Category Archives: Continuing Education

[Deadline Extended 12/2] ASCLA’s Online Learning Proposals Submissions

Do you have an idea for a webinar or online course you would like to present? The Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) invites subject matter experts and experienced librarians to submit a webinar proposal or online course proposal by Friday, December 2, 2016. Presentations will take place from December 2016 and August 31, […]

ASCLA webinar on Serving Library Patrons with Autism Spectrum Disorder

On Tuesday, August 9, 11AM CT, the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) will be hosting a webinar on serving library patrons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) as a companion to the Project PALS (Panhandle Autism Library Services) online trainings. The webinar will be taught by Dr. Amelia Anderson, an expert of educating library […]

ASCLA offering eCourse on Captioning Instructional Videos

Beginning Monday, August 1, 2016, the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) will offer a four-week course on creating and synchronizing captions for library instructional videos for patrons who are deaf or hearing impaired. Watch the promo video here:   Retired librarian and longtime universal access advocate, Kate Todd, will introduce participants to […]

Call for ASCLA Online Learning Proposals!

Submit by March 8, 2016  Access the online course submission form here. Download this PDF of the online course form to help you prepare your submission. ASCLA invites ALA members who are subject matter experts and experienced librarians with knowledge of interest to ASCLA members, to submit proposals for ASCLA online learning to be presented between April […]

ASCLA 2016 Midwinter Meeting Institutes!

*Assembling a Consulting Toolkit: What You Need to Know to be a Successful Library Consultant Ticket Purchase Required Our full day workshop will help the current and prospective library consultant create a business that is sustainable and most of all useful to the profession. Sponsored by the Association of the Library Consultants Interest Group of  […]

ASCLA Institutes, “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit” & “Sustainable Staff Development,” @ 2016 ALA Midwinter Meeting!

ASCLA’s full-day Institute, “Assembling a Consulting Toolkit” will be held from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8 and is designed to prepare participants to begin – or advance – a successful consulting career. Seasoned consultants Nancy Bolt and Liz Bishoff will present an overview of the consultant’s role and guide participants through […]

Deadline extended: Call for ASCLA online learning proposals: October 16, 2015

ASCLA invites subject matter experts and experienced librarians with knowledge to share to submit proposals for ASCLA webinars and online courses to be presented between November 2015 and August 2016 as a part of ASCLA’s outstanding online learning offerings. See the list of suggested hot topics below. ASCLA welcomes proposals on topics that will assist […]

Ready to Submit a Proposal for an ASCLA Webinar or Online Course?

Call for online learning proposals: Submit by Sept. 18, 2015 for ASCLA online courses, webinars Access the online webinar submission form here. Download a PDF of the webinar form to help you prepare your submission. Access the online course submission form here. Download a PDF of the online course form to help you prepare your submission. […]

Exclusive ASCLA Programs at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Gaming for All:  Level the Playing Field for People with Disabilities As gaming becomes a common item on the menu of library programs, we need to look at how to include all of our patrons and how to reach emerging audiences such as people with disabilities, aging baby boomers, veterans, and many others can enjoy […]

Act Right Now! Register for “The ADA In Your Library” Preconference

Dear Members, Do you ever have questions or concerns about ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) issues in your library, such as: What are some best practices for approaching and handling service animals in your library? Who and what does the ADA cover? What is the appropriate terminology to use with library users with disabilities? What’s the […]