Cataloging with RDA eCourse

September 12, continuing for 4 weeks
Fee $199.00

After participating in this eCourse, you will: Create original records using RDA; Describe manifestation, item, work, and expression; Identify and record relationships between entities. As more libraries around the world adopt RDS (Resource Description and Access) knowledge of how to catalog library materials using this new standard is a crucial skill. Register

Cataloging Music Resources in RDA eCourse

September 12, continuing for 4 weeks
Fee $175.00

Are you struggling with cataloging music in your library? The latest release of RDA now includes the addition of Music Library Association’s Best Practices for Music Cataloging. ALA Publishing presents this popular returning eCourse. Register

Cultivating a Library Technoculture: We are Tech Workers

July 27, 11:00am Pacific

Markham is Canada’s “High-Tech Capital,” housing 900 high-tech companies and their employees. In response, Markham Public Library began hosting maker and coding events, launched a digital media lab, and purchased 3D printers. When skill gaps in our workforce thwarted efforts to engage staff with new services, we embarked on a culture-shifting journey to develop a deep understanding and appreciation for technology. Register

Productivity Tips and Tricks to Help You Find More Time and manage your Days

August 3, 1:00pm Central

Looking for new ways to help manage your day and find more time in your schedule? Join productivity and planning expert Kari Chapin as she shares actionable tips and tricks that you can start immediately. These productivity tips and tricks will help you take back your time, starting with your morning routine and ending with your evening wind down—and everything in between. Register

YA Announcements; Fall 2016

August 9, 1:00pm Central

Get a sneak peek of forthcoming YA titles in this hour-long, free webinar featuring representatives from Macmillan, Bloomsbury, Tor, and Disney. Register

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Cultural Literacy Programs in Your Library: Connecting with Diverse children & Families

August 9, 12:00pm Pacific

Do you promote cultural literacy in your library? Would you like to learn more about planning programs and outreach services for diverse groups of children and their families? This webinar will help libraries establish a foundation for understanding how cultural bias influences services to diverse patrons. Register

New twists on Storytime

August 17, 12:00pm Pacific

Are you looking for something new and different to add to your storytime offerings? Library storytimes are one of the most popular and consistent programs offered by libraries, but it’s not uncommon for presenters to feel like they are in a rut. In this webinar Penny Peck will discuss how to bolster interest and revitalize storytime by creating some “special event” storytimes. Register