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Registration Open for Upcoming E-Resources Learning Series in CARLI’s Professional Development Alliance Webinar Offerings (Part 2 of 2)

(via Nicole Swanson, CARLI)

As part of the CARLI PDA (Professional Development Alliance) webinar offerings, the E-Resources Learning Series explores how library workers can troubleshoot e-resources, keep up with current trends in the field, and develop innovative methods of managing e-resources at their library. Library workers from all experience levels are invited to attend. Attendees will walk away feeling more empowered to address e-resources management at their libraries.

Registration is required for each session.

This learning series is a collaboration of programs hosted by CARLI, LOUIS, and NC LIVE.

“No E-Resources Librarian Is an Island”

Wednesday, November 14, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Electronic resources. In the library world that phrase can inspire awe, confusion, and sometimes fear. Veteran-ish Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian Sarah Mueth at UNC-Wilmington has experienced all of these feelings and more at work. In this session we hope to show you that while the work may seem daunting it is also satisfying, interesting, sometimes even fun–and that you never have to go it alone.

Register here.

“The Use of Python to Support Technical Services Work in Academic Libraries”

Wednesday, November 16, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

Presenters Xiaoyan Wang and Maria Collins from NC State Libraries will discuss their findings from surveys and interviews about the use of Python in academic libraries to support technical services work. They will explore trends in organization structure that support Python applications, discuss various tasks that Python is used to address, and share a few examples and training and educational opportunities.

Register here.

“The Tribulations of Quantification: An Airing of Grievances on Usage Statistics”¬†

Thursday, November 17, 1:00-2:00 PM CDT

William Ransom, Information Resources Coordinator, Loyola University New Orleans Libraries shares an overview of their methods for collecting electronic resource usage statistics, followed by some potential complications to the process and how to troubleshoot them.

Register here.

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