These upcoming webinars are open for registration. If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog.
Digging into Assessment Data: Tips, Tricks and Tools of the Trade
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes Registration
You know what you want to know and how to ask the right questions. Now what? This session will delve into assessment tools and data collection methods—and how to choose the method that works best for you. You also will learn how to analyze your data and turn it into information your library can use. Don’t worry if using qualitative and quantitative data is new to you. You’ll gain the insight you need to use both with confidence.
This webinar is the second in a three-part series bringing together research and practice from across library sectors, covering the ins and outs of creating, and implementing assessments that provide insightful, actionable data.
Getting Unstuck: Help Your Board, Staff, and Town Talk about Library Funding
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes Registration
Library leaders have been trained to “do more with less” for so long that it’s become a virtue. Though talking about budgets is a challenge, library staff need better funding to provide the public with needed services and expertise. If your budget is stuck, and your board, staff and stakeholders are having a hard time talking about new taxes or levies, this webinar can help. Please join us for real-world, practical, actionable advice on how to overcome local political problems, negative feelings, and unmotivated stakeholders, to move your library toward a more financially secure future.