Professional Development Webinars and Opportunities

By Patricia Jimenez
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Share your expertise and experience. The AzLA Professional Development Committee Monthly Webinar Series is back, and we want you. Submit your webinar proposal here. Submissions will be considered on a monthly basis.

Past Webinars:

June 2020 – Identifying Research Data

July 2020 – Horner Fellowship Experience

August 2020 – Cultural Competencies in the Workplace

September 2020 – Developing Community-Driven Archival Collections

The Professional Development Committee wants to add more voices to our group. If you are ready to help shape the direction of AzLA professional development, contact Patty Jimenez at development@azla.org. We are interested in adding librarians from all types of libraries, from all over Arizona. 

Want more professional development? Check out the sources below!

AZ State Library [for a complete listing]

American Association of School Librarians  [for a complete listing]

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

Listing by ALA Unit

Booklist  [Check out the webinar archives for past classes]

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

Infopeople [For a comprehensive listing see all upcoming training | archived webinars | on demand–Niche Academy Classes]

Infopeople offers a variety of webinars and self-paced online courses on topics of high interest for library staff. Webinars are free, and the Arizona State Library has purchased a block of registrations for the online courses. Arizona library staff may register for courses by sending an email to Ann Marie Creegan at acreegan@azlibrary.gov, containing:

  • The course name and dates
  • Registrant’s name
  • Registrant’s email
  • Library name
  • Library address
  • Library phone number

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

Library Juice Academy:  Online Courses

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. Arizona library staff may register for courses by sending an email to Ann Marie Creegan at acreegan@azlibrary.gov, containing:

  • The course name and dates
  • Registrant’s name
  • Registrant’s email
  • Library name
  • Library address
  • Library phone number

LibraryWorks Webinars on Demand

Medical Library Association Webinars on Demand

PCI: The Arizona State Library now has a subscription to PCI Webinars, giving Arizona library staff access to one live webinar a week and to the webinar archives. PCI Webinars offers webinars specifically for library staff. Email Ann Marie Creegan at acreegan@azlibrary.gov to register.

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

Access to WebJunction’s self-paced online library courses is now available and free to all library staff members. Simply create an account at http://learn.webjunction.org and then explore the catalog of library-focused courses and archived webinars. Certificates of completion will be available to you for any of the courses or archived webinars you complete from the catalog.

YALSA: Registration | Upcoming Live Webinars | Free Competencies Webinars | Webinars-on-Demand

The Arizona State Library has purchased a subscription for Arizona

Library staff to access the YALSA member or subscriber only webinars. Email Email Ann Marie Creegan at acreegan@azlibrary.gov for access.


We appreciate your feedback! Please contact Patricia Jimenez (development@azla.org) 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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Patricia Jimenez, MLIS

AzLA Professional Development Chair

She/Her pronouns

teacher-librarian, Sunnyslope High School

patricia.jimenez@guhsdaz.org

623-915-8747

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