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 9: What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library? (American Libraries Live)
Nov 16: Marketing on a Small Budget (Indiana State Library)
Nov 27: Graphs, Charts, and Data Visualization – All Three in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 27: It’s Not Just About the Likes: Getting Strategic with Your Library’s Social Media (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Nov 28: How to Write More Effective Email and Web Content (Infopeople)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Nov 8: Public Library Administration and Innovation for the 21st Century (Booklist)
Nov 13: The Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library (Colorado State Library)
Nov 22: Using Storytelling to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Communications (Charity Village)

CAREERS

Nov 15: Encore Career Search Strategies: Help Your Patrons Find Their Way to Meaningful Work (Infopeople)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Nov 7: Letters About Literature: Read. Be Inspired. Write Back. (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 7: Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award (But Didn’t Know to Ask) (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 8: Award winning toys, games, music and books that bridge the classroom to the playroom (Early Childhood Investigations)
Nov 14: Leadership in Youth Services, Part 1: Leading Outside Your Organization (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 14: Understanding Teens 101 (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 15: Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers (edWeb)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Nov 2: Go-To Graphic Novels (Booklist)
Nov 6: Picture This! Books for the Youngest (Booklist)
Nov 7: Everything You Wanted to Know about the CSK Award (But Didn’t Know to Ask) (Association for Library Service to Children)
Nov 16: The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure (Lyrasis)
Nov 27: Looking at Plastics: An Introduction to Caring for Plastics (Connecting to Collections)

COMMUNICATION

Nov 1: How public libraries communicate: An interactive research review (OCLC)
Nov 2: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)
Nov 6: Is Your Library’s Website Living Its Best Life? (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Nov 7: The New Workplace Demands Versatile Communication Skills (Training Industry)
Nov 8: Library Marketing 1.0: How to successfully market your library without getting another degree (Colorado State Library)
Nov 13: How to Captivate and Engage Constituents with Your Website (Firespring)
Nov 16: Marketing on a Small Budget (Indiana State Library)
Nov 22: Using Storytelling to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Communications (Charity Village)
Nov 27: Graphs, Charts, and Data Visualization – All Three in Your Next PowerPoint Presentation (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 27: It’s Not Just About the Likes: Getting Strategic with Your Library’s Social Media (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Nov 28: How to Write More Effective Email and Web Content (Infopeople)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

Nov 7: Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Presidential Research Resource (North Carolina Library Association)
Nov 29: IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft (Federal Depository Library Program)

DATABASES & eRESOURCES

Nov 8: Database tutorial: U.S. History In Context and Native American Heritage Month (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 16: The University of Michigan Ebook Collection: An investment in open source, community accountable infrastructure (Lyrasis)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

Nov 6: Build a Better World With Kindness and Gratitude (Washington State Library)
Nov 15: Moving Your Workload to the Cloud? What are the Right Tools for the Job? (GovLoop)
Nov 19: Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff) (Indiana State Library)
Nov 20: Bozarthzone! Holiday Stressbusters (InSync Training)
Nov 28: Understanding Grief After an Overdose Death (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 29: Librarian Evolution: Libraries Thrive When We Change (WebJunction)

FUNDRAISING

Nov 1: 10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Appeal Letter (Productive Fundraising)
Nov 1: Maximize Your Giving Tuesday Fundraising & Engagement (TechSoup)
Nov 1: Meet the Funders: Capital Funding (GrantSpace)
Nov 6: The Countdown Is On: A Procrastinator’s Guide to #GivingTuesday (GuideStar)
Nov 6: The Countdown Is On: A Procrastinator’s Guide to #GivingTuesday (GuideStar)
Nov 6: Missionizing Your Year-End Fundraising Events (Bloomerang)
Nov 7: How to Create a Year-End Marketing Plan to Engage Donors (Network for Good)
Nov 7: Your Capital Campaign: Are You Ready? (DonorSearch)
Nov 8: What Works on Giving Tuesday? Answers from 2017’s Website Analytics (Cause Smart Digital)
Nov 13: The Data We Don’t Collect: How It Drives Funding Decisions By People Who Don’t Use the Library (Colorado State Library)
Nov 14: 3 Instagram Tips Successful Nonprofits Use to Raise Awareness and Win Supporters (Wild Apricot)
Nov 14: Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)
Nov 15: Getting Your Donor Management Data In Order for 2019 (Idealware)
Nov 16: Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library (Indiana State Library)
Nov 29: 10 Strategies for Success with Digital Fundraising (GrantSpace)

MANAGEMENT

Nov 1: Grow Your Own Leaders: Nurturing Leadership and Management Skills for Staff at Every Level (Library Journal)
Nov 1: How public libraries communicate: An interactive research review (OCLC)
Nov 5: Small But Mighty Library Management and Innovation (WebJunction)
Nov 8: The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength (American Management Association)
Nov 13: Leadership Styles & Impact on Your Nonprofit (Firespring)
Nov 15: Onboard or Overboard! Increasing Employee Retention and Productivity (Training Magazine Network)
Nov 26: Info2Go! EOR and E-rate – Are you ready for 2019? (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Nov 26: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING

Nov 8: Cybertraps for Librarians (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
Nov 8: Exemplary Practices using ‘Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA’ Free Resources (National Girls’ Collaborative Project)
Nov 14: Big Programs, Little Budget: Forging Community Partnerships in a Small Town (Programming Librarian)
Nov 15: Libraries Connecting You to Coverage (Public Library Association)
Nov 28: Understanding Grief After an Overdose Death (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

READER’S ADVISORY

Nov 2: Go-To Graphic Novels (Booklist)
Nov 6: Picture This! Books for the Youngest (Booklist)

REFERENCE

Nov 1: Free Online U.S. Citizenship Course (Infopeople)
Nov 2: Write and Cite “Chicago Style”: Helping Students and Patrons Understand The Chicago Manual of Style and Turabian (American Library Association)
Nov 6: Enhancing Your Intelligence Agency Information Resource IQ: PT. 4 – National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, National Intelligence University, and National Reconnaissance Office (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 9: What Do the Midterms Mean for Your Library? (American Libraries Live)
Nov 13: Connections Summit: Day One (SirsiDynix)
Nov 14: Help Us Combat the World’s Most Dangerous Animal with an App! (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 14: A Good Night’s Rest: Government Resources Can Teach You About Adequate Sleep Habits (Federal Depository Library Program)
Nov 15: Encore Career Search Strategies: Help Your Patrons Find Their Way to Meaningful Work (Infopeople)
Nov 29: IdentityTheft.gov: Your One-Stop Resource to Help People Recover from Identity Theft (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Nov 5: Developing Future-Ready Students Through Coding (edWeb)
Nov 6: Life Hacks with Google Forms (Technology & Innovation in Education)
Nov 7: Letters About Literature: Read. Be Inspired. Write Back. (Nebraska Library Commission)
Nov 7: The “Fake News” Problem: Tips, Tricks, & Tools to Use Both in and out of the Classroom (American Association of School Librarians)
Nov 8: Digital Citizenship for Tweens and Teens (School Library Journal)
Nov 8: Database tutorial: U.S. History In Context and Native American Heritage Month (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 14: Understanding Teens 101 (Wyoming State Library)
Nov 14: Collaboration Impacts Students’ Learning (edWeb)
Nov 15: Fighting Fake News: How to Outsmart Trolls and Troublemakers (edWeb)
Nov 28: Relationships in Early Education: It’s Basic! (Early Childhood Investigations)

TECHNOLOGY

Nov 5: From Desktop to the Cloud: Why Organizations Are Converting (TechSoup)
Nov 8: Identify, Discover, Decide with Imagery and GIS (GovLoop)
Nov 13: Cybersecurity, SL and RL (San Jose State University iSchool)
Nov 15: Moving Your Workload to the Cloud? What are the Right Tools for the Job? (GovLoop)
Nov 16: Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library (Indiana State Library)
Nov 19: Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff) (Indiana State Library)
Nov 20: Online Tools that Help Nonprofits Learn, Listen & Engage (Firespring)
Nov 26: Info2Go! EOR and E-rate – Are you ready for 2019? (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Nov 6: Bozarthzone! Show Your Work: The New Knowledge Management (InSync Training)
Nov 6: Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Nov 6: Life Hacks with Google Forms (Technology & Innovation in Education)
Nov 13: Storytelling on Steroids With VideoScribe (InSync Training)
Nov 15: Libraries Connecting You to Coverage (Public Library Association)

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