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:

Cataloging II: Beyond the Basics
Introduction to Drupal for Libraries
Getting More Active Learning Into Your Teaching
Assesing and Improving Your Library's Social Media Presence
RDFa1.1 (RDFa and RDFa Lite) and RSS
Describing Photographs for the Online Catalogue
Bilingual Storytime at Your Biblioteca
Working Faster, Working Smarter: Productivity Strategies for Librarians
Information Literacy, Composition Studies and Higher Order Thinking

The Mechanics of Metadata
Cataloging of Non-Print Materials

Do-It-Yourself Usability Testing
Ontologies and Linked Data
Introduction to Book Indexing
Business Information
Teams Without Tears: Managing Teamwork from Above and Within
Techniques for Creative Problem Solving in Libraries
Introduction to Archives Administration and Management

Getting Started with Digital Image Collections
Introduction to GIS and GeoWeb Technologies
Authority Control
The SPARQL semantic query language and protocol - the Semantic Web in action
Advocacy for Librarians
Digital Scholarship: New Metrics, New Modes
Art Librarianship
Feminist Pedagogy for Library Instruction

Scholarship Applications


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