Scholarship Opportunity: Telling the Library Story with Data

Do you want to demonstrate the impact of your organization? Would you like to take library data and turn it into a story that resonates with stakeholders? Are you interested in designing effective data visualizations, including charts and infographics? The State Library of NC is pleased to offer scholarships to Telling the Library Story with Data, an asynchronous, online ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: August 2017

Training opportunities for this month were compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library. Do you have a free program that you would like to share? Add it to the Wyoming State Library calendar here: http://library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar. For upcoming WebJunction webinars check the WebJunction Webinar Calendar and visit the WebJunction Course Catalog for additional learning opportunities. ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: July 2017

Training opportunities for this month were compiled and shared by the Wyoming State Library and WebJunction. To read program abstracts or register for an event, visit: http://www.webjunction.org/find-training/free-events.html. ADVOCACY *   July 20: Bozarthzone! Nuts and Bolts of Social Media (InSync) *   July 26: Measures that Matter Part Three: Moving Toward More Meaningful Measures (WebJunction, COSLA and ...

Public Library Innovations: A Story of Community Engagement webinar featuring Transylvania County, NC

Join Amy Garmer of the Aspen Institute Dialogue on Public Libraries, Jaime Laughter, County Manager, Transylvania County, NC, and  Anna Yount, Library Director, Transylvania County Library for “Public Library Innovations: A Story of Community Engagement” on July 12, at 1pm.  Through a case study approach, this webinar will present practical and actionable ideas in transforming ...

State-Library Sponsored Conference Scholarships

The State Library of North Carolina is offering a scholarship program for library staff to attend the ARSL Conference (September 6-9 in St. George, Utah) and NCLA Conference (October 17-20 in Winston-Salem, NC). Staff from public, academic, community college, and NCICU libraries are eligible to apply for a scholarship. Ten ($1,700) scholarships will be awarded ...

Learn about building partnerships from your NC colleagues

Join David Singleton, director of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library and Trina Rushing, director of Henderson County Public Library tomorrow for a webinar Building Partnerships: Leveraging Edge to Engage Your Community. David and Trina will be joined by Edge trainers to discuss how active community involvement allows libraries to gather feedback on the community’s technology needs from a variety ...

CE Opportunity: Making the Customer Experience Magical!

The State Library is hosting an all day workshop presented by John Formica, an “Ex-Disney Guy”, where he discusses ways to make customer service interactions and work environments more “magical” by employing Disney’s customer service techniques. See more details below: Making the Customer Experience Magical! – If Disney Ran Your Library What Would it Look Like? ...

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​

Final Call for the 2017 Joyner Library Paraprofessional Conference​
We have reached the final week to register for the 2017 Paraprofessional Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, May 12, at Joyner Library, on the East Carolina University Campus.  We look forward to another year of interesting sessions! Many of the topics would be of interest to any paraprofessional working in a public or academic environment.  A link to ...

Continuing Education Opportunities: May 2017

See abstracts for online learning opportunities and register for them at Webjunction or visit the State Library of NC’s monthly CE calendar.  Many thanks to the Wyoming State Library for compiling and sharing this list of opportunities for the month of May! ADVOCACY May 17: Expanding Your Reference Reach Through Marketing (OCLC) May 17: Beyond ...

SLNC Sponsored Workshops on Authority Records

The State Library of North Carolina is hosting 2 half-day, in-person Authority Records cataloging workshops in May. Please see the descriptions below – seats are limited so register today! If you have any questions, please let me know. -Authority Records (Basic) Workshop – Tuesday, May 23 12:30 -4:00 p.m. Sonia Archer-Capuzzo presents a half-day workshop that provides an ...