21 Oct 2020

Self-Care Workshop

Public library staff from PLP are invited to participate in a two-and-a-half-hour Self-Care and Collaboration workshop via Zoom on WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, from 9:30 am to 12 noon. It’s best if you have access to a device with a microphone and camera (computers often work well because they have larger screens and you can see […]

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09 Sep 2020

The Well-Balanced Student

September 30, 2020;    2:00pm – 3:30pm via Zoom presented by Jon Kleiman from Challenge Success This is a workshop for library staff from Challenge Success, a non-profit organization affiliated with Stanford University.   Do families visiting your library seem highly stressed by academic pressure? Do you know teens who fear they are failures if […]

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29 Jul 2020

Becoming a Super Internet Searcher: Part 2

The scholarly literature is a vast treasure trove of high-quality, peer-reviewed, (mostly) trust-worthy content. In this hands-on class, we’ll learn the ins and out of using Google Scholar to access this wealth of content. You’ll learn how to find preprints, discover reputable scholars and institutions, and how to do precise, effective research using online scholarly […]

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22 Jun 2020

Becoming a Super Internet Searcher: Part 1

In this hands-on class, search experts from Google will help you learn the 10 key things you need to know to be a power Google searcher.  We’ll touch on how to make an effective query, and do a survey of a few of the more useful features of Google search:  Search-by-image, Google Maps, Books, and […]

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