Free Continuing Education Events for September 28-30

Sep 28, 2020

Free, online, continuing education events for September 28-30 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions are below. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at

All times MDT

Tuesday, Sep 29 (8-9 am)
Ways to Fill Your Shelves Without Draining Your Budget (Indiana State Library)
Tips and tricks for obtaining materials to fill up your library shelves without draining your library’s collection budget.

Tuesday, Sep 29 (10-11 am)
Once Upon A Training: The Impact Of Stories On Learning And Engagement (Utah State Library)
This webinar will highlight the benefits of using stories to increase engagement during staff training sessions. It will include practical examples from courses Patrick has developed as well as tips for developing training courses at your library.

Tuesday, Sep 29 (10-11 am)
Create Stunning Presentations Using Google Slides (Training Magazine Network)
Google Slides is a terrific tool to create stunning presentations, especially if you understand some of the advanced features and capabilities it offers. In this session you’ll see how to create amazing visuals, develop effective graphs and charts, engage your audience with compelling animations, and impress them with beautiful, professional design. All using only Google Slides. You’ll see a host of visual storytelling techniques, all demonstrated live, that you can use immediately to create effective presentations.

Tuesday, Sep 29 (11-12 pm)
Reluctant Fundraiser? Not A Fundraiser? Not A Problem! (Bloomerang)
Sure – there’s tons of resources out there about fundraising, but most of them are designed for people who choose to be fundraising. What about all of the reluctant fundraisers? The EDs, board members, etc. who have to fundraise without a full-time fundraiser. This webinar is for those who need to fundraise, but would really rather do anything but.

Tuesday, Sep 29 (12-1 pm)
Virtual Programs for Public Libraries (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Do you work in a public library? Are you looking for ideas for virtual programming and outreach? This webinar is for you! We will cover how to decide what virtual programming your community might be interested in, technical requirements for virtual programming, and include a wide variety of program suggestions.

Wednesday, Sep 30 (9-10 am)
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.

Wednesday, Sep 30 (9-10 am)
How to Rebound Digital Marketing After Covid-19 (NonProfit Hub)
Many businesses have been negatively impacted by the global pandemic, covid-19. But how can these businesses fight back? In this session, we will go over consumer behavior, trends in e-commerce, and how branding can affect search visibility. Utilizing keywords in your ad’s content messaging, in SEO and SEM, can increase the chance for consumers to find your business and eventually, convert.

Wednesday, Sep 30 (11-12 pm)
10 Quick Tips to Super Charge Your Next Fundraising Appeal (Productive Fundraising)
Join fundraising master trainer, Chad Barger, CFRE, for a review of the best practices in writing fundraising appeal letters. Chad will boil down the research from top fundraising experts to provide actionable tips on both how to write content that spurs action and how to actually get prospects to open the envelope.

Wednesday, Sep 30 (1-2 pm)
NNLM Resource Picks: PubMed Central (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
Kathryn’s presentation will look at the work PMC has done this year with the COVID initiative, the PMC preprint pilot and ongoing efforts to support funder open access, open data policies and recommendations. Join us to learn about ways you can use PMC to support open access research!

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