30 Central/1:30 Mountain/12:30 Pacific on Thursday, June 7, 2018.