AzLA Professional Development

By Becky Brendel

What’s New for You in AzLA Professional Development – February 2019

Hello! We’re back with a list of more professional development opportunities coming up in February. Note that many times you can sign up for a webinar even if you cannot make it and receive a link to the archived webinar. Read on for more information!

Arizona Library Association

AzLA Virtual Conference

The Virtual Conference will be held via webinars on April 4, 2019, with all presentations uploaded to the AzLA YouTube channel later. The Virtual Conference’s goal is to provide professional development opportunities for front-line and paraprofessional library staff.

A registration link will be available soon!

YA Summit

  • January 31 – February 2: YA Summit, “Minds Expand” (Prescott)
    • A schedule of events/guest speakers is available at the link above.

AZ State Library [for a complete listing]

American Association of School Librarians

American Library Association [For a comprehensive listing see ALA’s E-Learning Catalog]

Listing by ALA Unit


EBSCO has hundreds of webinars in their training center  to choose from each month.

Infopeople [For a comprehensive listing see all upcoming training | archived webinars]

Special note:  The AZ State Library pays for Infopeople courses for Arizona Library staff.

On Demand: InfoPeople. Niche Academy Classes

Library Journal: Online Courses | All Webcasts | School Library Journal Webcasts

Library Juice Academy

Library Juice Academy offers a range of online professional development workshops for librarians and other library staff, focusing on practical topics to build new skills. Workshops are taught asynchronously, so you can participate as your own schedule allows, within a four or six-week period.

February Classes:


Medical Library Association

Public Library Association On Demand Webinars

Archived Webinars by Topic:

TechSoup for Libraries [check here for updates]

WebJunction: Search Course Catalog Browse all Webinar Recordings

We appreciate your feedback! Please contact Becky Brendel ( with any questions, comments, or upcoming professional development opportunities you’d like to see featured.

Yours sincerely,

The AzLA Professional Development Committee

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