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From: Destiny Laldeo <[log in to unmask]>

Subject: (FORWARD TO MEMBERSHIP) Upcoming Webinars Presented by the
Education Institute

The Education Institute
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professional development and continuing education program for the library
community developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial
Library Associations of Canada.

As the library landscape is rapidly changing across Canada, impacting not
just your programs and services, the Education Institute
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honored to support the library community evolve from this global pandemic.

*Highlights of upcoming webinars at the Education Institute:*

*Transition from MARC to BIBFRAME: Initial Steps for Libraries

*Heather Pretty and Robin Desmeules*

*Tuesday, March 16 | 12:00-1:00 pm ET*

Pulling from the work of the Readiness Task Force and the Canadian Linked
Data Initiative Education and Training Working Group, presenters will share
the fundamentals of Linked Data and BIBFRAME, and why a transition from
MARC21 to the BIBFRAME format is important to consider now. The session
will also discuss the steps individual libraries can take to prepare for an
eventual transition from MARC to BIBFRAME.

*Facilitating Virtual Learning Circles for an Online Certification with the

*Susan Han, Rabia Pirani, Jennie Hamilton, Andrew Theobald & Jenny Fry*

*Tuesday, March 30 | 12:00-1:00 pm ET*

This session will cover:

   - The Google IT Support Professional Certificate Massive Open Online
   Course and how it was supported in four libraries including learning circle
   facilitation methods that have been most effective in supporting online
   - Practical considerations (including budget, staffing, equipment,
   space, learner recruitment and remote team work) to implement this model at
   their own libraries
   - How to overcome challenges faced with a focus on COVID-19
   debrief/lessons on transitioning to a virtual platform and providing online
   vs. in-person learning circles

*On Demand Webinars*


   *PWYC: Digital Odyssey Presents: Exploring AI in Libraries: What is
   Being Done and What Comes Next*
   Presenter: Amanda Wheatley
   Access the Recording

   *PWYC: *OCULA Presents: Makerspaces & Experiential Learning in Virtual
   Presenters: Elizabeth O’Brien, Ewan Gibson & Darin White
   Access the

   *PWYC: *Together in Isolation: Change Management
   Presenters: Rochelle Mazar
   Access the Recording

Visit the Library Marketplace <> to
purchase on-demand webinars.

All-Access Pass – Unlimited Access to Online Learning

Employers, are you seeking virtual options for staff professional
development? The Education Institute offers an annual subscription to its
continuing education platform called the All-Access Pass. This pass
provides you and your staff with unlimited access to upcoming webinars
<> and
on-demand sessions for a year.

All-Access passes also directly financially supports your local
provincial/territorial library association at a time when this is needed

On-Demand webinars offer self-paced learning opportunities employees can
take advantage of from their home work-space.

The cost of an All-Access Pass for a full year of Education Institute
webinars ranges from $500-$3,000+ and it depends on the size and type of
your organization. If you or your organization are seeking solutions for
providing professional development for staff from a sizeable catalogue of
webinars, as well as custom pricing, please get in contact with Destiny
Laldeo, Training & Education Specialist at [log in to unmask]

Connection and information sharing has never been more crucial as libraries
begin to consider what comes next, and the Education Institute is honoured
to support the library community navigate this rapidly changing landscape.

The Education Institute


*Ann Smith*

Atlantic Provinces Library Association

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