Professional Growth & development Opportunities

  • ALA Editions
  • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Library Alliance


with Lesley Ellen Harris

ALA Editions – 4-week eCourse
Beginning Monday, September 8

Protect your institution from cease-and-desist letters, time-draining threats, and lawsuits. Harris, an intellectual property attorney who has trained libraries, museums, and corporations in copyright, will provide you with the basic knowledge of copyright and its best practices. You will be guided step by step through developing a copyright education program for your staff and community…

The Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Library Alliance will hold its sixth biennial Membership Meeting from October 26 to 28, 2014, at the Hilton Garden Inn and the Atlanta University Center Woodruff Library in Atlanta, Georgia. The HBCU Library Alliance is the consortium of the libraries of White House designated HBCU institutions. The HBCU Library Alliance exists to serve and strengthen member libraries through leadership development, staff training and collection preservation.


Want to better answer questions on topics from researchers? Want to discover hidden gems in a research collection? Want new research topics for articles?

Sign up now for our special webinar: Around the World in 60 Minutes Without Leaving your Library! — An Exploration of Historical Collections for Today’s Researcher

Unlock key primary source materials with History Vault modules on topics such as: NAACP Papers, Black Freedom Struggle, Women’s Rights, World War II, Immigration, Slavery and the Law, and more!

When: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, US/Central

Sessions begin at 11 am Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and last about an hour.

In this session, the presenter will show ways to use Excel spreadsheet functions and features to compile, organize, and evaluate data for many purposes, not the least of which is planning with a reduced budget. Content covered will include Excel and other spreadsheets, usage data, and data downloaded from an integrated library system…