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

A healthy and effective workplace often stems from strong leadership. For supervisors, it’s important to
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Few things are as important as setting clear expectations for employees, and providing them with
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Many disruptive patron behaviors can be managed using appropriate and equally applied policies and procedures.
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All libraries face catalysts for change, and rather than being afraid of change, with effective
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After meeting as part of the first cohort in the American Library Association’s Libraries Transforming
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  Michelle Merritt, Trainer, Allen County Public Library, presents insights for managers and supervisors on
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Join Lynn Hobbs, director of Pendleton Community Public Library, as she offers advice, tips and
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This webinar will show you the state and Federal resources used by the Northwest Indiana
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  Is your library close to the Indiana border and you would like to serve
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Many libraries encourage staff to participate in opportunities for the library to engage in their
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As public libraries continue to strive towards deeper connections with their community, effective and mutually
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Mary Soucie has been a librarian for 26 years and has been the North Dakota
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Employees motivated to deliver top notch service are key to a library’s success. But many
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Have you secretly been planning your retirement? Is there a date circled on a calendar
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Is your desk a disaster?  Your office a dumping ground?  You know you need to
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Jennifer Clifton, Library Development Office Supervisor from the Indiana State Library, will give an overview
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Join Nicole Brock, Indiana State Library's Resource Sharing Coordinator, and Debbie Hensler, from Autographics, for
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As part of the regular routine in public libraries, we plan/attend staff meetings. As a
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Worried about the hit your library’s statistics have taken this year? The pandemic has dramatically
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Your library has a mission to effectively serve the community, This cannot be achieved without
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Most librarians choose their careers based on the fact that they like to do core
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Library board, director and staff need to be attentive to the library policies that support
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Cataloging
Have you ever been curious of how library resources are cataloged or why records display
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Do you want to understand what current cataloging instructions say about recording titles and variant
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Collection Management
In this webinar, Bethany Fiechter, Rare Books and Manuscripts Supervisor at the Indiana State Library,
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The Wells County Public Library has survived 2 years without Dewey and no regrets! What
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Diversity has been a major issue in pop culture lately. The demand to include traditionally
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Jim Corridan, commissioner for Indiana Archives and Records Administration, presents on records retention and the
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Tips and tricks for obtaining materials to fill up your library shelves without draining your
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Director Training
  The 2017 Annual Report Workshop for public library directors, business managers, bookkeepers, treasurers, and
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The 2017 Bookkeeping Workshop for public library directors, business managers, bookkeepers, treasurers, and library trustees.
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Every year the Indiana State Library provides training on the topic of budgets for library
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Every year the Indiana State Library provides training on the topic of budgets for library
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Annual Report/Bookkeeping Webinar Date Recorded: 11/29/18 Format: Archived YouTube Video Presenter:  Hayley Trefun / Indiana
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Introduction to bookkeeping and accounting with State Board of Accounts prescribed forms. Date Recorded: 5/15/2017
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Facilities/Security
Across our country, millions of students attend school safely every day. We have prepared them
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This webinar will focus on bed bugs as library pests – what to watch for,
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Gun violence has been all over the news this year and you’ve told us this
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The webinar will briefly outline the opiate, HIV and HCV epidemics across the country. We
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This webinar is an overview of 5 different pests that can potentially invade the library
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Privacy is a vital civil right. Learn to protect your and your community's privacy via
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Genealogy
Birth and death information forms the core of genealogical research. But finding that information can
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Researching family histories can be fun, exciting, and provide a rewarding experience, but where does
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Indiana State Library Genealogy Librarian, Alice Winslow, talks to kids about how to create their
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Learn about Immigration and Naturalization resources at the Indiana State Library and other venues. Date
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These are the very best of times for genealogists and the librarians who serve them—so
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Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research. Date Recorded: 6/18/18
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Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research.   Date Recorded:
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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 - This webinar, created by Stephanie
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Intellectual Freedom
  Join us as Chris Lafave of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Professor Johnathan
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Internet privacy leaped back into the news with the March 28, 2017 repeal of the
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New to the profession? Or want a refresher on library responsibilities regarding censorship and intellectual
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  Our society is full of turmoil, confusion, and protests. Libraries and library professionals have
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Leadership
Many librarians fall into management and supervision almost accidentally. Doing great work in your role
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Listen to Trina Evans, 2017 Difference is You Award winner as well as a 2018
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What skills do you need to be a leader in your organization? Based on the
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Many times we want and talk about ‘leadership’, but we’re actually talking about management skills.
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There are many types of leadership styles: laissez-faire, transactional, transformational, autocratic, etc. This webinar will
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Women in Leadership: What the Science Says and How to Move Forward in the Era
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Marketing
  Do you want to spruce up your library’s graphic design? Learning and understanding the
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Want to create dynamic promotional materials with less stress and less time? Canva, an online
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Don't have the funds to purchase a license for Adobe Creative Cloud? Don't despair. There
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A picture says a thousand words, but when paired with data, it can say even
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  Libraries are busy places. From programming to services, we want people to know about
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Every library collects statistics throughout the year, but are you doing more with them than
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Could your library’s signage do with a makeover?  This session will look critically at many type
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Originally designed for support staff, this presentation is important for managers to hear, as well. 
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Videos are a great way to showcase your library and increase your marketing efforts. They
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Populations
Learn about one library's experience creating programs that have grown into engaging experiences where adults
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Want to know more about WorkOne? Join us as we talk about some of the
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How do you serve people in your community who are unable get in to your
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Learn how the Nappanee Public Library is meeting a need in their community by providing
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Learn how to connect with some of your most marginalized patrons. Patrons experiencing homelessness may
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The role of libraries has shifted and in many communities serving increasingly diverse immigrant and
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A partnership between the San Francisco Public Library and the local Department of Public Health
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Join Andrea Plaskett, Outreach Specialist for KEPRO, as she describes the different Medicare services they
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Civic engagement matters! As librarians, our role in the 2020 Census is amplified this time
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Loren McClain, Mental Health First Aid instructor, from Muncie Public Library in Muncie, IN shares
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Join Kit Malone from the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana as she presents best
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It is essential that every Hoosier, and certainly our library personnel, have a good working
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For many immigrant families, this is a time of fear and uncertainty. Join Immigrant Welcome
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This webinar will focus on free resources available from the Indiana State Library and how
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Seniors are highly motivated to learn to use devices, but have few opportunities to attend
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Programming
GenCon is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America that occurs annually in Indianapolis, Indiana
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When it comes to asking the hard questions at the heart of scientific investigation, perhaps
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On August 21st, 2017 millions of people will be able to experience a total solar
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By 2030, one out of every five people living in Indiana will be a senior
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In late summer of 2016, Skokie (IL) Public Library created a Civic Lab--a mobile, pop-up
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Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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The Heroic Adventure Kids Club (Or HAK Club, for short) is an RPG club of
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Are you tired of reading the same books for your book clubs? Are you hoping
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Please join Amy, Heidi and Kate as they share lessons learned about virtual programming during
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“Resilience,” while an over-used term, is a very important scientific concept. Far from being rare,
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While the world is full of apps, shiny game consoles & massive online games, more
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Meghan Alexander, Yoga Librarian at the Hagerstown Public Library, explains the benefits of mind, body,
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What can you do in your library to increase physical activity in your community? My
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This webinar covered how to build VR programming from the ground up. Including, recruiting volunteers,
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This presentation explores games developed by libraries to support information literacy and internal training. One
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Indiana Humanities’ new thematic initiative Quantum Leap explores and celebrates the spirit of possibility and
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Teen patrons in every community live lives that are more and more hectic with little
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This webinar will explore opportunities for libraries related to the world of TED - including,
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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 & Culture (CBLC) IndyPL is a 3rd place for people
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On April 6, 1917, the United States officially declared war on the German Empire and
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Often our best resources are those in the very communities we serve.  Whether you’re hosting
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Reference/Research
UPDATE - Gale resources are no longer available through INSPIRE (Testing and Education Resource Center)
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Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s digital
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What do you need Indiana's State Data Center for? Demographic data for your next grant
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Learning Analytics and the Academic Library: What are the Intellectual Freedom and Informational Privacy Issues?
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This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also help
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Join us to talk about information literacy and lifelong learning in public, academic, and school
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Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to your
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Part 2 of this webinar will introduce participants to federal and state judicial dockets.  Participants
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Are you or your patrons looking for an authoritative source for information when filling out
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This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Indiana
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Attendees will learn what Wix.com has to offer as a free, drag-and-drop website building tool. 
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In this session, learn how to use Wix.com to create a free, drag-and-drop website.  We will cover
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Take your Wix website to the next level.  In this session you will learn about free
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Staff Development
We don’t have large budgets. We don’t have large staffs. We might have to spend
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You always wanted the “luxury” of working at home.  But all of a sudden, you
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Discover ways to maximize the impact of staff training to fit the ever-changing needs of
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Follow the links below for more information about changes in library certification in Indiana starting
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Indiana State Library’s Certification Program Director and Legal Consultant, Cheri Harris, will answer the questions
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Join EBSCO trainer, Lisa Jones, for an overview of what’s new in INSPIRE. Learn the
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A recent Pew study found that health is the number two most searched topic for
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Lisa Jones, EBSCO Trainer, will present the databases that you can use to help students
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Join Samantha Minnis and Matt Smith for an in-depth look at the oddly prevalent phenomenon
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For years now employers have identified ‘soft skills’ as one of the largest deficiencies of
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How Do I Know if I’m Stressed?? - Do you ever feel stressed? Most individuals
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Staff Day can be an incredible time of training, development, and unity for your entire
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No LEUs Offered for this webinar. Library conferences are great until you realize that you
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  Are you curious about academic librarianship? Are you a public librarian who is considering
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This demonstration will provide an overview of a new FREE curation tool developed by Intellum,
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What is Microaggression?  Do you know when it's happening to you?   This webinar includes both
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This is a tongue-in-cheek webinar about workplace etiquette.   The concepts covered are common sense, but
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Professionalism doesn’t always mean what position you hold at a library. It can also mean
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Explore available opportunities for continuing education, peruse useful sites for keeping up with technology, and
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Test yourself!  Use the provided checklists to determine your technology proficiency.  Be your own trainer and discover
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This session will focus on how the seven tenets of mindful practice can help us
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Trends
Join the Kendallville Public Library staff as they share how STEAM has worked its way
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Telescopes, digital converters, board games, coding toys, and more! Cary Memorial Library (MA) debuted its
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  What makes fake news fake? As a society, we have been bombarded with the
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In this webinar, you'll learn more about the trend toward the suspension of fines in public libraries
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Join Amy Dalton as she presents an overview of ways to get started with VR
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Are you looking for a fun, easy way to incorporate computer science and coding into
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Under the staircase, an old study room, an accessible storage closet … anywhere can become
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Want to create an additional avenue for early childhood learning at a currently unused outdoor
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 How One Library Evolved to Fit the Technology Needs of Their Community...In 2015 the Plainfield-Guilford
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Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, will share his experience
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Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr … how many social media accounts does one library need,
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A Library of Things expands the role of libraries in the sharing economy. Learn how
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Youth Services
Rebecca Parker and Stuart Cotton will discuss their Digital Climbers STEAM learning program, and how
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Talk! Sing! Read! Write! Play, especially with blocks! Play is an integral component of the
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Hear from two librarians experienced in the NASA @ My Library program about how they
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Get started planning your 2018 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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Get started planning your 2019 Summer Library Program from the comfort of your library by attending this
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Get started planning your 2020 Summer Library Program by attending this Collaborative Summer Library Program webinar!  Join the Indiana
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Financial literacy is an important skill that can be taught at any age.  A representative
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Please join Edith Campbell, Education Librarian at Indiana State University, for a webinar where she
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Youth need more than traditional literacies to succeed in life – they also need emotional
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Join us as members of the Indiana Astronomical Society provide an introduction to practical observing
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Poonam Gill of Girls Who Code will introduce the Girls Who Code program and offer
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This webinar covers some well-known and possibly not so well-known government websites for kids and
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Looking to fund your next great library idea? There might be a grant for that!
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Indiana continues to produce great authors for kids. Join Shirley Mullin, owner of Kids Ink Children’s
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Why is the 2020 Census important for kids? Children under 5 were the most under-counted
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This webinar will introduce you to the many ways that the USDA Summer Food Service
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The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is in its third year! Have you used this
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Join us to learn about STEM and “making” in libraries featuring the Make Do Share
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Join Abby Johnson from the Floyd County Library to learn about how to do more
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LGBTQIA+ literature is not just for Pride Month! Librarians from the Indianapolis Public Library will
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Jayne Walters of the Indianapolis Public Library presents a collection of broad and inclusive LGBTQIA+
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Getting public library cards into the hands of all students can be a challenge.  Find
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Hancock County Public Library Children’s Librarian Bambi Pea acts as a liaison between HCPL and
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Join Deb Gaff, youth services librarian at the Bartholomew County Public Library—and former teacher—as she
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Join us a Robyn Young, Avon High School Librarian and ILF Past-President 2017, shares the
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Join us as staff from About Special Kids offers tips and suggestions for interacting with
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  From inception to completion, two librarians share their experiences with an IMLS Sparks grant.
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Your library is closed, the future is uncertain, and summer is approaching swiftly. Don’t panic!
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In addition to the families that already homeschool in your community, others are considering this
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We all know that there are outdated and racist classics on our shelves. These books
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  TeachingBooks has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with
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You were a hard-working youth librarian.  Now, you’re a youth services manager moving at the
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