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Registration Open for October CARLI Professional Development Alliance Webinars (Part 1 of 2)

Please excuse any cross-posting.

(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

“Being A Team of One: A Panel on Community College Libraries”

Monday, October 4, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

How does a librarian juggle teaching information literacy, staffing the desk, managing the collection, and building relationships on campus? Panelists from community colleges around NC will share practical advice for being a librarian at a small campus or branch, lessons they’ve learned along the way, and strategies for managing your time/presence wisely. Staff from small public/academic libraries are encouraged to attend.

Register here.

“Media Landscapes: What’s New in Digital Citizenship”

Tuesday, October 5, 3:00-4:00 PM CDT

COVID-19 has changed the landscape for teaching and learning, with scores of students learning from home, more devices being rolled out in 1:1 initiatives, and more use of digital resources. In this session, learn about digital citizenship elements and what are some of the new thoughts and trends in helping students navigate this landscape.

Register here.

2-Part Series: “The Application of 3D Printing Services in the Academic Library – Part 1”

Wednesday, October 6, 2:00-3:00 PM CDT

Driven to democratize access to emerging technologies and the knowledge it affords, the Academic Library is well positioned to provide access to 3D Printing services to support the design learning pedagogy in higher education. Rapid prototyping technologies allow you to design, 3D print, and test your designs in real time.

In Part 1 of this series, learn about the hardware and software that drives 3D Printing, see a live demo, and learn about what technologies are currently available.

Register here.

“Job Searching After a Pandemic”

Wednesday, October 13, 12:00-1:00 PM CDT

Join Naomi House, CEO of the popular webzine and jobs list INALJ.com (formerly I Need a Library Job), as she discusses how the pandemic has affected what we consider desirable traits in our workplaces and jobs, and shares her experiences and tips for how and where to search for library-related jobs.

Register here.

“Media Landscapes: Faith and Fake News: Helping Churches Address Misinformation”

Thursday, October 14, 11:00-12:00 PM CDT

How can information professionals use existing community structures outside of libraries to teach people information literacy and critical thinking skills? What does it look like to take our professional skills into spaces in our personal lives? Hear from Rachel Wightman who took information and news literacy workshops to local churches, helping them address misinformation and distrust within their communities.

Register here.

“Library Design in the 21st Century: Historic Legacies and New Trends”

Thursday, October 14, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Libraries are important community hubs and one of the most essential public building types in the 21st century. This presentation offers a visual comparison of well-known historic and contemporary libraries to illustrate how libraries have evolved over time, addressing social and technological changes.

Register here.

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