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Training and resources for librarians

We provide a range of materials and resources for a variety of training activities. These training materials are available for download free of charge. 

Unless stated otherwise, all of our materials are published under a creative commons licence. For more information on this, see our terms and conditions.

Marketing & Advocacy

Library Marketing and Advocacy toolkit

Published on March 17, 2016

This toolkit was developed for facilitators who deliver training in library marketing and advocacy. This 3 day workshop is designed to prepare participants to develop a strategic approach to marketing the library or advocating for support. 

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En Español: Marketing e incidencia política de las bibliotecas (MIP)

Marketing and promotion of electronic resources

Published on May 27, 2014

This 3 day workshop introduces participants to a range of accessible strategies to actively market and promote their e-resource collections. 

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E resource Management

Introduction to e-resource management

Published on Nov. 4, 2013

The purpose of the workshop is to develop skills in managing e-resources, and training others in their use. 

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En Español: Introducción a la gestión de recursos electrónicos

Monitoring and evaluation of electronic resource use (MEERU)

Published on April 3, 2013

The MEERU workshop provides participants with the skills to collect usage data from their institution to inform the consortium in the selection and renewal of online resource subscriptions. This 3 day workshop is designed for library staff who have already established an electronic resource service. 

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En Español: Monitorización y evaluación del uso de recursos electrónicos

Information Literacy

Developing an information literacy programme

Published on Jan. 21, 2013

This 3 day workshop aims to provide librarians and information workers with methodologies and techniques to develop an information literacy programme for users or for other librarians and information workers in their institutions. 

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Information literacy into the curriculum

Published on Nov. 6, 2014

This 4 day workshop prepares participants to design an appropriate and relevant information literacy curriculum for their institution. 

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Information literacy strategy workshop

Published on May 21, 2015

A 3 day workshop to enable participants to develop a strategic approach to developing an Information Literacy programme within their institutions. 

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En Español: Taller de Estrategia de Habilidades informacionales (DHI)

Problem solving: Working Together to Support Research 

Working Together to Support Research

Published on Oct. 13, 2015

A 2 day workshop to bring together key stakeholders to discuss their relative needs and priorities and identify solutions to obstacles in relation to the local research / information communication cycle.

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En Español: Trabajando Juntos para Apoyar la Investigación

Delivering Training

Pedagogy skills course

Published on Feb. 3, 2015

This 4 day course is designed to equip trainers with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to deliver learner-centred training. 

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En Español: Curso de habilidades pedagógicas 

Network Management

Network Management Training Workshop Materials and Resources

Published on Dec. 3, 2014

A series of training workshop materials and accompanying learning resources to help IT staff to develop advanced, effective network management skills, including; network design, network administration and bandwidth management and optimisation.

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Systems librarian training workshop

Published on Aug. 29, 2014

This is a 4 day intermediate level workshop to support library staff who have primary responsibility for managing and maintaining library specific digital services. 

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Fundraising & Proposal Writing

Fundraising and proposal writing workshop

Published on Oct. 13, 2016

The purpose of this 4.5 day workshop is to plan and prepare realistic project proposals for international or national funding

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En Español: Desarrollo y formulación de la propuesta de proyecto