Free Continuing Education Events for June 27-30



Free, online, continuing education events for June 27-30 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions and links are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

calendar listings

All times MDT

Tuesday, June 28 (12-1 pm)
Gale OneFile: News (Gale)
Gale OneFile: News provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. In this webinar, we’ll explore how to find content using basic search strategies, as well as publication search and alerts. In addition, we will explore the tools and features to support simple discovery.

Wednesday, June 29 (8-9 am)
NetGalley for Libraries: Live Demo and Overview (Indiana State Library)
NetGalley is a free website for librarians to request and download digital review copies and audiobooks, while connecting with publishers and staying up to date with upcoming releases. The service is quick, efficient, secure, and always free for library staff. Learn how to get started (registration, filling in your Profile, and requesting your first book or audiobook), helpful features and tools, and ways NetGalley can specifically help librarians with collection development and readers’ advisory.

Wednesday, June 29 (9-10 am)
NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)
Special monthly episodes of NCompass Live! Join the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Amanda Sweet, as she guides us through the world of library-related Pretty Sweet Tech.

Thursday, June 30 (12-1 pm)
Congress.gov Webinar (Law Library of Congress)
This orientation is designed to give a basic overview of Congress.gov. While the focus of the session will be searching legislation and the congressional member information attached to the legislation, the new features of Congress.gov will be highlighted.

Thursday, June 30 (1-1:45 pm)
How to Move Up in Your Fundraising Career by Building Your Personal Brand (CharityHowTo)
Whether you are just starting out or you are a veteran fundraiser, Robin will show you how to build a passionate personal brand that elevates your presence authentically, and what you need to emphasize about your skills and achievements to get noticed.

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