Online Programs That Keep Your Skills Sharp

by Davis Erin Anderson, Community Engagmeent Manager, METRO


Between planning for the Holidays and closing the books on work-related projects, the end of the calendar year is a busy time for many. But that doesn't mean that keeping your skills up-to-date needs to take a back seat; with access to lynda.com and our slate of upcoming webcasts, you'll emerge from 2014 caught up and ready to go.

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NEDCC Disaster Planning Webinar
On Wednesday, November 19 at noon, NY 3Rs, Inc. will host Preservation Specialist Eva Grizzard for a presentation on disaster plan as an integral component of effective collections stewardship. If you're interested in sustaining access to cultural heritage well into the future, don't miss this session! (Also, if you are a member of myMETRO, you are a member of NY 3Rs, Inc. and are eligible for the $10 rate for this webcast.) Register here.

Wikipedia and Education
The second event in our three-part series, this webcast convenes experts who are using Wikipedia to teach their students valuable lessons in digital literacy while building research skills. This session takes place on Monday, November 24 at 2:00pm. Register here.

Job Search Preparation Strategies
On Thursday, December 11th, this hour-long webinar will cover the basics of job search preparation. Instructor Ellen Mehling will provide tips and advice for networking, resume and cover letter writing, and interview preparation, followed by Q&A. Space is limited; register here.