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Professional Development Guide for UNM Library Employees

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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."




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

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

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

LinkedIn Learning (formerly
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.

To access, go to the library's database page and click the "L" in the index. Scroll down to "" at the bottom and click the link. You'll have to enter your library card number and pin for access.

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