Monday, July 29, 2013
Call for proposals: RUSA online courses and webinars
If you’ve been considering submitting a proposal to present a RUSA online course or webinar, now’s your chance!
The submission period is open. Proposals will be reviewed by the RUSA Professional Development Committee in early September. Approved webinars will be presented . Approved online courses will launch in February or March of 2014.
All the details, including links to the proposal forms, are here: http://rusa.ala.org/blog/2013/
07/29/call-for-proposals-rusa- webinars-online-courses-fall- 2013/
You can also find information in the Online Learning section of the RUSA website: http://www.ala.org/rusa/
Here are some of the topics we’re interested in:
reference basics; reference for specialized audiences; research, trends and hot topics in readers advisory; technology advisory; information literacy; community partnerships; library programs; outreach; partnerships among different types of libraries; government data and related resources; library spaces and assessing future needs; copyright in the digital age; collection development; special collections; tips and tutorials for relevant tech tools; standards and guidelines; genealogy; advocating for reference; resource development; fundraising; marketing; job searching and related resources; book reviewing; interlibrary loan; creating a single service point (vs. multiple service points in a single facility); embedded librarians; e-books; writing annotations; leading a book group; collection marketing; and library marketing and display ideas.
QUESTIONS? Contact RUSA Professional Development Chair Jeannette Pierce (piercejea -at- missouri.edu) or RUSA Web Manager Andrea Hill (ahill -at- ala.org).
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Liz F. Markel, M.A.
Marketing & Programs Manager
Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA)
Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)
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