Online Events

OLA is proud to offer many webinars and online courses during the year through the Education Institute, a continuing education program for library & information professionals developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada.  

To browse the event calendar, enroll in an upcoming webinar or for more information visit the Education Institute

 


Education Institute All-Access Pass: 2019


Welcome! This page is exclusive to institutions that hold an all-access pass to the Education Institute. It provides access to all Education Institute webinars for 2019. Click the links below to participate in upcoming sessions, view details about upcoming sessions, or watch recordings of past sessions (all listed times are in Eastern time). The recordings will be uploaded shortly after the live webinar.

If you have any questions or problems accessing this content, please email us at education@accessola.com.

Spring/Summer Semester 2019
May 7, 12:00-1:00pm: Revitalizing Reader Service: Assess, Integrate, Promote
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May 9, 12:00-1:00pm: Summer Camp at the Library: One Librarian's Adventure
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May 21, 12:00-12:30pm: Culture Days 2019 at Ontario Libraries
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May 23, 1:00-1:30pm: Presentation Primer
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May 27, 1:00-2:00pm: Building a Dementia-Friendly Ontario
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May 30, 2:00-3:00pm: Choosing the Right Citation Management Tool for Your Users
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June 4, 12:00-1:00pm: Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers
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June 6, 10:00-11:00am: Find Your Voice: OLA Advocacy Toolkit at Your Public Library
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June 6, 1:00-2:00pm: Inclusion for Sexual and Gender Diversity in Libraries
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June 11, 12:00-1:00pm: Effective Budgeting for Libraries
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June 13, 1:00-2:00pm: Mind Your Bits & Bytes: Digital Preservation for Beginners
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June 18, 12:00-1:00pm: Health Literacy and Patient-Centred Care at Community Hospitals
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June 20, 2:00-3:00pm: Fake it 'til You Make it: Leadership for Beginners
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June 25, 12:00-1:00pm: Family Nights: A Success Story from Vaughan Public Libraries
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June 26, 12:00-1:00pm: OCULA Webinar & Virtual Journal Club: Academic Freedom
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July 4, 10:30-11:00am: The Anxious Weeder: Keeping Your Collection Fresh
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July 9, 1:00-2:00pm: How (Not) to Plan for Your First Research Project
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July 11, 2:00-3:00pm: PDFs, Accessibility and Adobe Acrobat
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July 16, 1:00-2:00pm: Student Athletes: Library Outreach and Engagement Strategies
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July 18, 12:00-1:00pm: Developing a User Experience Assessment Plan
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July 23, 1:00-2:00pm: Comics Collection Management
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July 25, 2:00-3:00pm: Unfettered: Rethinking Bureaucracy in Libraries
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RESCHEDULED - STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATE -  Public Library & Geneological Society Collaboration
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August 1, 12:00-1:00pm: Finding Canadian Data Sources
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August 8, 12:00-1:00pm: Colonization and Imperialism in Libraries
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August 13, 2:00-3:00pm: Developing an Organizational Overdose Response Plan
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August 20, 12:00-1:00pm: Diversity and Library Staff Recruitment Practices (Part 1 of 2)
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August 22, 12:00-1:00pm: Inclusion in the Library Workplace (Part 2 of 2)
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August 27, 1:00-2:00pm: Handling Third Party Sexual Harassment in Libraries
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August 29, 1:00-2:00pm: Twice as Nice: Public and Special Libraries Working Together
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Winter Semester 2019
January 10, 12:00-1:00pm: Learning and Hyper-Reality: What to do with Virtual Reality?
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January 15, 12:00-12:30pm: Forest of Reading: Where Do I Start?
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January 17, 12:00-1:00pm: In-Depth Look at the 2018 OPLA Teen Services Report  
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January 22, 12:00-12:30pm: Learning Circles: A New Model for Educational Programming
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February 7, 11:00am-12:00pm: What About Me? Discovering the Potential in Library Pages
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February 12, 1:00-2:00pm: Snakes and Ladders: A Copyright Assessment Activity - Rescheduled to March 20th, 1:00-2:00pm
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February 14, 1:30-2:30pm: A Survival Guide to Presentations
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February 19, 1:00-1:30pm: Customer Journey Mapping and Library Service Blueprinting
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February 21, 12:00-1:00pm: Data Cleanup with OpenRefine - Rescheduled to April 9th, 12:00-1:00pm
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February 26, 1:00-2:00pm: Teaching Kids How to Avoid "Fake News"
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February 28, 12:00-1:00pm: Exploring Critical Librarianship (OCULA Free Webinar & Virtual Journal Club)
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March 5, 1:00-2:00pm: CAPAL Research & Scholarship Committee Online Lecture Series
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March 7, 1:00-2:00pm: Future Tech Trends in Libraries
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March 12, 12:00-1:00pm: How to Get Your Work Published
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March 14, 12:00-12:30pm: Creating Video Games in the Library
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March 19, 12:00-1:00pm: How to Free (Government) Information
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March 21, 2:00-3:00pm: Bibliotherapy and its Potential in Public Libraries
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March 26, 1:00-2:00pm: Google Forms for Librarians
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March 28, 12:00-1:00pm: Libraries as Social Infrastructure to Build Connection
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April 2, 1:00-2:00pm: Eating Bugs: Summer Reading Saves the Planet - Cancelled.


April 4, 2:00-3:00pm Eastern: Programming for Adult Patrons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
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April 11, 12:00-12:30pm: Exploring Food Security: Feeding Hungry Minds and Bodies
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April 16, 1:00-2:00pm: Intergenerational Programming at the Library
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April 18, 12:00-1:00pm: Get Moving! Physical Literacy Programs for All Ages
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April 23, 12:00-1:00pm: Mental Health and Wellness Initiatives in Academic Libraries
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April 25, 12:00-12:30pm: How to Host a Paint Night at Your Library
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April 30, 3:00-4:00pm: Decolonizing Description at University of Alberta Libraries - Postponed Indefinitely
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