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 Cataloging
Introduction to Project Management
The SPARQL semantic query language and protocol - the Semantic Web in action
Student Staff Development
Embedded Librarianship in Online Courses
Visual Analytics with D3.js
Introduction to Book Indexing
Getting Started with Digital Image Collections
Backward Design for Information Literacy Instruction: Fostering Critical Habits of Mind through Learning Outcomes, Assessment, and Sequencing

Introduction to RDA
Concepts of User-Centered Design
Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction
Building Relationships, Building Bridges: Library Outreach and Marketing to Latino and Spanish-Speaking Families
Introduction to XML
SPARQL, Part 2: writing effective SPARQL queries and building a Linked Data data store
Introduction to GIS and GeoWeb Technologies
Digital Scholarship: New Metrics, New Modes
Caring for Collections: Preservation of Rare and Unusual Materials
Introduction to Genealogical Librarianship
Online Instructional Design and Delivery

Information Architecture: Designing Navigation for Library Websites
Effective Communication Strategies
Bilingual Storytime at Your Biblioteca
Patent Searching
Introduction to Digital Humanities for Librarians
Describing Photographs for the Online Catalogue
Transforming and Querying XML with XSLT and Xquery
Research Data Management
Preparing to Program
New Directions in Information Literacy: Growing Our Teaching Practices


Scholarship Applications


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