Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

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Online Course: A basic level, 6-week asynchronous course offered several times a year.
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures
Focus: This online course will introduce students to the breadth of considerations, standards and skills needed to successfully launch and manage a digital library program. It will provide opportunity for hands-on activities to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills within the context of a digital library. Features: Instructor guided. 24/7 access to course material. Weekly live online chat discussions.

LiveeCourseAttendance Cert.

Online Course: A basic level, 6-week asynchronous course offered several times a year.
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures

LiveWebinar
This webinar will present strategies used on several campuses during COVID-19 to manage risk in the face of uncertainty – on campuses that have reopened their libraries. The presenters will discuss the resources referenced, experts engaged, processes undertaken both external and internal to the library to support the decision to reopen, preparations to reopen and staying open.
LiveWebinar
Presenters will demonstrate how to create and process oral histories and how to upload them to ALAIR. Be a part of this or other history recordings to document the changes in the profession over the past 50 years. This course will also teach you how to start an independent oral history project.
LiveWebinar
It takes a coordinated effort to make employees feel valued and supported from the moment they enter an organization and throughout their entire career. This webinar will provide strategies for any library to help support employees-which starts with developing a recruitment strategy focused on diversity, onboarding, professional development, and a continued focus on growth through career planning.
LiveeForumFree!

e-Forum: A 2-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: December 8-9, 2020
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, ALA's newest division starting September 1, 2020 (previously offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services)
Focus: Library metadata needs a lot of maintenance. In this e-forum, participants will share tools, techniques, advice and best practices for both batch and manual database cleanup projects on all types of library metadata.
Cost: Free

LiveWebinarFree!
The main focus of the webinar will be on the steps required to develop, launch, and evaluate library policies and procedures. There will be examples of how this workflow can be organized and participants will be given access to materials that offer concrete steps that they can then use at their own institutions.
LiveWebinar
This webinar will discuss several opportunities for information technology fluency to be embedded in poster design in higher education.
LiveWebinar
The webinar will consist of a presentation outlining when to use focus groups, best practices for focus groups used for library assessment purposes, common roadblocks or hiccups and how to overcome them, and scenarios with sample scripts, questions, and expectations for the results. Participants will also receive access to a Google Folder with all the webinar materials. We will also use the polling website Mentimeter and Padlet to make the presentation interactive for the participants.
LiveeForumFree!

e-Forum: A 2-day moderated email discussion.
Dates: November 10 and 11, 2020
Offered by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures, ALA's newest division starting September 1, 2020 (previously offered by the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services)
Focus: Join us for this e-forum to discuss the many phases of an ILS migration from the RFP all the way to Go-Live!.
Cost: Free