Professional Development

November Online Training Opportunities – FREE

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

ADVOCACY

Nov 30: Social Media Analytics: What to Measure and Why (WebJunction and TechSoup)
Nov 30: Data Maturity: How to Keep Improving Your Approach to Data (IdealWare)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Nov 15: Evaluating Government Customer Service (GovLoop)
Nov 17: Reading the Future (Maine State Library)
Nov 29: Using Data to Understand Your Community & Measure Impact (Public Library Association)

BOARDS

Nov 1: Building a Results-Based Board (GrantSpace)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Nov 1: Playful Math Instruction (Early Childhood Investigations)
Nov 7: Picture This! Great New Picture Books! (Booklist)
Nov 14: New Youth Nonfiction for Winter and Beyond (Booklist)
Nov 14: Bookflix: Story time and so much more! (Wyoming State Library)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Nov 9: Imaging in Context: Introduction to Still Image Digitization for Smaller Institutions (Connecting to Collections Care)
Nov 15: Going Digital (Lyrasis)
Nov 29: Geekspotting 2.0: Building a Popular and Diverse Collection for Your Library (Indiana State Library)
Nov 29: Update on the RDA 3R Project (Association for Library Collections and Technical Services)

COMMUNICATION

Nov 3: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Nov 14: Storytelling for Community Relationships (Infopeople)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES

Nov 14: Bookflix: Story time and so much more! (Wyoming State Library)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

Nov 1: Tackling Fake News (American Libraries)
Nov 16: Holiday Stressbusters (InSync Training)

FUNDRAISING

Nov 1: Introduction to Corporate Giving (GrantSpace)
Nov 1: Convert Supporters with Powerful Landing Pages (Firespring)
Nov 2: Developing Your Case for Support: The Foundation For Your Fundraising Success (Bloomerang)
Nov 7: Raise More Money With “Win-Win” Partnerships (Nonprofit Hub)
Nov 7: Ask Us Anything: GuideStar Nonprofit Profiles (GuideStar)
Nov 8: Introduction to Project Budgets (GrantSpace)
Nov 8: How to Avoid Fundraising’s Quiet Killer: Donor Attrition (Firespring)
Nov 9: Getting Ready to Fundraise in 2018 (GuideStar)
Nov 14: Virtual Conference: Get Ready for Year-End (Network for Good)
Nov 14: Reviving Your #GivingTuesday to Increase Fundraising Success (Blackbaud)
Nov 14: It’s a New World—How to Cultivate Your Community Online Between Fundraising Events (Firespring)
Nov 16: Building a Sponsorship Proposal That Works (Charity Village)
Nov 30: Procrastinators Unite! Last-Minute Strategies for Year-End Giving (Bloomerang)

LEGAL

Nov 1: Understanding Risk Management for Nonprofit Organizations (Wayfind)
Nov 7: Legal Reference: The Basics (Washington State Library)

MANAGEMENT

Nov 2: Emotional Intelligence – Supporting Others & Ourselves (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 9: The Inclusive Library – Effectively Responding to a Mental Health Crisis (Part 1) (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Nov 13: Teach Leaders How to Think Before Teaching Them What to Do (Training Industry)
Nov 16: The Inclusive Library – Effectively Responding to a Mental Health Crisis (Part 2) (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Nov 1: Beyond Food for Fines: Libraries, Food Banks and Feeding America (WebJunction)
Nov 2: 5 Ways to Transform How Your Library Works With Your Community (Demco)
Nov 8: Partnering with Community Health Workers (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING

Nov 8: BIG Ideas for Small Libraries (SirsiDynix)
Nov 9: Reconciling Communities: Planting Seeds of Change through Cultural Education and Truth-telling (Programming Librarian)
Nov 15: Not Just Bingo: Library Services and Programs for Older Adults (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 15: LTC: National Issues Forums (3 of 3) (Programming Librarian)

READERS’ ADVISORY

Nov 3: Spring 2018: Penguin Random House Staff Picks (Booklist)
Nov 7: Picture This! Great New Picture Books! (Booklist)
Nov 14: New Youth Nonfiction for Winter and Beyond (Booklist)

REFERENCE

Nov 1: Putting the Consumer Health Information Specialization to Work in Public Libraries (Public Library Association)
Nov 2: Gov Gets Personal: How to Customize Online Citizen Services (GovLoop)
Nov 9: Tools & Trends in Genealogy-Something for Everyone: Genealogical Reference Service in the 21st Century (Indiana State Library)
Nov 9: “For the Greater (Not) Good (Enough): Open Access and Information Privilege” (OCLC)
Nov 9: Protecting Your Online Privacy: Risks And Strategies (Infopeople)
Nov 14: National Cancer Institute’s Information Resources (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 15: Healthy Aging – Promoting Healthy Living in Older Adults through Quality Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 16: New Data Tools from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 21: Accelerating Census Data in Excel: Basic Visualization and Analysis (U.S. Census Bureau)
Nov 29: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Government in the Sunshine State: Where and How to Dig for State Information in Florida (North Carolina Library Association)
Nov 29: An Introduction to the Biodiversity Heritage Library (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Nov 3: Let’s Talk: A Conversation about Information Literacy (Indiana State Library)
Nov 6: Integrating Media Literacy and Critical Thinking (edWeb)
Nov 7: Get Ready for Hour of Code (edWeb)
Nov 9: Tear Down the Walls to Create Anytime, Anywhere Learning (Alliance for Excellent Education/Future Ready Schools)
Nov 13: Partnering for Success: How Milwaukee Public Schools Is Leveraging National Service to Improve Low-Performing Schools (Alliance for Excellent Education/Future Ready Schools)
Nov 15: Secrets from the Front Lines: How Schools Can Boost Digital Engagement (edWeb)
Nov 15: Pitching the Library: The Elevator Speech (edWeb)
Nov 16: Looking for Commonsense? (North Dakota State Library)
Nov 16: Take the Plunge: STREAM (School Library Journal/ISTE)
Nov 16: Digital Storytelling with Google Chrome Apps: Reaching Out to Authentic Audiences (Simple K12)
Nov 16: It all Fits Together: The New National Standards for Learners, School Librarians, and School Libraries (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 28: Talking About the New AASL Standards (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 28: Our Big Beautiful Brains: What Every Educator Should Know (Simple K12)
Nov 30: Overview of the Statistics in Schools Program (Federal Depository Library Program)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Nov 3: Let’s Talk: A Conversation about Information Literacy (Indiana State Library)
Nov 7: eLearning Authoring and Production Tools (Insync Training)

VOLUNTEERS

Nov 9: Playing by the Rules: Creating an Effective Volunteer Handbook (VolunteerMatch)
Nov 14: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)
Nov 15: Telling the Story of Volunteer Impact (VolunteerMatch)

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