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Random Acts of Continuing Education

RACE Webinars

Coordinated by the South Dakota State Library, Random Acts of Continuing Education (RACE) are 30 minutes to 1 hour webinars that focus on current topics of interest to librarians.

Below you will find a list of upcoming and recently completed webinars.

Recently Completed Webinars

South Dakota State Library Public Library Trustee Wiki

Join the three creators of the Trustee wiki; Brenda Hemmelman, Jane Healy and Kathleen Slocum for a questions and answer session.

Web Link to Calendar Entry

Public Library Trustee Wiki is intended to provide information for South Dakota Public Library Trustees to use in the performance of their duties.

The wiki will help you update your current policies, procedures and answer other questions you might have.


  • Wednesday, March 26 at 10:30 am - 11:30 pm CT
  • Thursday, March 27 at 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CT

School Library Survey 2013-2014

March 18, 4:00 - 5:00 CT; 3:00 - 4:00 MT
Presented by: Shawn Behrends, Marta Stirling, Joan Upell

Video Recording
Web Link to Video Recording

Join us for a quick overview of the 2013-2014 School Library Survey. It's the perfect way to take a look at the new survey platform, see a few new questions and remind yourself to complete the survey on time. This information will be helpful for beginners as well as those who have completed the survey in previous years. Remember, only one survey per district is required and it is open from April 1 to May 13.

2013 Public Library Survey Information

The 2013 Public Library Survey will launch February 3rd. Beginning this year the survey will be hosted by a different vendor. The link to the survey is

Usernames and passwords have been changed. In order to get your login information you will be required to attend one of the five scheduled webinars where we will review some of the changes to the survey interface. Don't worry, the survey is basically the same, only the "skin" is different and we think you'll find that navigating the survey will be easier. Join Shawn Behrends, Jasmine Rockwell and Kathleen Slocum as they talk about these important issues.

Participant Guide
PDF Download of Handout

Video Recording #3
Web Link to Video Recording
Jan. 30, 2014

Video Recording #5
Web Link to Video Recording
Feb. 11, 2014


  • Thursday, January 30, 2014; 11 am (CT)

  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014; 3 pm (CT)

Looking for more webinars or workshops? Check our archives.


Kathleen Slocum EMAIL
Continuing Education Coordinator
605-773-3131, Option 5, 2

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