Transfer student blog

Supporting Our Growing Transfer Student Population: The Value of Being an Informed and Collaborative Librarian

March 31, 2021

Join Peggy Nuhn and Dr. Karen Kaufmann to talk about the pathways transfer students may take, examine what “transfer shock” is, and share practical and impactful tips that may be implemented at your institution. 

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Caring for the Mind: Providing Mental Health Information at your Library

April 7, 2021

Join Emily Hamstra, Outreach Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region, to learn how to effectively provide mental health information at your library. Best approaches for handling interactions with emotional patrons will also be discussed.

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Next Step Blog

Next Chapter: Partnering with Local Jails to Decrease Recidivism

April 14, 2021

Join Chelsea Kovalevskiy as she describes the Next Chapter Program—a partnership between the Dade County branch of the Cherokee Regional Library and the Dade County Jail. Learn how your library can utilize this program, or create your own, to make a life-changing impact to one of the most vulnerable populations within your community.

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Building News Literacy: Supporting Tweens and Teens in Developing News Literacy Skills 

April 21, 2021

Join Tom Bober, school librarian and 2018 Library Journal Mover and Shaker, to gain an understanding of tweens’ and teens’ news literacy realities. Librarians of all kinds will leave the webinar with a practical set of simple terms, resources, and approaches librarians can support their news literacy growth.

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Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Engaging with Patrons on Social Media

Originally presented March 3, 2021 Social media can be an essential piece in your library’s communications toolkit, especially if your building is clo...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Social Work in Rural and Small Libraries

Originally presented February 17, 2021 Many libraries across the country now have an additional yet untraditional resource to provide patrons - a soci...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: I’m ready for my close up: Moving from face-to-face to webcam presentations

Originally presented February 10, 2021 Presenting can be daunting in a face-to-face setting - now imagine having the same expectations but in an onlin...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Financial Literacy During a Pandemic: Money Smart Week 2021 Content

Originally presented February 3, 2021 ValChoice founder Dan Karr shows how patrons impacted by COVID can save money on their car insurance and find co...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Library as Small Press

Originally presented January 27, 2021 To meet patrons’ needs for quality local content, more and more libraries have stepped into the role of small pr...

Library Marketing The Future of Libraries

How The Library of Michigan Created and Deployed a Statewide Professional Development Program Start to Finish in Just 3 Weeks

Niche Academy helps libraries train staff more quickly and efficiently than ever before. Get access to thousands of videos and tutorials from a global...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Marketing eResources and Demonstrating Their Programming Potential

Originally presented January 20, 2021 Having a marketing plan for eResources gives you space to reflect on your goals for eResource integration in you...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: The Efficient Library: Simple changes that help librarians save time and improve service, in both ordinary and extraordinary times

Originally presented December 9, 2020 Libraries are constantly being called to respond to change. Whether the change needs to be in the type of servic...

Library Marketing The Future of Libraries

How Suffolk Public library increased e-Resource Circulations by 70% In 1 Year

Since 2014, Niche Academy has been helping libraries all over the world dramatically increase their eResource circulation, with many seeing growth of ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Libraries Supporting Online Learning: New Strategies and Best Practices in response to COVID-19

Originally presented December 2, 2020 Christina Mune to discusses and shares the latest strategies and best practices for engaging online learners fro...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Fostering Engagement and Building Information Literacy Competencies for Students and Patrons of Various Cultures

Originally presented November 18, 2020 Drs. Judy Henning and Sherry Crow present best practices to foster motivation for information seeking based on ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Library Leadership Your Way

Originally presented October 28, 2020 Library leadership your way is a practical guide for anyone interested in library leadership. This includes new ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: GovInfo Phobia: How to Get over that “Deer in the Headlights” Feeling

Originally presented October 14, 2020 You’ve just been asked a question about a bill in Congress, or perhaps about the history of a law, or maybe even...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Food Literacy During the Pandemic

Originally presented September 16, 2020 While researching her book with ALA Editions, Gather ‘Round the Table: Food Literacy Programs, Resources, and ...

Library Education Webinars

Webinar: Whole Person Librarianship: Partnerships to Prepare Libraries

Originally presented August 26, 2020 In normal times, a library’s relationship-based reference collection empowers librarians to direct patrons with t...