Professional Growth & Development Opportunities
The webinar topics for 2018 will address: Annotation – Practices and Tools in a Digital Environment; The Evolving Natures of Reference Work and Reference Product; Library as Publisher (Two-Part Webinar); Can There Be Neutrality in Cataloging? A Conversation Starter; Trends in Technology: Smart Services in the Academic Library; Innovative Tools and Apps: What’s Hot; Discovery: Where Researchers Start; Using Analytics to Extract Value from the Library’s Data (Two-Part Webinar); Library Funding, Advocacy, and Strategic Approaches to Funding Scholarly Initiatives (Two-Part Webinar); Building Diversity in the Workforce; and Maker Spaces: Things that Go Bop, Whizz, and Clank!
Next year will also see NISO presenting several of its popular, five-hour virtual conferences, some of which are followed by a relevant Training Thursday event…
A full roster of events is available at the NISO website.
Courses include Fundamentals of Cataloging (FOC), Fundamentals of Acquisitions (FOA), Fundamentals of Preservation (FOP), Fundamentals of Collection Assessment (FCA), Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (FCDM), Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (FERA), and Fundamentals of Metadata (FOM). Registration fees for four-week courses are $109 for individual ALCTS members and $139 for non-members. Six-week course fees are $139 for individual ALCTS members and $169 for non-members.
These courses are limited to 25 students per session. For details on these courses, including the full 2018 Fundamentals Web Courses schedule, interested parties may visit the ALCTS Fundamentals Web Courses page.”