Events

March 12, 2015 - 11:00am
www.txla.org/CE-AZ
This webinar gives support staff best practices for public servive with both do’s and don’ts; time management; and the role of communication.
March 19, 2015 - 11:00am
http://www.txla.org/CE
This session will give ideas on how to form relationships with nonlibrary organizations that have the same goals as a library. The facilitators have experience with organizations such as Rotary, local theatre, literacy volunteers, institutions of worship, YMCA, schools and...
March 24, 2015 - 3:00pm
http://www.txla.org/CE
Learn how to strengthen the library's role as a critical community partner. The speaker explains how libraries can employ news aggregation, community curation, and "data alchemy" to create (and create demand for) value-added community news and information. Social media and an...
March 25, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
http://www.txla.org/CE
From Google's Ngram Viewer to Twitter Trends, from the World Bank to Google Public Data Explorer, the prevalence of Big Data (and its analysis and collection) opens a door to new kinds of integrated library instruction for many classes. Librarians can teach their students how to...
April 2, 2015 - 11:00am
www.txla.org/CE-AZ
This session begins with the basics of acquisitions, cataloging, processing with an overview of technical services.
April 14, 2015 - 7:00am - April 17, 2015 - 10:00pm
http://www.txla.org/annual-conference
Get ready to Sync Up!
May 12, 2015 - 11:00am
www.txla.org/CE-AZ
This webinar covers information desk services and resources, including the patron interview, moving patrons among public service desks, reader’s advisory, and delivering information and reference for paraprofessionals through online, digital and virtual services. 
May 19, 2015 - 2:00pm
http://www.txla.org/CE
How can you increase collaboration in your school learning community? Building a Culture of Collaboration at Edublogs (link to: http://buildingacultureofcollaboration.edublogs.org/) co-bloggers will share strategies for reaching out and developing collaborative relationships...
June 4, 2015 - 11:00am
www.txla.org/CE-AZ
This introductory program describes the role of electronic resources in the library, from databases to eBooks. It includes basic techniques for working with these applications as well as the tools to use them, such as eReaders, smartphones, and tablets.
July 7, 2015 - 8:00am - July 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
http://www.txla.org/annual-assembly
At Annual Assembly, held in July in Austin, TLA officers and committees gather to plan the year's activities and events. Conference planning at assembly includes program proposals and scheduling. In addition to the work meetings, several programs and special activities are...