Professional Development

December Online Training Opportunities – FREE

CE PictureCheck out the Professional Development Calendar for more information and to register for the following FREE online training opportunities:

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
Dec. 1: Engaged Planning: Ask What You Can Do For Your Rural Community (OCLC)
Dec. 1: UX field research basics (O’Reilly)
Dec. 15: Measure Your Impact: Getting Started with Outcome-Based Evaluation (Infopeople)

BOARDS
Dec. 8: Virtual Collaboration for Volunteer Managers and Boards of Directors (Charity Village)

CAREERS
Dec. 7: Professional Pathways: Intentional Career and Leadership Development, Starting from Wherever You Are Now (4Good)

CHILDREN & TEENS
Dec. 6: Science Soup, Part Two: Rocks, Rivers, and Trees – the USGS and the U.S. Forest Service (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec. 6: Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership: Key Strategies to Ignite Passion and Transform Program Quality (edWeb)
Dec. 6: Pop Literacy (School Library Journal)
Dec. 21: Under the Microscope: Science at the Library (Nebraska Library Commission)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Dec. 7: An Indie State of Mind (Library Journal)
Dec. 8: Wireless Environmental Monitoring: Is it right for you? (Connecting to Collections)

COMMUNICATION
Dec. 1: How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website (Firespring for Non-profits)
Dec. 1: UX field research basics (O’Reilly)
Dec. 7: Webinar Bootcamp: Proven Steps to Success (Training Magazine Network)
Dec. 7: Overcoming Bias: How Leaders Can Build Authentic Relationships Across Differences (American Management Association)
Dec. 8: Virtual Collaboration for Volunteer Managers and Boards of Directors (Charity Village)
Dec. 8: With Friends Like These: Pointing Your Friend’s Group in the Right Direction (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Dec. 13: The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits (Firespring for Non-profits)
Dec. 13: Awesome PowerPoint Tricks for Effective Presentations (Training Magazine Network)
Dec. 14: Using Emotional Intelligence for Successful Communication (Training Industry)
Dec. 14: Motivate or Medicate: Getting staff to do what you want! (4Good)
Dec. 15: Bozarthzone! Where’s Your Power? What’s Your Point? InSync Training)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES
Dec. 1: How to Increase Reading Rates with eBooks and Audiobooks (edWeb)
Dec. 8: Research Data Literacy and the Library (Library Connect)
Dec. 8: Database of the Month: Let Zinio help you through the holidays!(Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
Dec. 1: Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos (Effectiveness Institute)
Dec. 6: Creating a Mindset for Change (InSync Training)
Dec. 7: Get Happy and Healthy: How to Avoid Burnout and Have More Impact Through Your Work (Charity How To)

FUNDRAISING
Dec. 1: This Is How Our Most Successful Clients Fill Their Events (Wild Apricot)
Dec. 8: Using Project Outcome Data in Grant Applications (Public Library Association)
Dec. 14: Introduction to Project Budgets (GrantSpace)
Dec. 15: How Much Does It Cost to Do Good? Conversations on Nonprofit Overhead, Part 2 (GuideStar)
Dec. 20: Use It, Don’t Lose It! Technology Donations Before Calendar-Year End (Tech Soup)

LEGAL
Dec. 8: Winding Down/Gearing Up: 10 Legal Tips to Get 2017 Ready (GrantSpace)

MANAGEMENT
Dec. 1: Three Steps to Thriving in Chaos (Effectiveness Institute)
Dec. 1: E-rate: What’s New for 2017? (Nebraska Library Commission)
Dec. 6: Creating a Mindset for Change (InSync Training)
Dec. 7: Overcoming Bias: How Leaders Can Build Authentic Relationships Across Differences (American Management Association)
Dec. 8: Powerful Stories of Strategic Business Leadership from the World’s Top CEOs with Cheryl Bachelder (Harvard Business Review)
Dec. 14: Motivate or Medicate: Getting staff to do what you want! (4Good)
Dec. 19: Leadership and Mentorship for Rural Librarians (Association for Rural and Small Libraries)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
Dec. 1: Engaged Planning: Ask What You Can Do For Your Rural Community (OCLC)
Dec. 6: A New Approach to Building Family Engagement Pathways: The 5Rs Framework (Public Library Association)
Dec. 6: Culinary Literacy: A Library Recipe for Cooking Up Literacy and Community (WebJunction)
Dec. 7: Civil Rights and a Civil Society: A Library-Law Enforcement Partnership (Programming Librarian)
Dec. 8: Summertime Outreach: Bringing Summer Learning into the Community (Colorado State Library)
Dec. 8: With Friends Like These: Pointing Your Friend’s Group in the Right Direction (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Dec. 14: Libraries Supporting Social Good: Tools and Tips for Outreach to Nonprofits (TechSoup)
Dec. 15: Limitless Libraries, Unlimited Potential (Library Journal)
Dec. 21: Under the Microscope: Science at the Library (Nebraska Library Commission)

PROGRAMMING
Dec. 6: Science Soup, Part Two: Rocks, Rivers, and Trees – the USGS and the U.S. Forest Service (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec. 6: Culinary Literacy: A Library Recipe for Cooking Up Literacy and Community (WebJunction)
Dec. 6: Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All (edWeb)
Dec. 7: Technology Classes at Your Library (Nebraska Library Commission)
Dec. 7: Civil Rights and a Civil Society: A Library-Law Enforcement Partnership (Programming Librarian)
Dec. 7: Creating a Makerspace with Meaning: How a 3D Printing Project Can Change Lives at Home and Abroad (Library Journal)
Dec. 8: Summertime Outreach: Bringing Summer Learning into the Community (Colorado State Library)

READERS’ ADVISORY
Dec. 7: An Indie State of Mind (Library Journal)

REFERENCE
Dec. 1: Measuring America Series: Accessing International Data (U.S. Census Bureau)
Dec. 7: USGS Library: Geoscience Outreach and Instruction (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec. 7: Books Go to War (Library of Congress)
Dec. 8: Database of the Month: Let Zinio help you through the holidays!(Wyoming State Library)
Dec. 8: Science Soup, Part Three: Rocket Ships and Stars – Out of this World with NASA (Federal Depository Library Program)
Dec. 13: 12 Tech Tools for Your Classroom (Simple K12)
Dec. 14: Dorobekinsider Live: Counting Down the Top Gov Innovations in 2016 (GovLoop)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Dec. 6: Inspiring Early Childhood Leadership: Key Strategies to Ignite Passion and Transform Program Quality (edWeb)
Dec. 6: Pop Literacy (School Library Journal)
Dec. 6: Beyond the Hour of Code: Implementation for All (edWeb)
Dec. 7: Creating a Makerspace with Meaning: How a 3D Printing Project Can Change Lives at Home and Abroad (Library Journal)
Dec. 13: 12 Tech Tools for Your Classroom (Simple K12)
Dec. 15: Limitless Libraries, Unlimited Potential (Library Journal)

TECHNOLOGY
Dec. 1: How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website (Firespring for Non-profits)
Dec. 1: E-rate: What’s New for 2017? (Nebraska Library Commission)
Dec. 7: Technology Classes at Your Library (Nebraska Library Commission)
Dec. 8: The Golden Partnership: How to Improve Website Findability with Actionable Analytics and Content Analysis (DigitalGov)
Dec. 14: Dorobekinsider Live: Counting Down the Top Gov Innovations in 2016 (GovLoop)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
Dec. 7: Webinar Bootcamp: Proven Steps to Success (Training Magazine Network)
Dec. 8: Research Data Literacy and the Library (Library Connect)
Dec. 8: Bozarthzone!Designing for Learner Success (InSync Training)
Dec. 13: Awesome PowerPoint Tricks for Effective Presentations (Training Magazine Network)
Dec. 15: Bozarthzone! Where’s Your Power? What’s Your Point? InSync Training)

VOLUNTEERS
Dec. 13: Engaging the Volunteer of the Future (VolunteerMatch)
Dec. 15: Understanding Soft Risk in Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)

 

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