On-Demand Webinar: Technical Services Tools at Work
Training technical services student workers and other new staff can be time consuming to plan, organize, and execute. Incorporating some reusable self-guided training can help. The presenter will discuss the use of the Trello project management tool as one way to keep training organized and to facilitate self-paced training for new staff and students as they begin work in Technical Services. The planning & organization of training modules using Trello, the use of this method as part of a staff onboarding training plan, and refinements made along the way will be covered in the session.
- Describe one or more capabilities of free online tools for project management and metadata manipulation;
- Recognize how semi-automation could benefit their own cataloging and metadata management processes;
- Explain how project management principles can be utilized for facilitating self-guided training; and
- Apply one or more of the demonstrated semi-automation and training management methods to their own workflows.
Attend: Technical services and metadata management staff will
be most interested in this webinar because both presentations describe
efficiency improvements using technology in a library technical services
Nicole Lewis is BYU Library’s Digital Metadata Librarian. She is responsible for digital object metadata across multiple library repositories and for their catalog records in the ILS.
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