With libraries closed and staff working remotely or in library, this is a great time to catch up with continuing education / professional development opportunities. See below resources that are available to library staff as well as these new offerings in response to COVID-19.
NEW!! Through April the CT State Library Division of Library Development is pleased to offer a suite of library tutorials in its Connecticut State Library Academy through Niche Academy. The default view shows All Tutorials, but you can click the various categories set up to narrow down what you are interested in learning. Enjoy!
Library Journal - Temporary full access pass to their content. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Password: LJfullaccess1. Includes full access to digitized editions of their entire magazine archives including the latest issue. Go to homepage and click on "Access Digitized Edition" in upper left corner. For return visits click on Bookshelf in upper right.
Lyrasis - Through April 17 you can have free access to Lyrasis Learning education platform. Click here for the class catalog.
School Library Journal - Temporary full access pass to their content. Email: email@example.com Password: SLJfullaccess1. Includes full access to digitized editions of their entire magazine archives including the latest issue. Go to homepage and click on "Access Digitized Edition" in upper left corner. For return visits click on Bookshelf in upper right.
WebJunction Free Training available through their course catalog and archived webinar recordings. WebJunction is offering a free online instructor-led course beginning April 6 in partnership with the Legal Services Corporation called Creating Pathways to Civil Legal Justice. This course will increase staff knowledge in directing library customers to relevant helpful civil legal information and services.
This list and the calendar include workshops and webinars produced by the CT State Library, as well as opportunities from other sources. Click on an event title for more information and to register.
Subscribe to the Conntech listserv, where we post our Continuing Education events regularly:
To subscribe to this list, send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org: leave the subject line blank, type “subscribe csl-conntech” in the body of the message, and send it. You will receive an automated message which will require you to confirm your subscription request.
Subscribe to an RSS feed of our events:
Events in the next week: http://cslib.libcal.com/rss.php?m=week&iid=1634&cid=2767
Events in the next 2 weeks: http://cslib.libcal.com/rss.php?m=fortnight&iid=1634&cid=2767
Events in the next month: http://cslib.libcal.com/rss.php?m=month&iid=1634&cid=2767
Many meetings and webinars are now being held via ZOOM. If you have not used ZOOM before, here are a few short tutorials:
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