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September 2014, Volume 6, Issue 7

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

Library Card Sign-up Month
September 2014

ALSC National Institute
September 18-20, 2014

Banned Books Week
September 21-27, 2014

Banned Websites Awareness Day
September 24, 2014

South Dakota Festival of Books
September 26-28, 2014

SDLA Annual Conference
October 1-3, 2014

SDLA Legislative Day
January 22, 2014


Featured e-Resources of the Month
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continuing education opportunities

 

WebJunction library courses are now open to all South Dakota librarians, staff and trustees! web junction logo

With the use of LSTA federal funding, the South Dakota State Library is paying for access for one year of WebJunction online course access.

This access will include the following:

  • A catalog of free online learning on library topics now available to all library staff (including students and volunteers). These self-paced courses and webinars have been developed by WebJunction and other organizations such as LibraryU and Infopeople. To access this content, simply Once you've created your new account go to this link: create your free account
  • Certificates of completion will be provided to you for each and every course you finish or webinar you view through the WebJunction catalog.
  • All attendees of WebJunction's live webinar events are eligible to receive a certificate of attendance. These will be emailed to the address provided at registration, within one week of the live event.
  • Dozens of new articles on hot library topics will be published on a regular basis, so stay tuned to the WebJunction.org homepage.
  • Crossroads newsletter is broadcast each month, to alert you to upcoming learning opportunities and keep you updated on what is happening in the library world. Make sure you are subscribed!
  • WebJunction will host more than 20 live webinar sessions throughout the year — free events that allow you to meet and learn from library leaders and fellow library practitioners.

institute of museum and library services logoCome back often to this resource and see the new courses that will be available for you to take over the next year. Please contact Kathleen Slocum at the SDSL if you have questions. We hope that you add the resources that WebJunction offers to your continued educational programming. Remember: it is your individual responsibility to track continuing education hours.

 

September 2014 Continuing Education Opportunities

September 4

The Art of Narrating an Audiobook; Sponsored by Booklist (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

September 8

Breaking out of the Box: Creative Uses of Adobe Connect Pods to Pump Up Learner Engagement; Sponsored by InSync Training WebEx (12 pm -- 1 pm CT; 11 am -- 12 pm MT; online webinar)

September 9

Connexion Client Module 05: Automation and Customization Sponsored by Minitex (1 pm -- 3 pm CT; 12 pm -- 2 pm MT; online webinar

Bozarthzone! Brain Bandwidth: Reducing Cognitive Load; Sponsored by InSync Training WebEx (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

Variety is the Spice of Romance; Sponsored by Booklist (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

September 11

Embracing the Next Generation Science Standards; Sponsored by Booklist (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

Teen Tech Time: Remix Fun with Mozilla Webmaker Tools!; Sponsored by NCompass Live (11 am -- 12 pm CT; 10 -- 11 am MT; online webinar

September 12

Building Cutter Numbers: An Overview; Sponsored by Booklist (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

September 18

Taming Tech Tools for Libraries; Sponsored by Webjunction (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

September 22

Virtual Presentations: Is the Computer Taking Over?; Sponsored by InSync Training WebEx ; (12 pm -- 1 pm CT; 11 am -- 12 pm MT; online webinar)

September 23

Bozarthzone! Speaking with Sizzle, Substance and Style Sponsored by InSync Training WebEx ; (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

File Not Found: An Introduction to Digital Preservation; Sponsored by Minitex (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar

September 24

Health Happens in Libraries: Looking Ahead to 2015 Open Enrollment; Sponsored by Webjunction (1 pm -- 2 pm CT; 12 pm -- 1 pm MT; online webinar)

It's Elementary, My Dear Watson: Sharing Evidence of your School Librarian Awesomeness!; Sponsored by Colorado State Library (4:30 pm -- 5:30 pm CT; 3:30 pm -- 4:30 pm MT; online webinar)

September 25

CatExpress: Copy Cataloging with CatExpress; Sponsored by Minitex (1 pm -- 3 pm CT; 12 pm -- 2 pm MT; online webinar

 

 

 

 

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