More Learning Resources

A collection of learning resources to help direct your library career pursuit. This links collection is comprised of formal education links, self-directed learning links, library courses provided by professional organizations, and various other resources.


Interested in pursuing a formal degree or certification? Check out these sites to discover the opportunities. Don't forget to check out the CE Funding resources section!

Idaho Resources

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College of Southern Idaho Associate Certificate in Library Science
Idaho School Media Endorsement Teacher-Librarian


Degree Programs

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Education and Careers  American Library Association
Library Science Degrees  Includes scholarships and grants



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Library Support Staff Certification Program ALA
Certified Public Library Administrator  American Library Association


The following links will take you to a wide variety of self-directed learning opportunities. Some items you will need to register for and others are available 24/7. Bookmark this page so you can check for new resources.


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Monthly Free Online CE Monthly posts via WebJunction
ALA Online Learning American Library Association 
The Collection: eBooks for Idaho Library Staff on library topics Idaho Commission for Libraries
Collection Development Arizona
Collection Development for School Librarians Resources for School Librarians
Collection Development for Spanish Language Materials Diana Miranda - Texas
Idaho Non-Profit Center  
CSL In Session Colorado State Library
Readers Advisory Iowa



Training for Library Staff

Colorado State Library


Resources Beyond Idaho

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ALA Toolkits  
InfoPeople Archived Webinars California-based training group
Software Tutorials GCFLearnFree


Blogs - Latest Trends and News

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SPLAT Special Projects Library Action Team
Stephen's Lighthouse Stephen Abram 
David Lee King  David Lee King



- Skills for success in your position



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