CHICAGO — School librarians and educators have specific questions about copyright law but often find themselves without guidance on the subject in school environments.
School librarians and educators have specific questions about copyright law but often find themselves without guidance on the subject in school environments. To address their copyright concerns, the American Library Association (ALA) will host <a href="https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1087453682/en/events/event/shared/default_template/event_landing.html?sco-id=1100192104&_charset_=utf-8"><em>Complete Copyright for K–12 Librarians and Educators</em></a>, an interactive webinar created for educators and school librarians on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, from 4:00-5:00p.m. EST.</p>
CHICAGO — At 2:00 p.m. Central time, Dec. 12, ProgrammingLibrarian.org will present a live, one-hour webinar, <a href="http://www.programminglibrarian.org/online-learning/lets-talk-about-it-scholar-led-reading-and-discussion.html#.UJ104uRJNRo">Let’s Talk About It: Scholar Led Reading and Discussion</a>.</p>
For more than thirty years, hundreds of libraries across the country have engaged their communities by offering “Let’s Talk About It ” (LTAI) reading and discussion programs. This webinar will provide how-to information about bringing this popular, five-part, scholar-led series to your library<strong>. </strong>Presented by Frannie Ashburn, an LTAI state-level coordinator and twenty-four-year veteran, the webinar will offer an overview of the model, tips for recruiting and working with a scholar, and a tour of ProgrammingLibrarian.org’s ready-to-present program content on more than thirty LTAI themes. This session will also provide application information for an upcoming round of LTAI cash programming grants, and tips on applying for state-level support.</p>
CHICAGO – School library professionals are encouraged to register for Dr. Sandra Andrews’ upcoming webinar, “The Power of Data” at 6 p.m. Central on Nov. 15, 2012. Hosted by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), the webinar will explore the types of data available to school librarians and how this data can be used to support school library programs.
CHICAGO — Back by popular demand! Join YALSA for Book Blitz Part II. This webinar highlights 45 “Must Know” fiction and nonfiction YA titles released in the second half of 2012. Join Shauna Yusko, teacher-librarian at Evergreen Junior High in Redmond, Wash., and book reviewer guru for this fast-paced webinar at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Oct. 18.
CHICAGO — Learn how to navigate the 2012 Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study (PLFTAS) for impactful advocacy at the local level during the free webinar “Driving Advocacy with Data” from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Central time on Thursday, Oct. 18.
Crafting programs are a mainstay of teen services at the library but the supply costs can add up! But there are some creative ways to extend the teen services budget—a little glue and a lot of innovation—and ensure that teens can have fun making a variety of projects at your library.</p>
CHICAGO — ALA TechSource is offering a new free webinar, Introducing the Book as iPad App. At 2 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 23, its expert panel will provide an overview of the ALA Annual Conference from a technology perspective. Registration for this free event is available at http://goo.gl/NMM8m.