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FY16 Continuing Education Training Calendar Archived Webinars:


Trustee Shorts, Spring 2017

Each of these brief webinars presents a different topic which pertains board of trustee membership.  While not intended to replace traditional board training, these webinars can serve to orient new board members and may be a resource for current board members.  We will continue to post new sessions as they become available.

What is a Good Meeting?
Good Meeting recording.mp4
Good Meeting slides.ppt

Working with Friends
Friends recording.mp4
Friends slides.ppt

Board Ethics
Ethics recording.mp4
Ethics slides.ppt

Library Policies
Library policies recording.mp4
Library policies slides.ppt

Strategic Planning
Strategic planning recording.mp4
Strategic planning slides.ppt


Privacy and Your Patrons, December 8, 2016

Presented by: Ally Mellon, Information Services Director, Mississippi Library Commission

Some best practices for protecting patrons’ privacy and confidentiality are presented in this hour-long webinar.


Annual Statistical Report Webinar, October 3, 2016

Presented by: Joy Garretson, State Data Coordinator, Mississippi Library Commission


MAGNOLIA Flash Webinar Series, August – October 2016

In these short sessions, Joy Garretson, MLC Development Director, reviews the best practices for completing database searches in MAGNOLIA.  In addition, in each session she discusses usage of a different major MAGNOLIA database, as listed below.  Archived recordings of each live webinar session, along with the associated Powerpoint file, are posted here.

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 1:
Academic Search Premier (Webinar)
Academic Search Premier (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 2:
NoveLIST (Webinar)
NoveLIST (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 3:
Mississippi Digital Library (Webinar)
Mississippi Digital Library (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 4:
History Reference Center & Literary Reference Center (Webinar)
History Reference Center & Literary Reference Center (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 5:
TopicSearch (Webinar)
TopicSearch (Powerpoint)



Monthly from July 2015 to May 2016, we presented these webinar series on topics or genres in collection development:


Youth Services Webinar: Collaborations between School and Public Libraries and Media Mentorship, October 7, 2015

Presented by: Amy Koester, Youth and Family Program Coordinator; Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL