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Professional Development eCourses Available

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21st Century Library Career Building Series
Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library

Supervision & Management in Libraries
An Instructor-Facilitated Foundational Class
Registration Open Now; Class Dates March 4 – April 26, 2013
3 CEU credits; ALA LSSC Certificate Course
Registration Fee: $380
• Review strategic planning processes relevant to library organizations.
• Explore means to maximize programming even with limited budgets.
• Identify best practices for supporting positive customer service.
• Investigate systems for constructive staff evaluation and development.
• Become familiar with successful group facilitation and leadership techniques.

Library Access Services
An Instructor-Facilitated Foundational Class
Registration Open Now; Class Dates March 4 – April 26, 2013
3 CEU credits; ALA LSSC Certificate Course
Registration Fee: $380

• Investigate new technologies for print and electronic collection management and maintenance
• Explore the expanding options for resource sharing and document delivery
• Understand library staff responsibilities for protecting user privacy and ensuring copyright compliance
• Learn techniques for ensuring security of people, equipment and collections in libraries
• Research outstanding programs to enhance community use of the library’s physical facilities

Cataloging & Classification
An Instructor-Facilitated Foundational Class
Registration Open Now; Class Dates March 4 – April 26, 2013
3 CEU credits; ALA LSSC Certificate Course
Registration Fee: $380
• Become familiar with state-of-the-art bibliographic utilities.
• Be introduced to professional standards for descriptive and subject cataloging of both print and electronic materials.
• Explore structural organization of subject heading tools.
• Gain hands-on experience with AACR2R cataloging rules and MARC record content fields.
• Reflect upon trends to significantly expand library catalogs in response to user needs.

Become A Tech Tool Star: Cost Effective Technology in Your Library
An Online Anytime Course; Register Today, Begin Class Immediately and Proceed At Your Own Pace
1 CEU credits; Registration Fee: $125

Register now for this exploration of easy, low-cost or free web and technology tools that can be used to enhance marketing efforts, instructional programming, reference assistance, assessment, and more in your library.
• Mobile apps for reference service, Prezis, screencasting, and QR Codes are only a few examples of the resources that you will learn to use like an expert. In addition, web tools and mobile applications for streamlining your own daily tasks will be presented.
• Straight-forward steps for successful use of each tool and time to experiment with applications in your own library.

Participants will be invited to join the workshop’s Facebook page to share experiences as they apply the Tech Tools introduced in the Workshop.

To register for these and other available classes, or for more information:
• Link to https:nku.gosignmeup.com,
• Click on Library Science in the main menu.
• Choose Facilitated Courses (for Supervision, Access Services or Cataloging) or Online Anytime (for Tech Tool Star.)

Via email, contact nkulibraryce@nku.edu for additional information.

Northern Kentucky University’s Steely Library and College of Informatics offers a fully online Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Library Informatics
Winner of National IMLS Bridging the Gap Grants
For more information regarding the Library Informatics degree, please visit http://informatics.nku.edu/bis/undergraduate/lin/
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