Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians

ALA
February 6, continuing for 4 weeks
Fee $175.00

Are you new to the reference desk? The ability to provide reference services is a valuable skill for every librarian, but proper training is essential. Basic Reference Skills for Non-Reference Librarians is a full-online course designed to help librarians who have never done reference work get up to speed. Francisca Goldsmith is an experienced reference librarian and instructor who will demonstrate and instruct you on what you need to know about working the reference desk. You’ll start with the basics of communicating with patrons and conducting a reference interview, and then you’ll be familiarized with important resources that will allow you to successfully assist patrons. Finally, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to continue to train yourself after the course so you can keep expanding your capabilities. Register


Beyond Google – Another Look at Finding Government Information

Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP)
February 2, 2:00pm Eastern

Register here.


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Diversity in Your Library Program

Library Journal
February 9, 3:00pm Eastern

Listen in as Deborah B. Ford explores the importance of diversity in your library program.  She will share tips on how to add diversity to your teaching strategies, programs, and marketing throughout the webcast.  Learn about the most sought after diverse books from JLG’s Spring 2017 Selections that are prefect for books lovers of all ages. Register


Spring Staff Picks from Penguin Random House

Cisco
February 24, 1:00pm Central

The Penguin Random House Library Marketing staff share their top picks for Spring and Summer 2017. Find out what new books made their TBR piles and get the inside scoop on their predictions for this season’s sleeper hits and blockbuster bestsellers. Live attendees will be entered for a chance to win one of fifty “Borrow.Read.Repeat.” tote bags filled with ARCs! This webinar will be moderated by Booklist’s Associate Editor, Adult Books Annie Bostrom. Please note that this webinar is on a FRIDAY! We are thinking outside of the Tuesday box! Register