Resources for Learners


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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51 Free November Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 06 November 2015

With the holiday season approaching, this month's list of free webinars is a bit shorter, but still packed with learning topics for your whole team. Before you start to wrap up the year, there's no better time to take inventory of learning gaps or op...

Drexel's MSLIS: A Bridge from Banker to Librarian

 News / Last Modified: 05 November 2015

James Ritter didn't always dream of being a librarian. In fact, during his undergraduate studies, he thought he'd become a lawyer or a politician. Yet somehow, through a unique transition from working in the banking industry to pursuing a Master's in...

Learn With the Best, Learn From the Best

 News / Last Modified: 22 October 2015

Drexel University is home to one of the nation's longest running Library & Information Science programs. Renowned for its commitment to innovation and quality, Drexel University’s program has been consistently ranked among the top 10 programs in ...

70 Free October Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 21 October 2015

This month's list of free webinars brings a wealth of learning topics for library staff. From advocacy to fundraising, and from managment to technology, there something here for everyone on your team.  Many of the sessions will be made available...

63 Free September Webinars for Library Staff

 News / Last Modified: 11 September 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,...