The Fall (November - December 2019) EI calendar is NOW available!
No matter what learning goals you have for 2019, the Education Institute has you covered. Register now to participate in the webinars live or watch the recordings later at your convenience.   

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Highlights of what’s coming up at the Education Institute:

Media Training for Library Professionals: Tips & Techniques

Lani Krantz

Tuesday, November 5 | 12:00-1:00 pm EST

This webinar is designed to help you excel in communication with journalists – with special focus on radio and television broadcast segments. Learn how to prepare for an interview, speak effectively about your organization and sound clear and comfortable on air.

Essential Workplace Skills for Library Professionals

Sheila Laroque

Friday, November 8 | 12:00-1:00 pm EST

Whether you're new to the field or an experienced library worker, there are a number of skills that librarians need to utilize in order to be successful in today's changing workplace. This webinar is focused on resources for lifelong learning; and other tips on how-to build skills that are relevant to today. 

Can Libraries Become More Environmentally Sustainable?

Samantha Marchello

Tuesday, November 12 | 12:00-1:00 pm EST

Can libraries combat the amount of waste they generate? This webinar provides practical tips on how to run eco-friendly programming, how to implement zero/low waste in a library setting and how library staff can work on environmental change through education and policy. 

No Patron is a Bad Patron

Jonathan Jarvie & Caroline Moynihan

Tuesday, November 19 | 1:00-2:00 pm EST

The library is one of the last free public spaces that is open to all. However, often those considered “undesirable” are kept away from the library in order to make others feel welcome and safe. While we do sometimes see problematic behaviours in the library, we can make sure that patron interactions are successful and learn how to set personal/professional boundaries with patrons.

Copyright for Health Information Professionals (1/2)

Mélanie Brunet & Obianuju Mollel

Thursday, November 28 and Tuesday, December 3 | 12:00-1:00 pm EST

This two-part webinar is relevant to anyone working in health information or health care, this webinar will provide a solid foundation in copyright principles. This webinar focuses on answering copyright questions and resolving potential copyright issues in their own use of information in a health setting.