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  • Skills for Community-Centered Libraries: A Webinar Series with the Free Library of Philadelphia

    Like many libraries across the nation, the Free Library of Philadelphia is undergoing a paradigm shift. Their extensive collections offer boundless discoveries, but increasingly their focus is not only on what is housed within their walls and on thei...

  • Free April Webinars for Library Staff

    As we look beyond the first year of living in the time of COVID, libraries and their communities continue to move through uncharted territory. Fortunately, the field is committed to sharing what's being learned through multiple online platforms. Take...

  • Delivering Engaging Online Learning: Enlivening the Virtual Environment

    This article is part of the Delivering Engaging Online Learning series on strategies for cultivating dynamic, engaging online virtual learning experiences. Libraries of all types—K-12, public, university, and more—are exploring various forms of onlin...

  • Facilitator Guide: Group Learning in a Self-Paced Course

    Courses that are designed to be self-paced often pose challenges for the learner, especially around feelings of isolation and lack of motivation. This guide provides a framework for organizing, structuring and leading a group of learners through self...

  • Delivering Engaging Online Learning: The Three Ps of Preparation

    This article is the first installment in the Delivering Engaging Online Learning series on strategies for cultivating dynamic, engaging online virtual learning experiences. Libraries of all types—K-12, public, university, and more—are exploring vario...

  • Performance Management for Supervisors

    The main purpose of performance management is to guide, support, and develop each employee, providing a consistent and comprehensive experience for their staff. It is an ongoing, collaborative process between supervisor and employee that aims to esta...

  • Training for Library Supervisors

    The Supervisor Success Committee of ALA’s Learning Round Table exists to coordinate professional development activities around the topic of supervisory training. Their vision is for every library to have well-trained supervisors.

    The Committee...

  • Small and Rural Librarians: Leading the Way in Online Conferences

    As part of the public health response to the coronavirus, most face-to-face conferences scheduled for upcoming months have been cancelled, with many opting for online conferences. For instance, the Society for Public Health Education’s annual confere...

  • Where Compassion Meets Action: California State Library Mental Health Initiative Webinar Series

    In addition to webinars and courses created through WebJunction, we are pleased to include quality content from other organizations. As part of the California State Library Mental Health Initiative, Infopeople, the education and training branch of Ca...

  • Ten NCompass Live Webinars Added to the WebJunction Catalog

    We'd like to thank the Nebraska Library Commission for again collaborating with WebJunction to bring you even more webinar recordings to access via the WebJunction Course Catalog. The Nebraska Library Commission hosts the weekly series, NCompass Live...