Collection Development

The world of social learning and digital outreach is quickly changing. In this webinar, Joe Murphy will discuss top social technologies that libraries can use to foster discovery and sharing in library programs as well as use to market library events.
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What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting? Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. if applicable, please share what you are going to do next or how you're going to apply what you learned.
This course will serve as an introduction for both professional librarians and assistants looking to gain knowledge of the field of prison librarianship. Participants will be challenged as they learn about topics ranging from collection development, budgeting, (sometimes on a shoestring), reference serves, legal materials, technical services, intellectual freedom, working with mental health factors, security, interpersonal communication and programming as it pertains to the correctional field.
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Booklist’s free webinar series offers multiple programs each month. Booklist editors host leading practitioners, authors, and publishers’ representatives on a variety of topics, offering immediate tips, tools, resources, and new ideas for collection development and readers’-advisory work.

Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions pertaining to advocacy issues at their library, as well as learn what resources are available to help make the case for libraries.
Is helping residents in your community to Be Informed Citizens a service priority in your library now? Do you think it may become a service priority in the future? What types of services and programs might you provide to support this priority? In this PLA Service Response Workbook you will find tools to assess your current services in this area and to identify what would be required to expand those services.
Is helping residents in your community Build Successful Enterprises a service priority in your library now? Do you think it may become a service priority in the future? What types of services and programs might you provide to support this priority? In this PLA Service Response Workbook you will find tools to assess your current services in this area and to identify what would be required to expand those services. Provide your business owners and non-profit organization, directors and their managers with the information they need to develop and maintain strong, viable organizations.
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Presenter Chelsea Condren will provide a working definition of the term diversity, strategies for understanding user demand and interest, and ways to ensure a collection is diverse while still meeting the needs of the population. Participants will receive a handout that outlines strategies for collection building/management, selection and weeding of diverse titles, as well as a list of recommended materials.
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Attend the ALSC webinar, "C is for Common Core and Collection Development" with Kristen Remenar, Youth Services Librarian at Orion Township Public Library.
Is helping residents in your community to celebrate diversity a service priority in your library now? In this PLA Service Response Workbook you will find tools to assess your current services in this area and to identify what would be required to expand those services.

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