ACRL-Oregon is very pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first in a series of ACRL National E-learning workshops to meet the continuing education needs of librarians statewide. The first workshop of the 2010 series will be:
July 13, 2010 Marketing Ideas That Work in Academic Libraries: Pecha Kucha Presentations This webcast, offered by ACRL’s Marketing Academic and Research Libraries Committee, will provide basic hands-on marketing strategies for academic librarians. Learn about practical ways to market your library and hear from academic librarians who have won national marketing awards. Location: Portland Community College-Sylvania Campus
July 20, 2010 Check In with Location Based Mobile Services: Foursquare and Libraries People everywhere are “checking in” using Foursquare and other location-based social networks from their mobile phones. Explore this trend of geo-based mobile/social gaming and its impacts on libraries, information engagement, and learning in this ACRL Webcast. Location: Oregon State University
September 14, 2010 The Not-So-Distant Librarian: Online Library Instruction to Engage Students and Faculty Learn practical tips and tools for designing, implementing, and assessing online library instruction in this ACRL Webcast. Location: Southern Oregon University
October 19, 2010 So You Want to Create an Interactive Information Literacy Tutorial? Learn about the experience creating an interactive information literacy tutorial from beginning to end in collaboration with a multimedia designer in this ACRL Webcast. Evaluate the potential of tutorial as an assessment tool and an opportunity for self-evaluation. Location: Chemeketa Community College
Announcements of times, exact location, and parking information will be available on LIBS-OR, ACRL-NW, and the ACRL-Oregon Blog before each event. ACRL-Oregon Members will also receive the URL to the archived version of the workshop after the live session, so any member can view the workshop 24/7 from anywhere. The Board is keen to gather feedback from the membership on the series - let us know what you think!
The following organizations offer a variety of online learning opportunities. It is by no means exhaustive and will be added to when new providers are identified.