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This page provides a record of Infopeople on-ground training offered between 1999-2010. All on-ground workshop files listed on this page are stored offline. You can request copies by emailing [email protected]. Please include the year and title of the workshop in your email.

Please note: this page is offered as an archive of Infopeople training. We want to emphasize that these materials are dated. We do not update material once it is archived.

2010

  • Basic Hands-On Book Repair for Libraries -  April 2010
  • E-Rate Simplified  - October 2010
  • Fully Engaged Customer Service - January 2009-July 2010 
  • Google Docs for Library Staff and the Public - April 2010
  • Jump & Jive: Storytimes for Two to Five-Year-Olds -  May 2010
  • Weeding for Your Library’s Health - April 2010

2009

  • All Politics Is Local - May 2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Community Engagement -  January 2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Convincing and Influencing Others  - July  2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: The Leader as Coach -  September  2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Leading Change  - February 2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Planning for the Future  - August 2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Stimulating Creativity  - April 2009
  • Building Leadership Skills: Strategic Thinking  - March 2009
  • Digital Preservation: How to Preserve Digital Assets  - June  2009
  • Empowering Your New Library Customers -  October-December 2009
  • Grassroots Strategies for Connecting with your Community  - May  2009
  • Jump & Jive: Storytimes for Two to Five-Year-Olds -  October 2008-February 2009
  • Low Cost Space Planning and Remodeling Workshop -  March-April 2009
  • Mastering Tough Public Service Situations -  April-June 2009
  • Public Library Budgeting - January-March 2009
  • Service to Homeschooling Families -  December 2008-March 2009

2008

  • Building Leadership Skills: Leading Teams -  November 2008
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) : Pixel-Level Control with HTML Ease -  August-October 2008
  • Communicating Up! - April-June 2008
  • Dealing with Difficult People: Making Libraries Safe & Sane  - October 2007-April 2008
  • Experienceology: 8 Steps to Better Library Experiences  - July-October 2008
  • Exploring Library Leadership 2008 -  August-September 2008
  • Library Branch Management - March-June 2008
  • Making Difficult Conversations Easier - February-April 2008
  • Measuring Library Costs and Benefits -  January-April 2008
  • Moving into Management - December 2007-February 2008
  • Photoshop Elements for Libraries: Preparing Your Photos to Go Online  - October 2007-February 2008 
  • Planning, Doing, & Sustaining a Successful Bilingual Storytime Program - August 2007-February 2008  
  • Practical Podcasting and Videocasting -  November-December 2008
  • Reference Interview Skills for Academic Library Staff -  December 2007-March 2008
  • Reference Interview Skills for Public Library Staff -  February-June 2008
  • Show It Off: Techniques for Increasing Circulation through Merchandising Your Collection and Services - May-July 2008
  • Simply Irresistible: Storytimes for Newborns to Two Years  - January-May 2008
  • Stress Management in the Library Workplace - July 2007-January 2008
  • Teaching Spanish-Speaking Patrons How to Use the Internet -  September 2007-March 2008
  • Techniques for Helping the Public Serve Themselves -  January-July 2008
  • Traveling Technology Petting Zoo - March-June 2008
  • Tutorials 2.0: Teaching the Public and Training Staff with Online Screencasts  - March-May 2008
  • Using Web 2.0 Tools for Staff Training -  December 2007-January 2008
  • Web 2.0: Using Social Software with Teens -  September 2007-January 2008

2007

  • Beyond the Bookshelf: Teen Programming -  October 2006-March 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Community Engagement -  May 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Developing and Leading Projects  - December 2006-January 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Leading Change -  February 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Leading Teams -  November 2006-January 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Planning for the Future  - March 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Problem-Solving and Decision-Making  - January 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Stimulating Creativity -  July 2007
  • Building Leadership Skills: Strategic Financial Thinking -  June 2007
  • Coaching: Building a Performance Culture at Your Library, One Employee at a Time - June-September 2007
  • Customer Service in a Self-Check World -  June-October 2007
  • Customer Service Skills for Culturally Diverse Communities -  April-November 2007
  • Desktop Configuration - November 2006-March 2007
  • E-books, E-audio, and Other E-formats: Helping E-content Find Its Place in the Library  - November 2006-March 2007
  • Eureka! Leadership Program Phase 2 Wrap-Up Session -  August-September 2007
  • Gaming @ the Library - January-March 2007
  • Getting Started in Library Grant Writing -  November-December 2007
  • How to Give a Booktalk - December 2006-April 2007
  • Intermediate Hands-on Book Repair for Libraries -  September 2006-January 2007
  • Library Services for Older Adults - April-July 2007
  • Marketing to Latinos: An Action Plan - July-September 2007
  • Needs Assessment: Asking Significant Questions -  July-August 2007
  • Retailing and Wayfinding - February-May 2007
  • Storytime Fundamentals - March-July 2007
  • Survival Spanish II - May 2007-January 2008
  • Web 2.0: A Hands-On Introduction for Library Staff -  May 2007-February 2008
  • Web 2.0: Applications for Children's Services -  August-October 2007
  • Web 2.0: How to Teach the Public about Social Software -  July-October 2007
  • Web 2.0: Searching Innovations - April-August 2007
  • Weeding for Your Library's Health - November 2006-April 2007
  • YA Space Techniques: Simple Explorations of the "Final Frontier"  - June-August 2007

2006

  • Beyond Copy Cataloging - December 2005-March 2006
  • Beyond Ramps: Library Accessibility in the Real World -  July-October 2006
  • Building Leadership Skills: Convincing and Influencing Others  - October 2006
  • Cataloging and Processing New Media - May-July 2006
  • Checking Out the Generations - November 2005-April 2006
  • Exploring Library Leadership - July-October 2006
  • Extreme Makeover or Gentle Remodel? - January-April 2006
  • Getting the Most from the Post-Google Web - November 2005-April 2006
  • Getting Your Library Message Across - April-August 2006
  • Helping the Public Use Public Access Computers -  October 2005-February 2006
  • How to Help Anyone Use Licensed Databases -  August-November 2006
  • Increasing Your PowerPoint Skills (Intermediate Level) -  April-September 2006
  • Library Collection Management 101 - March-June 2006
  • Library Fundraising Basics - March-June 2006
  • Managing Public Access Computers - Best Practices -  May-July 2006
  • PHP (and a little MySQL) for the Default Library Techie -  July-August 2006
  • Prescription for Success: Online Consumer Health Resources -  December 2005-June 2006
  • Public Libraries and Schools: A Natural Partnership for Student Success  - August 2005-March 2006
  • Reshaping Reference to Fit the Internet Culture -  June-October 2006
  • Rethinking Library Collaboration and Partnerships -  December 2005-February 2006
  • Spanish Language Outreach: Empowering Library Staff to Reach Out to Spanish Speakers and Increase Their Access to Technology
  • Stress-Free Adult Programming - February-July 2006
  • Teens in the Library  - September 2005-March 2006
  • Tips and Tricks for Effective Library Supervision -  December 2005-February 2006
  • Using Theme-Based Training to Teach Computer Skills to the Public -  November-December 2006
  • Word-of-Mouth Marketing for Libraries -  August-December 2006
  • You've Got What It Takes: Peer Training and Mentoring for Staff Development  - January-May 2006

2005

  • Communication Skills for Front Line Library Staff -  September 2004-January 2005
  • Customer-Friendly Is More Than an Attitude -  December 2004-April 2005
  • Cutting Edge Customer Service Techniques for Libraries: Learning from Fish and Pickle! - March-May 2005
  • Desktop Self-Defense - September-December 2005
  • Digital Resource Project: Copyright Issues for Digitization Projects  - August 2005
  • Digital Resource Project: Digital Image Scanning -  August 2005
  • Digital Resource Project: Digitization Project Management  - August 2005
  • Effective Change Management for Libraries - October 2004-February 2005
  • ESL Collection Building - December 2004-February 2005
  • Extreme Googling - July-August 2005
  • Free, Fast, and Factual: Online Ready Reference Sources for 2005 and Beyond  - May-September 2005
  • Getting Started in Library Grant Writing - March-April 2005
  • Increase Your Computer Competency - Practical Tips and Tricks -  July-October 2005
  • Keeping Your Collections Alive When Your Budget Is Cut -  March-May 2005
  • Library Services for New Americans -  February-April 2005
  • Living with Change: Coping and Stress Reduction in the Library Workplace  - March-June 2005
  • Management Math for Libraries - October 2004-January 2005
  • Market Research Techniques for Libraries - March 2005
  • Practical Project Planning and Management for Libraries -  April-October 2005
  • Oil on the Waters: Practical Techniques for Calming Difficult Library Users  - April-June 2005
  • Photoshop Elements for Libraries: Preparing Your Photos to Go Online  - January-March 2005
  • Spinning Straw into Gold: Becoming a Storyteller at the Library -  March-July 2005

2004

  • Basic Hands-On Book Repair For Libraries -  May-July 2004
  • Children's Services Fundamentals - February-May 2004
  • Conflict Resolution in the Library Workplace -  October 2003-March 2004
  • Consumer Health Online 2004 - February-April 2004
  • Digital Photography 101 for Library Applications -  January-April 2004
  • Free, Fast, and Factual: Top Online Reference Sources for 2004 and Beyond  - June 2004
  • Getting, Training, and Keeping Volunteers - 2004 -  March-June 2004
  • Grassroots Strategies for Connecting with Your Community -  June-July 2004
  • Helping a Library User Look For Work - December 2003-March 2004
  • Helping Library Users with Microsoft Word -  March-September 2004
  • Hook Them for Life: Promoting Reading to Youth - December 2003-January 2004
  • K-12 Information Literacy in the Digital Age -  August 2003-February 2004
  • Law on the Net: A Workshop for Non-Law Librarians - May 2003 - April 2004
  • On the Spot Training - March-May 2004
  • Providing Homework Help at the Library - November 2003-June 2004
  • Putting Excel to Work in the Library - September-December 2004
  • Readers' Advisory on the Web - April 2004
  • Ready to Read: Fostering Emergent Literacy in Libraries -  May-October 2004
  • Reference Interview Skills - January-March 2004
  • Scanning for Preservation and Access 2004 - December 2003-January 2004
  • Supervising for Excellence - July-October 2004
  • Tell Your Library's Story with Bibliostat Connect -  November 2003-March 2004
  • Train the Trainer Library Workshops (P. Clothier) -  March-December 2004
  • Train the Trainer Library Workshops (C. Gould) -  March-December 2004
  • Young Adult Services Fundamentals - July 2004

2003

  • Building a Dynamic Website with Dreamweaver MX - November 2002-March 2003
  • Cataloging Electronic Resources - December 2002-February 2003
  • Census 2000 Introduction - April-May 2003
  • Consumer Resources on the Web - October-November 2003
  • Delivering Effective Library Presentations! - March-May 2003
  • Desktop Publishing on a Shoestring - October 2002-February 2003
  • Developing Multimedia and Digital Resource Collections for Teens - May-September 2003
  • Developing Spanish and Latino Interest Collections Using the Web and Online Sources - March-June 2003
  • Genealogy Resources on the Internet - February-August 2003
  • Getting Started with XML - March 2003
  • Getting the Most from Microsoft Word - November 2002 - August 2003
  • Introduction to Metadata and Record-Building - April-May 2003
  • Library Construction 101 - August 2002-March 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2000: The Next Level - April-May 2003
  • More than Letters & Booklists: Intermediate Microsoft Word - May-June 2003
  • Online Government - May-December 2003
  • Raising Private Dollars for Public Libraries - January-April 2003
  • Ready Reference on the Internet 2003 - August 2003
  • Scanning for Preservation and Access - March-April 2003
  • Science and Technology Resources on the Internet - January-April 2003
  • Staffing for Results: Working Smarter - December 2002-April 2003
  • Survival Skills for the First Time Library Supervisor - April-June 2003
  • Survival Spanish for Library Staff - September 2003-February 2004
  • Teaching Spanish-Speaking Patrons How To Use The Internet - September 2002-March 2003
  • There's More to Web Research than Google! - November 2002-April 2003
  • Training the Tech Trainer - February-May 2003
  • Training the Trainer - February-May 2003
  • What In the World Is GIS? - March-April 2003
  • When Being Nice Isn't Working: Service, Safety, and Security at the Moment of Truth - November 2002-April 2003

2002

  • Business Resources on the Internet - July 2002-March 2003
  • Cataloging Fundamentals - May-October 2002
  • Computer and Internet Troubleshooting 101 - July 2001-February 2003
  • Creating Web Images with Fireworks - June-August 2002
  • Customer Service in a Multiethnic Society - February-March 2002
  • Designing Accessible Websites - March-April 2002
  • Green Library Buildings - Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Design - Sept 2002
  • Gumby Meets Dewey: Rethinking Library Staffing Issues - October 2001-August 2002
  • Internet Resources for the African American Community - January-February 2002
  • Introduction to HTML Using Homesite5 - October 2002-January 2003
  • Introduction to Microsoft Access 2000 - March-April 2002
  • Investing and Finance on the Internet - September-December 2002
  • Librarians' Internet Toolkit for Kids - April-July 2002
  • Library Furniture 101 - July-August 2002
  • Library Laws for the Web Environment - January-February 2002
  • Licensing Electronic Resources - March-May 2002
  • Making Your Numbers Count: Effective Library Statistics - June-August 2002
  • Network Security 101 - June 2002
  • PowerSearch.1 - July 2000-November 2002
  • PowerSearch.2 - July 2000-July 2002
  • Practical Technology for Children's Library Service - June-September 2002
  • Secrets of a Successful Entrepreneurial Library - February-March 2002
  • Secrets of the Super Grant Writers - April-May 2002
  • Surfing the Curriculum: K-12 Internet Resources - August-October 2002
  • Teaching the Public to Use Digital Resources - July 2001-October 2002
  • The Reference Interview: Asking All the Right Questions - January-November 2002
  • They're from Mars, We're From Reference: Mastering Communications with Technical Personnel - April-June 2002
  • To Turn the Computer Off, Press 'Start': Making Sense of Windows - April-October 2002
  • Using the Web for Collection Development - April-August 2002

2001

  • Accessible Electronic Services for People with Disabilities - March 2001
  • Blueprint for a Library Capital Campaign - December 2001
  • Common Sense Project Management - October 2001
  • E-books 101 - December 2001
  • Getting the Most from Microsoft Excel - March 2001
  • Getting the Most from Microsoft Outlook - June 2001
  • Getting the Most from Microsoft Word - July 2001
  • Getting the Most from PowerPoint - December 2001
  • Industrial Strength Web Site Management - May 2001
  • Internet Filtering and Policy Update - July 2001
  • Internet Resources for the Asian Community - March 2001
  • Introduction to Distance Education (a distance learning course) - March 2001
  • Law on the 'Net: A Workshop for Non-Law Librarians - August 2001
  • Library Cheat Sheets, Guides and Manuals: How to Create Effective Instructional Materials - November 2001 - January 2002
  • Mastering Tough Public Service Situations - October 2001
  • Planning Your Digitization Project - May 2001
  • Planning and Developing a Library Intranet - January 2001
  • PowerSearch.1 - May 2001
  • Readers' Advisory on the Web - November 2001
  • Survival Skills for School Librarians: Using Web Technology - November 2001
  • Teaching the Public to Use the Internet - April 2001
  • Technology Planning Simplified - June 2001
  • Virtual Reference: Is it for you? - December 2001
  • Wireless 101 for Libraries - December 2001

2000

  • Artful Web: Art, Music, Antiques & Collectibles - July 2000
  • Building a Web Site for Kids - March 2000
  • Carole Leita's Tips and Tricks for Keeping Up in the Wired World - November 2000
  • Caveat Emptor: Consumer Resources on the Web - April 2000
  • Designing Great Web Sites - April 2000
  • Developing an Internet Volunteer Program - June 2000
  • Finding It for Kids on the Internet - December 2000
  • Finding It on the Internet: Advanced - March 2000
  • Finding It on the Internet: The Basics - Februrary 2000
  • Getting the Most from Your Web Browser - February 2000
  • Internet Services for the Spanish Speaker - November 2000
  • Introduction to HTML & Library Web Page Development - January 2000
  • IT Survival Skills for Library Administrators - September 2000
  • Kid Stuff: Top Web Resources for Kids - March 2000
  • Library LAN Management - November 2000
  • Looking for Work on the Internet - December 2000
  • Managing Difficult Situations in the Library - April 2000
  • Planning to Digitize Your Treasures - May 2000
  • PowerSearch.1 - August 2000
  • PowerSearch.1 (half-day) - November 2000
  • PowerSearch.2 - August 2000
  • Reference Services in the Digital Environment: Serving Remote Users - September 2000
  • RxWeb: Health and Medical Resources on the Internet - December 2000
  • Seniors on the Net - September 2000
  • Teens and the Internet: Issues, Techniques, and Resources - November 2000
  • Using the Internet for Ready Reference - January 2000
  • Using the Internet for Ready Reference (half-day) - November 2000
  • Z39.50 Information Retrieval Protocol: A Basic Introduction - May 2000

1999

  • Business Resources - March, 1999
  • Government Resources - March, 1999
  • Introduction to the Internet - May, 1999
  • Jobs Resources - May, 1999
  • K-12 Resources - April, 1999
  • Legal Resources - May, 1999
  • Medical Resources - June, 1999
  • PowerPoint Basics - May, 1999
  • Training the Internet Trainer - December, 1999
  • Web Design - April, 1999
  • Web Images - July, 1999
  • Windows Basics - January, 1999

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