9 free self paced modules aimed at building librarians’ capacity to engage and promote connected learning and 21st century skills among today’s digital youth. Developed by faculty members from the library and information science schools at the University of Washington and University of Maryland.
This training is available for free through OLIS to the entire RI public library. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an account and access the training. Additional webinars are avaialble on the course during library closures due to the coronavirus outbreak.
25 module free online professional development tool aimed at improving relationships with, services to, and resources for youth of color and Native youth.
Please note that Section 1 (Modules 1-13) is appropriate for all library staff to begin exploring equity, diversity, and inclusion in libraries. Modules 1-13 are foundational and not youth centered and each module takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete.