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 7: Advocacy 101: When Advocacy Becomes Second Nature (WebJunction & Association of Rural and Small Libraries)

Nov 20: Vote Libraries 2020 – Thinking About Elections and Libraries Without Being Partisan (Nebraska Library Commission)

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

Nov 7: New Overtime Labor Standards Taking Effect: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know (Wyoming Nonprofit Network)

Nov 21: Data at Your Fingertips: Gov Broadens Data Analytics Use (GovLoop)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

At Your Leisure: CTD Answers Your Questions About AT! (Center on Technology and Disability)

BOARDS

Nov 20: Eliminating Fines: A win-win for your library and community (Infopeople)

CAREERS

Nov 12: Making Yourself Marketable for Academic Library Positions (Association of College and Research Libraries)

CHILDREN & TEENS

Nov 4: Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Outreach for K-3rd Graders (Colorado State Library)

Nov 7: Child Care is Everywhere: How Libraries Can Develop, Strengthen, and Support Child Care Part I: Introduction to Child Care & Bringing Literacy to Child Care (Association for Library Service to Children)

Nov 12: Child Care is Everywhere: How Libraries Can Develop, Strengthen, and Support Child Care Part II: Programs for Nannies and Informal Providers Child Care (Association for Library Service to Children)

Nov 21: Check It Out! New Titles for Ages 0-18 (State Library of Iowa)

Nov 13: 4 Easy Steps That Will Transform Challenging Behavior in Your Early Childhood Program (Early Childhood Investigations)

Nov 19: Child Care is Everywhere: How Libraries Can Develop, Strengthen, and Support Child Care Part III: Developing and Supporting Child Care Programs (Association for Library Service to Children)

Nov 19: Classroom Coding with Google Tools (OK2Ask)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

Nov 5: Reading Graphic: Graphic Novels for Fall and Beyond (Booklist)

Nov 6: LibraryCon Live! (Library Journal & School Library Journal)

Nov 12: Winter D.I.Y.: New Craft & Gardening Titles (Booklist)

Nov 21: Check It Out! New Titles for Ages 0-18 (State Library of Iowa)

Nov 13: Best Children’s Books of 2019 (Utah State Library)

Nov 21: Circulating Tools and Other Unique Items (North Dakota State Library)

Nov 14: Using FDLP eXchange for Collection Development (Federal Depository Library Program)

Nov 14: Collaborative Approaches to Library Resource Sharing: Leveraging Consortial & Regional Partnerships for ILL Success (Library Journal)

Nov 20: Rethinking the Cost of Digital Collection Building: It May Not Be as Expensive as You Think! (edWeb.net)

Nov 19: Let’s Be Brief: A Very Short Introduction to Very Short Introductions (Library Journal)

COMMUNICATION

Nov 1: Political Savvy – Why It’s Important and How to Master It (Digital.gov)

Nov 1: Making Difficult Conversations Easy (Effectiveness Institute)

Nov 21: The Positions Model for Improving Personal Influence and Workplace Interactions (Pattern Research, Inc.)

Nov 13: Working Across Difference: Making Better Connections (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 14: Create Compelling Infographics in PowerPoint (Training Magazine Network)

Nov 14: Engaging with a Global Workforce and the Impact of Language (InSync Training)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

At Your Leisure: Copyright and Standardized Rights Statements for Digital Collections (North Dakota State Library)

Nov 1: Catalyst Fund Webinar Series: Access to US Congressional Correspondence Data (Lyrasis)

Nov 5: WSL Digital Newspapers (Washington State Library)

Nov 8: The Latest K-12 Digital Content Trends & Strategies That Make a Difference (School Library Journal)

Nov 20: Rethinking the Cost of Digital Collection Building: It May Not Be as Expensive as You Think! (edWeb.net)

Nov 18: Thinking Outside the PubMed Box (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

DATABASES & E-RESOURCES

At Your Leisure: Bookflix (Wyoming State Library)

Nov 7: Pronunciator (Wyoming State Library)

Nov 8: PubMed for Librarians: Introduction (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

At Your Leisure: At Your Leisure: The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis (TED Talk)

Nov 5: Digital Literacy (Idealware)

Nov 14: Accidental Techie: How to Support Your Nonprofit Without an IT Background (IdealWare)

Nov 21: Accidental Techie: How to Support Your Nonprofit Without an IT Background (IdealWare)

Nov 21: The Positions Model for Improving Personal Influence and Workplace Interactions (Pattern Research, Inc.)

Nov 26: Low-Tech and No-Tech STEM (OK2Ask)

Nov 27: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

Nov 18: Workforce Modernization Workshop Part 1: Attract and Retain the Best Talent to Better Serve Our Citizens (Digital.gov)

FUNDRAISING

 Nov 4: Getting Ready for WyoGives (Wyoming Nonprofit Network)

 Nov 5: 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses (Firespring)

 Nov 7: 10 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with Social Media (Bloomerang)

 Nov 12: Is Impact Investing a Good Strategy for Your Organization? (TechSoup)

 Nov 13: A Funders Perspective on Collaboration and Strategic Alliances (GrantSpace)

 Nov 14: Incorporating Face to Face Asks in Your Year-End Campaign (Blackbaud)

 Nov 14: An Introduction to Online Fundraising for Small and Medium-Sized Nonprofits (CharityHowTo)

 Nov 21: 8 Expert Tips To Raise $10K+ On Facebook (Bloomerang)

 Nov 14: Mobile Marketing Tips for Every Generation (Firespring)

LEGAL

At Your Leisure: Copyright and Standardized Rights Statements for Digital Collections (North Dakota State Library)

LIBRARY SPACES

Nov 13: How Designing Your Library with Natural Elements Can Make a BIG Impact! (Library Journal)

MANAGEMENT

At Your Leisure: The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis (TED Talk)

Nov 13: Working Across Difference: Making Better Connections (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 20: Eliminating Fines: A win-win for your library and community (Infopeople)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

Nov 4: Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Outreach for K-3rd Graders (Colorado State Library)

Nov 6: Feeding America: Gardens, Seed Exchanges, Summer Meals, and More! (Nebraska Library Commission)

Nov 21: From the Mountains to the Sea: Rural Health Issues and Resources (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING

At Your Leisure: One Book Wyoming 2019: Ernest Hemingway and Masculinity (Wyoming State Library)

Nov 6: Facilitating Civic Engagement with Pop-Up Programming (Infopeople)

Nov 12: How to Introduce Fun and Playful Stem Robotics in Your Afterschool Program (National Afterschool Association)

Nov 13: Taking a Walk with the Library: StoryWalk®, Walking Book Clubs and More (Programming Librarian)

Nov 13: Opening Doors to Health Literacy at Your Library (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 14: Exemplary Practices using Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources (National Girls Collaborative Project)

Nov 20: Celebrate Native American Heritage Month: What’s New Since 1492? (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

READERS’ ADVISORY

 Nov 5: Reading Graphic: Graphic Novels for Fall and Beyond (Booklist)

 Nov 12: Winter D.I.Y.: New Craft & Gardening Titles (Booklist)

 Nov 13: Best Children’s Books of 2019 (Utah State Library)

 Nov 19: Let’s Be Brief: A Very Short Introduction to Very Short Introductions (Library Journal)

REFERENCE

Nov 5: From Problem to Prevention: Evidence-Based Public Health (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 6: Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy (Colorado State Library)

Nov 12: Using FDLP eXchange in a State with Multiple Regionals (Federal Depository Library Program)

Nov 14: Exemplary Practices using Girls STEAM Ahead with NASA Free Resources (National Girls Collaborative Project)

Nov 15: Consumer Health Information Justice: Identifying and addressing information-related factors that contribute to health disparities (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 18: Thinking Outside the PubMed Box (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 19: Holiday Stress Busters (InSync Training)

Nov 20: The New PubMed (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

Nov 4: Digital Curriculum Development: The Missing Time-Saving Link (edWeb.net)

Nov 5: Using Technology as an Instructional Resource to Investigate Phenomena (edWeb.net)

Nov 6: How Digital Stressors Impact Student Learning (edWeb.net)

Nov 7: Pronunciator (Wyoming State Library)

Nov 7: Solving Problems with Coding in the Library (School Library Connection)

Nov 8: The Latest K-12 Digital Content Trends & Strategies That Make a Difference (School Library Journal)

Nov 26: Low-Tech and No-Tech STEM (OK2Ask)

Nov 13: Teaching Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know (edWeb.net)

Nov 19: Classroom Coding with Google Tools (OK2Ask)

TECHNOLOGY

Nov 5: Digital Literacy (Idealware)

Nov 5: Using Technology as an Instructional Resource to Investigate Phenomena (edWeb.net)

Nov 6: GovInsights: Where is State and Local Tech Headed With Data? (GovLoop)

Nov 7: Accidental Techie: How to Support Your Nonprofit Without an IT Background (IdealWare)

Nov 27: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

Nov 12: How to Introduce Fun and Playful Stem Robotics in Your Afterschool Program (National Afterschool Association)

Nov 14: Accidental Techie: How to Support Your Nonprofit Without an IT Background (IdealWare)

Nov 19: Classroom Coding with Google Tools (OK2Ask)

Nov 21: Accidental Techie: How to Support Your Nonprofit Without an IT Background (IdealWare)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

Nov 14: Create Compelling Infographics in PowerPoint (Training Magazine Network)

Nov 20: The New PubMed (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Nov 21: Data at Your Fingertips: Gov Broadens Data Analytics Use (GovLoop)

VOLUNTEERS

Nov 12: How to Make Event Volunteers Love You (CharityHowTo)

Nov 18: How To Manage Volunteers With No Time (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

 

*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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