Free ACRL E-learning Workshop Series Sponsored by ACRL-OR

ACRL-Oregon is very pleased to announce its sponsorship of the first in a series of ACRL National E-learning workshops to meet the continuing education needs of librarians statewide. The first workshop of the 2010 series will be:

Marketing Ideas That Work in Academic Libraries: Pecha Kucha Presentations
This webcast, offered by ACRL’s Marketing Academic and Research Libraries Committee, will provide basic hands-on marketing strategies for academic librarians. Learn about practical ways to market your library and hear from academic librarians who have won national marketing awards.

When: Tuesday July 13, 2010 (doors open 10:30am | workshop 11:00am-12:15pm | discussion/networking time 12:15-1:00pm)
Where: Portland Community College – Sylvania Campus Library, Room 204
·         Map: (LIB = Library on the map).
·         Parking: Lots P7 and P8 are recommended. Permits are required and may be purchased from vending machines located in the parking lots. The machines take coins, $1.00 bills, or Visa/Mastercard (some machines only). These permits are valid only on the day of purchase, and the current date is automatically imprinted on the permit at the time of issue. Display dispensed permits on the driver’s side of the dashboard with the date imprint facing up.

Who: *Any interested parties are welcome to attend the live event!*

Lunch: Brown-bag


ACRL-Oregon Members will also receive the archived workshop URL shortly after the live event, so members who are unable to attend the live event can view content 24/7 from anywhere!


July 20, 2010
Check In with Location Based Mobile Services: Foursquare and Libraries
People everywhere are “checking in” using Foursquare and other location-based social networks from their mobile phones.  Explore this trend of geo-based mobile/social gaming and its impacts on libraries, information engagement, and learning in this ACRL Webcast.
Location: Oregon State University

September 14, 2010
The Not-So-Distant Librarian: Online Library Instruction to Engage Students and Faculty
Learn practical tips and tools for designing, implementing, and assessing online library instruction in this ACRL Webcast.
Location: Southern Oregon University

October 19, 2010
So You Want to Create an Interactive Information Literacy Tutorial?
Learn about the experience creating an interactive information literacy tutorial from beginning to end in collaboration with a multimedia designer in this ACRL Webcast.  Evaluate the potential of tutorial as an assessment tool and an opportunity for self-evaluation.
Location: Chemeketa Community College

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