Teaching Patrons

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WebJunction has collected training materials and resources that have been developed by library staff from around the country. Resources include templates for technology training and recommendations for developing online patron tutorials, an ever-increasing asset in today's busy libraries. Maximizing subject-based expertise within the library, addressing frequent topics of inquiry from patrons, and taking advantage of the growing cadre of available tools form the critical building blocks for developing an effective patron training program.

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Developing Online Patron Tutorials Webinar

 Webinar / Last Modified: 19 August 2014

Archive and associated resources for the March 29, 2011 webinar with Lisa Barnhart and Dawne Tortorella on developing online patron tutorials

Learning through Playful Exploration with Makerspaces

 News / Last Modified: 11 August 2014

Marshmallow engineering? Robotics? Punk knitting? These creative activities are all examples of recent makerspace events happening at libraries all over the country. Programs like these are all about building community and mixing traditional crafts w...