Webinars

Explore recordings of past Library of Congress Literacy Awards webinars.

  • Film, Video
    2022 Literacy Awards Program: Nurturing Partnerships A conversation on Nurturing Partnerships with a select panel from this year's Literacy Awards Program Successful Practices Honorees recipients. This session features panelists from the following organizations: International Literacy and Development (ILAD) (2022 Successful Practices Honoree); World Education (2022 Successful Practices Honoree).
    • Contributor: Murali, Geetha - Sharma, Priyanka - Holland, Brenda - Turney, Adam - Lee, Judy
    • Date: 2023-01-19
  • Film, Video
    2022 Top Literacy Award Winners The 2022 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Successful Practices webinar series will provide an online opportunity to highlight the exceptional work of the 2022 winning organizations and an opportunity to share successful practices as well as establish connections between the winners and attendees that may lead to future collaborations. Each of the five programs will feature 2 or more of this year's winners and...
    • Contributor: Lee, Judith - Madhavan, Ramya - Hoffman, Natalia - Wanume, Elvis - Potter, Lee Ann
    • Date: 2022-12-15
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    Morphing Magi: An Armenian Menologium in Context Between June 1 and July 15, 2022, the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) hosted seven renowned scholars in the AMED Reading Room, each for a two-week research residency. During their residencies, the scholars used the Library's collection to conduct in-depth research in religious studies in the division's responsible geographic areas. These topics range from food cultures and art in religion, religious beliefs in...
    • Contributor: Mouradian, Khatchig - A. Kite, Whitney
    • Date: 2022-08-15
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    Sharing a Table: Commensality in Middle Eastern And North African Cookbooks On July 19 and 20, 2022, the African and Middle Eastern Division (AMED) hosted a symposium, "Religious Practices, Transmission, and Literacies in Africa, the Middle East, and Central Asia." The symposium featured the presentations of seven scholars who conducted two-week research residencies in the AMED Reading Room between June 1 and July 15, 2022. The residencies and symposium are part of the Exploring Challenging...
    • Contributor: Salhi, Muhannad - J. Sharkey, Heather
    • Date: 2022-08-15
  • Film, Video
    Associate Librarian for Researcher and Collections Services The Library of Congress is accepting applications for Associate Librarian for Researcher and Collections Services, SL-00, until July 25, 2022. The Associate Librarian for Researcher & Collections Services (AL-RCS) is responsible for ensuring the quality development of the collections acquired by the Library through multiple acquisition streams (purchase, gift, copyright deposit, web archiving, open content, and exchange) and for providing, effective, innovative, and equitable...
    • Contributor: Lofton, Jeffrey - Cappello, Joe - Dale, Robin - Hayden, Carla - Salazar, Roberto
    • Date: 2022-06-28
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    Parallel Primary Sources for Enhancing STEM Experiences The interactive session will have our guest STEM educators' model strategies to help your students examine primary sources from multiple perspectives. How can students identify different perspectives from which a single primary source may be examined? And how can examining multiple sources with different perspectives add to their understanding of a topic? We'll practice a number of related strategies and reflect on how they...
    • Contributor: Decraene, Peter - McGuigan, Kathy - Anderson, Lesley
    • Date: 2022-05-12
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    Analyzing Primary Sources with a STEM Lens This interactive session will focus on the primary source analysis process and its application for STEM teachers at all grade levels. The breadth and depth of mathematics beyond what students typically see in their textbooks is something educators aspire to deliver on a regular basis. Students connect (or disconnect) with math in different ways and for different reasons and asking students to observe, reflect,...
    • Contributor: Decraene, Peter - McGuigan, Kathy - Anderson, Lesley
    • Date: 2022-04-28
  • Film, Video
    Culturally Relevant Literacy Approaches Join us for a conversation on successful practices and culturally relevant literacy approaches. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Dr. Gholdy Muhammad; author of "Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy."
    • Contributor: Liberiste-Osirus, Anasthasie - Collette, Chiara - Black, Kaleena - Dyer, Dorothy - Bender, Penelope - Muhammad, Gholdy
    • Date: 2022-03-10
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    Places and Spaces to Grow Literacy Join us for a conversation on successful practices for growing literacy programs and services in unique places and spaces. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Allister Chang.
    • Contributor: Briggs, Nora - Naviwala, Nadia - O'Brien, Sharon - Black, Kaleena - Adelson, Robin - Chang, Allister - Torgerson, Michelle
    • Date: 2022-02-10
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    Literacy Education Beyond the Classroom Join us for a conversation on successful practices related to literacy education beyond the classroom. This session will be facilitated by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Don Vu; author of "Life, Literacy, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Supporting Our Immigrant and Refugee Children Through the Power of Reading."
    • Contributor: Baron, Caitlin - Nesheim, Eric - Gully, Constance - A. Robinson, British - Black, Kaleena - Vu, Don
    • Date: 2022-01-13
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    Serving Adult Literacy Needs Join us for a conversation on successful practices in the field of serving adult literacy needs. This session will be facilitated by Library of Congress Literacy Awards Advisory Board Member, Dr. Loriene Roy; Professor in the School of Information at The University of Texas at Austin.
    • Contributor: Roy, Loriene - Entler, Bonnie - Finsterbusch, Marty - Black, Kaleena - Clymer, Carol - Secrist, Sarah
    • Date: 2021-12-09
  • Film, Video
    A New Normal Agenda in a COVID-Affected World Symposium The COVID pandemic has put in sharp contrast the role of libraries in communities and made clear how what was once considered normal, must never be normalized again. Librarians must fight for universal broadband, better workforce development, and expand democratic conversations, to ensure the wellbeing of communities and understand their roles in a crisis.
    • Contributor: Gill, Diane - Lankes, R. David - A. Mardis, Marcia - Mon, Lorri - Lenstra, Noah - Threats, Megan - Patin, Beth - Zimmerman, Margaret - Connery, Dianne - Paulus, Michael - J. Allender, Corey - J. Haricombe, Lorraine - M. Faniel, Ixchel - Finch, Matthew - Colby, Diana
    • Date: 2021-11-18
  • Film, Video
    International Influences in New Librarianship - Symposium 3 Concepts of diversity, of service, and of librarianship itself are strongly influenced by local contexts. The idea that the work of librarians looks the same in Kenya, Norway, China, and the United States is founded on the strained concept that universal structures serve all. In this webinar, we will discuss what in librarianship transcends national boundaries, what varies, and what is the process that...
    • Date: 2021-11-11
  • Film, Video
    COVID-19: Stronger Together Through a One Health Approach The Library of Congress Health Services Division and the Science, Technology and Business Division have collaborated with three expert speakers to provide the public with the latest information about the One Health approach, a transdisciplinary framework that calls for collaboration between human and veterinary medicine, sociology, economics, behavioral science and political science to manage current and future pandemics
    • Contributor: Deem, Sharon - Steen, Tomoko - Charles, Sandra - Dunham, Bernadette - McNamara, Tracey
    • Date: 2021-10-19
  • Film, Video
    2021 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Application Webinar This webinar will provide an overview of the awards application process and address questions that applicants might have about completing the application. Award applications are accepted between January and March every year and are reviewed by committees of the Advisory Board who recommend finalists. The Librarian of Congress selects the winners of the major prizes.
    • Contributor: Stitzel, Dawn - Ristau, Karen M. - Hildreth, Susan H. - Roy, Loriene
    • Date: 2021-01-28
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    Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words The exhibition "Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words" showcases rarely seen materials that offer an intimate view of Rosa Parks and documents her life and activism, creating a rich opportunity for viewers to discover new dimensions to their understanding of this seminal figure. This webinar provides insight into the life of Rosa Parks as well as highlights resources that can be used with students.
    • Contributor: Lewis, Andrea - Moats, Stacie - Kinloch, Valerie - Cannon, Adrienne
    • Date: 2020-07-29
  • Film, Video
    Introduction to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (Online Office Hours) Join us to discover audiovisual primary and secondary sources featured in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). AAPB is a joint effort between the Library of Congress and WGBH, created to digitally preserve and provide access to public radio and television programs from the past 70+ years. The Library's Project Director for AAPB and the AAPB Engagement and Use Manager will share resources...
    • Contributor: Black, Kaleena - Gevinson, Alan - Marchese, Ryn - Reidel, Jennifer
    • Date: 2020-05-19