Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of May 25

May 26, 2020

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of May 25 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, May 26 (12-1 pm)
Why Futurists Can’t Predict the Future, And How You Can (Pattern Research, Inc.)
Learn 14 principles that can improve your accuracy when you’re peering into your crystal ball.  What are some unexpected factors that can upset the most educated guesses–and remember, when we are talking about the future, it’s all guesswork.

Wednesday, May 27 (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, May 27 (1-2 pm)
Braving the Elements: PubChem Resources to Weather any Situation (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)
PubChem is the world’s largest collection of freely accessible chemical information. You can use PubChem to search chemicals by name, molecular formula, structure, and other identifiers. And, you can use PubChem to find chemical and physical properties, biological activities, safety and toxicity information, patents, literature citations and more. In this session, Rana Morris, PhD, NCBI Customer Experience team member and Team Lead for Educational Programs, will provide an overview of PubChem’s key features.

Thursday, May 28 (1-2 pm)
Online Tools for Content Creation and Virtual Meetings (Mid-America Library Alliance)
This FREE 60-minute webinar presented by Lauren Hays will provide resources for librarians to utilize while working remotely and highlight important tools that no librarian should be without.

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