Free CE and Training This Week – July 27-31

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Monday, July 27 (1-3 p.m.)Planning for Reopening: FDLP Libraries Recovering from…

IMLS Releases 2017 Public Libraries Survey Data

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has published the dataset from the 2017 Public Libraries Survey. This provides a look at public library use, financial health, staffing, and resources from reporting year 2017. For over 30 years, IMLS has published this information collected from over 9,000 public library systems representing all 50 states,…

New Online Training Site!

Great news! The Texas State Library and Archives Commission Continuing Education and Consulting team has updated our Online Training Site. Our new site will provide an updated look and feel, will provide the ability to track completion of courses within training programs, and will provide more opportunities for interactive engagement with training from the Texas…

Free CE and Training This Week – July 20-24

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Monday, July 20 (1:30-2:30 p.m.)Recommendation Systems (Idaho Commission for Libraries) While…

COVID-19 & Tech: VR/AR

On Fridays I plan to spotlight an emerging technology that has been pushed by the COVID-19 pandemic into more mainstream use, sometimes in ways that may seem surreal. Despite the lockdowns, quarantines, and closures, the technologies of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) (previously highlighted in my HHH blog post series) have not been…

Free CE and Training This Week – July 13-17

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Tuesday, July 14 (11-12 p.m.)Transforming Teen Services: Using Computational Thinking and…

TSLAC ILL TexShare Virtual Conference Registration

Join us on August 6, 2020 for a free virtual conference, with sessions focusing on resource sharing programs from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Speakers will present information on statewide interlibrary loan, the TexShare Card program, TexShare Database instruction, and the courier program. With tracks for academic and public libraries, all library staff…

Financial Literacy Webinar and Resources

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has provided a number of resources to assist consumers in managing and protecting their finances during the pandemic crisis. On July 13, they are offering a free webinar to introduce librarians to the materials that are available. According to an email, The CFPB is collaborating with the American Library…

Free CE and Training This Week – July 6-11

Weekly listing sourced primarily from Wyoming State Library Training Calendar with free training online, and free Texas workshops, updated as new events are added. See what’s happening on the CE calendar. Confirm the date and time when you register, or follow links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time Tuesday, July 7 (8-9 a.m.)Open science and the reward system: how…