Database of the Month: Find the Bard in Literature Online



For the April Database of the Month, we celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday with a tour of resources found in ProQuest Literature Online (LION). In addition to articles about Shakespeare, you can read his work and even listen to his plays. This 24-minute video is pre-recorded so you may watch it any time.

We’d also like to point you to these other training videos that you can watch At Your Leisure:

In Depth With the New AASL Standards, Part III (Wyoming State Library)
Join Jennisen Lucas as she discusses “Collaborate,” the third Shared Foundation of the new AASL Standards for school libraries. Facilitated by Paige Bredenkamp.

Public Library Innovations: A Story of Community Engagement (Aspen Institute and International City/County Management Association).
There are opportunities for library and local government leaders to collaborate more closely on community priorities and to engage in active information sharing and communication about community issues. For local government and library leaders interested in designing more effective strategies for aligning library services with community priorities, the Aspen Institute provides an Action Guide for Re-Envisioning Your Public Library. this webinar will present practical strategies for implementing the Action Guide as a tool for strategic planning to transform your public library and community.

Surveys and Questionnaires: A Brief Course for Librarians Session 1 (Montana State Library).
This was a very popular webinar that filled up quickly. Luckily, they recorded it so you can watch it at your leisure. How do you know when a survey is the best way to collect the data you want? In this first of three sessions, we’ll a look at different types of surveys, what types of data you can collect with a survey, and some simple alternative ways to collect valid useful data.

The Power of Vulnerability (TED Talk).
Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity. A talk to share.

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