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  1. Going to Jail: How Juvenile Books Portray the Prison Experience

    Few people discuss experiences of incarceration for family, friends or even themselves. Yet, it is estimated that on any given day 2 million children in the U.S. have one parent who is incarcerated and more than 70,000 youth under age 18 are themselves in ...

    AHILL - 10/17/2014 - 16:30 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  2. Portal, Platform, Public Option: An introduction and overview of the DPLA

    The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world; interest in the DPLA tends to span across many different library types and includes membership fr ...

    AHILL - 05/21/2014 - 16:56 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  3. Understanding Personalities in the Workplace

    Are you an employee? A manager? Do you have a spouse? Children? Friends? Acquaintances? Do you volunteer in an organization? Are you on committees? Do you ever deal with people in any context at all? Of course you do! This 3-part webinar series is an inva ...

    AHILL - 06/25/2014 - 10:37 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  4. AccessAbility Academy

    PURCHASE NOW The first module of ASCLA’s AccessAbility Academy, Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities, a webcast tutorial is now available for purchase here. What Is It? Positive Interactio ...

    PAKINS - 04/14/2014 - 15:58 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  5. Emotional Intelligence in Your Workplace

    Emotional Intelligence – maybe you’ve heard the term, but what in the world does it mean? The short answer is simply being intelligent about emotions – yours and others’. The longer – and much more interesting – answer will fascinate you. In the first ses ...

    AHILL - 05/14/2014 - 15:36 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  6. How Transmedia Storytelling Can Transform Literacy and Learning

    This presentation will introduce you to an exciting new literary form called transmedia storytelling that can serve as a powerful tool for developing 21 st century literacy skills. Using an exemplary of that form, Inanimate Alice, you’ll learn how transme ...

    AHILL - 12/13/2013 - 09:09 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  7. Being an Effective Facilitator

    Want to run better meetings or lead better planning discussions? You can be a more effective facilitator! Learn how to improve group participation and productivity. Focus groups… Staff meetings… Brainstorming sessions… Learning sessions…  All of these act ...

    AHILL - 01/31/2014 - 17:34 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  8. Accessibility Is Usability

    This presentation is an overview and introduction that approaches the topic of web accessibility as a way to maximize usability. In addition, it will make the argument that accessibility helps promote universal access for all users. The webinar will be sp ...

    AHILL - 04/04/2013 - 15:31 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  9. Positive Interactions: Making the Library a Welcoming and Empowering Place for People with Disabilities

    Is your library a welcoming and empowering place for people with disabilities? Or would you like to help improve library staff communication and interactions with people with disabilities? According to the 2010 Census, approximately 56.7 million people in ...

    AHILL - 04/24/2013 - 11:44 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

  10. Detained and Forgotten: Informational Needs of Youth in Detention

    Knowing that recidivism is a chronic and persistent problem among youth who have been incarcerated our presentation will take a fresh and exciting look at methods and ideas that will help support the youth offender both inside the detention and upon the y ...

    AHILL - 02/14/2013 - 09:52 - Association of Specialized & Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)

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