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Future skills

Webinar: Programming for Millennials

Sara is the General Services Librarian at Upper Darby Township & Sellers Memorial Free Public Library located in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States.
One of her main jobs as a General Services Librarian is providing programming for millennials aged 18-35.

Future Skills

The goal of this project was to assist library and information profession to meet the challenges of tomorrow's information environment.

New Self-Guided Curriculum for Digitization

Through the Public Library Partnerships Project (PLPP), DPLA has been working with existing DPLA Service Hubs to provide digital skills training for public librarians and connect them sustainably with state and regional resources for digitizing, describing, and exhibiting their cultural heritage content.

Virtual Privacy Lab

The San Jose Public Library is offering a Virtual Privacy Lab where you can learn, (for free!), about about privacy topics and generate a custom privacy toolkit geared towards your online needs. The toolkits include links, tips, and resources that empower you to customize your online identity. You can also email or print your privacy toolkit for future use.

Topics covered:

Webinar: How to protect the freedom to read in your library

What do you do when a patron or a parent finds a book in your library offensive and wants to take it off your shelves? How do you remain sensitive to the needs of all patrons while avoiding banning a title? How can you bring attention to the issue of book banning in an effective way?

Digital Media Labs: From Concept to Funding to Management

An ALA webinar on Thursday 5 February 2015  at 8.30am (NZ Time)

Customizing Library Vendor Tools for Better Customer Service

An Infopeople webinar on Friday 21 February 2015 at 9am (NZ Time)

  • Are you struggling to make several vendor-hosted tools behave like a cohesive website?
  • Frustrated by the lack of customization available in your vendor tools?
  • Do your users get confused by vendor tools designed for librarians?

There might be an answer!

Maker-centered Learning in the Library

An Infopeople online course, beginning  31 March – 27 April 2015

Are you interested in expanding the definition of literacy in your library programs and services to include the multiple literacies embodied by the maker movement? Would you like to learn more about maker-centered learning in libraries? Making doesn't need to happen in a makerspace – all libraries can be makerspaces whether they can provide a dedicated space or not.

This course will arm you with the tools necessary to:

Reel in Readers

An Infopeople online course, beginning  17 March – 13 April 2015

Here's a crash course on video production and digital animation that will help you learn how to expand your readers’ advisory services with book trailers - an animated or live action "preview" for a book. You will explore:

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