eLearning

New Core Web Course Explores Fundamentals of Management

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is pleased to announce the release of a new web course that introduces library managers to the fundamental concepts of management.

Core Classroom: Hearing the Story: Creating an Oral History Project

CHICAGOStorytelling is an important way to preserve the history of a community and/or culture. The human voice can convey so much more than the written word, so oral histories are a good way to preserve a community, family, or history of an important event. People have differing views about events and capturing the viewpoints through recording their stories is something that libraries have been doing for many years.

Core Classroom: Conversations Worth Having for Library Leaders

CHICAGO—Communication remains the top issue for organizations, teams, and relationships, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Join Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures this April for the second Core Classroom, "Conversations Worth Having for Library Leaders". In this workshop, attendees will learn and apply two simple communication practices to strengthen connection, ignite creativity and engage others in meaningful conversation, even in tough situations. Weekly sessions include "The Power of Conversation", "The Art of Asking Questions", "Intentional Framing" and "Step up to Feedback".

United for Libraries to present ‘Keeping Governance on Track’ webinars March 29 and 31

EXTON, Pennsylvania - United for Libraries will present a free two-part webinar series, “Keeping Governance on Track,” March 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern and March 31 at 7 p.m. Eastern.

United for Libraries Learning Live to host roundtable discussions for Boards/Trustees (March 8) and Friends/Foundations (March 15)

EXTON, Pennsylvania — In March, United for Libraries’ monthly virtual series, Learning Live, will feature two roundtable discussion groups. The March 8 session will focus on Library Boards and Trustees, and the March 15 session will focus on Friends, Foundations, and Fundraising. Register for both sessions at www.ala.org/united/training/learning-live.

RUSA to host first-ever Virtual Forum

CHICAGO - The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) will host its first-ever Virtual Forum March 8 and 10. The Forum will offer two nonconsecutive days of programs dedicated to showcasing the work of its section groups and professional best practices for our nation's library workers in reference, user services, adult readers advisory and collection development as well as resource sharing, genealogy and archives, business reference and reference technology. 

Core Classroom: Hearing the Story: Creating an Oral History Project

CHICAGO—Storytelling is an important way to preserve the history of a community and/or culture. The human voice can convey so much more than the written word, so oral histories are a good way to preserve a community, family, or history of an important event. People have differing views about events and capturing the viewpoints through recording their stories is something that libraries have been doing for many years.

United for Libraries’ Jan. 11 Learning Live session to offer guidance on Friends and Foundations working effectively with libraries

EXTON, Pa. – United for Libraries’ monthly virtual series, Learning Live, will continue on Tues., Jan. 11th at 2 p.m. Eastern with “Friends and Foundations Working Effectively with the Library.”

The Learning Live program is presented free to United for Libraries group, personal, and Statewide Group Members (MA, MD, MI, NE, SC, SD, TX). Statewide Training Partners (CO, MT, ND, NH, OR, VA) receive live participation and/or 30 days of on demand viewing.

United for Libraries’ Dec. 14 Learning Live session to educate on building strong library policies

EXTON, Pa. – United for Libraries’ monthly virtual series, Learning Live, will continue on Tues., Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. Eastern. The Learning Live program is presented free to United for Libraries members and those with all-access statewide training.