Tag Archives: Indiana

Certification & Standards, 2017 and Beyond – 1 LEU

image of bindersFollow 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.

Date Recorded: 12/15/2016

Format: Adobe Connect Recording

Presenter:  Sylvia Watson / Indiana State Library


Quantum Leap STEM Opportunities for Libraries – 1 LEU

Quantum Leap Logo from Indiana HumanitiesIndiana Humanities’ new thematic initiative Quantum Leap explores and celebrates the spirit of possibility and problem-solving that occurs when we bridge the humanities with science, technology, engineering, math and medicine (STEM). During this webinar, we’ll offer a preview of program and funding opportunities for libraries to join in this statewide conversation. You’ll learn about our One State/One Story collaboration with the Indiana State Library, grants for projects that combine STEM + humanities, and more ways to “take the leap” with us in 2017-2018.

Date Recorded: 4/6/2017

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters:  Leah Nahmias / Indiana Humanities and Christy Franzman / Indiana Center for the Book


Indiana Archives and Records Administration: Retention of Records – 1 LEU

an image of archived materials on shelvesJim Corridan, commissioner for Indiana Archives and Records Administration, presents on records retention and the tasks of archives and records administration.

Date Recorded: 6/6/2017

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Jim Corridan, Indiana Archives and Records Administration


Indiana’s State Data Center: Access the Data You Need! – 1 TLEU

logo for the Indiana State Data CenterWhat 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. Learn how to request data, how to partner with us, and receive an overview of the services we provide to you.

Date Recorded: 6/17/2016

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Katie Springer / Indiana State Library


Researching with State and Federal Government Resources – 1 TLEU

image of a bookcase with books and a globeAre 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.

Date Recorded: 2/8/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Brent Abercrombie and Andrea Glenn/ Indiana State Library


Introduction to INSPIRE – 1 TLEU

logo for Indiana's INSPIRE databasesMillions 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.

Date Recorded: 2/16/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Paula Newcom / Indiana State Library


Genealogy 101 – 1 LEU

a graphic interpretation of a family treeResearching 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.

Date Recorded: 3/21/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenters: Crystal Ward & Alice Winslow / Indiana State Library


The World War I Centennial: Getting Involved – 1 LEU

an image of a trench during WWIOn April 6, 1917, the United States officially declared war on the German Empire and entered World War I. This remains America’s forgotten war, although more Americans gave their lives than in Korea and Vietnam combined. Indiana and the World War I Centennial Commission will be commemorating the World War I Centennial over the next two years and using it an opportunity to educate Hoosiers about the war’s causes and consequences and to honor the sacrifice of Indiana men and women who served. Want to learn more about World War I and get involved in the Centennial? This webinar will educate attendees on ways to get involved as an institution or an individual and serve as a starting point to learn about events and exhibits happening in the state and around the country. Use this webinar as a tool to spark participation within your library!

Date Recorded: 3/28/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Lauren Patton / Indiana State Library


Light Up Your Early Literacy Programs with the Firefly Award – 1 LEU

Logo for the Indiana Early Literacy Firefly AwardThe Indiana Early Literacy Firefly Award is in its third year! Have you used this award in your library? Are you new to the award? Join us for an interactive webinar which will include an overview of what the award is and how to use it in your library. The current nominees will be discussed along with passive and active programs.

Date Recorded: 3/29/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Christy Franzman and Suzanne Walker / Indiana Center for the Book