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January Online Training Opportunities

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

ADVOCACY
Jan. 7: Community Engagement: A Case Study (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Jan. 19: Showcasing Your Library: FDLP Promotional Tools & Tactics (Federal Depository Library Program)
Jan. 28: Engaging Your Community in Sustainable Funding (Maine State Library)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
Jan. 21: The Value of Outcome Measurement for Library Programs: An Overview of Project Outcome (PLA/ALA)

BOARDS
Jan. 13: Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise (4Good)

CAREERS
Jan. 5: The Power of You: Handling the chaos of work (InSync Training)
Jan. 5: Discovery: A Better Model for Political Discussions (Siera)
Jan. 6: The 3 Imperatives of Becoming a Great Leader (American Management Association)
Jan. 7: Quiet Leadership: Harnessing the Strengths of Introverts to Change How We Work, Lead and Innovate (Training Magazine Network)
Jan. 8: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Jan. 13: Soft Skills for Supervisors and Managers (Indiana State Library)
Jan. 13: Become a Better Leader: Unleash the Power of Vision (American Management Association)

CHILDREN & TEENS
Jan. 4: Reading Leaders – Bright Futures: Summer Reading Partnerships (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Jan. 5: A Conversation with the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists (School Library Journal)
Jan. 6: Best New Children’s Books of 2015 (Nebraska Library Commission)
Jan. 6: Using your Maker Skills to survive a Zombie Apocalypse with Raspberry Pi and Arduino (O’Reilly)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Jan. 5: A Conversation with the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists (School Library Journal)
Jan. 6: Best New Children’s Books of 2015 (Nebraska Library Commission)
Jan. 13: Going Digital (LYRASIS)
Jan. 19: New Year, New Books! Lerner Publishing Group’s Spring Preview (Booklist)
Jan. 19: Body, Mind and Spirit Spring 2016 (Library Journal)

COMMUNICATION
Jan. 14: How to Make a Video for the Nonprofit You Love for Under $100 (GrantSpace)
Jan. 28: Clear and to the Point: The Importance of Using Plain Language in Your Communications (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES
Jan. 14: Database of the Month: The annual New Year’s health resources (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
Jan. 26: Aspen Institute’s Rising to the Challenge: Re-envisioning Public Libraries (Infopeople)

FUNDRAISING
Jan. 6: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)
Jan. 13: Key Secrets to Inspiring Your Board to Fundraise (4Good)
Jan. 13: Introduction to Project Budgets (GrantSpace)
Jan. 14: Get to Know GrantStation (TechSoup)
Jan. 20: Finding Foundation Funders (4Good)
Jan. 20: Introduction to Finding Grants (GrantSpace)

LIBRARY SPACES
Jan. 4: Organizing Your Library to Maximize Student Achievement (TL Virtual Cafe)

MANAGEMENT
Jan. 6: The 3 Imperatives of Becoming a Great Leader (American Management Association)
Jan. 8: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Jan. 12: Using Paraprofessional staff in reference triage (Washington State Library)
Jan. 12: The New Volunteer Manager’s Toolkit (VolunteerMatch)
Jan. 13: Soft Skills for Supervisors and Managers (Indiana State Library)
Jan. 13: Become a Better Leader: Unleash the Power of Vision (American Management Association)
Jan. 13: Restarting your Relationship with your IT Department (and Vice Versa) (Colorado State Library)
Jan. 14: A Happy Healthy Nonprofit: 10 Tips for Impact without Burnout (Wild Apricot)
Jan. 20: Managing Challenging Patrons: Security for the New Library Environment (Infopeople)
Jan. 21: Stop Solving Problems! Develop Problem Solvers Instead (Demco)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
Jan. 4: Reading Leaders – Bright Futures: Summer Reading Partnerships (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
Jan. 7: Community Engagement: A Case Study (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Jan. 21: When 100% of Your Users Speak Spanish: Cultural Aspects and Considerations of Promoting Government Documents to Non-English Speakers (Federal Depository Library Program)
Jan. 28: Community Engagement: Serving Diverse Communities Where They Are (WebJunction)

PROGRAMMING
Jan. 21: The Value of Outcome Measurement for Library Programs: An Overview of Project Outcome (PLA/ALA)
Jan. 27: One Book, One School, One Community – Experiences with all-school reads (Nebraska Library Commission)

READERS’ ADVISORY
Jan. 13: Riding the Range from Your Armchair (Nebraska Library Commission)
Jan. 19: New Year, New Books! Lerner Publishing Group’s Spring Preview (Booklist)
Jan. 19: Body, Mind and Spirit Spring 2016 (Library Journal)

REFERENCE
Jan. 12: Using Paraprofessional staff in reference triage (Washington State Library)
Jan. 13: The United States Congressional Serial Set …15577 Volumes and Counting! (North Carolina Library Association)
Jan. 14: Online Resources Relating to American Indians (U.S. National Archives)
Jan. 14: Virtual Reference (American Libraries)
Jan. 19: Showcasing Your Library: FDLP Promotional Tools & Tactics (Federal Depository Library Program)
Jan. 20: Breezing Along with the RML: RML Updates (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Jan. 26: Exploring the CDC Healthy Living Website: Disease Prevention, Health Conditions, and Healthcare Statistics (Federal Depository Library Program)
Jan. 27: Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
Jan. 4: Organizing Your Library to Maximize Student Achievement (TL Virtual Cafe)
Jan. 20: Rethinking the Research Paper (edWeb)
Jan. 20: Explore, Create, Engage: HSTRY in the Classroom! (AASL)
Jan. 26: David Wiesner’s Spot: Not the Same Old Story (AASL)
Jan. 27: One Book, One School, One Community – Experiences with all-school reads (Nebraska Library Commission)

TECHNOLOGY
Jan. 6: Using your Maker Skills to survive a Zombie Apocalypse with Raspberry Pi and Arduino (O’Reilly)
Jan. 6: Getting Technology Donations Through TechSoup (TechSoup)
Jan. 13: Going Digital (LYRASIS)
Jan. 13: The 2016 Top 10 IT Issues (Educause)
Jan. 14: Website Trends for 2016 (Idealware)
Jan. 14: How to Make a Video for the Nonprofit You Love for Under $100 (GrantSpace)
Jan. 20: Moving to Windows 10 (Nebraska Library Commission)
Jan. 21: Screencast Design for Librarians (Wyoming State Library)
Jan. 21: Enhancing Your Library’s Web Presence with WordPress (WebJunction)
Jan. 27: 7 Powerful Excel Features Every Government User Needs to Know (American Management Association)
Jan. 27: Technology Skills for Library Staff: Effective and Engaging Training Programs (TechSoup)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
Jan. 12: Works in Progress Webinar: “I am the content.” How and why instructors discover and share course readings (OCLC Research)
Jan. 27: Technology Skills for Library Staff: Effective and Engaging Training Programs (TechSoup)

VOLUNTEERS
Jan. 12: The New Volunteer Manager’s Toolkit (VolunteerMatch)
Jan. 14: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Jan. 26: Successful Volunteer Interview Strategies (VolunteerMatch)

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