- Leadership Institute – professional development training for library staff with a minimum of 3-5 years of progressively responsible library experience.
- Library Practitioner Certification – certification opportunity for library practitioners who do not have a degree in library science and would like recognition for participation in professional development.
- Scholarships – scholarship information for full-time employees in Arizona seeking aid to attend continuing education events.
- Summer Library Institute – professional development training for public library staff who do not have a Master's degree in Library Science and who work in predominantly rural areas of the state.
- University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) – undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs in library science, digital information, and related subjects.
The Arizona State Library has an Academy of webinars and tutorials on a variety of library topics for Arizona library staff. Click here to access the site.
Access to WebJunction’s self-paced online library courses is now available and free to all library staff members. Simply create an account at http://learn.webjunction.org and then explore the catalog of library-focused courses and archived webinars. Certificates of completion will be available to you for any of the courses or archived webinars you complete from the catalog.
Infopeople offers a variety of webinars and self-paced online courses on topics of high interest for library staff. Webinars are free, and the Arizona State Library has purchased a block of registrations for the online courses. Arizona library staff may register for courses by sending an email to Ann Marie Creegan, containing:
- The course name and dates
- Registrant’s name
- Registrant’s email
- Library name
- Library address
- Library phone number
Upcoming courses and webinars are available at https://infopeople.org.
Arizona State Library has a subscription to PCI Webinars giving Arizona library staff access to one live webinar a week and access to the webinar archives. PCI Webinars offers webinars specifically for library staff. Email Ann Marie Creegan at [email protected] to register.
PCI webinars offers hundreds of archived webinars specifically for library staff. Find the available webinars here.