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All Things to All People: Navigating Middle Management
Presenter: Amanda Scull
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Zotero: Teaching and Supporting in Libraries
Presenter: Jason Puckett
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Making Great Video Tutorials
Presenter: Jason Puckett
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Asynchronous Online Library Instruction: Best Practices
Presenter: Jason Puckett
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Building Capacity for Community-led Planning
Presenter: Dr. Audrey Barbakoff
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Motivate, Empower, and Engage Staff Through Coaching
Presenter: Vera Keown
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT



Past Core Webinars

How Do We Do That Again? Documenting Library Work
Presenter: Emily Nimsakont
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Stories from Inside the Data Warehouse - Part III: Analysis, Reporting, and Communication
Presenter: Becky Croxton
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
1:00 - 2:30pm CT


Creating a Strategic Library Communication Plan to Convey the Library's Value and Values
Presenter: Doralyn Rossmann
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
1:00 - 2:30pm CT


Expand the Horizon: Challenges and Opportunities in Working with Metadata for Unusual Content Types
Presenters: Nathan Hall, Jasmine Clark
Moderators: Ilda Cardenas, Rachel B. Turner, Mingyan Li
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Crisis Communications for Libraries
Presenter: Cordelia Anderson, APR
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Best Practices for Managing Change in Library Technical Services
Presenter: Daniel Jergovic
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Rapidly Implementing a Contactless Service
Presenters: Chris Martin and Margaret Heller
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Don't Click That Link! Cybersecurity Best Practices for Your Institution and Staff
Presenters: Sean Lang and Rob Nunez
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Finding Focus: Library Assessment Focus Groups
Presenters: Kristina Clement, Manda Sexton, and Lauren Johnson
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Information Technology Fluency and Poster Design
Presenter: Faye Mazzia
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Creating Effective Policies and Procedures
Presenter: Carli Spina
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Building a Holistic Employee Engagement Framework
Presenter: Cinthya Ippoliti
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


To Open or Not Open: Academic Library Building Management and Decision-making During a Pandemic
Presenters:  Steven Smith, Luke Voiland, Jennie Gerke, Amy Kirtland, Steven Escar Smith, Rebecca A. Richardson
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
1:00 - 2:00pm CT



Building Virtual Team Cohesion - Tips for Managers (A free webinar from Core)
Presenter: Taina Evans
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT













Developing Your Storytelling Skills for Library Assessment
Presenter: Manda Sexton
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Core e-Forums: What Are They and Why Should I Care? (A free webinar from Core)
Presenters: Nicole Lewis and Rebecca Uhl 
Tuesday, April 13, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Using Radical Kindness to Rethink Library Interviews
Presenter: Joe Hardenbrook 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Global Standard, Local Choices - The New RDA Toolkit (A free webinar from Core)
Presenter: Kathy Glennan 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Service Design In One Week: Design Sprint Basics
Presenter: Wyatt Rush Fertig 
Wednesday, April 21, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Collecting and Preserving after Tragedy (A free Preservation Week webinar from Core)
Presenter: Whitney Broadaway
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Introduction to Community Archiving Workshop (CAW) (A free Preservation Week webinar from Core)
Presenter: Marie Lascu
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Writing for the Web
Presenter: Patrick Patterson
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Overview of XML Metadata Quality Assessment Tools
Presenter: Lisa Lorenzo
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Building Teams that Work
Presenter: Jami Yazdani
Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (rescheduled from Feb. 9)
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Web Accessibility Beyond Best Intentions
Presenter: Sonya Schryer Norris
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Leveraging the FOLIO Transition: Best Practices
Presenter: Paula Sullenger and Sharon WIles-Young
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Leading From Afar: Creating a Cohesive Remote Team
Presenter: Meghan Kowalski
Wednesday, June 2, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT


Walking the Talk: Realizing Ethical Considerations
Presenters: May Chan, Jane Daniels, Sarah Furger, Dr. Diane Pennington, Beth Shoemaker, Karen Snow
Wednesday, August 10, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT

Using Diversity Awards to Assess eBook Collections
Presenter: Benjamin G. Turner
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
1:00 - 2:00pm CT




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