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Free Webinars


NCompass Live

Weekly webinar series hosted by Christa Porter focusing on library-related topics and discussions:

WebJunction

Library-related webinars and online courses:


Monthly Webinar List

The free webinar list from the Wyoming State Library/WebJunction presents a chronological list of webinars with program descriptions and links to registrations. Below are some upcoming webinars.

NCOMPASS LIVE

ASSESSMENT & PLANNING

  • Jan 11: How to Develop a Workable Strategic Plan for Your Nonprofit (CharityHowTo)
  • Jan 11: Making the Most Out of Your Grant Application (Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3)
  • Jan 13: Overcoming Your Fear of Data (Digital Gov)
  • Jan 18: Get Your Side Hustle On: Build Your Dream Job While Keeping Your Day Job (Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network)
  • Jan 19: Library Violence Prevention and De-escalation (Niche Academy)
  • Jan 20: Introducing: Strategic Planning for Public Libraries (Public Library Association)

BOARDS

  • Jan 13: How to Conduct Board Recruitment in 3 Easy Steps (CharityHowTo)

CHILDREN & TEENS

  • Jan 5: Intentional Preschool Environments Set the Stage for Young Children (Early Childhood Investigations)
  • Jan 11: Moving Beyond for Multilingual Learners: Beyond Inspiration (Saddleback Educational Publishing)
  • Jan 12: Children with ASD: Understanding and responding to the Communication, Behavioral and Social Characteristics (AbleNet)
  • Jan 19: Using Comics in the Classroom Case Study: The Olympians (Mackin)
  • Jan 26: Be the Hero! Tween and Teen Live Action Roleplaying (LARPing) Games (Indiana State Library)
  • Jan 26: Even Superheroes Need Support: The Power of Emotional Intelligence for Early Childhood Educators (Early Childhood Investigations)

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT

  • Jan 5: NCompass Live: Teen Titles of 2021: Books They Will Read (Nebraska Library Commission)
  • Jan 11: New Year, New Books: A First Look at 2022 (Booklist)
  • Jan 11: WorldCat, MARC, and Client Basics (OCLC)
  • Jan 12: Newbery on Newbery: Celebrate 100 years of the Newbery with four award-winning authors! (Booklist)
  • Jan 12: 20th Anniversary Celebration of Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 (Social Responsibilites Round Table-division of the American Libary Association)
  • Jan 19: Introduction to Digital Collection Management (Connecting to Collections Care)
  • Jan 21: What’s It Really Like? Join the 2022 Mock Newbery LIVE! (School Library Journal)

COMMUNICATION

  • Jan 4: Social Media 102 (Firespring)
  • Jan 5: Communicating Your Value in the Workplace (GovLoop)
  • Jan 6: Nonprofit Brand Review: Prepare Your Organization for 2022 (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
  • Jan 12: How to Craft Messages Your Donors Will Invest In (Nonprofit Hub)
  • Jan 12: Use of podcasts to reduce misinformation in the time of COVID-19: A collaboration of librarians, healthcare providers, and community organizations (Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3)
  • Jan 12: Podcasting and Your Library (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 13: Overcoming Your Fear of Data (Digital Gov)
  • Jan 13: Major Donor Stewardship – Strategies That Build Lasting Relationships With Your Most Significant Givers (Bloomerang)
  • Jan 20: How to Decipher Your Web Analytics (and Use Them to Your Advantage) (Firespring)
  • Jan 25: Pinpointing Your Brand and Target Market (Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network)
  • Jan 26: Engaging Online Community Members (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 27: Library Signage: Effective Crisis Communications (WebJunction)

DEVELOPMENT & MANAGING CHANGE

  • Jan 5: eAccessibility Evaluating Your Library’s Success Indicators and Scalable Staff Training (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 11: Making Educator Wellness a Priority: Simple Self-Care Strategies (edWeb.net)
  • Jan 12: Trends in Training: What’s Now? What’s New? What’s Next? (Training Industry)
  • Jan 18: Get Your Side Hustle On: Build Your Dream Job While Keeping Your Day Job (Wyoming Small Business Development Center Network)
  • Jan 19: Library Violence Prevention and De-escalation (Niche Academy)
  • Jan 27: Create a Vision-Focused Action Plan as a Program Leader (Early Childhood Investigations)

DIGITAL RESOURCES

  • Jan 12: Digital Tools and Apps: Essential Tools for Curriculum-Focused Teacher Librarians (Follett)
  • Jan 26: Info2Go! FindHelp.org: Connecting Patrons to Local Support Services (Idaho Commission for Libraries)

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

  • At Your Leisure: Introduction to Web Accessibility (InfoPeople)
  • Jan 5: Understanding Institutional Bias in the Nonprofit (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
  • Jan 5: eAccessibility Evaluating Your Library’s Success Indicators and Scalable Staff Training (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 12: Children with ASD: Understanding and responding to the Communication, Behavioral and Social Characteristics (AbleNet)
  • Jan 20: Branching Out: Amplifying Voices Through Public Performance and Art (Programming Librarian)
  • Jan 25: Social and Emotional Learning Support in Gale In Context (Gale)

FUNDRAISING

  • Jan 11: Making the Most Out of Your Grant Application (Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3)
  • Jan 12: How to Craft Messages Your Donors Will Invest In (Nonprofit Hub)
  • Jan 13: Major Donor Stewardship – Strategies That Build Lasting Relationships With Your Most Significant Givers (Bloomerang)
  • Jan 19: Top Five Fundraising Trends to Capitalize on in 2022 (Candid Learning)
  • Jan 20: Philanthropic Leadership: Engaging Board Members as Fundraising Ambassadors (Bloomerang)
  • Jan 26: Annual Reports: Simplifying the Process for Maximum Donor Engagement (Productive Fundraising)
  • Jan 27: Win Back Your Lapsed Donors (Bloomerang)
  • Jan 27: Examples & Blueprints to Sell Out Your Next Fundraising Event (Charity Village)

MANAGEMENT

  • At Your Leisure: Open at Home: School Librarians as Instructional Leaders (EveryLibrary)
  • Jan 5: Understanding Institutional Bias in the Nonprofit (Nonprofit Learning Lab)
  • Jan 11: How to Develop a Workable Strategic Plan for Your Nonprofit (CharityHowTo)
  • Jan 19: True Program Costs (Propel Nonprofits)
  • Jan 19: How to Grow and Strengthen Your Team (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 20: Introducing: Strategic Planning for Public Libraries (Public Library Association)
  • Jan 31: Compassionate Leadership: How to Do Hard Things in a Human Way (Harvard Business Review)

OUTREACH & PARTNERSHIPS

  • Jan 8: Taking the Guesswork out of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Engaging Local Government Leaders)
  • Jan 12: Use of podcasts to reduce misinformation in the time of COVID-19: A collaboration of librarians, healthcare providers, and community organizations (Network of the National Library of Medicine, Region 3)
  • Jan 12: Podcasting and Your Library (Montana State Library)
  • Jan 13: Info2Go! How Libraries Can Better Support Homeschooling Families (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
  • Jan 13: Trauma-Informed Librarianship: Building Communities of Care (Network of the National Library of Medicine)

PROGRAMMING

  • At Your Leisure: Media Literacy for Adults: Media Landscape and Economics (Programming Librarian)
  • Jan 11: You Can Zine: How to Make a Zine in an Hour or Less (Washington State Library)
  • Jan 19: True Program Costs (Propel Nonprofits)
  • Jan 20: Branching Out: Amplifying Voices Through Public Performance and Art (Programming Librarian)
  • Jan 20: Promote Community Engagement and Challenge Prejudice with a Human Library (WebJunction)
  • Jan 26: Small Scale ESL Programs for Your Library (Niche Academy)
  • Jan 26: Deeper Dive into Citizen Science Kits Webinar - Professional Development for Libraries Series (SciStarter)

READERS' ADVISORY

  • Jan 5: NCompass Live: Teen Titles of 2021: Books They Will Read (Nebraska Library Commission)
  • Jan 11: New Year, New Books: A First Look at 2022 (Booklist)
  • Jan 12: Newbery on Newbery: Celebrate 100 years of the Newbery with four award-winning authors! (Booklist)
  • Jan 12: 20th Anniversary Celebration of Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 (Social Responsibilites Round Table-division of the American Libary Association)

REFERENCE

  • At Your Leisure: Conducting the Reference Interview: How to Ask Better Questions to Make Customers Happy (Colorado State Library)
  • Jan 8: Taking the Guesswork out of Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Engaging Local Government Leaders)
  • Jan 11: Is There an Industry Report for That? Market & Industry Research (Federal Depository Library Program)
  • Jan 13: Foreign Trade Data Before the Advent of Online Sources (Federal Depository Library Program)

SCHOOL LIBRARIES

  • At Your Leisure: Open at Home: School Librarians as Instructional Leaders (EveryLibrary)
  • Jan 5: NCompass Live: Teen Titles of 2021: Books They Will Read (Nebraska Library Commission)
  • Jan 5: Intentional Preschool Environments Set the Stage for Young Children (Early Childhood Investigations)
  • Jan 8: Teach K-12 Copyright: Ready to Go and It's All FREE! (Copyright & Creativity)
  • Jan 11: New Year, New Books: A First Look at 2022 (Booklist)
  • Jan 11: Making Educator Wellness a Priority: Simple Self-Care Strategies (edWeb.net)
  • Jan 11: Moving Beyond for Multilingual Learners: Beyond Inspiration (Saddleback Educational Publishing)
  • Jan 11: You Can Zine: How to Make a Zine in an Hour or Less (Washington State Library)
  • Jan 12: Children with ASD: Understanding and responding to the Communication, Behavioral and Social Characteristics (AbleNet)
  • Jan 12: Newbery on Newbery: Celebrate 100 years of the Newbery with four award-winning authors! (Booklist)
  • Jan 12: 20th Anniversary Celebration of Rise: A Feminist Book Project for Ages 0-18 (Social Responsibilites Round Table-division of the American Libary Association)
  • Jan 12: Digital Tools and Apps: Essential Tools for Curriculum-Focused Teacher Librarians (Follett)
  • Jan 12: Teach K-12 Copyright: Ready To Go and It's All FREE! (Copyright & Creativity)
  • Jan 19: Using Comics in the Classroom Case Study: The Olympians (Mackin)
  • Jan 19: LASL Presents: School Libraries: Relationship Building & Belonging (Louisiana Association of School Libraries)
  • Jan 19: AASL Town Hall: Leading Learning (American Association of School Librarians)
  • Jan 21: What’s It Really Like? Join the 2022 Mock Newbery LIVE! (School Library Journal)
  • Jan 25: Social and Emotional Learning Support in Gale In Context (Gale)
  • Jan 26: Fostering Creativity Through Collaborative STEAM Learning (edWeb.net)
  • Jan 26: NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TECHNOLOGY

  • At Your Leisure: Introduction to Web Accessibility (InfoPeople)
  • Jan 11: You Can Zine: How to Make a Zine in an Hour or Less (Washington State Library)
  • Jan 26: NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech (Nebraska Library Commission)

TRAINING & INSTRUCTION

  • Jan 8: Teach K-12 Copyright: Ready to Go and It's All FREE! (Copyright & Creativity)
  • Jan 11: How Engagement During Training Strengthens Employee Engagement on the Job (Training Magazine Network)
  • Jan 12: Trends in Training: What’s Now? What’s New? What’s Next? (Training Industry)
  • Jan 12: Becoming a Teaching Librarian: Reflective Practice and Teacher Identity in Academic Librarianship (Niche Academy)
  • Jan 12: Teach K-12 Copyright: Ready To Go and It's All FREE! (Copyright & Creativity)
  • Jan 12: Digital Tools and Apps: Essential Tools for Curriculum-Focused Teacher Librarians (Follett)
  • Jan 13: Info2Go! How Libraries Can Better Support Homeschooling Families (Idaho Commission for Libraries)
  • Jan 25: Social and Emotional Learning Support in Gale In Context (Gale)

VOLUNTEERS

  • Jan 12: Re-Energize Volunteer Engagement with Mission-Driven Opportunities (VolunteerMatch)
  • Jan 27: Creating a Culture of Volunteer Engagement (VolunteerMatch)

Nebraska Library Commission Training Calendar

For more information, contact Holli Duggan.