Create & Deliver Training

  • Don't Reinvent the Wheel: Digital Literacy Resources

    Libraries know digital literacy; they’ve been the go-to resource for their communities for years. Yet the need continues to grow as the demand for basic skills intensifies and new skills emerge. Whether supporting job hunters, students, older adults,...

  • Library CE Training Institute Convenes Top Talents

    The Library CE Training Institute is a focal part of the Strengthening Continuing Education Content for Libraries project, which seeks to help library CE providers find effective and sustainable models for delivering online training opportunitie...

  • Activate the Online Learner: Taking Charge of Individual Learning

    The learner at the center has become a core strategy in education and training. Strategies like flipped classrooms, MOOCs, or peer collaborations are all part of a trend toward very personalized learning—me-learning. These trends increasingly emphasi...

  • Learning with Webinars: Library Staff in Poland go Full Steam Ahead

    Hundreds of library staff in Poland are benefiting from the recent launch of a webinar series in that country about public libraries, advocacy, and communication. The successful series was designed to provide practical information to librarians and o...

  • Strengthening CE Content for Libraries

    Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and driven by WebJunction in partnership with Infopeople, the Strengthening Continuing Education Content for Libraries (SCEC) project stems from a resounding theme in the libr...

  • An Oasis in the Digital Divide

    These days, staying on top of technology trends is not only critical to career success, it also helps us connect with family, friends and the wider world. But if you don’t have a computer, or you are new to using a particular device, the experience o...

  • Make. Connect. Learn.

    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...

  • Badging the Library: Part 2

    In our first post on badging the library, we talked about what badges were and why libraries might consider implementing badges. There are a lot of good uses for badges in the library world, and hopefully you saw some that fit in with your work. In t...

  • M.A.P. for the Future of Online Learning

    Whether we are training our patrons, other library staff, or we are the learners, online learning is increasingly the reality for our learning opportunities. From a purely economic standpoint, online learning just makes sense as budgets continue to s...

  • Looking for the Game in Learning

    Gamification is the integration of game strategies or game mechanics into other activities. With all the hype about gamification of education, I am on the lookout for evidence that it is more substance than fad. It is true that education needs a make...