Gain the Tools to Assess and Rewrite Operational Library Policies in this Core webinar on February 10, 2021

This webinar presents a high-level introduction to operational policies, why they need to be assessed on a regular basis, one way of assessment using the 5 W's (who, what, where, when, and why) approach, and the basics of writing or rewriting operational policies.  The primary audience for this webinar is librarians,

Learn How to Develop the Best Survey Tips from Consultations in this Core Webinar on February 9, 2021

Surveys are popular assessment tools to understand users' needs and perceptions because they are easy and quick to use. In spite of the convenience and popularity, it is hard to have a well-designed survey.

Announcing the 2021 Core Fundamentals Web Course Schedule

Core is pleased to announce the release of the 2021 Core Fundamentals Web Course schedule. This series of related online courses covers basic topics that enhance your library technical services skills.

Free Core Webinar on January 13th Building Virtual Team Cohesion - Tips for Managers

Core will host a FREE webinar on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1pm CT, that helps librarians and support staff build engaging team cohesion virtually.

At the end of this free webinar, the attendees will be able to:

Learn the Fundamentals of Cataloging with this Jan. 11 web course from Core

Last chance to register for the Fundamentals of Cataloging web course that starts next week on January 11, 2021!

This six-week online course is a basic primer for library cataloging concepts and practices. It covers:

Last Chance to Register for the Jan. 12 Core webinar and learn how to use MatchMARC

This webinar will show users how to leverage the free Google Sheets Add-on called MatchMARC to retrieve OCLC records based on user criteria. Advantages of using MatchMARC over OCLC’s Connexion will be highlighted. Examples of workflows made possible by the spreadsheet environment and MARC record delivery will be given. OCLC membership is needed to use this tool.

New Core Web Course Explores Fundamentals of Digital Library Projects

Core is pleased to announce the release of a new web course on the introduction to fundamental concepts of digital library projects. This course was developed by Jennifer Roper, Director, Digital Strategies and the University of Virginia Library in Charlottesville, Virginia, Gretchen Gueguen, an archivist and librarian specializing in digital libraries and technology and an adjunct professor for the Clarion University, and Ivey Glendon, Manager for Metadata Analysis & Design at the University of Virginia Library.  Jennifer Roper and Gretchen Gueguen will lead the course.

Learn How to Surpass Library Broadband Challenges in this Core Webinar on April 6, 2021

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, and Futures, will present the webinar, "Understand and Improve Library Broadband Challenges."
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, from 1:00 -2:00 pm, Central Time. 

Free Webinar from Core on Building Virtual Team Cohesion at your Institution on January 13, 2021

This FREE webinar hosted by the newest ALA division, Core: Leadership,Infrastructure, Futures will teach attendees: