Career Preparation: San José State University iSchool 2020 Diversity Webinar Series

Career Preparation: San José State University iSchool 2020 Diversity Webinar Series

The SJSU iSchool Diversity Committee invites you to attend our 2020 Diversity Webinar Series. All are welcome to attend these free webcasts and registration is not required. The sessions will be recorded and made available on the on-demand webcast page about two weeks after each event date. Webinars take place once a month from February-May and August-November 2020.

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Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Free Webinar: Trans and Gender Non-conforming Inclusion in Libraries, Feb 27

Krista McCracken, Algoma University
Thursday, February 27th, 2020
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Central Time

This session will provide an overview of a diverse range of gender identities and experiences and best practices for working with transgender colleagues, students, and patrons. Through the sharing of examples, this session will challenge participants to create trans affirming spaces while critically examining library policies, languages, and practices.

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Webinar: Leading with Love and Hospitality – Applying a Radical Pedagogy to LIS, Feb 19

Leading with Love and Hospitality: Applying a Radical Pedagogy to LIS

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, EST

This webinar aims to suggest that classroom instructors should reflect and revise their pedagogy to lead a classroom designed to produce future information professionals who will be prepared to serve their communities in a radical way.

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Web Conference – Emerging Technology, October 30

Web Conference – Emerging Technology

October 30, 2019
12:00-3:00 PM PDT

All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.

Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.

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Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries, Sept 23

Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries

Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT

Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries.

A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading

Event: Grenzebach Glier and Associates Webinar Series


We invite your students to participate in a free webinar on Prospect Research: an exciting and growing field that employs many of the skills of library and information science on behalf of non-profit organizations.

The webinar will feature premier prospect researchers with varied backgrounds in library and information sciences about their transitions into prospect research and current work in the field.

Date and Time
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

12:00-1:00 pm CST
Event Panelists
Kristin Richardson – Director, Prospect Research Advancement Services – University of South Carolina
Amanda Robillard – Director of Prospect Research and Database Management, Carthage College
Katie Ingrao – Assistant Director of Prospect Management for the Office of Philanthropy – Rush University Medical Center

Click here to Register Online