Opportunities, Professional Development

July Online Training Opportunities – FREE

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

ADVOCACY
July 1: Libraries in the Time of COVID… a discussion (The Library Corporation)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING
July 1: Do’s and Don’ts of Communicating with Your Community During COVID-19 (GrantSpace)
July 7: How to Decipher Your Web Analytics (and Use Them to Your Advantage) (Firespring)
July 7: How to Use Customer Data to Actually Help Customers (Harvard Business Review)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY/ACCESSIBILITY
July 14: Expanding Your Online Community with Web Accessibility (TechSoup)
July 22: Creating Accessible Materials for Library Instruction (Nebraska Library Commission)

BOARDS
At Your Leisure: Advancing Racial Equity in Your Library (Public Library Association)

CAREERS
At Your Leisure: The Human Skills We Need In An Unpredictable World (TED Talk)

CHILDREN & TEENS
July 1: Turning Inquiry into Action: How to Engage Young Learners with KidCitizen (Library of Congress)
July 2: Talking to Elementary and Middle School Students About COVID-19 (edWeb.net)
July 8: Justice From the Streets to the Early Childhood Classroom (Early Childhood Investigations)
July 11: Tech For Teens Club: Coding Video Games (PACER)
July 14: Transforming Teen Services: Using Computational Thinking and Connected Learning in Programs for Teens (Utah State Library)
July 16: From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
July 9: 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Awards (Booklist)
July 14: A Novel Form: Graphic Novels Part 1 (Booklist)
July 14: Why Graphic Novels? Five Practices to Transform Your Library (School Library Connection)
July 21: Fall YA Announcements (Booklist)
July 22: A Virtual Shout-N-Share Showdown (Booklist)

COMMUNICATION
July 1: Do’s and Don’ts of Communicating with Your Community During COVID-19 (GrantSpace)
July 8: Justice From the Streets to the Early Childhood Classroom (Early Childhood Investigations)
July 9: How to Create a Remote Workforce Communication Plan for Your Nonprofit (TechSoup)
July 10: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)
July 15: What’s next?: Community Conversations in a Time of Profound Trauma (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)
July 23: Podcasting Using Government Documents (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 24: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
July 28: Beyond Virtual Facilitation: How to Maximize Engagement and Tackle Wicked Problems in Your Virtual Meetings (Charity How To)
July 29: Social Media: How many accounts do I really need? (Indiana State Library)
July 29: Reading and Talking about Race: An Intro to ALA’s Great Stories Club (Part 2: Finding Your Voice) (Programming Librarian)

DIGITAL RESOURCES
July 14: The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19 (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE
July 1: Nebraska Libraries in the Time of COVID: Planning for Reopening (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 1: COVID-19: Preparing and Implementing Tools to Reopen Post Stay-At-Home-Order – Part 2 (SirsiDynix)
July 1 The Road Ahead: Library Service in a Post-COVID World (Library Journal)
July 1: Libraries in the Time of COVID… a discussion (The Library Corporation)
July 9: How to Create a Remote Workforce Communication Plan for Your Nonprofit (TechSoup)
July 27: Planning for Reopening: FDLP Libraries Recovering from the COVID-19 Pandemic (Federal Depository Library Program)

FUNDRAISING
July 1: Money Mindset and Fundraising (Nonprofit Hub)
July 8: The Way Forward: Diversifying Revenue and Giving Opportunities (Blackbaud)
July 8: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)
July 15: It’s a New World: How to Cultivate Your Online Community (Firespring)
July 22: Finding Your Social Media Sweet Spot (Nonprofit Hub)
July 23: How to Build Your Major Donor Portfolio (Charity How To)
July 28: Beyond Virtual Facilitation: How to Maximize Engagement and Tackle Wicked Problems in Your Virtual Meetings (Charity How To)
July 28: Keys to a Successful Virtual Event — Building Community and Beating the Fundraising Goal: How We Did It (Bloomerang)
July 28: How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition (Firespring)
July 29: Sponsors: How to Find Them & Create a Win-Win (Productive Fundraising)

LEGAL
July 22: Custom Curriculum Creation and Copyright: The Basics (edWeb.net)

LIBRARY SPACES
At Your Leisure: Designing Libraries for Safety in the Age of COVID-19 (Library Journal Webcasts)

MANAGEMENT
At Your Leisure: Advancing Racial Equity in Your Library (Public Library Association)
July 1: The Road Ahead: Library Service in a Post-COVID World (Library Journal)
July 7: Why Empathetic Leadership is Necessary (GovLoop)
July 10: People – Difficult or Different? (Effectiveness Institute)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS
July 1: Counting Black Communities: Census 2020 & Libraries (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)
July 8: Justice, Power, & Voter Engagement in Libraries (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)
July 8: 2020 Census: Last Chance for a Complete Count (Public Library Association)
July 9: Impact of COVID-19 to 2020 Census Operations – Latest Update (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 15: What’s next?: Community Conversations in a Time of Profound Trauma (Black Caucus of the American Library Association)
July 15: Using the Community Tool Box to support health education and health promotion efforts (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
July 23: Podcasting Using Government Documents (Federal Depository Library Program)

PROGRAMMING
At Your Leisure: Wyoming Virtual Field Trips (Wyoming State Library)
July 11: Tech For Teens Club: Coding Video Games (PACER)
July 14: Transforming Teen Services: Using Computational Thinking and Connected Learning in Programs for Teens (Utah State Library)
July 22: Transition Planned In-Person Adult Programs to a Virtual Environment (Public Library Association)
July 24: Part 1: Citizen Science in the Academic Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
July 28: Whose Turn Is It, Anyway? Online Board Gaming and Libraries (WebJunction)
July 29: Reading and Talking about Race: An Intro to ALA’s Great Stories Club (Part 2: Finding Your Voice) (Programming Librarian)
July 31: Part 2: Citizen Science in the Academic Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

READERS’ ADVISORY
July 9: 2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Awards (Booklist)
July 14: A Novel Form: Graphic Novels Part 1 (Booklist)
July 21: Fall YA Announcements (Booklist)
July 22: A Virtual Shout-N-Share Showdown (Booklist)

REFERENCE
July 9: Impact of COVID-19 to 2020 Census Operations – Latest Update (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 14: The Digital Doctor in the Age of COVID-19 (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
July 16: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents… What were they thinking?! Exploring America’s voting preferences and attitudes using the American National Election Study (North Carolina Library Association)
July 16: From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
July 21: Library Research for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (Including Climate Change) (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 23: Podcasting Using Government Documents (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 27: Planning for Reopening: FDLP Libraries Recovering from the COVID-19 Pandemic (Federal Depository Library Program)
July 28: Is It an Allergy, Cold, or COVID? Finding Answers With Federal Health Resources (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES
At Your Leisure: Wyoming Virtual Field Trips (Wyoming State Library)
July 1: Turning Inquiry into Action: How to Engage Young Learners with KidCitizen (Library of Congress)
July 2: Talking to Elementary and Middle School Students About COVID-19 (edWeb.net)
July 7: Open science and the reward system: how can they be aligned? (Library Connect)
July 8: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms: A Response to Racism in America (edWeb.net)
July 8: Keeping Cybersecurity at the Forefront of Remote Learning (Future Ready Schools)
July 11: Tech For Teens Club: Coding Video Games (PACER)
July 14: Why Graphic Novels? Five Practices to Transform Your Library (School Library Connection)
July 15: Learning to Teach All Over Again: Teachers’ Reflections on Using Primary Source Analysis to Engage English Learners (Library of Congress)
July 16: From A(ddiction) to Z(its): Supporting Teens with Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
July 22: Custom Curriculum Creation and Copyright: The Basics (edWeb.net)
July 22: School Librarians Can Save Democracy (edWeb.net)
July 29: Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words (Library of Congress)

TECHNOLOGY
July 20: Recommendation Systems (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
July 22: Transition Planned In-Person Adult Programs to a Virtual Environment (Public Library Association)
July 29: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION
July 7: Open science and the reward system: how can they be aligned? (Library Connect)
July 15: Learning to Teach All Over Again: Teachers’ Reflections on Using Primary Source Analysis to Engage English Learners (Library of Congress)
July 22: Creating Accessible Materials for Library Instruction (Nebraska Library Commission)
July 22: Not Another Recorded Webinar! How to use Recorded Sessions and Video to Enhance Learning (InSync Training)
July 29: Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words (Library of Congress)

VOLUNTEERS
July 8: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
July 15: Creative and Innovative Recognition Strategies for Today’s Volunteers (VolunteerMatch)

 

*Training opportunities are compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library each month via WebJunction. See WebJunction for detailed abstracts. Note: some of these opportunities may not be free.

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