Strategies for School Makerspace Success with Maker Guru Colleen Graves


Colleen Graves has been knee deep in the maker movement since her first year working as a teacher librarian. She even has two books on the way!

Producing Linked Data


Ready to harness the power of linked data but don’t know where to start? 

Planning for Growth With Inclusive Engagement


Learn about Madison Public Library’s participatory process for building their eastside strategic plan. After holding more than 50 citywide dialogues that engaged Madison’s underrepresented communities, the library used the emerging themes to build a framework for prioritizing facility sites and services and designing outcome measures.

Creating a Blended Learning Space in Your Library



As Blended Learning environments become more commonplace in school classrooms, school librarians are taking on the look as well. What strategies and methods can be utilized to create that personalized learning space?

Learning about how Nebraska's Blended Learning Initiative can be part of your library.

Tech Trends with Tine: Starting from Scratch - Grassroots/DIY/Maker Tech


Local communities want to be part of the electronics movement. We see many grassroots initiatives including Do-it-yourself (DIY) and the Maker phenomenons. Who is involved? What do these efforts have to do with libraries? What does it take to get your library in the conversation? Bring some of your own examples of programs you've held or heard about. 

Genealogy Essentials: Helping Patrons Search for Family Roots


This webinar will teach library staff how to assist patrons with genealogical questions, using, a leading genealogy resource.

Essential Webinar Series: Intro To What Makes A Great Library


The Essential Webinar Series provides an introduction to practical ideas that support workplace and career success.

Research Impact Metrics for Librarians: Calculation & Context


Do you know what the h-index is, but wonder how it varies among disciplines? Are you curious about metrics beyond the Impact Factor to assess journal quality?

Super Happy Maker Fun Hour: Bonus School Edition


The Colorado State Library is going to be showcasing a new maker every month from January until June, and you can ask questions, learn about their projects, and get ideas for inspiring and implementing maker activities in your library. We’ll have something for everyone, so no need to be an expert on any given topic. Just come interested and eager to ask questions!

Works in Progress Webinar: Visualizing Library Services – Case Studies from Ohio State and Yale


This webinar will be of interest to those looking to think about new ways to use data, and those interested in thinking about the impact and future of library services.

Health Literacy Online


Want to simplify the user experience online? Of course you do! Join us as we cover highlights from the second edition of Health Literacy Online, a research-based guide with practical tips for creating easy-to-use health websites and digital health information tools.

TL News Night



TL News Night is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts from state library associations.


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Intellectual Freedom – Core Values for All Librarians


Explore issues of intellectual freedom and the impact librarians have on this basic freedom.

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Early Literacy Outreach for Teen Parents: Engage and Inspire with ECRR 2.0


This webinar will focus connecting with teen parents in your community and engaging them in sharing the Every Child Ready to Read five early literacy practices of Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, and Playing with their little ones. 

Makerspaces in the Library


Learn about the role of Makerspaces in the library.

Tech Trends with Tine: Control Your Future - New User Interfaces


Do you remember Star Trek IV when Scotty tried to talk to the computer and ended up having to use a mouse? Interaction with our data and communication devices is changing. Imagine using hand gestures, thoughts, or voice to make all of your input. This week we are looking at the next step in data input. Come learn what haptic, gestural, VR/AR, and thoughts-based interfaces are and what they can do! 

Copyright services at universities


It happens more often than you think.  One day your administrator tells you that you are the Library’s copyright librarian.  But why? You are not an expert on copyright law…but you soon will become one when you seek the advice and best practices of copyright librarian veterans.  This month’s webinar is back by popular demand!

Storymakers 4: Using Photos to Tell Your Organization's Story


If your nonprofit or library is thinking about jumping into storytelling through photo, this is the place to start! Join Techsoup for the last webinar in our four-part Storymakers 2016 series to hear tips on taking great photos to help tell your organization's story!

Listen Up! Turning Library Agnostics into True Believers


Those who don’t care about libraries or believe that they aren’t relevant in the 21st century are exactly the ones who can hurt the future of your library. We may not be able to turn everyone in the community into library users (what a wonderful goal!) but we can educate them about the value of the library to the community.


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