Jennifer Peters

Community Engagement Program Administrator

Free Continuing Education and Training This Week – January 29 – February 3, 2017

Monday, January 30, 2017 • Austin, Texas • News Release

Here’s a weekly reminder of free training on the web, and also workshops in Texas (marked red). Check the calendar to see what’s happening today. Confirm date and time when you register, or follow the links for archive information. Events listed in Central Time.

Tuesday January 31, 2017
Getting to Know Gale Literary Sources
Gale Literary Sources is replacing Artemis Literary Sources on December 19th and we’re pleased to offer you the opportunity for learning about this new tool!  Gale Literary Sources offers a mobile responsive design, an improved user experience and the ability to cross-search all of Gale’s literature databases. During this webinar, we’ll make sure you’re well prepared to use this new resource to its fullest capacity by exploring search paths, working with results and documents, and sharing best practices!
Time: 10-10:45 a.m.

Research Information Management at Duke University: A Researcher-Centered Approach (OCLC)
In this webinar presentation, Duke University Libraries will share how they have led campus initiatives to aggregate and manage campus research information to support open access, help researchers build their reputations, archive Duke scholarship, and enable expertise discovery.
Time: 11-12:00 p.m.

7 Deadly Sins of Time Management (Velocity Firm)
Time management is not a sexy or exciting topic, but it is a fundamental skill that enables us to get things done personally and professionally. Walk away from this presentation equipped with new tools for battling those dreaded time vampires that steal precious minutes and hours out of your day.
Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.

The Magic of Music in Storytimes (TSLAC)
Using music in library programs is not about having the perfect voice or playing an instrument. It is about the magic that sounds and poetry bring to our shared experience. Whether you sing openly or in the privacy of your own shower, join us for fun and ideas. You will be inspired to warble a tune before the webinar is over.
Time: 2-3:00 p.m.