Online Learning Institute Courses

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Foundational Courses

Borrowing 101:

Fall 2018 Course Dates: TBD
Live Sessions time to be determined.

The Online Learning Institute’s Borrowing Course will provide an overview of resource sharing combined with a layered foundation of Interlibrary Loan Borrowing best practices and resources. This introductory course will include an understanding of resource sharing language, tools, practical workflow processes, integrated resources, and future transitions. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance to 3 out of 4 live sessions.

For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/borrowing101.aspx


Copyright 101:

Fall 2018 Course Dates: TBD
Live Sessions time to be determined.

The Online Learning Institute’s Copyright Course will provide a practitioner's overview of resource sharing combined with a layered foundation of copyright and fair use as it applies to libraries and resource sharing. This course will include an understanding of copyright best practices as applied to Borrowing, Lending, and Document Delivery. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance at 3 out of 4 live sessions.

For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/copyright101.aspx


Lending 101:

Fall 2018 Course Dates: TBD
Live Sessions time to be determined.

The Online Learning Institute’s Lending Course will provide an overview of resource sharing combined with a layered foundation of Interlibrary Loan Lending best practices and resources. This course will include an understanding of resource sharing language, tools, practical workflow processes, integrated resources, and future transitions. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance to 3 out of 4 live sessions.

For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/lending101.aspx


Specialized Courses

Statistics and Assessment 201:

Summer Course Dates: July 09 – August 03, 2018
Live Sessions happening on Tuesdays @ 11:00AM Eastern
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/statistics-and-assessment-201-registration-45144784265

The Online Learning Institute’s Statistics and Assessment Course will explore and provide an increased understanding of how data can assist different types of decision making processes from policy to practice. Students will also gain an increased understanding of how to gather and present data, identify ways in which the data can impact decisions made and learn about best ways to present data. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance at 3 out of 4 live sessions and completion of a final project.

For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/StatsAssessment.aspx


Workflow Analysis 201:

Summer 2018 Course Dates: April 30 – May 25, 2018
Live Sessions happening on Tuesdays @ 2:00PM Eastern
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workflow-analysis-201-registration-45137768280

The Online Learning Institute’s Workflow Analysis Course will increase students’ knowledge of tools and technologies that can be implemented to improve repetitive standard ILL processes for both staff and patron users. This course will also focus on how to conduct workflow analysis for your ILL department and give hands-on experience applicable to your own resource sharing unit. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance at 3 out of 4 live sessions and completion of a final project.


For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/WorkflowAnalysis.aspx


Purchase on Demand 201:

Summer 2018 Course Dates: May 14 – June 08, 2018
Live Sessions happening on Wednesdays @ 1:00PM Eastern
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/purchase-on-demand-201-registration-45144922679

The Online Learning Institute’s Purchase on Demand Course will engage students in basic principles of a purchase on demand program in order to be informed of a variety of models currently in place at academic libraries of various sizes. Students will also learn how to revise current workflow to incorporate a purchase on demand program and explore those programs as a vehicle for incorporating information literacy into additional library services. Successful completion of this course includes weekly attendance at 3 out of 4 live sessions.

For more course information visit: https://www.idsproject.org/OLI/PurchaseOnDemand.aspx