Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

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e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: August 24-25, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: Join the Core Instructional Technologies Interest Group to discuss technology tools related to instruction and the possible long-term effects of COVID-19 on library instruction. Participate by answering related questions or read other’s responses.
Cost: Free

LiveWebinar
Tailored to administrators and managers, this webinar provides an overview of the recently released “Cataloguing Code of Ethics” and highlights particular areas of the Code in which library leadership can meaningfully support the Code in equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility (EDIA) initiatives.
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e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: April 20 and 21, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: The pandemic has changed library hiring practices in many ways. Join us in a discussion of its impact and the innovative hiring and onboarding practices which emerged. Job seekers and staff at institutions currently recruiting staff, or those with new hires are invited to join this e-Forum.
Cost: Free

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e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: June 15 and 16, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).

LiveWebinar
Remote work and leadership are vastly different from the traditional office experience. It takes a balance of technology, management, and empathy. In this session, the presenter will share best practices for remote leadership that encourage collaboration and camaraderie. The session will identify, examine, and discuss techniques and processes for integrating various skills and activities into your leadership to help create strong and productive remote teams.
LiveWebinar
During this webinar the presenters will discuss the role of library leaders in helping transition libraries to FOLIO, an open-source library management system, along with associated staff challenges, training, and leveraging aspects of FOLIO for new library initiatives.
LiveWebinar
Implementing web accessibility in libraries requires institutional supports for managers and staff alike. Hear about the process from the first library, the Library of Michigan, to remediate its website to accessibility standards required by the U.S. Department of Justice.
LiveWebinar
In this session, participants will be asked to broadly consider how they define teams within their libraries and will be introduced to the factors that make teams successful, strong, effective and resilient.
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e-Forum: A two-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: May 18 and 19, 2021
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Focus: With more efforts underway to scale up or fully implement faceted vocabularies in cataloging and metadata work, a new challenges arises: How to convince discovery teams or public service colleagues to adopt these vocabularies in the public-facing search interfaces? This e-forum looks at the role advocacy plays in negotiating the full utilization of faceted data.

LiveWebinar
This presentation will provide an overview of the capabilities and drawbacks of several tools for XML metadata quality assessment, including XML Schema Definitions (XSD), Schematron, and OpenRefine. With an emphasis on how these tools can work together to create a more complete quality control process, the presentation will hopefully give attendees some ideas for how to improve their own QA/QC processes at their institutions and reduce time spent manually reviewing large batches of XML records.