Learning Resources

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Learning Resources2018-06-29T15:56:02+00:00

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.

Now that you have decided which road to take on your continuing education journey, you may have also discovered you need some financial assistance. Here are some resources to consider:

Resource Links

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 American Library Association ALA
Continuing Education Grants for Libraries ICfL
Idaho Library Association  ILA
MLS Scholarship Information ICfL

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

OTHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

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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.

LINKS

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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
Storytelling 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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ProgrammingLibrarian
SPLAT Special Projects Library Action Team
Stephen’s Lighthouse Stephen Abram
David Lee King  David Lee King
LISNews
COMPETENCIES

Skills for success in your position