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By |January 27th, 2017|Blog|

Introduction to Metadata and Linked Data eCourse ALA January 30, continuing for 6 weeks Fee $250.00 In this eCourse, Dr. Oksana L. Zavalina—an experienced instructor with extensive teaching and research experience in linked data and metadata—will provide you with the tools to get started and the resources to learn more on your own. Zavalina will [...]

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By |January 20th, 2017|Blog|

How to Implement a Digitized Program eCourse ALA March 6, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $185.00 Digitization is a rapidly growing area of librarianship. Whether you’re a community repository or you need to digitize old materials to save space, the ability to start a digitization project is becoming an essential skill for the modern librarian. [...]

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By |January 6th, 2017|Blog|

Service Excellence in Challenging Times Webjunction January 11, 3:00pm Eastern In turbulent times, many Americans turn to their libraries. While this is a true affirmation of the value our country places on its libraries, it increase the responsibility for library staff to meet the public with the best customer service. During times of community turmoil, [...]

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By |December 30th, 2016|Blog|

2017 ALA Carnegie Shortlist Finalists Booklist January 10, 1:00pm Central Booklist Adult Books editor and Carnegie committee chair Donna Seaman presents the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Authors include, for fiction, Michael Chabon (Moonglow), Zadie Smith (Swing Time), and Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad); and for nonfiction, Patricia Bell-Scott (The [...]

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By |December 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Facing a divided nation, ALA offers libraries free trainings in dialogue facilitation and deliberation ALA (Released 12/15/2016) Through Libraries Transforming Communities: Models for Change, a two-year project, ALA and NCDD will produce ten webinars and three in-person workshops. Change-making leaders, such as Everyday Democracy, National Issues Forum and World Café, will develop and lead the [...]

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By |December 16th, 2016|Blog|

ALA Course Offerings for February—Click Here Playful Building Hands-On Activities Star Net Libraries January 18, 1:00pm Mountain Join us for a free online training in conducting a selection of hands-on engineering activities. The Star_Net Playful Building activities are designed to engage children, tweens, and families in hands-on engineering fun at the library, and they rely [...]

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By |December 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Limitless Libraries, Unlimited Potential Library Journal December 15, 3:00pm Eastern As libraries continue their mission to become community cornerstones, there is a new spirit of cooperation between public and school libraries. Nowhere is this more evident than in Nashville, where Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools have partnered to create the Limitless Libraries [...]

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By |November 18th, 2016|Blog|

Mindfulness for Librarians: Handling Stress and Thriving Under Pressure eCourse ALA January 9, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $195.00 Do you ever find yourself feeling overwhelmed or stressed at work? Throughout this four-week eCourse, you’ll learn tips and tricks to better handle stress and become more mindful in the workplace. Instructors Richard Moniz and Martin [...]

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By |November 11th, 2016|Blog|

Middle Grade Matters Cisco November 29, 1:00pm Central The middle grades are when kids can become most excited about reading. Join Booklist for a free hour-long webinar with representatives from Workman, Boyds Mills Press, Simon & Schuster and National Geographic, to learn about fiction and nonfiction books that will grab your students and put them [...]

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By |November 11th, 2016|Blog|