Library Juice Academy offers a range of online professional development workshops for librarians and other library staff, focusing on practical topics to build new skills. These workshops earn Continuing Education Units, and are intended as professional development activities. Workshops are taught asynchronously, so you can participate as your own schedule allows. Watch this page for updates. We are currently accepting enrollments in the courses listed below.

Note: Enrollment is possible through the first week of instruction. If you need a class to be paid for in the new fiscal year, if it's that time of year for you, contact us to reserve your spot and pay for the class after the first of the month.

Certificate in User Experience (UX)

Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems

The cataloging certificate series has been canceled. Information on refunds will be forthcoming. We apologize for the inconvenience.

May


Introduction to Drupal for Libraries
Instructor: Cody Hennesy | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Getting More Active Learning Into Your Teaching
Instructor: Andrew Walsh | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Assessing and Improving Your Library's Social Media Presence
Instructor: Julia Skinner | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

RDFa1.1 (RDFa and RDFa Lite) and RSS
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Describing Photographs for the Online Catalogue
Instructor: Beth Knazook | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Bilingual Storytime at Your Biblioteca
Instructor: Katie Scherrer | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Working Faster, Working Smarter: Productivity Strategies for Librarians
Instructor: Emily Drabinski | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Information Literacy, Composition Studies and Higher Order Thinking
Instructor: Andrea Baer | Credits: 2.25 CEUs | Cost: $250

June


The Mechanics of Metadata
Instructor: Grace Agnew | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Do-It-Yourself Usability Testing
Instructor: Rebecca Blakiston | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175 |

Ontologies and Linked Data
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Introduction to Book Indexing
Instructor: Joanne Sprott | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Business Information
Instructor: Amy Jansen | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Teams Without Tears: Managing Teamwork from Above and Within
Instructor: Aliqae Geraci | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Techniques for Creative Problem Solving in Libraries
Instructor: Annie Downey | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Introduction to Archives Administration and Management
Instructor: Christine D'Arpa | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $250

July


Introduction to Project Management
Instructor: Robin Hastings | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Getting Started with Digital Image Collections
Instructor: Beth Knazook | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Introduction to GIS and GeoWeb Technologies
Instructor: Eva Dodsworth | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

The SPARQL semantic query language and protocol - the Semantic Web in action
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Advocacy for Librarians
Instructor: Alison Lewis | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Digital Scholarship: New Metrics, New Modes
Instructor: Marcus Banks | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Art Librarianship
Instructor: Tatum Preston | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction
Instructor: Maria T. Accardi | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

August


Introduction to XML
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Crash Course in Library Management
Instructor: Debra Lucas-Alfieri | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Writing for the Web
Instructors: Nicole Capdarest and Rebecca Blakiston | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

The Sustainability Movement on Campus: Forming a Library Action Plan for Engagement
Instructor: Madeleine Charney | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
Instructor: Tatum Preston | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Student Staff Development
Instructor: Jeremy McGinniss | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

September


Developing a Website Content Strategy
Instructor: Rebecca Blakiston | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Marketing the Library in the 21st Century
Instructor: Debra Lucas-Alfieri | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

New Initiatives in Academic Libraries: Tools and Tips
Instructor: Marcus Banks | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Transforming and Querying XML with XSLT and Xquery
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

October


Introduction to the Semantic Web
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

November


RDFa1.1 (RDFa and RDFa Lite) and RSS
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

December


Ontologies and Linked Data
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

January


The SPARQL semantic query language and protocol - the Semantic Web in action
Instructor: Robert Chavez | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Courses not currently scheduled


Grant Proposal Development for Libraries
Instructor: Grace Agnew | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Universal Design
Instructors: Sonali Mishra and Carolyn Ellis | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Embedded Librarianship in Online Courses
Instructor: Mimi O'Malley | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

EveryLibrary Workshop: Preparing for Your Library Ballot Measure
Instructor: John Chrastka/EveryLibrary | Credits: 1.5 CEUs
Cost: $300 per library ballot campaign, which includes two individual registrations

Data Management
Instructor: Jillian Wallis | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Fair Use in Depth
Instructor: Gretchen McCord | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Bringing Library Services to Mobile Devices
Instructor: Scott La Counte | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Information Architecture: Designing Navigation for Library Websites
Instructor: Susan Teague-Rector | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Building Relationships, Building Bridges: Library Outreach and Marketing to Latino and Spanish-Speaking Families
Instructor: Katie Scherrer | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Designing a Usable Website (Concepts of User-Centered Design)
Instructor: Carolyn Ellis | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Introduction to Genealogical Librarianship
Instructor: Sarah A. V. Kirby | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

How ILL Works
Instructor: Debra Lucas-Alfieri | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Techniques for Student Engagement in Library Instruction
Instructor: John Doherty | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Weeding the Academic Library With Confidence
Instructor: Samantha Hines | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Introduction to Python Programming for Librarians
Instructor: Andromeda Yelton | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Game-Based Learning in Library Instruction
Instructor: Scott Rice | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Considering an Open Source ILS
Instructor: BWS Johnson | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Academia 101: A Crash Course on How Colleges and Universities Work
Instructor: Annie Downey | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

The Librarian as Scholar: Taking Part in Scholarly Communication
Instructor: Julia Skinner | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Embedded Librarianship
Instructor: Courtney Mlinar | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Copyright for Librarians 201: Current Issues
Instructor: Rachel Bridgewater | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Changing Lives, Changing the World: Information Literacy and Critical Pedagogy
Instructor: Maria T. Accardi | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Diversity Plans for Academic Libraries
Instructor: Julie Biando Edwards | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Copyright for Librarians 101: Copyright Basics
Instructor: Rachel Bridgewater | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost $175

Collecting and Evaluating Electronic Transactions from Library Services
Instructor: Ray Schwartz | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Representing Geographic Information with Map Mashups
Instructor: Olga Buchel | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Exploring Fair Use
Instructor: Rachel Bridgewater | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

YA Lit Spotlight: Science Fiction
Instructor: Karin Perry | Credits: 1.5 CEUs | Cost: $175

Web 2.0 and Social Networking for the School Library
Instructor: Karin Perry | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Participatory Culture in the Library: Community-driven Collecting, Cataloging, and Curating
Instructor: Margaret Heller | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Alternative Health Resources for Librarians
Instructor: Candise Branum | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Online Instruction
Instructor: John Doherty | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Consumer Health Information
Instructor: Courtney Mlinar | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Introduction to Health Science Librarianship
Instructor: Courtney Mlinar | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90

Alternative Literature in Libraries
Instructor: Rory Litwin | Credits: 0.75 CEUs | Cost: $90