Professional Resources

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Thinking to Produce Results

CHICAGOJoin Core for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Thinking to Produce Results” on August 29, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT.

New Research Examines LGBTQIA+ Inclusive School Library Services for Youth

CHICAGO – Newly published research study from the American Association of School Librarians’ (AASL) peer-reviewed online journal, School Library Research (SLR), used systematic literature review methodology to examine international empirical research in the field of school and youth librarianship to identify and categorize published empirical research on LGBTQIA+ topics. Articles can be accessed for free at www.ala.org/aasl/slr.

New Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning

CHICAGOCore: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is excited to announce the release of a new course, Fundamentals of Universal Design for Learning (FUDL). This 6-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of universal design for learning.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; A Strategic Plan to Live By

CHICAGOCore hosts the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: A Strategic Plan to Live By” on August 23, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT. Strategic planning is a routine part of library leadership, but what if the ordinary planning process was made transformative?

Core Presents “Best of Core at ALA Conference” Webinar Collection for 2023

CHICAGOCore is pleased to present a new webinar collection, “Best of Core at ALA Conference." The next webinar in this series is on August 8, 2023. These webinars are based on programs presented at the 2023 ALA Annual Conference and Exhibition.

Core Classroom: Building Our Strengths Together

CHICAGOJoin Core from September 11 to September 29, 2023, for the Core Classroom “Building Our Strengths Together.” One of the qualities of leadership is the ability to recognize the strengths of those around you and your own strengths in order to unleash your talents and the talents of those around you.

Core Webinar: Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference; Thinking Big

CHICAGOCore hosts the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Thinking Big” on August 15, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT.

Core Webinar - Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Co-worker to Supervisor; Managing Previous Peers

CHICAGO–Join Core on August 9, 2023, at 1 p.m. CT for the webinar “Best of Core at ALA Annual Conference: Co-worker to Supervisor; Managing Previous Peers.” The past two years changed so much in our industry that more managers are choosing to retire or reduce their hours, which in turn creates exciting new openings. Here we will closely examine the excitement, reward, pitfalls and demands that come from the transition from co-worker to supervisor. Group discussions will focus on internal promotions and upward mobility.

Using the AASL Standards to assess learners

CHICAGO — Published by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and ALA Editions, “Assessing Learners: Using the AASL Standards to Measure Competency and Growth” unpacks a complex and critical area of school library instruction aligned to the National School Library Standards. Readers will be able to appropriately select or design assessment tools to measure learner understanding and growth.

New from ACRL - “The Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium: Reflections, Revisions, and New Works”

CHICAGO – The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “The Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium: Reflections, Revisions, and New Works” edited by Yvonne Mery and Anthony Sanchez, an anthology that provides a toolkit for critical library pedagogy that recognizes how knowledge is created within historical and deeply politicized contexts.