Archived Webinars 

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Admin/Management | Cataloging | Collection Management
| Director Training | Facilities/Security | Genealogy | Intellectual Freedom | Leadership | Marketing | Populations | Programming | Reference/Research | Staff Development | Trends | Youth Services | TLEUs


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Admin/Management

EBSCOadmin is the administrative tool to manage customizations for searching EBSCOhost, Discovery and other Read more...
Do you ever feel like you give your team the same feedback over and Read more...
A healthy and effective workplace often stems from strong leadership. For supervisors, it’s important Read more...
Few things are as important as setting clear expectations for employees, and providing them Read more...
Many disruptive patron behaviors can be managed using appropriate and equally applied policies and Read more...
Who must be certified and by when? What impact has Corona-19 had on certification Read more...
All libraries face catalysts for change, and rather than being afraid of change, with Read more...
After meeting as part of the first cohort in the American Library Association’s Libraries Read more...
Are you wondering what to consider in forming your library’s policy on COVID-19 vaccinations? Read more...
  Michelle Merritt, Trainer, Allen County Public Library, presents insights for managers and supervisors Read more...
This session will distill Dungeons & Dragons down to its key concepts and show Read more...
Join Lynn Hobbs, director of Pendleton Community Public Library, as she offers advice, tips Read more...
The ALA observed an increase in First Amendment audits this year. What are they Read more...
Join Angela Fox, ISL Public Library Services Consultant, at this webinar to learn what Read more...
This webinar will show you the state and Federal resources used by the Northwest Read more...
  Is your library close to the Indiana border and you would like to Read more...
Sexual harassment is prohibited under state and federal law. You are entitled to a Read more...
Many libraries encourage staff to participate in opportunities for the library to engage in Read more...
As public libraries continue to strive towards deeper connections with their community, effective and Read more...
Employees motivated to deliver top notch service are key to a library’s success. But Read more...
Learn from Kristin McClellan, Partner with Ice Miller, Sarah MacNeill, Director of Wells County Read more...
Have you secretly been planning your retirement? Is there a date circled on a Read more...
Is your desk a disaster?  Your office a dumping ground?  You know you need Read more...
As the November elections draw near, candidates and other campaigners are likely to want Read more...
Jennifer Clifton, Library Development Office Supervisor from the Indiana State Library, will give an Read more...
As part of the regular routine in public libraries, we plan/attend staff meetings. As Read more...
Your library has a mission to effectively serve the community, This cannot be achieved Read more...
Onboarding and off boarding are the bookends of the employee experience.  What are they, why Read more...
Most librarians choose their careers based on the fact that they like to do Read more...
Library board, director and staff need to be attentive to the library policies that Read more...
Cataloging
Have you ever been curious of how library resources are cataloged or why records Read more...
Do you want to understand what current cataloging instructions say about recording titles and Read more...
Collection Management
In this webinar, Bethany Fiechter, Rare Books and Manuscripts Supervisor at the Indiana State Read more...
The Indiana State Library holds collections that are significant and important to both the Read more...
Almost all libraries have materials for users with print disabilities, such as large print Read more...
Kymberlee Powe, Children and YA Consultant for the Connecticut State Library Division of Library Read more...
Diversity has been a major issue in pop culture lately. The demand to include Read more...
Jim Corridan, commissioner for Indiana Archives and Records Administration, presents on records retention and Read more...
We'll investigate good places to network and ways to curate all the great resources Read more...
In this panel, four librarians will share their experience with a variety of challenges. Read more...
Tips and tricks for obtaining materials to fill up your library shelves without draining Read more...
LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. Read more...
Director Training
It’s a daunting tasks for librarians to consider how best to welcome visually impaired patrons
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LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. We
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This session will include a demonstration of Canva, the web-based graphic design and publishing tool.
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The Indiana Center for the Book at the Indiana State Library and the Arkansas Center
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Effective staff development doesn't have to involve expensive conferences, big-name presenters, or elaborate training software.
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Find out about the marketing tools available to promote INSPIRE in your library. We will
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In this panel, four librarians will share their experience with a variety of challenges. Book,
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Are you stressed about the attacks on librarians and library values happening across the country?
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With the recent influx of cybersecurity threats and attacks, it is imperative individuals understand the
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The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award brings together young children and great picture books, but
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Facilities/Security
Across our country, millions of students attend school safely every day. We have prepared Read more...
Working patrons sometimes struggle with getting to the library before we close. By implementing Read more...
This webinar will focus on bed bugs as library pests – what to watch Read more...
Are you a new library director? Do you find yourself with suddenly more responsibilities Read more...
ISL staff will cover Indiana gun laws and how they impact libraries. We will Read more...
The landscape of IT and working from home has changed significantly. This has increased Read more...
The webinar will briefly outline the opiate, HIV and HCV epidemics across the country. Read more...
This webinar is an overview of 5 different pests that can potentially invade the Read more...
Privacy is a vital civil right. Learn to protect your and your community's privacy Read more...
With the recent influx of cybersecurity threats and attacks, it is imperative individuals understand Read more...
Genealogy
Birth and death information forms the core of genealogical research. But finding that information Read more...
Researching family histories can be fun, exciting, and provide a rewarding experience, but where Read more...
Indiana State Library Genealogy Librarian, Alice Winslow, talks to kids about how to create Read more...
Learn about Immigration and Naturalization resources at the Indiana State Library and other venues. Read more...
These are the very best of times for genealogists and the librarians who serve Read more...
Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research. Date Recorded: Read more...
Learn new technologies that can assist you in your family history research.   Date Read more...
In this program, we will explore how to use newspapers more effectively to research Read more...
This webinar, created by Stephanie Asberry, the supervisor of the Genealogy Division at the Read more...
Intellectual Freedom
  Join us as Chris Lafave of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library and Professor Read more...
New to the profession? Or want a refresher on library responsibilities regarding censorship and Read more...
  Our society is full of turmoil, confusion, and protests. Libraries and library professionals Read more...
Are you stressed about the attacks on librarians and library values happening across the Read more...
Leadership
Many librarians fall into management and supervision almost accidentally. Doing great work in your Read more...
Listen to Trina Evans, 2017 Difference is You Award winner as well as a Read more...
What skills do you need to be a leader in your organization? Based on Read more...
Many times we want and talk about ‘leadership’, but we’re actually talking about management Read more...
There are many types of leadership styles: laissez-faire, transactional, transformational, autocratic, etc. This webinar Read more...
Join Julius Jefferson, ALA President, in a conversation about advocating for libraries from the Read more...
Women in Leadership: What the Science Says and How to Move Forward in the Read more...
Marketing
Are you in charge of creating content for your library's social media accounts? Do Read more...
  Do you want to spruce up your library’s graphic design? Learning and understanding Read more...
  Libraries are busy places. From programming to services, we want people to know Read more...
Every library collects statistics throughout the year, but are you doing more with them Read more...
Could your library’s signage do with a makeover?  This session will look critically at many Read more...
Originally designed for support staff, this presentation is important for managers to hear, as Read more...
Find out how to make a simple library webpage. Devon Henderson, Communications Specialist at Read more...
Populations
Learn about one library's experience creating programs that have grown into engaging experiences where Read more...
Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committees are a great first step towards strategically ensuring Read more...
Creating welcoming spaces for members of the LGBTQ+ community is easier than you might Read more...
How do you serve people in your community who are unable get in to Read more...
Learn how the Nappanee Public Library is meeting a need in their community by Read more...
Learn how to connect with some of your most marginalized patrons. Patrons experiencing homelessness Read more...
A partnership between the San Francisco Public Library and the local Department of Public Read more...
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the Read more...
Loren McClain, Mental Health First Aid instructor, from Muncie Public Library in Muncie, IN Read more...
Programming
GenCon is the largest tabletop-game convention in North America that occurs annually in Indianapolis, Read more...
Secure big numbers of tweens or teens with a real-life video game where they Read more...
You may be familiar with Little Free Library. Those cute boxes that look like Read more...
By 2030, one out of every five people living in Indiana will be a Read more...
In late summer of 2016, Skokie (IL) Public Library created a Civic Lab--a mobile, Read more...
The Heroic Adventure Kids Club (Or HAK Club, for short) is an RPG club Read more...
Are you tired of reading the same books for your book clubs? Are you Read more...
Please join Amy, Heidi and Kate as they share lessons learned about virtual programming Read more...
“Resilience,” while an over-used term, is a very important scientific concept. Far from being Read more...
While the world is full of apps, shiny game consoles & massive online games, Read more...
The Indiana Center for the Book at the Indiana State Library and the Arkansas Read more...
Meghan Alexander, Yoga Librarian at the Hagerstown Public Library, explains the benefits of mind, Read more...
What can you do in your library to increase physical activity in your community? Read more...
This presentation explores games developed by libraries to support information literacy and internal training. Read more...
Teen patrons in every community live lives that are more and more hectic with Read more...
This session will highlight support staff who did innovative programs during the pandemic.  They Read more...
This webinar will explore opportunities for libraries related to the world of TED - Read more...
The National Book Festival is sponsored by the Library of Congress annually. This year, Read more...
Looking to book an author at your library? Put your library’s best professional foot Read more...
The Center for Black Literature & Culture (CBLC) IndyPL is a 3rd place for Read more...
Often our best resources are those in the very communities we serve.  Whether you’re Read more...
Reference/Research
  Learn how to use the various business databases available in INSPIRE to access Read more...
INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library.  INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and Read more...
The Creating Informed Learners in the Classroom project, made possible in part by the Read more...
UPDATE - Gale resources are no longer available through INSPIRE (Testing and Education Resource Read more...
Learn about the new EBSCO eBook collections for school and public libraries. There will Read more...
Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s Read more...
INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library.  INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases Read more...
INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases Read more...
In this webinar we will be exploring the various database options within INSPIRE for Read more...
Hoosier State Chronicles, Indiana’s statewide historical digital newspaper program, and Indiana Memory, a digital Read more...
This presentation will address how IARA’s resources can help and be utilized by your Read more...
Millions of articles, hundreds of government websites, and countless catalog records are all available Read more...
Learning Analytics and the Academic Library: What are the Intellectual Freedom and Informational Privacy Read more...
This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also Read more...
Join us to talk about information literacy and lifelong learning in public, academic, and Read more...
Learn how Google’s G Suite web-based software can bring simplicity, flexibility, and collaboration to Read more...
Find out about the marketing tools available to promote INSPIRE in your library. We Read more...
Part 2 of this webinar will introduce participants to federal and state judicial dockets.  Read more...
Did you know the Indiana State Library can provide you with FREE refurbished computers? Read more...
This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Read more...
  Using INSPIRE can be somewhat overwhelming when you first start to use it. Read more...
INSPIRE is Indiana’s Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases Read more...
Staff Development
We don’t have large budgets. We don’t have large staffs. We might have to Read more...
You always wanted the “luxury” of working at home.  But all of a sudden, Read more...
  Athens (Georgia) Regional Library is one of the first public libraries to refocus Read more...
This presentation addresses customer service training by growing and nurturing empathy and empowering staff Read more...
Discover ways to maximize the impact of staff training to fit the ever-changing needs Read more...
Indiana State Library’s Certification Program Director and Legal Consultant, Cheri Harris, will answer the Read more...
Websites and apps often rely on “intuitive design” so that users can navigate them Read more...
Join Samantha Minnis and Matt Smith for an in-depth look at the oddly prevalent Read more...
Effective staff development doesn't have to involve expensive conferences, big-name presenters, or elaborate training Read more...
For years now employers have identified ‘soft skills’ as one of the largest deficiencies Read more...
A recent Pew study found that health is the number two most searched topic Read more...
Do you ever feel stressed? Most individuals will answer “yes” to this question. With Read more...
Staff Day can be an incredible time of training, development, and unity for your Read more...
Our panel will discuss the “not-so-fun but “oh-so-real” issues of troubleshooting relationships with a Read more...
In July 2021, the Indiana State Library (ISL) launched a new librarian certification portal: Read more...
No LEUs Offered for this webinar. Library conferences are great until you realize that Read more...
  Are you curious about academic librarianship? Are you a public librarian who is Read more...
What is Microaggression?  Do you know when it's happening to you?   This webinar includes Read more...
Mindfulness and self-care are well-intentioned buzz terms, but, how often do we really have Read more...
This is a tongue-in-cheek webinar about workplace etiquette.   The concepts covered are common sense, Read more...
Professionalism doesn’t always mean what position you hold at a library. It can also Read more...
Join librarian, book review blogger, and bookstagrammer Laura Jones as she shares her favorite Read more...
This session covers real incidents that happened in libraries and good ways to respond Read more...
Explore available opportunities for continuing education, peruse useful sites for keeping up with technology, Read more...
Test yourself!  Use the provided checklists to determine your technology proficiency.  Be your own trainer and Read more...
Lisa Jones, EBSCO Trainer, will present the databases that you can use to help Read more...
This session will focus on how the seven tenets of mindful practice can help Read more...
Trends
This session will include a demonstration of Canva, the web-based graphic design and publishing Read more...
Join the Kendallville Public Library staff as they share how STEAM has worked its Read more...
Telescopes, digital converters, board games, coding toys, and more! Cary Memorial Library (MA) debuted Read more...
  What makes fake news fake? As a society, we have been bombarded with Read more...
In this webinar, you'll learn more about the trend toward the suspension of fines in public Read more...
Board games are fun for children of all ages, but they are also promising Read more...
It’s a daunting tasks for librarians to consider how best to welcome visually impaired Read more...
Concerned about climate change? Help your library “go green” by leveraging the super power Read more...
Under the staircase, an old study room, an accessible storage closet … anywhere can Read more...
  Keeping up with our busy work and personal lives can be a challenge! Read more...
Want to create an additional avenue for early childhood learning at a currently unused Read more...
 How One Library Evolved to Fit the Technology Needs of Their Community...In 2015 the Read more...
Dr. Curtis Rogers, Communications Director for the South Carolina State Library, will share his Read more...
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr … how many social media accounts does one library Read more...
A Library of Things expands the role of libraries in the sharing economy. Learn Read more...
Youth Services
Rebecca Parker and Stuart Cotton will discuss their Digital Climbers STEAM learning program, and Read more...
Talk! Sing! Read! Write! Play, especially with blocks! Play is an integral component of Read more...
BookConnections.org is the newest INSPIRE resource for all Indiana public library children and teen Read more...
Hear from two librarians experienced in the NASA @ My Library program about how Read more...
Get started planning your 2022 Summer Library Program by this VIRTUAL Collaborative Summer Library Read more...
Join this session to become versed with the Diverse Books Toolkit from our INSPIRE, Read more...
Youth need more than traditional literacies to succeed in life – they also need Read more...
Role playing games (RPGs) such as Dungeons & Dragons are becoming increasingly popular both Read more...
Join us as members of the Indiana Astronomical Society provide an introduction to practical Read more...
Join Beth Yates, Children's Consultant at the Indiana State Library, as she highlights several Read more...
Poonam Gill of Girls Who Code will introduce the Girls Who Code program and Read more...
Looking to fund your next great library idea? There might be a grant for Read more...
When teens walk into the library, does your staff view them as a problem Read more...
The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award brings together young children and great picture books, Read more...
Make planning easier, find new inspiration, and learn how Book Connections resources can be Read more...
Join us to learn about STEM and “making” in libraries featuring the Make Do Read more...
Join Abby Johnson from the Floyd County Library to learn about how to do Read more...
LGBTQIA+ literature is not just for Pride Month! Librarians from the Indianapolis Public Library Read more...
Jayne Walters of the Indianapolis Public Library presents a collection of broad and inclusive Read more...
Getting public library cards into the hands of all students can be a challenge. Read more...
Hancock County Public Library Children’s Librarian Bambi Pea acts as a liaison between HCPL Read more...
Join Deb Gaff, youth services librarian at the Bartholomew County Public Library—and former teacher—as Read more...
Join us a Robyn Young, Avon High School Librarian and ILF Past-President 2017, shares Read more...
Join us as staff from About Special Kids offers tips and suggestions for interacting Read more...
  From inception to completion, two librarians share their experiences with an IMLS Sparks Read more...
Are you new to doing storytime? Join Beth Yates, ISL Children's Consultant, as she Read more...
In addition to the families that already homeschool in your community, others are considering Read more...
We all know that there are outdated and racist classics on our shelves. These Read more...
Do you know Book Connections? Whatever your familiarity is with TeachingBooks or the recently Read more...
Whether you’re new to TeachingBooks or it is your go-to database for book and Read more...
Join trainers from TeachingBooks/Book Connections to learn more about the customizable tools available on Read more...
Why do teens behave the way they do?  Why should we welcome them when Read more...
  The Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is terrific, not only because it introduces Read more...
Are you worried about getting children and teens back into the library post-COVID? You Read more...
You were a hard-working youth librarian.  Now, you’re a youth services manager moving at Read more...

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