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

(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

“One is the Loneliest Number: DEI Perspective”

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

Panelists share their diverse perspectives on being the “only one” or “one of the few” BIPOC librarians in their library. During this important talk, panel members will discuss what support, if any, they receive from leadership, navigating workplace politics, balancing diversity work within their traditional job duties, and any advice they would give organizations for future DEI recruitment strategies.

Register here.

“Libraries for All: Accessible Library Services for Children with Disabilities and Their Families”

Tuesday, October 19, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, children with disabilities and their families are disconnected from their communities now more than ever before. Learn how libraries can connect with these families and deliver more inclusive and accessible experiences to support disabled children and their families.

Register here.

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

Wednesday, October 20, 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 2 of this series, learn about the role of 3D Printing in the Academic Library, see examples from across the nation, and learn tips for how to implement your own 3D Printing service.

Register here.

“How to Talk so Your Boss Will Listen: The Fine Art of Conversing with Your Supervisor”

Thursday, October 21, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

A panel of library directors and managers will discuss best practices for effective and rewarding communication with your supervisor and offer examples of Q&A do’s and don’ts in this interactive program.

Register here.

“What is a Theological Librarian?”

Wednesday, October 27, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT

Save the date for a program on Theological Librarianship sponsored by Atla.

Register here.

“Teaching Digital Literacy with Google’s Applied Digital Skills Program”

Thursday, October 28, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Jamillah Scott-Branch and Danielle Colbert-Lewis from NC Central University will introduce, discuss, and demonstrate how librarians can promote digital literacy skills among students and staff by incorporating Google’s Applied Digital Skills curriculum. Attendees will gain an understanding of how to navigate this learning tool, create courses, and use the many helpful features available for instruction.

Register here.

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