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Continuing Education

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Current OLIS CE Programs

View the current OLIS Continuing Education Calendar, where you can search for events by date, roundtable/subject area and event type. Register to attend CE sessions directly through the calendar.

Roundtables & Working Groups

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Adult Services Roundtable

The Adult Services Roundtable connects library staff who plan adult programming, promote various literacies, provide readers’ advisory, and manage relationships with community groups. Members connect and discuss challenges, opportunities, best practices and current trends in the field.


Children's Services Children's Services Roundtable

The Children's Services Roundtable (CSRT) connects children's librarians from public libraries, elementary and middle schools, and library school students concerned with all aspects of library service to children. CSRT collaborates to produce timely book and resource lists to support librarians and library staff serving children and their families.


Digital InnovationDigital Innovation Roundtable

The Digital Innovation Roundtable connects library staff from all libraries who manage current and emerging technology in libraries, provide digital literacy and technology instruction, and provide community-facing digital service. Members connect and discuss challenges, opportunities, best practices and current trends in the field.


Multi-type ReferenceMulti-type Reference Working Group

The Multi-type Reference Working Group brings together professionals from all libraries to share ideas and skills to enrich, strengthen, and promote reference services.


Special CollectionsSpecial Collections Roundtable

The Special Collections Roundtable connects library staff who have responsibility for the care and access of unique or rare manuscripts, records, books, audio and/or visual materials, local history and other special collections. Members learn, connect and discuss opportunities, challenges, best practices and current trends in the field.


Urban LibrariesUrban Libraries Roundtable

The Urban Libraries Roundtable connects library staff for discussion, peer education and presentations about topics and issues that influence urban libraries and to examine related emerging trends and innovations.


Young AdultYoung Adult Roundtable

The Young Adult Roundtable (YART) connects YA librarians from public libraries, middle and high schools, and library school students concerned with all aspects of library service to young adults. YART collaborates to produce timely book and resource lists to support librarians and library staff serving teens.

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Archive

Past OLIS CE Programs

OLIS CE programming from 2012 through January, 2018 is available through our previous site archive.


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