Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits


Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising.

This class is designed for new nonprofits or community groups with very little experience in grantseeking. We focus specifically on foundation fundraising.

The course will address such questions as:

Bozarthzone! Juggling 101: Managing Multiple Priorities


Time management" is an oxymoron. You can't change it, or lengthen it, or shorten it, or 'manage' it. This course will help you identify ways to deal with the things you can manage: yourself, others, and the tasks with which you're confronted.

Using Young Adult Literature to Talk with Teens About Sexual Violence and Consent


 NLA YART presents Karen Jensen from Teen Librarian Toolbox and her guest, YA author Christa Desir, to discuss using young adult literature to talk with teens about sexual violence and consent.

Project goals:

Makerspaces in Libraries: Legal Considerations


Your community is supercharged about the new makerspace planned for your library. All systems are full speed ahead, and the staff is ready. But wait. Have you considered all the issues? For instance,

Social Media and Volunteer Engagement


Volunteer engagement is changing. What do you need to know about social media as a volunteer program manager? How can you use social media to promote your volunteer opportunities and recruit volunteers?

Chapter-level Metadata and the Future of eBook Research


As the world of academic scholarship moves from the page to online, more and more research now happens at the chapter-level. The parsing of content, the need for it to be easily searchable, with accurate and complete results, is paramount to meeting the demands placed by researchers and students.

Getting Started with Grants: Make Your Requests Shine



As a nonprofit, diversifying your funding sources is imperative to the livelihood of your mission. While Network for Good has you covered for all things online fundraising, to support your quest for grant "rockstar-dom" we've called for the ultimate reinforcement!

Objective Overruled


If you are still finding yourself writing learning objectives that contain the words “understand” or “know,” then object to those objectives and invest an hour honing your objective writing skills!

How Do Our Students Learn?: A Cognitive Psychological Model for Information Literacy Instruction


Effective student-centered pedagogy requires understanding how students learn, and tailoring our instruction accordingly. This webinar is designed to introduce teaching librarians to the cognitive science of learning and its potential to improve information literacy instruction.


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