Library Juice Academy Courses and Scholarship Opportunities

METRO is excited to announce a new partnership with Library Juice Academy (LJA), a division of Litwin Books that is dedicated to providing online professional development for librarians. Through this partnership, METRO members will receive discounted tuition for LJA workshops, and the two organizations will work together to address key professional development needs for librarians.

METRO members will receive a 25% discount on any LJA courses and webinars when they use the code METRO during registration. In addition, METRO will provide scholarships for METRO members to participate in one four-week course and one two-week course each month. Apply for a scholarship using the form below.  

Upcoming Library Juice Academy Courses:

Introduction to Project Management
Evaluating Service Quality and Patron Satisfaction
Getting Started with Digital Image Collections

Introduction to GIS and GeoWeb Technologies
The SPARQL semantic query language and protocol - the Semantic Web in action
Digital Scholarship: New Metrics, New Modes
Art Librarianship
Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction
Embedded Librarianship in Online Courses
New Directions in Information Literacy: Growing Our Teaching Practices

Preparing to Program
Introduction to XML
Crash Course in Library Management
Writing for the Web
The Sustainability Movement on Campus: Forming a Library Action Plan for Engagement
Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
Student Staff Development
Data Management
Game-Based Learning in Library Instruction
Patent Searching

HTML, CSS, and the DOM
Beginning Programming in Python, Part I
Easy Patron Surveys
Developing a Website Content Strategy
Introduction to Readers' Advisory
New Initiatives in Academic Libraries: Tools and Tips
Business Writing: Producing Clear, Concise Policies, Procedures and Public Relations Materials
Transforming and Querying XML with XSLT and Xquery
Marketing the Library in the 21st Century

Scholarship Applications


For further details about METRO’s partnership with Library Juice Academy, please contact Laura Forshay, METRO’s Professional Development Manager, at