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In this four-week course, librarian and gerontologist Fatima Perkins shares data-driven strategies that will help you assess the needs of the older population in your community and create impactful programs and services. Additional information can be found at https://www.ala.org/rusa/libraries-and-aging-101-educate-engage-and-empower-mature-adults…(Read More)

Who Manage, Who Leads Part Two: Mentor, Progress, Succeed is the second of a two-part series of four-week interactive programs, to introduce and continue educating existing managers and leaders to advanced theory and practice. Registration information may be found at – https://www.ala.org/rusa/who-manages-who-leads-part-two-mentor-progess…(Read More)

In this class, participants will review the skills and experiences needed to be exemplary project managers in a library organization. Interactive and dynamic activities such as discussions, reading assignments, and class exercises will accompany each week’s lectures. The four-part topical tour of project management will culminate with a final project based on project…(Read More)

This course teaches participants that marketing and promotions can help us better serve our patrons in the 21st century, and improve awareness and regard for our profession. Registration information may be found at- https://www.ala.org/rusa/marketing-21st-century-library-0…(Read More)

Managers and leaders often emerge serendipitously, from their prior experiences and the needs and expectations of administration. Yes, some managers and leaders are born, but others develop through training, mentoring, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Often, new managers have little practical working knowledge of what to expect in a managerial role. This course prepares…(Read More)

Reference Interview is a comprehensive six-week course focusing on the methods of evaluating reference service, behavioral aspects of reference service, and the different types of questions that can be used to help patrons identify what they need. Using images and text, this in-depth educational approach covers everything from the approachability of the librarian…(Read More)

As library shelving and physical collections continue diminish, electronic resource collections continue to grow. To keep up with library trends and evolve in these troubling and uncertain times, we need to expand our Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services to meet the needs of our library patrons. In this four-week asynchronous eCourse, you’ll learn to…(Read More)

BizRef 101 is for any librarian in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics such as company and industry research, consumer and market research, entrepreneurship topics and more. This 3-week long, asynchronous course allows users to go at their own pace as they work their way through each section. In…(Read More)

RUSA Essentials

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The Reference and User Services (RUSA) of the American Library Association is pleased to share a series of essential 101 in-depth courses that are the basis of librarianship. Business Reference This three-week asynchronous course is for any librarian or librarian-in-training who wants to gain confidence and knowledge around BizRef topics…(Read More)


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