Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

Nov 13, 2019

In addition to the live webinars in our training calendar, each month we try to pick some videos out there that you can watch “At Your Leisure.” These on-demand offerings caught our attention for November:

One Book Wyoming 2019: Ernest Hemingway and Masculinity (Wyoming State Library)
Hear presenter Charles Fournier discuss the theme of masculinity in Ernest Hemingway’s life and work. This is a video discussion for One Book Wyoming 2019.

Bookflix (Wyoming State Library)
Bookflix for public libraries, school and home! A literacy resource for grades PreK-3 that pairs classic fictional video storybooks with related eBooks. Animation, audio and interactive games are designed to reinforce core reading skills.

CTD Answers Your Questions About AT! (Center on Technology and Disability)
This webinar is a Q & A session with Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) director Jackie Hess. In this session, Jackie answers both AT questions previously submitted as well as those asked during the live presentation. Topics include relevant laws, classroom practice, AT for libraries, recommended apps, and much more.


The critical role librarians play in the opioid crisis (TED Talk)
Public libraries have always been about more than just books — and their mission of community support has taken on new urgency during the current opioid epidemic. After witnessing overdoses at her library in Philadelphia, Chera Kowalski learned how to administer naloxone, a drug that reverses the effects of narcotics, and she’s put it to use to save patrons’ lives. In this personal talk, she shares the day-to-day reality of life on the frontline of the opioid crisis and advocates for each of us to find new ways to keep our communities safe and healthy.

Copyright and Standardized Rights Statements for Digital Collections (North Dakota State Library)
Copyright can be a difficult task to undertake when it comes to digital collections, especially with uncertainty about legal language and object originations. This webinar will discuss how to make informed copyright decisions with tools available, and how to utilize standardized rights statements for clearer copyright and reuse descriptions.

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