The Alaska State Library offers many webinars to help educate and promote professional development for librarians across Alaska.
Webinars are presented using Blackboard Collaborate. Visit this page to verify that you can get into Elluminate. Programs with audio will require headphones or speakers connected to your computer.
- New! Public Librarians' Chat 14: How to select children's literature that accurately depict Native experiences (3/17/2015): Sorrel Godwin, Alaska State Librarian joined us as a guest presenter and shared his experience as a member of the Native Education Advisory Committee that was formed in Juneau.
- New! Excel Formulas (3/11/2015) with Daniel Cornwall
- Using Your OWL Screen as Digital Signage (2/11/2015) with Daniel Cornwall
- Public Librarians' Chat 13: Arrangements and Attendance to AkLA Conference 2015
CE grant, conference registration, travel arrangements, conference prep, networking strategies, conference event info, CE grant final report (2/3/2015)
- Public Librarians' Chat 12: Demystifying Brainpop Access (1/27/2015) with Daniel Cornwall
- Hour of Code: All Year Long (12/19/2014) with Daniel Cornwall and Claudia Haines
- Public Librarians' Chat 11: Combined School/Public Libraries (12/18/2014) with Amelia Wilson
- Public Librarians' Chat 10: Library Evaluation Techniques (11/18/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 9: Encouraging Mobile Technology at Your Library (10/21/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 8: Library Marketing (7/8/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 7: 800# Interlibrary Loan and Reference Backup Service with guest Eleanor Spees (6/10/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 6: Public Performance Rights (5/6/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 5: Small Business Resources with guest Kyle Ragan (4/15/2014)
- Tips for Engaging Learners with Bethany Wilkes, UAS (4/3/2014)
- Excel Tips and Tricks with Daniel Cornwall (3/6/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 4: Barbara Brown from Best Beginnings gives a brief overview on the early literacy partnerships that they support (3/4/2014)
- Office Ergonomics with Jason Burke (2/13/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 3: Technology Planning for Libraries with guest Valerie Oliver (2/11/2014)
- Word Tips and Tricks with Daniel Cornwall (2/7/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 2: Affordable Care Act with guest Crystal Bourland (1/14/2014)
- Public Librarians' Chat 1: Meet Your New Public Library Coordinator Julie Niederhauser