Free September Webinars for Library Staff
In true back-to-school fashion, September brings a wealth of learning opportunities for library staff, trustees and friends. From fundraising to partnerships, and from teamwork to teens, this list is sure to bring you new insights and inspiration. This list of 79 webinars collected by the Wyoming State Library and updated monthly on the Free Training page, where you can also view the offerings by category.
For additional training, check out the WebJunction Catalog, free and open to library staff and volunteers everywhere.
List of Webinars
Relationship Building = Repeat Business (Utah State Library)
Learn how to create stronger relationships with your customers and create a win-win for everyone!
Quantifying the Value of Innovation (DigitalGov)
Join our webinar to learn more about data storytelling, tagging text, and quantifying the value of innovation.
Quick Bites: Right Size Your Early Literacy Programming (Colorado State Library)
So many great ideas and only so much time– how do you choose? Join Gail Yerbic from our new Growing Readers Together (GRT) Early Literacy Support Team for some “Quick Bites” tools to align your library’s goals and resources for maximum impact while keeping your schedule manageable. GRT Quick Bites are 20-minute micro-learning opportunities designed for busy children’s librarians across Colorado who are interested in accessing a bit of fresh early learning information and inspiration. No registration is needed for these Quick Bites.
Rethinking Design Thinking to Drive Creativity and Innovation (Training Industry)
For organizations looking to future-proof and define themselves as leaders in the experience economy, innovation is the key to reinvention. Join us for this complimentary Training Industry webinar, sponsored by Skillsoft. Kristin Shackelford, solution principal of organization transformation and digital business and leadership at Skillsoft, will lead a practical discussion that reviews the core principles of design thinking. Make a difference to your organization; walk away with insights on: Why design thinking is important to learning leaders; Who should participate in design thinking; How to create a culture of design thinking; Practical ways to start driving creativity and innovation.
Introduction to Fundraising Planning (Grantspace)
Does your organization need help directing its fundraising efforts? Planning focuses your organization by setting fundraising priorities and helps give staff and board members a roadmap to success. This introductory class will provide you the basic steps for developing a fundraising plan.
Reflections on Bioinformatics Librarianship (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
In this one-hour Webinar, librarians reflect on the practice and future of this specialized and uniquely valuable role of the librarian providing bioinformatics support.
10 Ways to Have Your Most Successful Fundraising Year-End Ever (Network for Good)
Does your organization have a plan for year-end fundraising? Or will you be spending the last few weeks of the year, in panic mode, frantically considering different tactics you could use to raise more money. Join us as Pamela Grow presents Your Best Year-End Fundraising EVER. You’ll come away from this webinar with a concrete action plan for year-end fundraising – and the tools to make it happen!
data.census.gov: Navigating a New Site for Census Bureau Data (U.S. Census Bureau)
Discover how to use data.census.gov, the new site to access Census Bureau data. In this webinar, you will learn how to access tables, maps, and profiles using multiple search methods. We will also share tips and tricks and demonstrate how to download data, customize your table view, and share your results.
Mobile Marketing Tips for Every Generation (Firespring)
Join Molly Coke, Firespring’s vice president of support services, for a webinar that explores mobile marketing and generational marketing.
Building Smart Communities Founded on a Geospatial Strategy (GovLoop)
New insights and consistent patterns are emerging from jurisdictions that are trailblazing towards smart communities. The key to success has come from placing location at the forefront of their efforts and an acknowledgement that geographic information systems (GIS) is a foundational technology to improve the design of our communities, increase operational efficiency, lead through data-driven performance, and achieve civic inclusion.
YA/Teen Book Buzz Fall 2019 (School Library Journal)
From contemporary debuts about conversion therapy and #OwnVoices to dark, death-defying adventures and dystopian worlds, these books will surely be devoured by your YA and reluctant readers!
Archival Processing – Principles and Practical Strategies (Connecting to Collections Care)
This webinar will discuss the basic principles of archival arrangement and description, including imposing basic physical and intellectual control over new acquisitions, minimal processing standards, descriptive standards and practices, and practical strategies for managing a processing program with limited staff and resources. Our goal will be to help you identify practical solutions for overcoming barriers to processing in your home institution.
People - Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
Why are some clients or co-workers so frustrating to work with? In this interactive and engaging Webinar, you will discover why “different” does not have to mean “difficult.” Then you will learn the magic of making slight adjustments in your awareness and behavior that will have a significant impact on your ability to “click” with customers and co-workers.
Raise Your Data Analytics Aptitude (American Libraries Live)
How important is data in helping public libraries meet their goals and objectives? Many directors and staff say it’s essential. But it can still be challenging to find the most effective tools and methods, and encourage staff to use available data and gather insights. So where should you start? Register for this webinar hosted by American Libraries to learn how you can use data to propel your library’s mission forward.
Congratulations You’re a New Academic Librarian! Tools, Tips and Insights for Success (Washington State Library)
Zach Wellhouse from Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington will be presenting a session for new academic librarians and those just entering the profession. He will be offering some insights, tips, tools, and advice for success as well as links to websites for professional development opportunities.
Tips to Supercharge Your Grant Research (CharityHowTo)
In this live, interactive webinar we will discuss how to best use the variety of tools available for foundation research in order to create and support your grant seeking plan and strategy. We will look at opportunities for discounts or short term access to reduce grant research expenses while supercharging your results from the research.
Using Social Media Effectively at Year-End (Network for Good)
The last couple months of the year are a busy time for everyone--especially nonprofits. We'll talk about a strategy for year-end digital communication along with some tips and tricks for standing out from the crowd.
Quick Bites: Brilliant Baby Brains: Early Learning & 0-5 Brain Development (Colorado State Library)
Babies are born with over 100 billion neurons and trillions of synapses. From this abundance of raw material, an incredible sculpting process takes place in a young child’s brain over their first years of life. Join Kate Brunner from our new Growing Readers Together (GRT) Early Literacy Support Team for a “Quick Bites” look at the incredible impact that a robust array of early learning experiences and caregiving relationships can have on 0-5 brain development.
Single Days of Service: Make 'em Work! (VolunteerMatch)
This webinar will walk you through the first steps for incorporating single days of service into your program, and help you begin to think more creatively about volunteer engagement.
Romantic Reads (Booklist)
Dry wit, swoon-worthy banter, and heartwarming happily-ever-afters? That’s right, it’s time for our annual romance webinar! Prepare to feast your heart eyes on must-have upcoming romance novels from Sourcebooks Casanova, HarperCollins Publishers, and Harlequin. Plus, learn about ways in which librarians can take advantage of resources offered by the Romance Writers of America from Jessie Edwards, Marketing and PR Manager for RWA.
Fall Graphic Novels for All Levels (Library Journal)
From gritty crime and murder stories to heart-warming tales of magic, fantasy and friendship, this season’s graphic novels releases will not disappoint! Be sure to tune in to learn about unforgettable new graphic novels for middle grade, teens and beyond!
“Seeing” your Search: Visualization Techniques for Exploring PubMed Search Results (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
In this webinar we’ll use visualization methods to explore the aggregate qualities of PubMed results. Techniques such as Venn diagrams and line charts can yield important insights into a search by giving us an overview of our results at a glance. We’ll also see how using these techniques in an interactive way can help guide the process of refining a search strategy.
Rise to the Challenge: Designing Rigorous Learning That Maximizes Student Success (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development)
Leveraging the latest research in the field as well as years of classroom experience, this webinar offers practical strategies, replicable examples, and thoughtful reflection exercises for educators to use as they work to help students embrace the mystery, complexity, and power of challenge.
Steps You Can Take Immediately to Diversify Your Board and Major Donor Base (Grantspace)
This training concentrates on practical methods for identifying and approaching diverse major donor and board prospects who share a passion for your organization and mission. This process focuses on building powerful relationships with diverse people of expertise, wealth, and influence. This is the counter to tokenism.
Just the Facts: New Nonfiction for Fall (School Library Journal)
Back to school means it’s time to revamp your nonfiction collection! Join publishing insiders to find out which must-have titles are hitting the shelves this fall. From classic series that educate and entertain to STEM companions -- and everything in between -- these fun and informational series and titles are sure to inspire your young and middle grade readers.
Lessening Challenging Behaviors: Teachers and Classrooms as Partners in Facilitating Pro-Social Development (Early Childhood Investigations)
This session, presented by author and social and emotional learning expert Michelle Salcedo, provides teachers with strategies to respond to challenging behaviors with techniques that teach children, thus making these behaviors less likely to reoccur.
Innovative and Inclusive Public Library Programs (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
In central Texas, Westbank Community Libraries embrace their community, which includes neurodiverse individuals, busy families, and patrons of all ages. The libraries have identified unmet needs within their community and have developed programming that promotes learning, sharing, and discovery. Such programs have flexible hours and encourage intergenerational experiences and sensory exploration. Come join the webinar and hear staff members from the libraries present all about their innovative and inclusive programs.
7 Keys to Successful & Enthusiastic Volunteer Involvement at Your Nonprofit (CharityHowTo)
Volunteers are more than simply an extra pair of hands. They bring special skills, are trusted service delivery partners, and can extend your connections with diverse communities far beyond your agency’s doors. They are also key financial contributors, donating ten times more than non-volunteers. The value of volunteers can’t be ignored. But, effective volunteer engagement requires a focus on the right tactics at the right time to fully realize the power of volunteer time and talent. Join us and learn where to strategically invest effort throughout the volunteer lifecycle and make the most of community involvement.
Genealogy: More than Ancestry.com (Utah State Library)
While Ancestry.com may be one of the most popular digital resources for genealogical research it isn’t the only one. There are many resources available to the family history researcher for free, you just have to know where to look.
Technology for Recruiting Volunteers (IdealWare)
In this webinar, based on Idealware’s impartial research, you will learn about services that help you recruit volunteers from a pool of people who have already confirmed their interest, opportunities to get professional guidance to support your volunteer search and ways to help you design productive volunteer engagements.
Fail-Proof Digital Fundraising Ideas That Will Raise At Least $10,000 (Bloomerang)
Rob Wu will equip you with new fundraising ideas, tips, and proven strategies to help you increase giving on your next fundraising initiative!
The Relationship 360: Using People Skills and the Leadership Mindset for Success (Effectiveness Institute)
The Behavior Styles model developed by Effectiveness Institute uses the metaphor of an iceberg to identify critical differences between behavior and personality. The entire iceberg represents our personality and the part above the waterline represents our behavior—which is a choice. What stops most people from making successful long-term change to their behavior is their mindset. To learn more about mindset and how it can be an accelerator of individual and team performance, George Myers, President of Effectiveness Institute, has invited a former institute partner and now go-to expert on mindset training, Hugh Blane, to join him in an interactive and high-impact webinar, "The Relationship 360: Using People Skills and the Leadership Mindset for Success."
Supporting Connected Learning for Youth in Libraries with the ConnectedLib Toolkit (WebJunction)
The connected learning educational framework is an approach to creating learning experiences driven by teen interests and supported by their peer relationships. The ConnectedLib Toolkit is a free resource aimed at building library staff capacity to engage and promote connected learning and 21st century skills among today’s digital youth. This session will introduce the connected learning framework, orient you to the Toolkit’s content and features, and discuss how it can be customized for your community’s needs. Learn more about connected learning and how you can use the Toolkit to create programming that engages teens in learning that aligns with their goals.
Now You’re Speaking My Language: Creating a Successful Bilingual Storytime (Infopeople)
In this webinar, presenter Adilene Rogers will discuss how to create a Spanish-English bilingual storytime that is culturally inclusive and will strengthen the relationship with your Spanish speaking community. She’ll also cover the importance of early literacy practices on a bilingual child’s development. While this webinar focuses mainly on Spanish-English storytimes, the principles and theories can be used for any language.
Sound Learning: Audiobooks in the Library to Support Literacy (School Library Connection)
This webinar will focus on defining why critical listening is essential, the benefits of audiobooks, and an introduction to audiobook programs that support libraries and classrooms. Tune in for tips to promote the circulation of an audiobook collection, as well as suggestions for funding audio. The webinar will conclude with an "I'm listening...now ask me anything about audiobooks: Q and A."
Library Marketing Basics: Promoting on a Shoestring Budget (Booklist)
In this free, one-hour webinar, Mark will talk “true” marketing and how to apply it to your library. You’ll hear about tools to plan and implement marketing campaigns, examples of marketing plans, social media marketing guidelines, brand audits, and how to get buy-in from your colleagues and your stakeholders.
Bringing Humor and Storytelling to STEM Projects (edWeb)
In this edWebinar, you’ll learn creative strategies to help you connect robotics to relatable real-world scenarios so that your students carry the learning with them beyond the project and classroom.
A New PubMed: Highlights for Information Professionals (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
In this webinar for librarians and other information professionals you will preview the new, modern PubMed with updated features including advanced search tools, saving citations to a Clipboard, options for sharing results, the new "Cite" button, and more. The new PubMed, currently available at PubMed Labs for testing, will be the default PubMed system in early 2020. This webinar will be repeated for several sessions so that we can answer your questions. Please sign up for only ONE session.
Community Engagement as a Mindset (OCLC)
Community needs shift fast. To stay relevant and have the most impact on people’s lives, public libraries have to pivot just as fast. Join us for an energizing conversation with three passionate public library leaders who are redefining community engagement as a mindset—with customers at the center, inspiring every aspect of the library.
Successful Volunteer Interview Strategies (VolunteerMatch)
This webinar introduces a variety of question types used in volunteer interviews and offers strategies for honing your interview skills. Materials will be provided to help you implement this process in your organization, as well as a training syllabus so you can learn how to recruit and train a volunteer staff to assist with prospective volunteer interviews.
8 Ways to Get Gen Z and Millennials to Give (TechSoup)
Are you stumped when it comes to inspiring a new generation of givers? Join Moshe Hecht, CIO of the fundraising organization Charidy, who will share the insights and campaign experience that have led to hundreds of viral crowdfunding campaigns. During this 60-minute webinar, we will focus on 8 action-oriented ways to successfully inspire a new generation of givers to your nonprofit. We look forward to seeing you there!
What’s Cooking: Fall 2019 (Booklist)
What’s cooking at Booklist this fall? Plenty! From the Keto Diet to Black Forest Cake, cookbooks are more popular than ever and are an essential reference addition to any library. In this free, one hour webinar we’ll chew the fat with representatives from Workman Publishing, Penguin Random House, Books on Tape, and Sterling Publishing to learn about the latest food trends and dig into some new recipes!
Early Childhood Expertise Beyond Libraryland: Reading Life Between the Lines: Using Children's Literature for Tough Conversations About Diversity (Association of Library Service to Children)
We all know that diversity and inclusion are vital topics for our libraries and our democracy, but it can be hard to know how to approach this topic with young children and their families. In this workshop, Dr. Michelle H. Martin will provide attendees with strategies for using children’s literature to engage readers of all ages with questions of identity and difference. Dr. Martin will help participants increase their cultural competence for work with young people.
Coretta Scott King Book Awards: 50 Years Strong (Nebraska Library Commission)
In 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Book Award. Join us to learn about the award’s illustrious history and practical and effective ways to use Coretta Scott King Award-winning books at your library.
How to Develop Leaders (that people actually want to work for) (Training Magazine Network)
People need their leaders to spark collaboration, inspire innovation and serve as a role model for authenticity and transparency. Top-performing leaders value diversity, practice empathy and create cultures where individuals feel valued, safe and know their contributions matter. Helping leaders develop these qualities requires a tool that helps fundamentally shift their mindset from self-focused goals and objectives to relationships, building trust and managing change with flexibility and optimism.
Are you podcasting? (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
This moderated webinar is an example of how two students found a unique outlet to cope with the high-intensity onslaught of medical education. The webinar’s goal is to inspire health sciences librarians to embrace podcast platforms as another means of teaching aspects of library orientation and instruction.
It's Never Too Early: Media Literacy in Children’s Programming (Programming Librarian)
Join us for this free one-hour webinar to learn ways you can incorporate media literacy skills development into your library's children's programming.
3D IL: Providing Information Literacy Learning Opportunities for Distance Learners Across Time, Space and Mode (Georgia Library Association)
As distance learning populations at many academic institutions continue to grow, instruction librarians struggle to provide equitable learning opportunities to them. Over the years, Empire State College has developed and honed a suite of information literacy services, resources, collaborations, and assessment tools that target students at various places and times in their academic career, using a variety of modes of delivery. This discussion will highlight these services and programs, including a self-assessment during orientation; live, hands-on, online workshops; self-paced micro-courses, and the everyday work of collaborating with faculty and instructional designers to embed support materials into courses.
Discover Economic History with FRASER (Federal Depository Library Program)
FRASER is a digital library of documents and data related to banking, finance, and economic history. In this webinar, we will explore FRASER’s scope, partnerships, collections, historical data, and more!
The Director’s Digital Dilemma: Using Documentation Technology in Early Childhood Programs (Early Childhood Investigations)
Finally! There’s research on online documentation technology systems and their impact on classroom practice and family engagement and communication. Presenter Mary Elizabeth Picher, MA, MEd, PhD, will reveal the exciting results of her study on the use of digital documentation technology in Ontario's Kindergarten Program. Dr. Picher will reveal surprising answers to the biggest questions administrators have about online systems that support teachers’ use of pedagogical documentation.
Designing for Human Behavior: A Free LLAMA Webinar (Library Leadership & Management Association)
This free webinar will provide a basic understanding of the natural human behaviors and instincts that drive our everyday lives, such as the desire to be in a secure environment and the need to have vision of your surroundings. You will learn how you can design your library space to promote comfort and security within the details – everything from the pitch of the seat and the ability to maintain your personal bubble, to the sightlines promoting comfort for our human instincts that trigger our internal fight or flight. Furniture that works well in library spaces has proven time and time again to put our instinctual fears at ease and allow us to spend those hours tucked away in the comfy chair reading a novel or at a computer completing a task. Now, it’s time to understand why this happens and how to better design our libraries with these things in mind.
Integrating Social-Emotional Learning into Your Instructional Programs (edWeb)
In this edWebinar, Jennifer McCarty Plucker, Director of Professional Learning at Mackin Educational Resources, along with Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School in Connecticut, will highlight instructional strategies that enrich students’ lives by empowering them to connect with their feelings and empathize with others while learning core content through inquiry.
Hiring 101: Best Practices for Finding the Library Workers You Need (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Topics in this webinar will include creating or updating a job description, identifying the credentials needed for a specific position, and determining interview questions and strategies. We will end at the onboarding process, setting the stage for successful library employment.
Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents... Industry Research Using the Economic Census (North Carolina Library Association)
Starting in September 2019, the most current Economic Census will start being released. With this Census, there are regular changes in geographic definitions and industry classifications, but the big news is the introduction of the North American Product Classification Systems (NAPCS) and new distribution method. The 2017 Economic Census will be one of the first Census titles released only on the new data.census.gov website, since no new programs have been added to American FactFinder since July 1, 2019. Our time together will be spent going over the basics of what the Economic Census has to offer as well these upcoming changes.
Conference Prep, Part II: Poster Presentations and Design (North Carolina Library Association)
Congratulations on getting a poster accepted for a conference! Designing a poster that pops can often be the difference between folks stopping to talk to you or not. Join Amanda Glenn-Bradley, User Engagement Librarian & CrAFT Studio Coordinator at UNC Asheville for a breakdown of the basics of poster designing and discover how to make the best poster ever!
LGBTQ History—Supporting Diversity in Research and Teaching, and Why It Matters (Association of College and Research Libraries)
During this session, Professor Nancy C. Unger will discuss her experiences teaching and researching LGBTQ history. She will provide historical context for today’s issues and explore current research trends, online databases, and the wider cultural significance of LGBTQ and diversity studies.
Help! I Am a New Depository Coordinator (Federal Depository Library Program)
This webinar is geared towards new Federal Depository Library Program Depository Coordinators. The presentation will cover the first steps every new coordinator should take.
How Lessons from Brain Science Can Support District- and School-Level Transformation (Future Ready Schools/Alliance for Excellent Education)
Dr. Mary Sieu, the superintendent of ABC Unified, will describe how research-based changes in the district’s policies and practices have impacted schools and student learning. She will also share ideas for how the science of adolescent learning can be used to support systems-level change in every school and district, no matter its size, location, or composition.
North Dakota Women’s Suffrage Centennial and your library (North Dakota State Library)
In September 2019, South Dakota Historical Society Press will release Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Great Plains, a collection of essays about how women won suffrage rights in several Northern Great Plains states including North Dakota.
The Power and Purpose of Text Levels (Education Week)
Text levels are far more than a “number,” “score,” or “label.” Join literacy leaders Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell, creators of the F&P Text Level Gradient™, for an important conversation on the power and purpose of TEXT LEVELS. Together we will untangle common misconceptions and right the reality on leveling, classroom libraries, and what Fountas and Pinnell say to districts mandating levels in ways they were not intended.
Power Up Reports with Google (RIPL)
Google Sheets includes a variety of lesser-known tools that can help you power up your library’s reports, including conditional formatting and basic scripting. This webinar will cover strategies and approaches you can use to automate regular reporting and analytical tasks, such as scheduling updates to data used for periodic circulation tasks, and pulling data from emailed reports into a spreadsheet. Use your new knowledge to impress your colleagues with fancy, on-demand reports.
Crash Course in Horror (NoveList)
Does the thought of helping horror readers terrify you? Whether your readers are fans of ghost stories or horror classics, let NoveList and LibraryReads break down the best horror has to offer your readers -- from found footage to final girls. Join us as they cover: Why horror is so popular and how libraries can ramp up the thrills and chills in their collections; How horror developed, including classics, newcomers, and awards to know; Subgenres and trends; NoveList insider information on genre headings, themes, appeal terms, and more. We welcome anyone interested to stay for an additional 15-minute training to share search strategy tips and learn where to access genre-related information in NoveList.
Successfully Implementing Volunteer Program Changes (VolunteerMatch)
This training will give you the tools to approach program changes in a strategic way. We will also cover what to do if volunteers either can’t or won’t adopt the policies, how to manage that situation, and what to do if ultimately you need to ask a volunteer to leave.
5 Ways to Build Buzz with Young Members on Instagram (Wild Apricot)
In this free webinar, research author Amanda Myers will share the hacks, tips and tricks of making your organization Insta-worthy and show you how to attract more young members by creating posts that get noticed.
Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Collection Development for K-3rd Graders (Colorado State Library)
Part 3 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3. Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Selecting, cataloging, and shelving books for developing readers presents a number of unique challenges. We’ll talk about ways DPL has evaluated and enhanced their collection to make developing reader titles more accessible. Information on DPL’s recent diversity audit will be shared.
Turning Your School Library Into an 'Ideal' School Library: A Practical Guide for IB Librarians (Follett)
In this webinar, your hosts, Klaudia Janek, Dianne McKenzie and Stuart Crouch will guide you through the IB Ideal Libraries document, giving tips and ideas to put into practice in your own library setting. The hosts will examine the main implications of the document, its recommendations, and help listeners translate the contents into action points.
Cooking Classes without a Kitchen (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Librarians know that food programs are always a great program to bring in patrons. However not every library is fortunate enough to have a kitchen programming space. We’ll go over some ideas for how libraries without a kitchen can work around this and still provide great food programs for their patrons.
Authenticity in a Hyper-Curated Age (Firespring)
Join Angie Kubicek, Firespring’s chief marketing officer, as she discusses the necessity for authenticity in a hyper-curated age. In addition, Angie will show you what happens as a consequence of brand inauthenticity.
Digital Storytelling 101 (OK2Ask)
Digital Storytelling can begin very simply and become more extensive if you choose. Easy steps will bring success when you start your first digital storytelling project. Use digital storytelling as a formative, or summative assessment that includes 21st Century Skill practice. As a result of this session teachers will: Develop an understanding of the digital storytelling process; Understand how digital storytelling can be used in the classroom; and Learn about tools that can be used to implement digital storytelling. Applicable ISTE Standards for Educators (2017)*: 1A; 1B; 5B; 6D; 7A.
Pretty Sweet Tech - Can Librarians Teach Robotics? (Nebraska Library Commission)
Robots have been relatively popular in library makerspaces and after school programs. But do we really know what a robot is and why we need robots in the world? Can librarians tackle robotics? If we’re going to teach robotics, this information can be helpful.
DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive into Acquisition Reports (DigitalGov)
The acquisition reporting section contains some of the most valuable data in Google Analytics, but if you don’t track your acquisition traffic properly, you might not be using it to its full potential. Join this webinar to learn more about the Digital Analytics Program, also known as DAP.
Exploring Census Data Webinar Series: Hidden Gems – Discovering Unique Hidden Gems Data (U.S. Census Bureau)During this webinar, Census Bureau experts will help you: Understand practical ways to use our hidden gems data through illustrations and use cases; Learn about available resources and data tools, which can assist you in saving time looking for data; and learn how to compare and contrast the different types of available data.
Coaching in Early Childhood (Early Childhood Investigations)This webinar will provide the background and rationale for using a coaching interaction style in early childhood programs to build the capacity of parents, teachers, and other care providers to promote child learning within the context of everyday routines and activities.
50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom (edWeb)This edWebinar will highlight 50 special tools that offer inventive, rich learning experiences the Common Sense editors and reviewers just flat-out love. This isn’t your typical “best apps” list. Instead, this presentation focuses on tools that have been extensively vetted, and that represent truly transformative learning opportunities for classrooms. In addition, to hearing about these tools and why they’re special, attendees will get a behind-the-scenes peek at the Common Sense review process, and the editorial team’s unique perspective on the past, present, and future of edtech.
Back to School. In Context Middle School and High School (Wyoming State Library)Gale has introduced a new platform and some title changes, We will look at ways to get students back into research. Webinar ID: 598-814-835
Photography for Nonprofits: When Pictures Speak A Thousand DOLLARS (Bloomerang)Laura Huth-Rhoades will show you the difference great photos make in nonprofit communications and teach you easy, quick, and no-cost techniques for upping your nonprofit’s photo game.
Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)This webinar will help you identify how your organization's current culture is shaping or limiting what volunteers do and provide steps you can take to start to create more understanding, respect, and appreciation for engaging volunteers.
Tools for Building Digital Skills with Your Patrons and Staff (Public Library Association)In this webinar, a panel of digital literacy experts will share tools, resources, and partnership strategies to help you enhance digital skill development among patrons and library staff.
How to Create Game-Changing Front Covers for Your Presentations (Training Magazine Network)In this session, you'll learn how to design a couple of front covers from scratch. Even better: I'll be designing them for you to eliminate all the guess work! You can watch me design everything using nothing else but a few images, and all of PowerPoint's features in their glory. You can simply follow along, or find a better way to do it on your own terms.