eLearning

New eCourse: Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Storytime Shenanigans: Building Great Programs for Preschoolers. Rob Reid will serve as the instructor for a 3-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 12
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

By the end of the eCourse, you will be able to:

New eCourse: Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians

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 Monday, February 6, 2017.

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

Learning outcomes

After participating in this course, you will:

New eCourse: How to Market Your Library

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, How to Market Your Library. Dana Braccia will serve as the instructor for a 4-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, February 6, 2017.

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

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

New Workshop: Using Surveys to Improve Your Library

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, Using Surveys to Improve Your Library with Emily Daly and Joyce Chapman. This workshop will consist of two 90-minute sessions and take place:

New eCourse: Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data. Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on Monday, January 30, 2017.

Estimated Hours of Learning: 36
Certificate of Completion available upon request

Learning outcomes

After participating in this eCourse, you will:

New eCourse: Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff

Chicago—ALA Editions announces a new iteration of our popular eCourse, Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff. Kathy MacMillan will serve as the instructor for a 6-week facilitated eCourse starting on January 23, 2017.

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

Learning outcomes

After completing this eCourse, participants will:

New Workshop: How to Run Great Webinars

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Run Great Webinars with Dan Freeman. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

How to Run Great Webinars Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific
 

PLA to offer free member-exclusive readers’ advisory webinar with Becky Spratford

CHICAGO – At 1 p.m. Central on December 7, the Public Library Association (PLA) will host “Sure Bet Bests: Matching Readers With Their ‘Best’ Reads,” exclusively for PLA personal members. This free webinar will take you down this year’s "best" list rabbit hole, make sense of the larger reading trends it illustrates, and start you off on crafting your plan to help your patrons find the right read for them.

New Workshop: How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library

CHICAGO—ALA Editions announces an exciting new workshop, How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library with Dr. Steve Albrecht. This workshop will last 90 minutes and take place at 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific on Thursday, January 19, 2017.

How to Respond to a Security Incident in Your Library Workshop
A 90-minute workshop, Thursday, January 19, 2017, 2:30pm Eastern/1:30 Central/12:30 Mountain/11:30am Pacific

Free webinar: 'Civil Rights and a Civil Society: A Library-Law Enforcement Partnership'

Join ALA’s Public Programs Office and ProgrammingLibrarian.org for a free webinar, “Civil Rights and a Civil Society: A Library-Law Enforcement Partnership,” at 1 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Dec. 7.

The webinar will explore how Nashville (Tenn.) Public Library has partnered with local law enforcement agencies to develop an innovative public program series that uses history as a gateway to productive, critical conversations on race, policing and human rights. 

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