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Upcoming Free Webinars for Fall 2011

posted Aug 2, 2011, 10:03 AM by Icon Library

For Webinar descriptions and links to registration, see Free Webinars, at: http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/CE/webinars.aspx.


WebJunction and the A.L.A. Learning Roundtable are offering a 2-day Online Conference on the 10th and 11th.  There'll be eight Webinars during those 2 days: 

-Born to Forget: How to Survive and Thrive in the Age of Information Overload

-Happiness Through Personal Learning

-Lights! Camera! Action! Using Video for Patron and Staff Instruction

-Getting Admin Buy-In for Training

-Instructional Literacy and the Library Educator: Reflective Habits

for Effective Practice

-Tech Training Skills for 21st Century Library Staff

-Beyond 23 Things: Enhanced Self-Paced Training

-Cultivating the Library as a Site of Participatory Culture and Learning


The Trustee Academy courses have been held over by popular demand.  Your neighboring library's board has discovered these learning opportunities.  Has your library board checked them out?

-Trustee Basics, Part I

-Trustee Basics, Part II

-Working Effectively with the Library Director

-The Library's Budget

-Advocating for Your Library


Want to brush up your communications skills?

-Ten Tips for Writing Well with Dixie Darr

-Worse Than Death? Practical Tips on Public Speaking for Library Personnel

-Twitter 101

-Introduction to Web Accessibility: Section 508 Compliance



Interested in developments in cataloging?

-Aiming for a Robust Metadata Infrastructure for the Future

-What's Happening with Genre Headings?


How about those management skills?

-Turning Stress into Power

-The Focused Leader

-Using Technology for Time Management

-Harnessing the Power of Total Confidence

-Grantseeking Basics

-Microsoft Donation Program: How Does It Work?


The announcements of Fall books are starting:

-Math, Science & More

-SLJ Fall Nonfiction Announcements

-Mixing In Math: Enhancing story times, crafts, displays, and family

-YA Announcements: Fall 2011


And here's some programs on programs:

-Cuddle Up & Read: Storytimes for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

-DIY Digital Assets: Creation, Implementation, Access

programs with math


Reference help:

-Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Sexual Health Resources

-Anatomy Resources



And always a few programs that defy categorization:

-Trends in Library Training and Learning: Developing Staff Skills for

the 21st Century

-Tech Talk with Michael Sauers