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  • Anytime + Anywhere = Never: Motivating the Self-Directed Learner

    We all aspire to be lifelong learners, especially in service of our library patrons. And we have all hit the snag of "anytime + anywhere = never"―the reality that unlimited access, unbounded time and lack of external motivators in self-dire...

  • 55 Free July Webinars for Library Staff

    This month's list of free webinars covers everything from big picture to the nitty gritty on topics relevant to library staff working with patrons of every age and collections of every type. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes out...

  • 59 Free June Webinars for Library Staff

    If you're like most learners this time of year, you may be looking forward to a summer break from studies. But based on this month's list of webinars, it looks like you should still be making time for learning! This list, provided by the Wyoming Stat...

  • 66 Free May Webinars for Library Staff

    With so many options for online learning, it's great to be able to see all these webinars collected in one place. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes out every month and is regularly updated on the Free Training page, where you ca...

  • Closing the Knowledge Gap: March Poll Results

    Last month we asked about those job responsibilities that maybe weren't covered in your training to become library staff. Answers varied, but the most common area you identified was finances—whether that's how to create a budget, bookkeeping, or vend...

  • Self-Directed Achievement on a Small Scale

    When I first watched Jami Carter's webinar on Self-Directed Achievement (SDA), I was inspired, really inspired, and became an avowed evangelist for the SDA concept. Apparently, I was not the only one. Joan Blalock, branch manager of the Cowpens Libra...

  • 74 April Webinars for Library Staff

    There's no better time than Spring to do an inventory of your learning needs. And with a multitude of webinar options, you're sure to find something to fill any gaps you find in your assessment. This list, provided by the Wyoming State Library, comes...

  • 62 Free March Webinars for Library Staff

    What's at the top of your learning list? We encourage you to focus an hour or two during the month of March on your learning need. Tackling those skills or knowledge gaps with one of these free webinars is a great way to make learning a priority. Thi...

  • 55+ Free February Webinars for Library Staff

    With this year being a Leap Year, February provides one extra day for library learning, but it's still a short month, so don't miss out on these online opportunities made available for free. This list, provided by Jamie Markus at the Wyoming State Li...

  • 60+ Free January Webinars for Library Staff

    As you pull together your new year's learning resolutions, you're going to want to have handy, this month's list of free learning. These 60 webinars from library and non-profit providers cover topics relevant to libraries of all shapes and sizes. Fro...