Tag Archives: Reference

Encounter the Past: The Indiana State Library’s Digital Collections – 1 TLEU

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Focused on school librarians, this webinar is an introduction to the Indiana State Library’s digital collections.  It provides a basic overview of the collection and how to use them as primary source materials.

 

Date Recorded: 9/25/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Chris Marshall, Digital Collections Coordinator, Indiana Division, Indiana State Library


Using iga.in.gov – 1 TLEU

This webinar will show participants how to use the freely available information on the Indiana General Assembly’s website. Topics covered will include bill tracking and finding Indiana statutes and regulations.

Date Recorded: 9/20/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kim Mattioli, Student Services Librarian, Jerome Hall Law Library, Indiana University Maurer School of Law


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 Wix tools you can use to promote and manage events on your website, optimize your site for search engines, and easily create and manage email newsletters.

Date Recorded: 4/27/18

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Stacey Lipschitz  / Academic Partnerships Manager with Wix


Legal Research Basics for Librarians – 1 TLEU

This webinar will help you answer legal research questions from patrons and will also help you assist patrons who are doing their own legal research. Starting with an overview of different types of legal authority we will distinguish between primary and secondary authority. Then we will look at strategies and tools for finding state and federal statutes, regulations, and case law. Paying special attention to Indiana materials we will demonstrate how to use a variety of free websites to conduct legal research on-line. We conclude with tips for how to stick to conducting legal research and avoid providing legal advice.

Date Recorded: 3/29/18

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter:   Cheri Harris / Indiana State Library

 

 


Something for Everyone: Genealogical Reference Service in the 21st Century – 1LEU


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These are the very best of times for genealogists and the librarians who serve them—so much information is readily available and so many are engaged in this activity. A brief environmental scan will set the stage for discussing how to leverage digital assets and physical collections to best serve the widest range of customers.

Date Recorded: 11/9/17

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Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Curt Witcher / Allen County Public Library


Certification Made Simple: Need to Know Info about Librarian Certification – 1 LEU


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Indiana State Library’s Certification Program Director and Legal Consultant, Cheri Harris, will answer the questions she gets most often about becoming certified, staying certified, surviving a random audit, and accumulating LEUs. If you are a library administrator responsible for staff certification or if you’ve wondered about these questions, this webinar is for you:

  • Who needs to be certified and when?
  • Why the wait for a first temporary permit?
  • Do I need to send a new transcript with each application? Do you take electronic transcripts?
  • Should I get a 5-year certificate or a temporary?
  • Do I need 10 or 20 TLEUs? How can I be sure?
  • Are there different requirements for upgrades vs. renewals?
  • Who can renew on-line?

Date Recorded: 12/20/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Cheri Harris / Indiana State Library

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TeachingBooks – INSPIRE – 1 TLEU * Each *

 

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TeachingBooks has provided the Indiana State Library with several recorded webinars to share with Indiana libraries. The recordings are linked below. Each webinar is worth 1 TLEU apiece.


 

2018

TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support, This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks, as well as tools and resources to help streamline your promotion of summer reading programs. Booklists tied to CSLP and other reading programs and well as sharing tools to connect with families will simplify your summer reading program prep.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 1/16/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: TeachingBooks.net:  Summer Reading Support – 1 TLEU


TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks, discover tools to locate and share author and book specific resources that will enliven book club discussions. Discussion guides, annotations and interviews will deepen insights and support book club member reflection and appreciation.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 3/13/18
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link:  TeachingBooks.net:  Supporting Book Clubs – 1 TLEU


2017

Train the Trainer, After a brief overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, we move into a “train the trainer” portion that will equip educators with the tools and strategies needed to facilitate staff development on TeachingBooks.net for colleagues.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource! 

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 9/7/17 & 9/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Val Edwards  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Train the Trainer- 1 TLEU


Literacy Across the Curriculum This webinar will provide an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to enhance instruction, engage learners, and stimulate thinking with ready-to-use digital resources for content-specific titles. Strengthen cross curricular literacy initiatives using instructional examples that explore strategies to supplement your current lessons.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/12/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Literacy Across the Curriculum – 1 TLEU


Support for Homeschoolers Join us for an overview on how to use TeachingBooks in the classroom, as well as ways to share engaging author resources along with lesson plans and discussion guides to support your homeschooling families. Explore content-specific booklists and resources to assist with lesson design.  Don’t miss out on this valuable, FREE resource!

This webinar is worth 1 TLEU.
Date Recorded: 10/31/17
Format: Adobe Connect Webinar Recording
Presenter: Kym Davick  / Trainer, TeachingBooks

Recording Link: Support for Homeschoolers – 1 TLEU


 

Register for upcoming INSPIRE webinars.

Register for the Webinar-of-the-Month series.  Each month highlights ways the resources at TeachingBooks.net promote literacy and bring books to life!

Professionalism in the Workplace – 1 LEU


Professionalism doesn’t always mean what position you hold at a library. It can also mean how you show honesty and responsibility in any position you hold. This presentation will discuss topics such as dress codes, appropriate workplace language and conversations, diversity, and electronic communication issues. Small group exercises are also included.

Date Recorded: 12/19/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Kimberly Brown-Harden / Indiana State Library


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 be difficult, particularly if your ancestor lived in the time period before mandatory government-issued vital records. In “From Cradle to Coffin,” we will explore the many different record types that include birth and death information and provide research tips on how to find these records.

Date Recorded: 8/2/17

Format: Archived YouTube Video

Presenter: Jamie Dunn / Indiana State Library

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From Cradle to Coffin Handout