Archived Webinars 

The Indiana State Library has captured our best webinars for you to access anytime. Find out how to document LEUs for archived training by referring to the policy on getting credit for taking a webinar.


Admin/Management | Cataloging | Collection Management
| Director TrainingFacilities/Security | GenealogyIntellectual Freedom | Leadership | Marketing | Populations | Programming | Reference/Research | Staff Development | Trends | Youth Services | TLEUs


Admin/Management

Above and Beyond: Developing a Culture of Organizational Citizenship – 1 LEU
A healthy and effective workplace often stems from strong leadership. For supervisors, it’s important to
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Beyond the Orientation Checklist – 1 LEU
Few things are as important as setting clear expectations for employees, and providing them with
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Change Management: Anything Can Happen in the Zone – 1 LEU
All libraries face catalysts for change, and rather than being afraid of change, with effective
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Community Engagement: Beyond the Buzz – 1 LEU
After meeting as part of the first cohort in the American Library Association’s Libraries Transforming
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Creating a Coaching Culture – 1 LEU
  Michelle Merritt, Trainer, Allen County Public Library, presents insights for managers and supervisors on
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How to Conduct a Community Needs Assessment CAN – 1 LEU
This webinar will show you the state and Federal resources used by the Northwest Indiana
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Interlocal Agreements – 1 LEU
  Is your library close to the Indiana border and you would like to serve
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Just Ask: Partnerships that Provide Funding and Opportunity – 1 LEU
Many libraries encourage staff to participate in opportunities for the library to engage in their
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More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your Team Any Day of the Week – 1 LEU
Employees motivated to deliver top notch service are key to a library’s success. But many
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Organize Your Work Life, and Set Yourself Free – 1 LEU
Is your desk a disaster?  Your office a dumping ground?  You know you need to
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SRCS Webinar – 3 TLEUs
Join Nicole Brock, Indiana State Library’s Resource Sharing Coordinator, and Debbie Hensler, from Autographics, for
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Strategic Planning When You Can’t Afford a Consultant – 1 LEU
Your library has a mission to effectively serve the community, This cannot be achieved without
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Writing Policy for Small to Medium Sized Public Libraries – 1 LEU
Library board, director and staff need to be attentive to the library policies that support
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Cataloging
Descriptive Cataloging for Books and DVDs: What is the Title? – 1 TLEU
Do you want to understand what current cataloging instructions say about recording titles and variant
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Collection Management
Archival Policies, Procedures & the Record’s Life Cycle – 1 LEU
In this webinar, Bethany Fiechter, Rare Books and Manuscripts Supervisor at the Indiana State Library,
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Deweyless, No Regrets: Living without Dewey – 1 LEU
The Wells County Public Library has survived 2 years without Dewey and no regrets! What
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Geekspotting 2.0: Building a Popular and Diverse Collection for your Library-1 LEU
Diversity has been a major issue in pop culture lately. The demand to include traditionally
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Indiana Archives and Records Administration: Retention of Records – 1 LEU
Jim Corridan, commissioner for Indiana Archives and Records Administration, presents on records retention and the
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Director Training
2017 Annual Report Webinar – 2 LEUs
  The 2017 Annual Report Workshop for public library directors, business managers, bookkeepers, treasurers, and
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2017 Bookkeeping Workshop – 2 LEUs
The 2017 Bookkeeping Workshop for public library directors, business managers, bookkeepers, treasurers, and library trustees.
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2018 – Annual Budget Workshop: Indiana Department of Local Government Finance – 2 LEUs
Every year the Indiana State Library provides training on the topic of budgets for library
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2018 Annual Budget Workshop: Indiana State Board of Accounts – 2 LEUs
Every year the Indiana State Library provides training on the topic of budgets for library
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2018 Annual Report Webinar – 2 LEUs
Annual Report/Bookkeeping Webinar Date Recorded: 11/29/18 Format: Archived YouTube Video Presenter:  Hayley Trefun / Indiana
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Bookkeeping and Accounting – 1 LEU
Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting with State Board of Accounts prescribed forms. Date Recorded: 5/15/2017
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Facilities/Security
Active Shooter Training for Libraries – 2 LEUs
Across our country, millions of students attend school safely every day. We have prepared them
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Bed Bug Boot Camp – 1 LEU
This webinar will focus on bed bugs as library pests – what to watch for,
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Guns in Libraries – 1 LEU
Gun violence has been all over the news this year and you’ve told us this
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Overdoses in Libraries – 1 LEU
The webinar will briefly outline the opiate, HIV and HCV epidemics across the country. We
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Pests in the Library – 1 LEU
This webinar is an overview of 5 different pests that can potentially invade the library
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Genealogy
From Cradle to Coffin: Vital Records Research in Indiana – 1 LEU
Birth and death information forms the core of genealogical research. But finding that information can
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Genealogy 101 – 1 LEU
Researching family histories can be fun, exciting, and provide a rewarding experience, but where does
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Genealogy for Kids
Indiana State Library Genealogy Librarian, Alice Winslow, talks to kids about how to create their
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Immigration and Naturalization – 1 LEU
Learn about Immigration and Naturalization resources at the Indiana State Library and other venues. Date
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Something for Everyone: Genealogical Reference Service in the 21st Century – 1LEU
These are the very best of times for genealogists and the librarians who serve them—so
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Technology for Genealogists – 1 LEU
Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research. Date Recorded: 6/18/18
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Technology for Genealogists – 1 LEU
Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research.   Date Recorded:
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Using Newspapers in Your Research – 1 LEU
In this program, we will explore how to use newspapers more effectively to research family
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Wills and Probates: A Bonanza of Information for Genealogists 12-17-2017
Wills and Probates: A Bonanza of Information for Genealogists – This webinar, created by Stephanie
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Intellectual Freedom
Banned Books with Vonnegut & Bradbury – 1 LEU
  Join us as Chris Lafave of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Professor Johnathan
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Defending Internet Privacy at Work and Home – 1 LEU
Internet privacy leaped back into the news with the March 28, 2017 repeal of the
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Ethics 101 – 1 LEU
New to the profession? Or want a refresher on library responsibilities regarding censorship and intellectual
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Libraries and Civil Discourse – 1 LEU
  Our society is full of turmoil, confusion, and protests. Libraries and library professionals have
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Leadership
From Peer to Leader: Navigating the Pitfalls of the First Time Supervisor – 1 LEU
Many librarians fall into management and supervision almost accidentally. Doing great work in your role
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Leadership Skills Toolkit: Tips, Techniques, and Resources for Library Professionals-1LEU
What skills do you need to be a leader in your organization? Based on the
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Leadership vs. Management – 1 LEU
Many times we want and talk about ‘leadership’, but we’re actually talking about management skills.
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Servant Leadership – 1 LEU
There are many types of leadership styles: laissez-faire, transactional, transformational, autocratic, etc. This webinar will
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Women in Leadership – 1 LEU
Women in Leadership: What the Science Says and How to Move Forward in the Era
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Marketing
Graphic Design: Elements of Design – 1 LEU
  Do you want to spruce up your library’s graphic design? Learning and understanding the
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Graphic Design: Introduction to Canva – 1 TLEU
Want to create dynamic promotional materials with less stress and less time? Canva, an online
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Graphic Design: Introduction to GIMP – 1 TLEU
Don’t have the funds to purchase a license for Adobe Creative Cloud? Don’t despair. There
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Infographic Tools – 1 TLEU
A picture says a thousand words, but when paired with data, it can say even
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Marketing on a Small Budget – 1 LEU
  Libraries are busy places. From programming to services, we want people to know about
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Step Up Your Library Signage – 1 LEU
Could your library’s signage do with a makeover?  This session will look critically at many type
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Unleash Your Inner Marketer – 1 LEU
Originally designed for support staff, this presentation is important for managers to hear, as well. 
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Video Marketing for Libraries – 1 TLEU
Videos are a great way to showcase your library and increase your marketing efforts. They
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Populations
AnyAbility: Serving Adults with Disabilities – 1 LEU
Learn about one library’s experience creating programs that have grown into engaging experiences where adults
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Department of Workforce Develop and Library Partnership – 1 LEU
Want to know more about WorkOne? Join us as we talk about some of the
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From the Bottom Up: We Overlooked the Misdemeanor (And so Can You!) – 1 LEU
Learn how the Nappanee Public Library is meeting a need in their community by providing
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Getting to Know You: Connect with Patrons Experiencing Homelessness – 1 LEU
Learn how to connect with some of your most marginalized patrons. Patrons experiencing homelessness may
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Global City, Global Library – 1 LEU
The role of libraries has shifted and in many communities serving increasingly diverse immigrant and
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Have You Heard? There’s a Social Worker at the Library? – 1 LEU
A partnership between the San Francisco Public Library and the local Department of Public Health
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KEPRO – Free Medicare Services & Resources for Seniors – 1 LEU
Join Andrea Plaskett, Outreach Specialist for KEPRO, as she describes the different Medicare services they
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Libraries and the 2020 Census – 1 LEU
Civic engagement matters! As librarians, our role in the 2020 Census is amplified this time
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Mental Health First Aid and the Library Work Culture – 1 LEU
Loren McClain, Mental Health First Aid instructor, from Muncie Public Library in Muncie, IN shares
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Service to LGBTQ with Kit Malone – 1 LEU
Join Kit Malone from the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana as she presents best
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Services for Caregivers in the Sandwich – 1 LEU
It is essential that every Hoosier, and certainly our library personnel, have a good working
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Serving Immigrant Communities – 1 LEU
For many immigrant families, this is a time of fear and uncertainty. Join Immigrant Welcome
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Serving Patrons with Disabilities: Talking Books and Beyond – 1 LEU
This webinar will focus on free resources available from the Indiana State Library and how
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Teaching iPad and iPhone to Seniors – 1 TLEU
Seniors are highly motivated to learn to use devices, but have few opportunities to attend
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Programming
Bring Frankenstein to Life – 1 LEU
When it comes to asking the hard questions at the heart of scientific investigation, perhaps
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Celebrate the Eclipse at Your Library – 1 LEU
On August 21st, 2017 millions of people will be able to experience a total solar
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Chair Yoga at Your Library – 1LEU
By 2030, one out of every five people living in Indiana will be a senior
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Civic Literacy and Civic Lab – 1 LEU
In late summer of 2016, Skokie (IL) Public Library created a Civic Lab–a mobile, pop-up
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Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018: Teen/Adult – 1 LEU
Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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Diversifying Your Book Club by Selection and Membership – 1 LEU
Are you tired of reading the same books for your book clubs? Are you hoping
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Get Gaming in Your Library – 1 LEU
While the world is full of apps, shiny game consoles & massive online games, more
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Incorporating Yoga into Library Programming – 1 LEU
Meghan Alexander, Yoga Librarian at the Hagerstown Public Library, explains the benefits of mind, body,
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Let’s Get Moving at the Library! Physical Activity Programs for Fun and Health-1 LEU
What can you do in your library to increase physical activity in your community? My
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Level Up Your VR Programming- 1TLEU
This webinar covered how to build VR programming from the ground up. Including, recruiting volunteers,
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Quantum Leap STEM Opportunities for Libraries – 1 LEU
Indiana Humanities’ new thematic initiative Quantum Leap explores and celebrates the spirit of possibility and
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TED and Libraries: Ideas Worth Sharing at Places Designed for Sharing – 1 LEU
This webinar will explore opportunities for libraries related to the world of TED – including,
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The Care and Feeding of Authors: Planning a Successful Library Visit – 1 LEU
Looking to book an author at your library? Put your library’s best professional foot forward
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The Center for Black Literature and Culture: Foundation and Future – 1 LEU
The Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) IndyPL is a 3rd place for people
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The World War I Centennial: Getting Involved – 1 LEU
On April 6, 1917, the United States officially declared war on the German Empire and
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Tips & Tricks for Hosting Large Scale Community Driven Events – 1 LEU
Often our best resources are those in the very communities we serve.  Whether you’re hosting
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Reference/Research
Encounter the Past: The Indiana State Library’s Digital Collections – 1 TLEU
Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s digital
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Gale Cengage INSPIRE – 1 TLEU (see below for requirements)
  Gale has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with
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Indiana’s State Data Center: Access the Data You Need! – 1 TLEU
What do you need Indiana’s State Data Center for? Demographic data for your next grant
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Introduction to INSPIRE – 1 TLEU
Millions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available to
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Learning Analytics and the Academic Library – 1 LEU
Learning Analytics and the Academic Library: What are the Intellectual Freedom and Informational Privacy Issues?
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Legal Research Basics for Librarians – 1 TLEU
This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also help
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Let’s Talk: A Conversation About Information Literacy – 1 LEU
Join us to talk about information literacy and lifelong learning in public, academic, and school
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Looking to the Cloud: Using Google’s G Suite at Your Library – 1 TLEU
Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to your
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Researching with State and Federal Government Resources – 1 TLEU
Are you or your patrons looking for an authoritative source for information when filling out
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Using iga.in.gov – 1 TLEU
This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Indiana
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Wix Wizardry: Free Websites in a Flash – 1 TLEU
Attendees will learn what Wix.com has to offer as a free, drag-and-drop website building tool. 
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Wix Workshop Part 1: Making a Website with Wix – 1 TLEU
In this session, learn how to use Wix.com to create a free, drag-and-drop website.  We will cover
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Wix Workshop Part 2: Advanced Features with Wix – 1 TLEU
Take your Wix website to the next level.  In this session you will learn about free
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Staff Development
30 Ways to Make Your Small Library Extraordinary – 1 LEU
We don’t have large budgets. We don’t have large staffs. We might have to spend
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Bite-Sized Staff Training: Transform Staff Development for Busy Employees – 1 LEU
Discover ways to maximize the impact of staff training to fit the ever-changing needs of
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Certification & Standards, 2017 and Beyond – 1 LEU
Follow the links below for more information about changes in library certification in Indiana starting
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Certification Made Simple: Need to Know Info about Librarian Certification – 1 LEU
Indiana State Library’s Certification Program Director and Legal Consultant, Cheri Harris, will answer the questions
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Do You Hear What I Hear? How Patron Bashing is Killing Our Spirit – 1 LEU
Join Samantha Minnis and Matt Smith for an in-depth look at the oddly prevalent phenomenon
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How Do I know If I’m Stressed? – 1 LEU
How Do I Know if I’m Stressed?? – Do you ever feel stressed? Most individuals
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How to Create a Successful Staff Day – 1 LEU
Staff Day can be an incredible time of training, development, and unity for your entire
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It’s Not Just Packing a Cardigan: How to Attend a Conference and Get the Most Out of Your Experience
No LEUs Offered for this webinar. Library conferences are great until you realize that you
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Jumping Ship from Public to Academic – 1 LEU
  Are you curious about academic librarianship? Are you a public librarian who is considering
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Lifelong Learning for All: Leveraging the Power of the Open Web – 1 LEU
This demonstration will provide an overview of a new FREE curation tool developed by Intellum,
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Managing Microagressions in the Workplace – 1 LEU
What is Microaggression?  Do you know when it’s happening to you?   This webinar includes both
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Mis-Manners: You Might be Sabotaging Your Career – 1 LEU
This is a tongue-in-cheek webinar about workplace etiquette.   The concepts covered are common sense, but
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Professionalism in the Workplace – 1 LEU
Professionalism doesn’t always mean what position you hold at a library. It can also mean
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Technology Competencies & How to Exceed Them (Geared towards all levels of staff) – 1 TLEU
Explore available opportunities for continuing education, peruse useful sites for keeping up with technology, and
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Technology Competencies & How to Implement Them (Geared towards management) – 1 TLEU
Test yourself!  Use the provided checklists to determine your technology proficiency.  Be your own trainer and discover
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Trends
Check Out STEAM Kits – 1 LEU
Join the Kendallville Public Library staff as they share how STEAM has worked its way
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Curating Your Unusual Collections: Lending Nontraditional Items at the Library – 1 LEU
Telescopes, digital converters, board games, coding toys, and more! Cary Memorial Library (MA) debuted its
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Fake News – 1 LEU
  What makes fake news fake? As a society, we have been bombarded with the
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Fine Free Libraries: What, Why, and How – 1 LEU
In this webinar, you’ll learn more about the trend toward the suspension of fines in public libraries
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Introduction to Virtual Reality (VR) at Your Library – 1 LEU
Join Amy Dalton as she presents an overview of ways to get started with VR
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Make Your Library a Coder Dojo – 1 LEU
Are you looking for a fun, easy way to incorporate computer science and coding into
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Making a Mini Makerspace – 1 LEU
Under the staircase, an old study room, an accessible storage closet … anywhere can become
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Outdoor Learning at the Library: It’s Only Natural – 1 LEU
Want to create an additional avenue for early childhood learning at a currently unused outdoor
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Simplified Technology Training for the Public – 1 LEU
 How One Library Evolved to Fit the Technology Needs of Their Community…In 2015 the Plainfield-Guilford
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So You Want to Start a Library Podcast – 1 TLEU
Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, will share his experience
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Youth Services
Beyond Out of the Box: Digital Climbers at Muncie Public Library – 1 LEU
Rebecca Parker and Stuart Cotton will discuss their Digital Climbers STEAM learning program, and how
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Block Play: Building a Foundation of Early Learning in the Library – 1 LEU
Talk! Sing! Read! Write! Play, especially with blocks! Play is an integral component of the
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Bring NASA to Your Library with STEM Programming – 1 LEU
Hear from two librarians experienced in the NASA @ My Library program about how they
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Collaborative Summer Library Program 2018: Early Literacy/School Age – 1 LEU
Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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CSLP 2019: A Universe of Stories webinar – 1 LEU
Get started planning your 2019 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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Did Someone Say Free Piggy Banks? Financial Literacy for Kids @ Your Library – 1 LEU
Financial literacy is an important skill that can be taught at any age.  A representative
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Diverse Books for Teens – 1 LEU
Please join Edith Campbell, Education Librarian at Indiana State University, for a webinar where she
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Don’t SEL Yourself Short: How to Build Social Emotional Learning Into Any Teen Program – 1 LEU
Youth need more than traditional literacies to succeed in life – they also need emotional
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Essential Astronomy for Libraries – 1 LEU
Join us as members of the Indiana Astronomical Society provide an introduction to practical observing
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Girls Who Code (not eligible for LEUs)
Please join Girls Who Code and the Indiana State Library to learn more about how
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Government Websites for Kids – 1 TLEU
This webinar covers some well-known and possibly not so well-known government websites for kids and
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Indiana Authors: What’s New in Kids Lit – 1 LEU
Indiana continues to produce great authors for kids. Join Shirley Mullin, owner of Kids Ink Children’s
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INSPIRE for Kids – 1 TLEU
Millions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available to
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Libraries and Summer Meals: Food, Fun, and Friends – 1 LEU
This webinar will introduce you to the many ways that the USDA Summer Food Service
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Light Up Your Early Literacy Programs with the Firefly Award – 1 LEU
The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is in its third year! Have you used this
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Make Do Share – 1 LEU
Join us to learn about STEM and “making” in libraries featuring the Make Do Share
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School & Public Library Partnerships: Getting Public Library Access to Students – 1 LEU
Getting public library cards into the hands of all students can be a challenge.  Find
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School and Library Partnerships: Easy Ideas and Best Practices – 1 LEU
Hancock County Public Library Children’s Librarian Bambi Pea acts as a liaison between HCPL and
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School and Public Library Partnerships: STEAM to Students – 1 LEU
Join Deb Gaff, youth services librarian at the Bartholomew County Public Library—and former teacher—as she
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School and Public Library Partnerships: the Scoop from a School Librarian – 1 LEU
Join us a Robyn Young, Avon High School Librarian and ILF Past-President 2017, shares the
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Services to Children with Special Needs: About Special Kids – 1 LEU
Join us as staff from About Special Kids offers tips and suggestions for interacting with
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Spreading the Word: Taking Early Literacy Messages to the Streets – 1 LEU
  From inception to completion, two librarians share their experiences with an IMLS Sparks grant.
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TeachingBooks – INSPIRE – 1 TLEU * Each *
  TeachingBooks has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with
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Where’s My Cape? Managing a Youth Services Department – 1 LEU
You were a hard-working youth librarian.  Now, you’re a youth services manager moving at the
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