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February Online Training Opportunities

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

ONLINE CONFERENCE
Feb. 26: Big Talk From Small Libraries – Multiple Programs (Nebraska Library Commission)

ADVOCACY
Feb. 3: Five Tips to Bring Your Organization’s Story to Life Using Silk (TechSoup)
Feb. 11: Why Books Are Still A Good Library Brand (Library Journal)
Feb. 18: Strategies for Cross-Channel Marketing (idealware)

CAREERS
Feb. 3: The Networking Game (Siera)

CHILDREN & TEENS
Feb. 2: Explore and Discover: Nature-Based Spaces and Activities at your Library (WebJunction)
Feb. 10: Bridging the Birth to 3rd Grade Workforce: Early Care and Education at the Crossroads of Transformation (Early Childhood Investigations)
Feb. 11: Books Build Better Brains: How Promoting Literacy Is Key to Early Brain & Child Development (Demco)
Feb. 23: Database of the Month: GoWYLD.net resources for Kids (K-8) (Wyoming State Library)
Feb. 26: Helping Homeschoolers (Colorado State Library)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Feb. 2: Responding To Challenges — Ensure Your Library Is Prepared (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Feb. 9: Building an E-book Collection (Infopeople)
Feb. 10: New Spring Nonfiction for the Library, Classroom and Home (School Library Journal)
Feb. 11: Introducing RDA: Resource Description and Access (American Libraries Live)
Feb. 16: 12 Things: New Directions for Collections Revisited (Montana State Library)
Feb. 23: What’s New in Women’s Fiction (Booklist)

COMMUNICATION
Feb. 3: The Networking Game (Siera)
Feb. 5: People – Difficult or Different (Effectiveness Institute)
Feb. 9: All About Google (Utah State Library)
Feb. 10: Webinar: Podcasts and Information Professionals (Special Libraries Association)
Feb. 17: PNR Rendezvous: How Patients Use Social Media (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES
Feb. 9: Building an E-book Collection (Infopeople)
Feb. 16: The National Agricultural Library: Agricultural Information for the 21st Century (Federal Depository Library Program)
Feb. 18: Authenticity of Information in GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) (Federal Depository Library Program)
Feb. 23: Database of the Month: GoWYLD.net resources for Kids (K-8) (Wyoming State Library)
Feb. 25: Genealogy Research Using the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (National Archives)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
Feb. 3: Preparing Your Organization for Millennial Leaders (American Management Association)
Feb. 3: Five Tips to Bring Your Organization’s Story to Life Using Silk (TechSoup)
Feb. 3: No-Cost Success Strategies (American Library Association, LLAMA)
Feb. 11: 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries (WebJunction)
Feb. 11: Why Books Are Still A Good Library Brand (Library Journal)
Feb. 16: Engaged Planning (University of Wisconsin-Madison SLIS)
Feb. 25: Conferences for Wyoming School Librarians (Wyoming State Library)
Feb. 26: Big Talk From Small Libraries (Nebraska Library Commission)

FUNDRAISING
Feb. 3: Excel for Grant Writers (4Good)
Feb. 3: Introduction to Fundraising Planning (GrantSpace)
Feb. 11: 2016 Knight News Challenge on Libraries (WebJunction)
Feb. 17: Major Gift Breakthrough Training (4Good)
Feb. 17: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)

LIBRARY SPACES
Feb. 2: Creating a Mobile makerspace program (Washington State Library)
Feb. 2: Explore and Discover: Nature-Based Spaces and Activities at your Library (WebJunction)

MANAGEMENT
Feb. 2: Social Media and Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch.org)
Feb. 3: Preparing Your Organization for Millennial Leaders (American Management Association)
Feb. 3: No-Cost Success Strategies (American Library Association, LLAMA)
Feb. 3: Excel for Grant Writers (4Good)
Feb. 9: Provoking Leadership vs Faking It (Training Magazine Network)
Feb. 17: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)
Feb. 18: Strategies for Cross-Channel Marketing (idealware)
Feb. 25: Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program (VolunteerMatch.org)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
Feb. 11: Books Build Better Brains: How Promoting Literacy Is Key to Early Brain & Child Development (Demco)
Feb. 16: Engaged Planning (University of Wisconsin-Madison SLIS)
Feb. 17: PNR Rendezvous: How Patients Use Social Media (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Feb. 26: Helping Homeschoolers (Colorado State Library)

PROGRAMMING
Feb. 2: Creating a Mobile makerspace program (Washington State Library)
Feb. 18: STEM-ing Out (Indiana State Library)
Feb. 24: Twig to Tree: Creativity, STEM, and the Connected School Library (AASL)

READERS’ ADVISORY
Feb. 10: New Spring Nonfiction for the Library, Classroom and Home (School Library Journal)
Feb. 23: What’s New in Women’s Fiction (Booklist)

REFERENCE
Feb. 9: We(eding) the People Off Google – Using Government Information and Local Resources for Small Business Research (Federal Depository Library Progam)
Feb. 16: The National Agricultural Library: Agricultural Information for the 21st Century (Federal Depository Library Program)
Feb. 18: Authenticity of Information in GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) (Federal Depository Library Program)
Feb. 25: Genealogy Research Using the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (National Archives)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Feb. 1: Researching 101 (TL Virtual Cafe)
Feb. 2: Responding To Challenges — Ensure Your Library Is Prepared (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Feb. 2: Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries – Part 2 (Infopeople)
Feb. 3: Teaching Digital Literacy with TechBoomers.com and Other Online Resources (Nebraska Library Commission)
Feb. 3: Exploring the Engineering is Elementary Website to Enhance Your Engineering Curriculum (AASL)
Feb. 10: Bridging the Birth to 3rd Grade Workforce: Early Care and Education at the Crossroads of Transformation (Early Childhood Investigations)
Feb. 17: Using Technology to Engage the Reluctant Reader (ISTE & School Library Journal)
Feb. 17: Curation, Revisited: Aggregating Resources in 2016 (edWeb)
Feb. 17: Documenting Learning with Seesaw Digital Portfolios (AASL)
Feb. 24: Twig to Tree: Creativity, STEM, and the Connected School Library (AASL)
Feb. 25: Engaging Learners With Feedback and Collaborative Learning Environments (Education Week)
Feb. 25: Conferences for Wyoming School Librarians (Wyoming State Library)

TECHNOLOGY
Feb. 2: Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries – Part 2 (Infopeople)
Feb. 3: Teaching Digital Literacy with TechBoomers.com and Other Online Resources (Nebraska Library Commission)
Feb. 9: All About Google (Utah State Library)
Feb. 16: Privacy, Society and the Internet of Things (O’Reilly)
Feb. 17: Getting Started with Digitization: An Introduction for Libraries (TechSoup for Libraries)
Feb. 17: Using Technology to Engage the Reluctant Reader (ISTE & School Library Journal)
Feb. 17: Documenting Learning with Seesaw Digital Portfolios (AASL)
Feb. 19: Wearables (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Feb. 24: Linked Data and Libraries: An Overview (Nebraska Library Commission)
Feb. 25: Engaging Learners With Feedback and Collaborative Learning Environments (Education Week)
Feb. 26: The Internet of Things (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
Feb. 1: Researching 101 (TL Virtual Cafe)
Feb. 9: We(eding) the People Off Google – Using Government Information and Local Resources for Small Business Research (Federal Depository Library Progam)
Feb. 11: Introducing RDA: Resource Description and Access (American Libraries Live)
Feb. 18: STEM-ing Out (Indiana State Library)
Feb. 18: Authenticity of Information in GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) (Federal Depository Library Program)
Feb. 23: Altmetrics: An introduction to alternative metrics (University of Wisconsin-Madison SLIS)
Feb. 25: Genealogy Research Using the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (National Archives)

VOLUNTEERS
Feb. 2: Social Media and Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch.org)
Feb. 4:  Managing Difficult Volunteer Transitions (VolunteerMatch.org)
Feb. 9: Writing Accurate and Useful Volunteer Position Descriptions (VolunteerMatch.org)
Feb. 11: Build Staff Buy-In for Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch.org)
Feb. 25: Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program (VolunteerMatch.org)

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