Resources for Learners

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Our field is transforming rapidly and we are all striving to keep our skills up to date, so that we can meet our community's evolving information needs. Especially when you are not in a formal library studies program, the responsibility for learning ultimately lies with you. A prepared learner is an empowered learner. This section includes career development tips, how to learn online, and more.

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Readymade Course Content

 Document / Last Modified: 01 September 2015

This article describes the technical approaches to capturing the content for each model. Each model links to an example of a fully-developed course, which will give you ideas about how to augment the core content.

63 Free September Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 27 August 2015

It must be back-to-school time, because this month's list of free webinars is robust and relevant! Join the spirit of learning at your library and make some time for staff development. This list, provided by Jamie Markus at the Wyoming State Library,...

46 Free August Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 24 August 2015

With summer winding down, hopefully library staff and volunteers can take some time to rest and reflect on this year's accomplishments so far, and to make time to refuel or brush up on new skills. August brings new learning opportunities in these 46 ...

46 Free July Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 14 July 2015

July brings new learning opportunities in these 46 webinars on topics that are relevant to the important and impactful work happening in libraries. Whether you and your team are seeking new skills or strengthening existing skills, there's something h...

50 Free June Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 22 June 2015

This fresh list of 50 free webinars makes it a bit easier to swallow the fact that we're already heading into the summer months. Hopefully you can set aside some time to join a live or archived webinar, and to put that learning into practice towards ...