Along with webinars and online trainings available from Preapproved Training Providers who have a blanket LEU approval for all of their offerings, the Indiana State Library wants to draw your attention to the following archived presentations, webinars, and courses; all available to take at your own pace, and for LEU credit. Unless a certificate is automatically generated, please refer to the policy on documenting LEUs for Live and Archived virtual conference sessions or webinars, to receive your LEU certificate.
Archived Indiana State Library Training
Introduction to INSPIRE – 1TLEU
Date Recorded: 2/16/17 Format: Archived YouTube Video
Millions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available to you through the INSPIRE. You’ll learn search tips, discover unique collections, and explore a valuable, reliable tool available to all Hoosiers in this 32 minute overview of INSPIRE.
Presenter: Paula Newcom / Indiana State Library
Researching with State & Federal Government Resources – 1TLEU
Date Recorded: 2/8/17 Format: Archived YouTube Video
Are you or your patrons looking for an authoritative source for information when filling out that grant application, completing a research paper, or just wanting to know what your elected representatives are doing? Learn the ins and outs of searching for government information in the Indiana State Library’s collections and on government websites. This webinar is designed to provide an introductory overview for locating current or historical government information. No prerequisite knowledge required.
Presenter: Brent Abercrombie and Andrea Glenn / Indiana State Library
Make Your Library a Coder Dojo – 1 LEU
Date Recorded: 1/26/17 Format: Archived YouTube Video
Are you looking for a fun, easy way to incorporate computer science and coding into your program offerings? Look no further! During this session we will cover all the necessary logistics to start a CoderDojo coding club at your library. CoderDojo is a flexible, open source program designed to introduce kids to computer science in a fun environment. CoderDojo Indiana provides fundraising and curriculum support (as well as some student and volunteer marketing tools) and you guys set your own club schedule and let us know what you need to succeed– Join us to learn more and get your questioned answered!
Presenter: Courtney Lambert / TechPoint Foundation for Youth
Coming Soon! Genealogy 101 – 1 LEU
Posting date: April 5, 2017 Format: Archived YouTube Video
Researching family histories can be fun, exciting, and provide a rewarding experience, but where does a novice researcher start? The genealogy librarians at the Indiana State Library have created an introductory level webinar, Genealogy 101. This webinar is designed with the novice researcher in mind and will help you start your journey. Topics to be covered include: the first steps, what information can be found in different record sets, and common mistakes or pitfalls to avoid.
Presenters: Crystal Ward and Alice Winslow / Genealogy Division, Indiana State Library
Indiana’s State Data Center: Access the Data you Need! – 1 LEU
Date recorded: 6/17/16 Format: Archived YouTube Video
What do you need Indiana’s State Data Center for? Demographic data for your next grant proposal, raw data to compare this year’s statewide economy to last year’s, fun facts to share with your students and patrons, and much more.
Presenter: Katherine Bourne Springer / Indiana State Data Center Program, Indiana State Library
Deweyless, No Regrets: Living Without Dewey – 1 LEU
Date recorded: 5/12/16 Format: Archived YouTube Video
The Wells County Public Library has survived 2 years without Dewey and no regrets! What started out as a project about changing numbers to words, became a whole new way of organizing, classifying, labeling and thinking about the library’s entire collection. The decision to ditch Dewey took much longer than the actual process of developing a new classification system and relabeling more than 85,000 items. Stephanie Davis, Director of the Wells County Public Library will share their experience.
Presenter: Stephanie Davis / Wells County Public Library
Government Websites for Kids – 1 TLEU
Date recorded: 12/4/2015 Format: Archived YouTube Video
Covers some well-known and possibly not so well-known government websites for kids and young adults. Media specialists, children’s librarians, and parents will be able to use this information to share with patrons, kids, and young adults to help them navigate safe websites with useful information, resources, and games.
Presenters: Kimberly Brown-Harden / Indiana State Library and Angela Dubinger / Indiana State Library
Certification & Standards, 2017 and Beyond – 1 LEU
Follow the links below for more information about changes in library certification in Indiana starting in 2017. The webinar below was recorded on 12/15/2016.
Evergreen’s Online Training Interface – LMS
Indiana’s Evergreen libraries can brush up on their skills by signing up for courses in the Evergreen Online Training Interface Learning Management System. Once you complete a course, and LEU certificate is generated for you.
Online Training from Other Providers
Student Loan Interest – 1 LEU
Date recorded: 4/17/2015 Format: Archived YouTube Video
This YouTube video is eligible for 1 LEU and is about 40 minutes long. This is a great video to watch if you have debt from taking college courses. Are you preparing to graduate? Are you curious about reducing your federal loan payment? Want to find out how you can have your loans forgiven? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this informative presentation.
Presenter: Nathan Lohr / IUPUI
WebJunction’s Collection Development Sequence – 9 LEUS
WebJunction has some free online courses to help libraries with basic skill development in foundational library topics. Their Collection Development Sequence can be taken on your own time. Create a log in for WebJunction to get started.
ABLE 1: Collection Development Basics = 1 LEU
ABLE 2: Collection Development Policy = 2 LEUs
ABLE 3: Building a Collection = 2 LEUs
ABLE 4: Collection Maintenance = 2 LEUs
SABLE 5: Merchandizing = 2 LEUs
WebJunction’s Technical Services Sequence – 10 LEUS
WebJunction has some free online courses to help libraries with basic skill development in foundational library topics. Their Technical Services Sequence can be taken on your own time. Create a log in for WebJunction to get started.
SABLE 5: Introduction to Technical Services and Catalog Records = 2 LEUs
SABLE 6: Introduction to Subject Headings = 3 LEUs
SABLE 7: Introduction to Dewey Classification = 3 LEUs
SABLE 8: Introduction to MARC Cataloging = 2 LEUs
WebJunction’s Public Services Sequence – 9 LEUS
WebJunction has some free online courses to help libraries with basic skill development in foundational library topics. Their Public Services Sequence can be taken on your own time. Create a log in for WebJunction to get started.
ABLE 9: The Reference Interview = 2 LEUs
ABLE 10: Evaluating Reference Sources = 2 LEUs
ABLE 11: Basic Reference Sources = 3 LEUs
ABLE 12: Ethics and Public Service = 2 LEUs