[Eril-l] RUSA's Winter Online Learning

Melissa Tracy mtracy at ala.org
Wed Jan 11 11:53:41 PST 2017

**Please forgive cross posting**

Please direct ALL questions to Jennifer Cross, RUSA's Web Services Manager at jcross at ala.org<mailto:jcross at ala.org>.

RUSA's Winter Online Learning Opportunities
Each webinar registration is $45 for RUSA members; $50 for ALA members; $65 for non-ALA members; $25 for student members and retired ALA members. Register now<http://www.ala.org/Template.cfm?Section=olweb&Template=/Conference/ConferenceList.cfm&ConferenceTypeCode=X>.

TOMORROW! 1/12/17 - [BRASS Webinar Series 1 of 3] "Data in Libraries: Data Basics and The Reference Interview"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/data-basics>
As the world embraces data, so must librarians. This webinar will serve as an introduction to the data reference interview, the advantages and issues involved in using data in a reference transaction and how to approach issues of data literacy and validity.
3/16/17 - [BRASS Webinar Series 2 of 3] "Data in Libraries: Open Data"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/open-data>
Looking for big datasets for free? The U.S. Federal Government has been providing access to their statistical data for years, even before the internet even existed. Learn about where open data and statistics come from, ways to find and issues on how to keep it coming along with where to join discussions and stay aware of developments.
5/4/17 - [BRASS Webinar Series 3 of 3] "Data in Libraries: Data Processing and Visualization"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/data-processing>
The world is becoming data-driven as business, academia and the media embrace the analysis and visualization of data in their day-to-day activity. As a result library patrons now need not only help finding facts and figures, but help with turning that raw data into analysis and presentation.
2/6/17 - 3/3/17 - [Course] "Xtreme Bibliographic Searching for Interlibrary Loan & Reference" <http://ala.informz.net/z/cjUucD9taT02MDkwNTgwJnA9MSZ1PTEwODY2NzgzNjAmbGk9MzkzODAzODQ/index.html>
Users expect the impossible. This webinar will show you sources and techniques to make the impossible possible. Bad citations, international publications, unpublished works, extremely old and extremely new materials may not be lost causes for a skilled searcher with a few tricks and tools taught during this four-week course.
2/9/17 - [Webinar] "Trends in business education and their impacts on business reference and services"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/business-education-trends>
Business education is facing new trends in: creating engaged and collegiate environment, enhancing data-driven decision making, developing new education models such as experiential learning, integrating new technology to support greater customization and specialization and designing curricula around the trending topics.
2/23/17 - [Webinar] "Show me the money: Growing grants-related services in the library"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/grants-related-services>
Pinpoint resources of interest to diverse grant-seeking communities. Identify potential partnerships for grant-seeking support and instruction on campus and in the community. Identify workshop ideas that can be adapted at other institutions.
3/7/17 - [Webinar] "Is there an app for that? Finding primary sources in an app environment"<http://www.ala.org/rusa/onlinece/app-for-that>
Learn about history apps and how to immediately implement those app-based sources into reference and research services. Identify, evaluate and apply app evaluation techniques. Learn how apps can be utilized in the reference interview as well as participate in at least one active learning session using a history-based app on a mobile device.

About RUSA
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) serves all types of libraries in reference, user services, adult readers advisory, collection development, resource sharing, genealogy and archives, business reference and reference technology. Review RUSA's website<http://www.ala.org/rusa/> for additional information on membership, awards, upcoming conferences and events, professional resources and so much more!
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