Reference Training Tools

Professional Competencies for Reference and User Services Librarians, January 26, 2003 (2016 revisions in progress)
Website: Reference and User Services Association
http://www.ala.org/rusa/resources/guidelines/professional
Guidelines to provide librarians, libraries, and information centers with a model statement of competencies essential for successful reference and user services librarians.

Public Services Sequence
Course: Webjunction
http://learn.webjunction.org/course/index.php?categoryid=34
Series of four self-paced courses that provide reference and public service training. Courses are free but require creation of a webjunction account.

Reference Services and Sources, October 12, 2016
Article: Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
http://library.uaf.edu/ls101-reference-services
Article on reference services, selecting the right reference source, types of reference sources, where and how to find reference sources, and reference sources available via the Web.