In this week's RAILS newsletter, there was a list of upcoming Professional Development opportunities.
Continuing Education Opportunities
Best Practices in Weeding October 3
IMLS Networking and Grant Workshop October 4
Web Design Basics October 7
Creating a Makerspace Culture October 8
Webinars on Copyright Basics October 9 and 30
Courses for School Librarians on Being Indispensable Starting November 4
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
There are a number of upcoming professional development through the Dominican University GSLIS. More information can be found here.
Continuing Professional Education
|B3: Butler Book Banter|
|Join Thom Barthelmess, curator of the Butler Children’s Literature Center, and fellow youth literature enthusiasts on the third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. for lively book discussion, socializing and snacks.|
Visit the Butler Center blog at butlerspantry.org/b3 for the books we’ll be reading. These events are free, with registration recommended.
$25 per session/$40 for both
|This two-part webinar series is presented by Mary Minow, library copyright expert and holder of Dominican University’s Follett Chair.||Register|
|What Every Library Worker Should Know|
Learn what's clear on copyright basics, what's not, and how to minimize risk.
Learn the latest on cases and other pending copyright developments that affect libraries, users and access to information.
|17th Annual McCusker Memorial Lecture|
October 16, 6 p.m.
Martin Recital Hall
|Sr. Mary Paynter, OP, will present “Educational Essentials on the American Frontier,” a look back at Father Samuel.|
|What's New: The Best of|
Children's Literature 2013
November 1, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Aula Auditorium Priory Campus
|Join Peggy Sharp, PhD, highly regarded children's literature expert, for a whirlwind tour of the best in children’s literature published in 2013.|
$130 includes lunch, breaks and handouts. 7 CPDUs available.
|Preparing and Responding to Natural Disasters|
November 21, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Gail Borden Public Library
|Roles for Public Libraries|
Crisis informatics expert Christine Hagar, PhD, will share ways public library staff can support their communities in times of disaster.
$75. Three CPDUs available.