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Core Webinar: Trailblazing Pathways Across the Digital Divide

Join Core for the webinar "Trailblazing Pathways Across the Digital Divide" on August 7, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. Participants will learn about a partnership between an academic library, Student Affairs, and campus IT to fund laptops to students most in need.

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Core Webinar - Transforming LibGuides: A Case Study

Join Core for the webinar "Transforming LibGuides: A Case Study" on September 17, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. Presenters will explore the technical and political processes of overhauling and streamlining their LibGuides and A-Z database list.

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Core President's Program features Jay Ellis

Join Core on Saturday, June 29, during ALA Annual 2024 in San Diego, for the Core President's Program featuring actor and Insecure star Jay Ellis. He will be discussing his new memoir, Did Everyone Have an Imaginary Friend (Or Just Me)?

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Register Now for Core Forum 2024!

Registration and housing are officially open for Core Forum 2024, which will take place November 14-16, in Minneapolis, MN, at the Hilton Minneapolis.

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New Core Web Course: Fundamentals of Institutional Repositories

CHICAGO—Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures is excited to announce the release of a new course, Fundamentals of Institutional Repositories (FIR). This 6-week online course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of institutional repositories (IR)...

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Core Webinar: Accessible and Inclusive Library Design

Join Core for the webinar "Accessible and Inclusive Library Design" on June 11, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. Explore ways to make your library more accessible and inclusive to patrons and staff, including following ADA guidelines and examining patron experience.

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Core Webinar: Participative Leadership in Decision Making

CHICAGO—Join Core for the webinar "Participative Leadership in Decision Making" on May 28, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. Participative leadership techniques are used in a variety of situations, but one of the ways they can be effective is when major changes are...

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Core Webinar - Best of Core Forum: Stewarding Relevance; Subject-Diverse Weeding

Join Core for the webinar "Best of Core Forum: Stewarding Relevance; Subject-Diverse Weeding" on May 8, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. This presentation, intended for collection development librarians, subject selection specialists, collection managers, and collection support staff, provides an overview of the planning, implementation, and method for a customized collection assessment and weeding of a large multi-subject research collection.

Preservation Week® Webinar: Historical Newspapers in Public Libraries

Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures hosts the free Preservation Week® webinar "Historical Newspapers in Public Libraries" on Wednesday, May 1, 2024. Join in for discussion of digitization, preservation and access for local historical newspapers with the Columbus Metropolitan Library's Local History & Genealogy team.

Core Webinar - Best of Core Forum: White Supremacy in the Stacks

Core hosts the webinar "Best of Core Forum: White Supremacy in the Stacks" on May 7, 2024, at 1 p.m. CT. This session examines how Library of Congress and Dewey Decimal Classifications handle books on topics relevant to White Supremacy and how this perpetuates the idea of a color-blind or color-neutral society.

ALA-APA Salaries and Status of Library Workers Committee to Host Two Webinars

The ALA Allied Professional Association’s (ALA-APA) Salaries and Status of Library Workers (SSLW) committee invites you to join them for the following two sessions. The first, Empowering Library Workers: Navigating Unionization in Challenging Environments, will be held May 1st, 1:30 – 3:00pm (Central)/ 2:30 – 4:00pm (Eastern). The second, What Comes after Unionization: Effective Engagement with Library Workers, will be held on May 8th, 12:00pm-1:00pm (Central).