Continuing Education for School Librarians

Introductory Courses | Money and Marketing | The Internet | Technology | Regional Providers

Introductory Courses

 

Title Format Offered By Cost
Orientation for New Public Library Staffers Archived course Ohio Library Council Free

Shelving with Dewey

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

InfoPros - Think 3, Information Literacy: Asking the right questions

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Reference Interview Online course offered at varying times American Library Association $190
Basic Reference Workshop Archived course Ohio Library Council Free
Basic Reference Course Online course offered at varying times University of Wisconsin $398
Young Adult Services Online course offered at varying times University of Wisconsin $275
Promoting Reading to Youth 1 hour archived workshop Infopeople Free
Adolescent Development 2 hour archived workshop Rural Libraries Free
Readers' Advisory Services Online course offered at varying times American Library Association $190

Readers Advisory Services

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Readers' Advisory in the Library: Connecting Books with People Online course offered at varying times University of Wisconsin $398
Introduction to Cataloging for Non-Catalogers Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Introduction to MARC21 Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
MARC21 Records Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
MARC Code You Should Know Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Partners in Learning: Collaboration with Teachers and Librarians

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Weeding as a Part of Collection Management in Your School

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Weeding the Library Collection

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Dealing with Water-Soaked Materials One-page instruction sheet ProText Free

Money and Marketing

Title Format Offered By Cost
Marketing Your Library Archived course Ohio Library Council Free
Marketing Your Library Online course offered at varying times American Library Association $190

Cool Customizable PR: Putting Project 12 to Work for your Library

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Keeping It Simple: Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Library

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Using Your Library's Electronic Resources to Market Library Programs, Materials, and Services

1 hour archived workshop

Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
Grant Writing Online course offered at varying times University of Wisconsin $285
Fundraising for Libraries 1 1/2 hour archived workshop WebJunction Free
Budgeting Basics Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
The School Library's Role in Student Achievement 1 hour archived workshop Learning Times Free

Advocacy Skills: Communicating the value of librarians and the resources they provide.

1 hour archived workshop

Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free

Promoting the Library's Online Collections: 10 Surefire Ways to Increase Usage Statistics

1 hour archived workshop

Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free

The Internet

Title Format Offered By Cost
Analyzing Web Pages 10 minute to 1 hour archived workshops 21st Century Information Fluency Project Free
Evaluating Information Found on the Web Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Power Searching 1 hour archived workshop Learning Times Free

Basic Web-based Reference

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Creating a Web Expedition: Learning Through Internet Exploration Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free

Locating Journal Articles with Academic Search Elite

Archived course LibraryU (click on "courses") Free
Designing a Library Web Page 1 1/2 hour archived WebJunction Free

Your Firefox can do That?

30 minute archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
New Tools for Traditional Tasks: How Libraries are Using the Web to Deliver Reference and Homework Help 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free

Beyond Text: Libraries Create and Deliver Access to Rich-media Collections

1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free

 Technology

Title Format Offered By Cost
25 Technologies in 50 Minutes 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
Wiki: The Ultimate Tool For Online Collaboration 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
Weblogs & Libraries: Communication, Conversation, and the Blog People 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
Mashups : A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
A Little Help from your Friends: Social Bookmarking 30 minute archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting: Part 1 - A Consumer's Guide 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
A Beginner's Guide to Podcasting: Part 2 - A Creator's Guide 1 hour archived workshop Sirsi/Dynix Institute Free
Podcasting: What's All the Buzz About? 40 minute archived workshop Minitex Free
Podcasting: How to Create a Podcast 40 minute archived workshop Minitex Free
Virtual Reference Services 3 45-minute archived workshops Minitex Free
RSS: Benefits for You and Your Library Course may be purchased and used for 1 year WebJunction $99
Using PDAs in Libraries 1 hour archived workshop

Infopeople

Free
Digital Imaging Tutorial Archived course Cornell University Library Free
Various technology topics 1 hour online workshops http://www.maintainitproject.org/events Free

 

Online Training from Regional Providers

OCLC regional service providers have a wealth of online courses. In addition, check out the listings of your regional provider:

 

Amigos --Serving libraries in Texas

Incolsa --Serving libraries in Indiana

Minitex --Serving libraries in Minnesota

Nelinet --Serving libraries in New England

Nylink --Serving libraries in New York State

OCLC Western Training --Serving libraries in the Western US

Palinet --Serving libraries in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Solinet --Serving libraries in the Southeastern US

 

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