Continuing Education and Certification

The Vermont Department of Libraries provides continuing education for librarians with a variety of workshops throughout the year as well on-demand training and information about free webinars offered by other organizations. Stay informed about upcoming classes using our Events Calendar.

Continuing Education Record

The form below may be used to document your continuing education activities. Please do not submit this form to the Vermont Department of Libraries unless requested to do so:

2018 Workshops

Introduction to Information Sources & Services - Midstate Regional Library
Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 9 am-3 pm

This daylong workshop will provide basic training in providing information sources and services to library users seeking reference assistance. We will explore how to evaluate information sources, as well as how to optimize searching and information retrieval. The interpersonal and customer service skills required to conduct a successful reference interview will also be explored and discussed. Through engaged discussion, interactive examples, and hands-on activities with multimedia resources, attendees will begin to recognize the core competencies used in the information exchange.

This workshop is for: Certificate of Public Librarianship participants, library staff persons that assist library patrons with information, and those who might want to have a refresher on reference services.

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