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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Make. Connect. Learn.

 News / Last Modified: 24 April 2017

There is a blitz of digital literacy initiatives in libraries across the nation as the imperatives mount for all citizens to get up to speed on 21st century skills and tools. At the same time, there is a rising tide of makerspaces percolating into li...

Privacy Literacy at Your Library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 07 March 2017

A webinar about the Virtual Privacy Lab, a privacy literacy resource available to all, which helps library patrons feel safe and confident online.

Financial Education Tools for Libraries from CFPB

 News / Last Modified: 16 December 2016

As you may know, we've been participating in an OpenIDEO challenge related to libraries and financial literacy. We've been learning about a variety of approaches to financial education, and also wanted to be sure libraries are aware of all the fantas...