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.

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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