Online Training ‘At Your Leisure’

Oct 6, 2020

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 October:

NoveList (Wyoming State Library)
Staying in the know about new and popular books. Make sure your staff (and patrons) can keep up to date with the latest buzzworthy books! In this session, we’ll explore the NoveList resources like media mentions, search alerts, and more that will help you make the most out of NoveList. Find NoveList in our Recommended Reading on — accessible with a library card and PIN.

Open for the Future: School Librarians as Planners and Preppers (Every Library Institute)
School librarians can begin planning now for a changed role within the new normal of schools. Let’s look at reasonable scenarios and plan together for the success of school librarians in any future.

Homelessness in Small and Rural Communities: Libraries Can Help! (WebJunction)
This webinar offers practical insights on services and resources you can provide for people without stable housing. You’ll also learn how to create a welcoming environment, and how to engage your community in conversations and myth-debunking about homelessness.

2019 Virtual Genealogy Fair Session 2: Preserving Personal Collections (U.S. National Archives)
Personal collections are valued for their importance to understanding family history. Do you know how to best preserve your treasured papers and heirlooms so they can be passed on? This session will provide tips and information on the care and storage of paper, books, photographs, as well as film, audio, and video. Providing the best environment and storage will allow family heirlooms to be available for generations, while understanding proper handling and copying can expand their availability and enjoyment with distant kin.

Leading with Gratitude – Part 1 (SirsiDynix). Join SirsiDynix Chief Marketing Officer Eric Keith as he explores how to use gratitude as a method of engaging the hearts and minds of your employees and inspiring excellent work. Based on the book Leading with Gratitude by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, this webinar will offer effective communication skills that you can begin implementing today.

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