Library Assistants and Support Staff – LA SIG

Online Via Zoom NY

Third Tuesdays at 2:00 pm CLRC offers a communication network among our region’s Library Assistants, Paraprofessionals and Support Staff through a Special Interest Group (LA SIG). Our interests include: * recognizing all library support staff employed in CLRC member libraries * furthering the professional development & job enrichment of support staff * enhancing the professional […]

WNYLRC Webinar: Data for Librarians

Online Via Zoom NY

Data is for everybody, which means it’s most definitely for librarians.  The habits and skills that librarians use every day are the same ones that can be utilized to paint a clearer picture of their world.  Data is cataloging, acquisitions, and even reference and instruction. Data is everywhere, so long as you know how to […]

LILRC Webinar: Library Director Jenga – COVID Edition, Session 3 Emergency Planning

Online Via Zoom NY

Join Kate Hall and Kathy Parker, authors of The Public Library Directors Toolkit, as they discuss how to balance the responsibilities of being a director during a pandemic and three core areas of running a public library during a public health crisis and after. The individual sessions will include library director jenga, personnel, emergency planning, and […]

ESLN Webinar: Project ReShare and IndexData Update

Online Via Zoom NY

2021 is an important year for Project ReShare. After three years of working together, the software is poised to go live this fall. It’s been an exciting journey so far, and we’re really just getting started. Project ReShare represents a new approach to resource sharing technology in libraries, one that places practitioners in the driver’s […]

RRLC Webinar: Geospatial Training Program

Online Via Zoom NY

In collaboration with the Rochester Regional Library Council, Monroe Community College is providing geospatial training to library staff with the aim of reducing barriers for college students completing geospatial information technology coursework. Complete your Geospatial Training Program application today! Recently, Monroe Community College was awarded a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Grant: Meeting Workforce Needs for Skilled […]

LILRC Webinar: A Seat at the Table – Live and Virtual Inclusive Programming for/with Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Online Via Zoom NY

The motto of the disability-rights community is “nothing about us without us,” yet few libraries think to give people with these disabilities a role in program planning or include them fully in the library community. This session will explain how listening to disability self-advocates and creating a culture of inclusion are critical elements in programming […]

LILRC Webinar: Collaboration and Relationship Management in Assessment

Online Via Zoom NY

As is the case with every activity associated with allocation of resources, assessment is always political. Those involved with an assessment project must interact with internal and external stakeholders before, during, and after their undertaking. Managing these relationships can be complex, and sometimes daunting. This session will address the issues involved in collaboration and communication […]

LILRC Webinar: Collegiality and Tenure – Perspectives from the Field

Online Via Zoom NY

For tenure track librarians, the tenure review is a critical milestone with significant implications for them and their library. It is essential that the criteria set forth are clear and fair. Requirements related to the concept of “collegiality” have been a source of concern in terms of the purpose for their inclusion, the fairness with […]

Resource Sharing Special Interest Group – RS SIG

Online Via Zoom NY

We each have unique department workflows, challenges and concerns but are similar in our principles of sharing resources. Join the CLRC RS SIG for our next meet up. Our interests include: * familiarizing members with CLRC Resource Sharing services including ILL, medical information reimbursement, cataloging and delivery * sharing updates on the most recent resource sharing technologies * providing an […]

RRLC Webinar: Our Story Bridge – Connecting the Past and the Present

Online Via Zoom NY

On the first anniversary of the release of OurStoryBridge, Jery Y. Huntley, MLS, on behalf of the Keene Valley Library, will be talking about three interrelated projects sponsored by the library and lauded by librarians, school library media specialists, and teachers across New York State and the nation. They demonstrate how libraries have evolved and […]