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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)

Backward design is a concept that is taught in some user education/library instruction classes, but is not a large part of the education of every library worker who teaches or trains. First introduced by Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe in their book ” Understanding by Design” , its basic steps can be adapted to ay teaching…(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)

Librarians will learn how to use the “RUSA Professional Competencies” and the resource available in, Competency-Based Career Planning, to access their professional skills and abilities, create and implement individual plans for professional development, and assess their progress in enhancing their professional skills and abilities. The webinar and book cover public and academic librarians interested…(Read More)

RUSA invites experienced library professionals and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and leadership, or staff training in the following topic areas: Reference services User instruction Assessment…(Read More)

The outstanding CE offerings of the American Library Association- Reference and User Services Division (RUSA) continue with a combination of repeat and new courses/webinars. Check out our list of upcoming programming below: Who Manages, Who Leads Part One: Developing Your Career Plan Four-week asynchronous course beginning on Monday, May 1, 2023 Managers and…(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)