Professional Development Guide for UNM Library Employees

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UL Staff Have Attended...

Conferences

  • Society of American Archivists annual meeting
  • New Mexico Association of Museums annual conference
  • International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries and Museums
  • Access Services Conference
  • Visual Resource Association Conference
  • Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference
  • Association for Talent Development International Conference

In-Person Classes

  • Crucial Conversations (UNM Ombuds)
  • Photoshop Fast Track (UNM Continuing Education)

Online Classes

  • Working Faster, Working Smarter: Productivity Strategies for Librarians (Library Juice)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Libraries (Library Juice)
  • DIY Usability Testing (Library Juice)
  • Fundamentals of Cataloging (ALA eLearning)
  • Web Archiving (iSchool @UW-Madison)
  • Graphic Design for Librarians (iSchool @UW-Madison)

Sources for Courses

Online - Library Specific

 

OCLC's Web Junction

Library Juice

Amigos Library Services Continuing Education

ALA eLearning

The Information School at UW-Madison

 

In Person

 

UNM Classes
+ Tuition remission!  Need more be said?

UNM Employee Development Courses
UNM-specific classes on workplace skills and leadership development taught by friendly people!

UNM Continuing Education
In-person and online professional development and enrichment classes, payable with tuition remission

Society of American Archivists Continuing Education Programs
Online and in-person options that address "both archival fundamentals and the latest thinking and best practices in the field."

 

Conferences

 

So many!  See the box at left for ideas.

 

Free Online Classes

 

Adobe Education Exchange
Self-paced and live online courses and teaching resources related to Adobe applications

Coursera
Free and paid courses across many disciplines from educational institutions around the world.

Codecademy
Learn to code for free with this interactive, intuitive, web-based platform.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
Free access via the Public Library of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County for patrons! LinkedIn Learning has thousands of online tutorials for popular software packages, web design and development, and business topics.

O’Reilly (formerly Safari Books Online)
UNM offers free access for employees to hundreds of ebooks and video tutorials.  See the libguide!

Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication

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Amy Winter
Contact:
Digital Initiatives & Scholarly Communication
Suite B25, Zimmerman Library
University of New Mexico
505-277-1099