Continuing Education Webinars

Julie Niederhauser from the Alaska State Library recently sent out the following information about continuing education webinars. All of these webinars are free and open to anyone.

There is a wide variety of top-notch CE webinars scheduled during the month of April.  If you order books and materials for your library there are two webinars scheduled on April 14th will help you stay up-to-date on SF/Fantasy and Children’s literature.  Booklist is sponsoring Look to the Stars: New SF/Fantasy for Your Library at 10 am and InfoPeople is offering What’s New in Children’s Literature: 2015 Update at 11 am.

For librarians struggling with digital preservation issues, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services is offering two timely webinars: Moving Image Preservation 101 on April 24th and Digital Preservation for Individuals and Small Groups on April 30th.

What to do when your library receives a challenge to library materials is the topic of this month’s Public Librarians’ Monthly Chat.  Our special guest presenter is Kristin Pekoll, Assistant Director of the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom.  Please join us on Tuesday, April 21st from 1:00-2:00 pm for a discussion will prepare you to calmly and coolly meet your next censorship challenge.

Don’t miss Daniel Cornwall’s webinar on Free Online Survey Tools on April 8th from 1:00-2:00 pm.   Learn how you can quickly and efficiently gather survey results without the need for paper.

To view all of the webinar options this month visit the Library Development Training & Continuing Education calendar

Julie Niederhauser
Public Library Coordinator
Alaska State Library
(907) 465-2916 or within Alaska, (888) 820-4525