Thursday, August 4, 2016

Learn 5 Things Right Now

BadgerLearn Pro provides a collection of the best FREE continuing education resources for library professionals, sourced from within Wisconsin and across the web, by the BadgerLearn Pro team and community partners.

Check out recent additions below, and visit BadgerLearn Pro today for more resources.

Reference & User Services Quarterly

Periodical available from BadgerLink
Refereed articles on all aspects of library service to adults, and reference service and collection development at every level for all types of libraries. This periodical is published quarterly, and is offered in full-text HTML and PDF from June 2002 to present.

DPLA Guide on the Side tutorial

From San Jose State University School of Library and Information Science
This interactive tutorial will show you how the DPLA website can assist you in your research and suggest ways DPLA’s resources can be used.

Best Practices for Teaching Public Computer Classes

From Florida Library Webinars
Does your library offer public computer classes? Would you like to improve your teaching skills? Are you exploring the option of teaching group technology workshops? From e-readers to desktops, libraries are offering more public computer classes than ever. But teaching computer skills, especially to beginners, requires an instructor who is comfortable managing multiple skill levels, organizing the class content, and communicating information clearly.

Windows 10

From GCF Learn Free
Windows 10 is the latest version of Microsoft's operating system for PCs and tablets. It was released July 29, 2015. Check out the lessons below to learn more about Windows 10!

Future Proofing Library Spaces

From InfoPeople
Do you want learn the essentials of making your library environment future-friendly? There's no question of whether technology impacts your library—the question is, how does it impact your library now, and how will it change in the future? What can you do at your library to keep up? Join Carson Block in this fun and thought-provoking webinar to explore how technology is impacting library users and library spaces, and develop strategies that you can use to stay ahead of the curve.

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Written by:
Kara Ripley, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning