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:

Metadata Implementation
Introduction to RDA
Advanced Topics in Client-Side Web Scripting
Assessing and Improving Your Library's Social Media Presence
Getting to Know Your Users through Interviews and Focus Groups
Everyday Statistics for Librarians
Getting to Know: Fantasy
RDFa1.1 (RDFa and RDFa Lite) and RSS
Information Literacy, Composition Studies, and Higher Order Thinking

Bilingual Storytime at Your Biblioteca
Ontologies and Linked Data

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


Scholarship Applications


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