Posted on: March 31, 2020
You will need to create an account to use this. There are MANY topics to explore. At the end of some webinars you will be able to receive a certificate (I think it comes via email) saying you participated. Forward that to me!
Webinars on genres you love and a few you might not know so well: https://libraryaware.com/201FA7?SID=11e2a6e8-f476-47ab-92ec-8f9a6d5e06ea
Previously recorded EBSCO’s webinars: https://vimeopro.com/ebsco1/supporting-your-institutions-as-they-move-online
On-Demand Webinars with PLA: http://www.ala.org/pla/education/onlinelearning/webinars/ondemand
The Virtual Library is Open: Serving Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic: https://zoom.us/rec/play/u5F-fuv-rzI3SdKT5gSDC_Z4W9XoLaKs0nccq6IKmkrkVXIANlryZrJAN7AY1nCCaUGNkYsE5FUAMUKj?continueMode=true&_x_zm_rtaid=SVJ53MZKTF-26eM7GgTCLg.1586538241755.b45fb68e1b100ce188875b7168175639&_x_zm_rhtaid=491
You can use the dropdown menu to watch webinars about how to use the catalog or if you wanted something a little less boring…
– SirsiDynix – Professional Series: https://www.sirsidynix.com/ondemand-webinars/?series=library-professional-series
– SirsiDynix – Marketing Series: https://www.sirsidynix.com/ondemand-webinars/?series=library-marketing
A quick and easy to listen to 4-part podcast, 30 minutes per podcast: https://www.humanmedia.org/product/libraries-reimagined/
Live EBSCO Webinars – click for dates and times: EBSCO Webinars (Previously recorded are linked above)
Library Journal’s Webcasts: https://www.libraryjournal.com/?subpage=Events&eventtype=webcasts&status=past
School Library Journal Webcasts: https://www.slj.com/?subpage=Events&eventtype=webcasts&status=past
Here is the list NJLA has compiled if you are looking for even more to: https://www.njla.org/shared-resources-to-help-your-residents-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic
It has most of the things I have mentioned above but also resources other states are using. I didn’t go through all the links to weed out anything that could potentially ask you to pay to watch a webinar… so again, skip those.
Trustee Academy: https://www.njlibrarytrustees.org/content/trustee-academy if it asks you to log in and you do not have an account you can set one up here: http://www.ala.org/united/login-request
Library Boards and the Open Public Meetings Act Webinar that took place on Apr 6, 2020 12:30 PM Eastern Time: https://www.njlibrarytrustees.org/content/library-boards-and-open-public-meetings-act-0
“Library Boards and Employment Law Under the COVID-19 Emergency” join Attorney Michael A. Cerone, Jr., Esq. and Robert Keith, Director of Library Law, State Aid, and Statistics from the New Jersey State Library, for a panel discussion followed by a question and answer period – http://njlibrarytrustees.org/content/library-boards-and-employment-law-under-covid-19-emergency
Pages and anyone interest in brushing up on their shelving skills: https://learn.webjunction.org/course/view.php?id=19 – a course specifically for shelvers.
Nicole is learning to play the ukulele via free lessons with https://www.fender.com/play for possible use in a future story time.
Chris suggested Python Programming: Learn how to code even if you’ve never coded before with these tutorials from Udemy: https://www.udemy.com/courses/search/?kw=python&price=price-free&q=python&src=sac
Nicole suggested ASL courses but the class she is taking is full. I found ASL Courses for Free from Gallaudet University: https://www.gallaudet.edu/asl-connect/asl-for-free
Any class/webinar/whatever that you participate in please email me (email@example.com) the Title and the amount of time you spent watching or listening to the webinar, podcast or webcast. If the webinar you watch emails you a certificate please forward that to me. These are VERY important stats for our State Report and I know everyone here loves to learn and I want to count ALL THE HOURS.
Thank you everyone for all that you do. Take care!
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