Cartographic Resources Cataloging for Beginners Workshop

ALA
July 6, 1:30 pm Central
fee $60.00

Map cataloging is an important skill for many types of librarianship. But with so many training resources available, it’s difficult to know how to begin. In this workshop, experienced cataloger Susan Moore will cover the basics of cataloging sheet maps while focusing primarily on the areas of a catalog record that are of particular concern to cartographic resources, including scale & other mathematical data, title selection, and measurement. Register


Reading the Rainbow: New Trends in LBTQ Literature

Booklist
June 7, 1:00pm GMT

Join us in Pride Month for a special webinar focusing on LGBTQ literature for adults and teens. Booklist columnist and reviewer Michael Cart will discuss current trends in LGBTQ lit, and representatives from Bold Strokes Books, Books on Tape, and Riptide Publishing will share new and forthcoming titles from their lists. Register


Using Technology to Grow Strong Readers

TechSoup
June 16, 10:30am PST

Join Michael Levine and Lisa Guernsey, authors of Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens, and Chip Donohoe, Director of the Technology in Early Childhood Center at the Erikson Institute, to discuss how educators and parents can help children grow into strong, passionate readers who are skilled at using media and technology of all kinds. Register


Using Adaptive Learning to Increase Retention and Decrease Seat Time

Cornerstone OnDemand
June 14, 12:00pm EST

Creating effective e-learning modules has never been easier, thanks to the latest generation of authoring tools. Adaptive learning designs weave together branching capabilities, confidence checks and multiple start/stop points, enabling learners to skip unneeded information and trainers to check understanding. These designs result in time savings of 50 to 90 percent and ensure that learners meet their goals.


 

New Ideas in Collection Development & Merchandising – Free Course Preview Wecast

Library Journal
May 25, 1:00pm ET

Join us online for the New Ideas in Collection Development & Merchandising free course preview webcast to get a look inside LJ’s upcoming online course that will challenge you to rethink current processes and create a modern collection development, merchandising, and readers’ advisory strategy—regardless of your library’s budget. Register