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Registration Open for Upcoming CARLI Professional Development Alliance Webinars in October (Part 2 of 2)

(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

CARLI is pleased to offer the following upcoming Professional Development Alliance (PDA) webinars.

“After-Effects of Big-Deal Cancellations”

Wednesday, October 26, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Join ASERL’s Collection Strategy Community Call for a panel session on the after-effects of cancelling big packages.

Register here.

“Incorporating Accessibility into Library OER Programs & Initiatives”

Thursday, October 27, 12:00-1:00 PM CDT

Open Educational Resources (OER) are meant to be as open and available as possible, but if they’re not accessible or on accessible platforms, how “open” are they really? In this webinar, staff from the Michigan State University (MSU) Libraries will share how they’ve integrated accessibility into their OER initiatives and OER grant program to improve the accessibility of OER created at MSU.

Register here.

“Accessibility Series: Social Media Accessibility Rules”

Thursday, October 27, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Join Mark McCarthy in this first of a two-part accessibility series and learn more about several facets of social media accessibility, including learning a little about disability itself, a brief overview of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, why social media access matters, and more!

Register here.

“FL-OER-ishment Webinar Series: Teaching Jacksonville History at FSCJ: Strategies for an Affordable and Rigorous Course”

Thursday, October 27, 1:00-2:30 PM CDT

Jennifer Grey and Scott Matthews of Florida State College will discuss the origins of the first comprehensive course on the History of Jacksonville offered at a college or university and how its creators conducted research and decided on a rich set of open-access resources for students.

Register here.

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