7 Upcoming FREE Webinars to Put on Your Schedule

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It’s summer, the spring semester is over, maybe things are quieter in the library. Why not take some time for professional development? Of course, as most of you know, learning opportunities are often expensive or, if covered by your workplace, fairly limited. That is why I’ve compiled from a variety of sources a list of free upcoming webinars you might be interested in:

 

ALA Public Programs Office

What Is a Program, Anyway? Findings from NILPPA, ALA’s National Study of Library Public Programs

Presenters: Carolyn Anthony, consultant and member of the standing committee of the Metropolitan Libraries Section of IFLA; Mary Davis Fournier, deputy director of the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office and director of the National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment (NILPPA)

June 10th, 11 a.m.

Details: http://ow.ly/FWTs30oIxZD

 

Utah State Library Training

The Art of Public Speaking

Presenter: Linda Bruno

June 11th, 2-3 p.m. MDT, 4-5 p.m. EST

Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/usl-training-208844751

 

ALA Public Programs Office

The Nine Competencies of Programming Librarians: Findings from NILPPA, ALA’s National Study of Library Public Programs

Presenters: Terrilyn Chun, deputy director of Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon; Mary Davis Fournier, deputy director of the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office and director of the National Impact of Library Public Programs Assessment (NILPPA)

June 14th, 11 a.m. EST

Details: http://ow.ly/FWTs30oIxZD

 

National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Nine Conversations that Matter to Health Sciences Librarians

Presenter: Jessica Pettitt, M.Ed., CSP

June 19th, 12 p.m. EST

Details: https://nnlm.gov/classes/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-nine-conversations-matter-health-sciences-librarians-jessica

If you don’t have a NLM/NNLM account, you can create one for free.

Session will be recorded.

 

Library Connect

Staying visible, relevant and connected with your research community: tips tools and trends from three progressive librarians

Presented by Anna Marie Johnson, head of the Scholars’ Commons at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Clare Withers, curator at the University of Pittsburgh University Library System; Katherine Stephan, research support librarian and an academic liaison librarian at Liverpool John Moores University

June 27th, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

Details: https://libraryconnect.elsevier.com/articles/webinar-june-27-staying-visible-relevant-and-connected-your-research-community-tips-tools

 

OCLC

Library technology planning for today and tomorrow

Presented by Diana Silveira, librarian, president of Novare Library Services, and author of Library Technology Planning for Today and Tomorrow

August 27th, 3-4 p.m. EST

Details: https://www.oclc.org/en/events/2019/Library_tech_planning_webjunction_webinar_august27.html

 

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