DLISSA Webinars are in-person/online opportunities for students to engage with each other and local professionals held on Thursdays throughout the academic year in St. Augustine Hall (Library) Room 407. Links to synchronous WebEx Meetings and Webinar Recordings can be found in the table below.

Spring 2020 – 3:45PM on Thursdays

Date Topic Meeting Link Recording
2/6/2020DLISSA General Meetingwebexyoutube
2/20/2020The DLIS ePortfolio Spring 2020webexyoutube
3/12/2020Non-traditional Roles for Librarianswebexyoutube
3/26/2020Prison Librarianshipwebexyoutube
4/16/2020Ship’s Librarianwebexyoutube
4/30/2020Director’s Forumwebexyoutube

The complete DLISSA Webinar Archive may be viewed on the DLIS LibGuide or the DLIS YouTube Channel


DLIS Alumni and other professionals are invited to submit a proposal to present a DLISSA Webinar on any of the following New York State Continuing Education for Public Librarian Certification topics:

 Adult Services 
 Archives and Special Collections 
 Awareness & Advocacy 
 Cataloging & Bibliographic Control  
 Children’s Services 
 Collection Development & Management 
 Customer Service 
 Digital Libraries 
 Digitization  Diversity Training 
 Early Literacy 
 Grantwriting/Project Management 
 Human Resources/Personnel Management  
 Information Commons 
 Intellectual Freedom/Censorship
 Library Design 
 Management & Supervision 
 Outreach Planning and Evaluation 
 Program Planning  
 Project Management 
 Public Relations 
 Reader Advisory 
 Records Management 
 Reference/Virtual Reference Services 
 Resource Sharing 
 Social Networking & Collaboration 
 Special Client Populations 
 Subject Specialization 
 Trustee/Council Training 
 Working with Older Adults 
 Young Adult & Youth Services 

Selected presenters will be awarded 4 NYS Continuing Education Units/Contact Hours for preparing and presenting a 30-45 minute presentation.

Email dlis@stjohns.edu for more information.