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Confused? We're here to help. The BadgerLink team has training materials to help you find and use our resources.

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BadgerBite: 1-4 minute YouTube tutorial

BadgerBite: 1-4 minute YouTube tutorials

BadgerBrunch: 20-40 minute webinars

BadgerBrunch: 20-40 minute webinars

BadgerLatte: 20-40 minute webinars on teacher resources

BadgerLatté: 20-40 minute webinars

BadgerLunch: 20-40 minute webinars

BadgerLunch: 20-40 minute webinars

 

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Auto Repair

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Auto Repair Reference Center

Watch this 5-minute training video from EBSCO about using Auto Repair Reference Center.

 


Books & Literature

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Literary Criticism

View this 4-minute BadgerBite (from 7-31-2014) to learn how to search for literary criticism in BadgerLink.

 

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Literary Reference Center

View this 4-minute video on how to use the search features fo Literary Reference Center.

 

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LitFINDER - Basic Search

View this 2-minute video to learn how to do a basic search in LitFINDER.

 

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LitFINDER - Managing Results

View this 4-minute video walks you through working with search results in LitFINDER.

 

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NoveList 101

View this series of videos to help you find your next read with NoveList and NoveList K-8.

 

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NoveList and NoveList K-8

View this 23-minute webinar (from 7-24-2014) to learn about using these resources to find fiction books based on genre and terms of appeal.

 

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How to Use NoveList K-8

Download this 2 page PDF about navigating and searching NoveList K-8.

 

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Video Tour TeachingBooks.net's Newest Features

Watch this 13-minute video to learn about what you can find in TeachingBooks.net, how to share content, and more. 

 


Business & Consumer

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Business Searching Interface

View this 4-minute video about how to use Business Source Premier searching interface. 

 

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Business Source Premier

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-23-2015) to learn how to search Business Source Premier to find magazines and journal articles about business topics.

 

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Consumer Reports

View this 3-minute BadgerBite (from 4-11-2014) to learn how to search BadgerLink for articles from Consumer Reports Magazine.

 


Educator Resources

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Introduction for Educators

View this 4-minute BadgerBite (from 9-11-2014) to get an introduction on how to use BadgerLink for educators. 

 

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Britannica School: Curriculum Search

In this 2-minute YouTube video, see how to find standards correlated to Elementary and Middle School articles.

 

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Britannica School: Five Ways To Support Flipped Classrooms With Digital Resources

In these 5 simple lesson plans find resources from Britannica School to make teaching and learning more effective and productive in a "flipped" learning setting. 

 

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Britannica School Teacher Resources

In this 8-minute video learn about the materials in Britannica School designed for your classroom.

 

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Britannica School World Atlas & Tour the USA

In this 7-minute video learn how you can use Britannica School's atlas feature in your classroom.

 

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EBSCO: Educator Resources

Watch this 30-minute webinar (from 10-30-2014) to learn how to find activities, scavenger hunts, and curriculum standards in EBSCO.

 

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EBSCO: Education Research

View this 20-minute webinar (from 11-13-2014) to learn how to find education research and use My EBSCO folder features in EBSCO resources. 

 

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Finding Lesson Plans in EBSCO

View this 4-minute BadgerBite (from 1-22-15) to learn how to find lesson plans in EBSCO resources from BadgerLink.

 

 
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Video Tour TeachingBooks.net's Newest Features

Watch this 13-minute video to learn about what you can find in TeachingBooks.net, how to share content, and more. 

 

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TeachingBooks.net Common Core Instructional Shifts

Learn how TeachingBooks.net can support your Common Core instructional shifts for grades K-12.

 

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TeachingBooks.net Custom Reading Lists

Learn how to compile, organize, analyze, and share instructional materials associated with the books in your curriculum with TeachingBook.net's custom reading lists.

 

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TeachingBooks.net Text Complexity Toolkit

On this webpage get information on how to complete a text complexity rubric and how to read the results for a title.

 

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Wisconsin Media Lab: Educator Resources

View this 14-minute webinar (from 10-16-2014) to learn about all the lesson plans, activities, professional learning, and other educator resources available from Wisconsin Media Lab.

 

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Wisconsin Media Lab: Science & Technology

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-10-2014) to learn about the science content and teacher resources found in Wisconsin Media Lab

 


 

Genealogy

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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-30-2015) to learn about the searching features of Access NewspaperARCHIVE.

 

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Newspapers in BadgerLink

View this 20-minute webinar (from 5-7-2015) to learn about the newspaper resources that are available and how to do a basic search.

 

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HeritageQuest Online

View this 25-minute webinar (from 4-16-2015) to learn about the new content and features in HQO.

 


Health

 
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Consumer Health Complete Tutorial

In this 3 minute video, learn how to use Consumer Health Complete. 

 

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PubMed Tutorials

Watch this series of videos to learn how to use PubMed to find articles.

 


History

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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-30-2015) to learn about the searching features of Access NewspaperARCHIVE.

 

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Britannica School History Social Studies Resources

View this 14-minute video to learn about Britannica School images, videos, and articles that support the history and social studies classroom.

 

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History Reference Center

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-9-2015) to learn how to use the History Reference Center interface to find information on historical subjects from periodicals, journals, and books.

 

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History Reference Center

View this 3-minute video that covers the search features of History Reference Center.

 

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Primary Source

View this 5-minute BadgerBite (from 2-18-2014) to learn how to search for primary sources in Access NewspaperARCHIVE and History Reference Center.

 


Journals, Magazines, & Newspapers

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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-30-2015) to learn about the searching features of Access NewspaperARCHIVE.

 

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Consumer Reports

View this 3-minute BadgerBite (from 4-11-2014) to learn how to search BadgerLink for articles from Consumer Reports Magazine.

 

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History Reference Center

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-9-2015) to learn how to use the History Reference Center interface to find information on historical subjects from periodicals, journals and books.

 

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Newspapers in BadgerLink

View this 20-minute webinar (from 5-7-2015) to learn about the newspaper resources that are available and how to do a basic search.

 

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Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

View this 25-minute webinar (from 3-12-2013) to learn about the new searching interface and searching options in this Wisconsin newspaper database.

 


Multimedia

 
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Britannica School: Multimedia

View this 8-minute video to learn how to find images, maps, video, and interactive games in Britannica School. 

 

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EBSCO Multimedia Search

View this 3-minute BadgerBite (from 5-2-2014) to learn how to search for images, video, and animations in BadgerLink's EBSCO Multimedia Search.

 

 
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Video Tour TeachingBooks.net's Newest Features

In this 13-minute video learn about what you can find in TeachingBooks.net, how to share content, and more. 

 

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Wisconsin Media Lab: Multimedia

View this 20-minute webinar (from 9-18-2014) to learn about multimedia content in Digital Science Online, Soundzaboound, The Week in Rap, and other resources available from Wisconsin Media Lab.

 


Science and Technology

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Britannica School Science Resources

In this 11-minute video learn about science content such as images, video, and articles that are available in Britannica School 

 

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GreenFILE: Science & Technology

View this 20-minute webinar (from 5-1-2014) to learn about finding relevant and current articles in GreenFILE.

 

 
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Science Reference Center

In this 20-minute webinar, learn about science experiments and other content and searching features of Science Reference Center. 

 
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Science Reference Center

In this 4-minute video learn about the searching features of Science Reference Center. 

 

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Wisconsin Media Lab: Science & Technology

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-10-2014) to learn about the science content and teacher resources found in Wisconsin Media Lab.

 


Spanish Language

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EBSCO Recursos de Salud en Espanol (EBSCO Health Resources in Spanish)

Ver este 40-minuto webinar (grabado 2-14-13) para aprender de los recursos de salud en EBSCO, incluyendo AHFS Consumer Medication Information y Consumer Health Complete.

 

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EBSCO: Spanish Language Resources

View this 30-minute webinar (From 1-17-2013) to learn about the Spanish language resources found in the BadgerLink suite of EBSCO products. 

 

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Encyclopædia Britannica: Spanish Language Resources

View this 25-minute webinar (from 1-24-13) for information on Spanish resources from Encyclopædia Britannica.

 

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TeachingBooks.net: Spanish Language Resources

View this 20-minute webinar (from 2-7-2013) to learn about Spanish language resources about literature available through TeachingBooks.net.

 


Test Preparation

 
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LearningExpress Library

This 17-minute video shows you how to take advantage of everything LearningExpress Library has to offer including how to create a new account, login to the library, move around quickly, search for and use our products, use your personal portfolio page, and get help.

 


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BadgerLink

BadgerBite

What is BadgerLink?

View this 4-minute BadgerBite (from 6-2-2015) to learn about the BadgerLink program.

 
BadgerBite

BadgerLink Access and Authentication

View this 3-minute BadgerBite (from 4-28-2015) to learn how to access BadgerLink resources.

 

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BadgerLink Copyright

Watch this 20-minute training (from 5-14-15) on the copyright of BadgerLink resources. Powerpoint slides available.

 

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BadgerLink Quickstart Guide

Download this 1-page handout about navigating the BadgerLink Homepage.

 

BadgerBite

BadgerLink Website

View this 3-minute BadgerBite (from 12-18-2013) to learn how to use the BadgerLink website.

 


Access NewspaperARCHIVE

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Access NewspaperARCHIVE

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-30-2015) to learn about the searching features of Access NewspaperARCHIVE.

 

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Browse

Learn about how to search for newspaper articles by browsing.

 

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Personal Account

Learn how to create a personal account to save articles and images.

 

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Viewer Tools

Learn about different ways you can view, print, and crop a newspaper page.

 


Britannica School

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Britannica Help Pages

On these help pages, learn about finding information, troubleshooting, and other general information.

 

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Britannica School: Student Save Favorites

In this 2-minute video learn how to save articles, videos, and images to your My Britannica account.

 

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Britannica School: Teacher Lesson Plan Builder

In this 3-minute video learn how to use your educator My Britannica account to build lesson plans.

 

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Britannica School: Teachers Save Favorites for Lessons

In this 1-minute video learn how to save articles, videos, and images to your My Britannica account.

 

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Britannica School: Teachers Sign Up For My Britannica

In this 2-minute video learn how create an educator log in with My Britannica. School Code: blink

 

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Britannica School User Guide

View or download this 12-page user guide. 

 

 

EBSCO

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EBSCO Explora

View this 20-minute webinar (from 4-2-2015) to get more information about the new Explora interface and AP video content from EBSCO.

 

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EBSCO Web-based Tutorials

On this page, you will find short YouTube videos and PowerPoint presentations about searching EBSCO resources. Note: requires Flash Player browser plug-in, free from Macromedia.

 

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My EBSCOhost Folder Tutorial

This 4-minute YouTube tutorial demonstrates the features of the My EBSCOhost Personalization folder.

 
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Citing Articles on EBSCOhost

This 2-minute YouTube tutorial demonstrates how to use the Cite feature on EBSCOhost.

 

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Creating Journal Alerts in EBSCOhost

This 2-minute YouTube tutorial demonstrates how set up alerts for when new content is available in your favorite journals or magazines.

 

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EBSCO Live Webinar Training

Register for live webinars about how to use EBSCO. Enter your time zone to get the correct time of the webinar.

 

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EBSCO Support Homepage

Search this web page for more information on EBSCO technical topics.

 

 

HeritageQuest Online

 
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HeritageQuest Online

View this 25-minute webinar (from 4-16-2015) to learn about the new content and features in HQO.

 
 
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HeritageQuest Online LibGuide

This web page provides search tips and additional tools for using HeritageQuest Online.

 


LearningExpress Library

 
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LearningExpress Library Live Webinar Training

Register for live, upcoming webinars about how to use LearningExpress Library.

 

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LearningExpress Library Full Length Video

This 17-minute video shows you how to take advantage of everything LearningExpress Library has to offer including how to create a new account, login to the library, move around quickly, search for and use our products, use your personal portfolio page, and get help.

 

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Registering as a New User

Not sure where to start? This 2-minute video walks you through the steps of creating a new user account.

 

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Logging In

This 30-second video shows you how to log in to LearningExpress Library.

 

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Searching LearningExpress Library

This 1-minute video shows you how to search and filter for products.

 
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How to Take a Tutorial

This 2-minute video shows you how to get the most out of our tutorials, including how our tutorials are designed, how to save your work, view your score report, and use your personalized study plan.

 

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How to Take a Test

This 2-minute video will walk you through the basics of taking a test, highlight some important test options, and show you how to save and score your test and review your results.

 

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How to Download and Use an eBook

This 30-second video shows you how to download an eBook on to your computer, smartphone, or tablet.

 


LitFINDER

 
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LitFINDER - Basic Search

View this 2-minute video to learn how to do a basic search in LitFINDER.

 

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LitFINDER - Managing Results

View this 4-minute video walks you through working with search results in LitFINDER.

 


 

PubMed

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PubMed Online Training

Go to this web page to find animated tutorials to learn how to build a search, manage results, and save searches in PubMed. 

 


TeachingBooks.net

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Video Tutorials

Watch an overview of this resource as well as videos on how to create reading lists, use the text complexity rubric, share resources, and support your classroom with TeachingBooks.net! 

 

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Common Core Instructional Shifts

Learn how TeachingBooks.net can support your Common Core instructional shifts for grades K-12.

 

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Custom Reading Lists

Learn how to compile, organize, analyze, and share instructional materials associated with the books in your curriculum with TeachingBook.net's custom reading lists.

 

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Text Complexity Toolkit

On this webpage get information on how to complete a text complexity rubric and how to read the results for a title.

 

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Online Support

Find help accessing and using TeachingBooks.

 

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Materials on integrating TeachingBooks Programs

Find information on ways to integrate TeachingBooks' resources into your classroom.

 

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Download MARC records for 63 Meet-the-Author Programs

Download MARC records for your library's catalog. 

 


Wisconsin Media Lab

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Wisconsin Media Lab: Multimedia

View this 20-minute webinar (from 9-18-2014) to learn about multimedia content in Digital Science Online, Soundzaboound, The Week in Rap, and other resources available from Wisconsin Media Lab.

 

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Wisconsin Media Lab FAQs

Learn the answers to Wisconsin Media Lab's frequently asked questions.

 

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Soundzabound FAQs

This web page includes copyright guidance.

 

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Soundzabound Tutorials

This web page has links to streaming training videos on how to use Soundzabound.

 


Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

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Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

View this 25-minute webinar (from 3-12-2013) to learn about the new searching interface and searching options in this Wisconsin newspaper database.

 


 

Continuing Education for Public Library Directors


BadgerLink trainings are planned, coordinated, administered, and evaluated in terms of learning objectives. These trainings review and instruct the participants on searching and reference skills, update participants on new BadgerLink developments, and share ways to enhance your library skills.

 

Continuing education contact hours may be earned in Category B by attending a live BadgerLink webinar session, or viewing an archived webinar in a group setting sponsored by a library agency or organization that included organized discussion or chat.

 

Self-directed continuing education contact hours may be earned in Category C by individually viewing an archived BadgerLink webinar during which there is no participant interaction or discussion.

 

Some BadgerLink webinars offer opportunities to earn contact hours toward the 10-hour technology credit requirement. To obtain credit for attending a BadgerLink session, complete and submit a Continuing Education Activity Report form in sufficient detail to your public library system validator that includes the program provider, title and description of program, date(s), location, and number of contact hours offered.

 

If you have any questions about public library certification, please go to http://pld.dpi.wi.gov/pld_cert or contact Terrie Howe:

 

Terrie Howe, Certification CE Coordinator

Division for Libraries and Technology

Public Library Development

125 S. Webster St., PO Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841

(608) 266-2413; fax: (608) 267-9207

teresa.howe@dpi.wi.gov