Webinars

Upcoming Live Webinars

PLA is pleased to offer these upcoming webinars:

Outside the Lines: Libraries Reintroduced FREEOutside the Lines: An Initiative to Help Achieve Your Organizational Goals
A free PLA webinar presented in partnership with Anythink Libraries
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Instructors: Stacie Ledden, Jacqueline Murphy & Erica Grossman

Is there a specific audience your organization is trying to reach? A partnership you’re hoping to form? A strategic goal you’re looking to fulfill? In this interactive webinar, learn how libraries have used Outside the Lines: Libraries Reintroduced to achieve their organizational goals. Learn more about this global initiative while also gathering tips on how to set and communicate goals for your organization—internally and externally, build strong partnerships, and provide relevant and surprising experiences for your community that shift perceptions of libraries. More…



DigitalLearn.org logo FREEUsing DigitalLearn in Your Library
A free PLA webinar
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Panelists: Scott G. Allen, Jen Martinez, Marian D. Christmon & Kevin King

Please join us for a one-hour overview of PLA’s digital literacy tool for libraries, including specific information on how your library can start the process of creating its own DigitalLearn site. Custom sites enable libraries to access the growing collection of DigitalLearn courses, track and demonstrate impact through learner analytics, customize course and page content specific to your community, develop courses on local content, and co-brand the site to become a service of your library. Information will be shared on how to create your own site using open source files, how to work through PLA to arrange basic customization and hosting, and more. More…



Project Outcome FREE logoProject Outcome Panel: User Experiences & Lessons Learned
A free PLA webinar
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Panelists: Carrie Herrmann, Julianne Rist, Amy Mikel & Emily Plagman

Project Outcome is a free online toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of their programs and services by providing simple surveys and an easy-to-use process for measuring and analyzing outcomes. The panelists on this webinar represent libraries that were part of Project Outcome’s initial launch in June 2015. Hear their experiences using the surveys and tools and how they have made Project Outcome fit their library’s needs. More…



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If you have an idea for a webinar you'd like PLA to present, please submit a proposal! Webinar proposals are reviewed on an ongoing basis, with responses sent within 6–8 weeks of submission.