Continuing Education

Organized by the Northern New York Library Network

Date/Time Event
Jun 29 2021
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virtual Private Networks: Your Virtual Home Away from Home

Statewide Calendar

This calendar includes continuing education opportunities offered throughout our extended statewide network, available for you to attend. Most are free for members but where fees apply, Northern NY Library Network members always qualify for the member rate.

Recommended for Northern New Yorkers

The PILLARS Symposium

A three-day symposium that will bring educators and librarians together to share knowledge on the topic of student readiness for college and beyond.

PILLARS: Preparation, Information Literacy, Libraries, Academic Resources, and 21st Century Skills for Transitioning from Secondary School to College

Dates: Wednesday, July 7 – Friday, July 9, 2021

Learn more and register here.

Ask the HR Expert Webinar Series

HR 101: Ask the HR Expert Webinar
May 17, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Effective Selection: Ask the HR Expert Webinar
June 21, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Trust & Leadership: Ask the HR Expert Webinar
September 20, 2021 @2-3:30pm

Leading Performance: Ask the HR Expert Webinar
October 18, 2021 @ 2-3:30pm

Learn more and register here.

Resource Sharing Webinar Series

Changing Environment of Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries
June 11, 2021 @9:00am-12:00pm

Coordinated Collection Development Aid Update and Info Session
August 25, 2021 @2:00-3:00pm

Project ReShare and IndexData Update
January 13, 2022 @9:30-11:30am

Other Continuing Education Resources for Members

Professional Development Grants
Apply to receive funding for professional development opportunities beyond the North Country, whether in-person conferences, LIS courses, or virtual events.

CE Assist
Apply to receive financial assistance to provide onsite staff training or consultation for your organization. Cost-share required unless it’s open for others in region to attend.

Peer-to-Peer Education
Show your work! If you have material that should be shared with colleagues in other organizations, we can host a presentation from you.

Resources By Audience

Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York (DHPSNY)https://dhpsny.org/dhpsny

DHPSNY’s webinars are a great alternative to face-to-face workshops. Presented free of charge, DHPSNY’s programs address the needs of professionals and volunteers at institutions that manage unique library research materials and historical records, including libraries, archives, and museums.  Webinars are recorded, archived, and made available for download here and on our YouTube channel.

Museum Association of New York (MANY) | https://nysmuseums.org/about

All live programs are free; advance registration required. MANY members will have access to program recordings following the live event.

Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) | https://www.nedcc.org/

NEDCC’s free services and resources are made possible in part by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Many of the Center’s resources were developed with support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, corporate sponsors, and other funding agencies and private foundations.

New York State Library Division of Library Development | http://nysl.nysed.gov/libdev/

New York State Library 101: For Library System Leaders

Library System Basics

WebJunction | https://www.webjunction.org

The learning place for libraries. Their website includes a page of upcoming webinars as well as an archive.