Access PA/POWER Library Online Courses Available Via WebJunction PA
Are you new to Access PA/POWER Library? Have you used Ask Here PA and want to learn more about it? Or, do you need continuing ed credits?
Just a reminder that Access PA, POWER Library and Ask Here PA training is now available online through WebJunction with the following courses:
- Access PA Database Online Beginner Training
covers using the Access PA website, searching the Access PA Database, using the VDX ILL system, and keeping your library's holdings updated in the Database [7 Act 48 credit hours].
- POWER Library: AP Images
includes an introduction to the AP Images online interface, navigation and set-up options and searching each of the archives [3 Act 48 Credits].
- Understanding and Promoting Ask Here PA
focuses on understanding how Ask Here PA works and on using, evaluating and promoting this valuable service [3 Act 48 credit hours].
- VDX ILL System Version 4.1.3 Online Course
covers the new features available in this upgraded version, including new Work Queue labels, placement of notes, and new actions. [4 Act 48 credit hours].
Students are able to access the courses from any computer connected to the Internet to work independently any time of day or night. All certified Pennsylvania librarians and library aides are eligible to receive Act 48 continuing education credit hours upon completion of the courses. All who complete a course are able to generate a certificate of completion online.
To access the courses, eligible persons must create a free account on WebJunction, then request affiliation with WebJunction Pennsylvania.
Detailed Instructions for Registering for Courses:
- Visit the WebJunction Pennsylvania (http://pa.webjunction.org).
- Along the right-hand side of the PA WebJunction page, click the Request Course Access link.
- Complete the Request WebJunction Course Access form, indicating Pennsylvania as your State Partner.
- Course access requests may take 24 hours to process.
Once your WebJunction Course Access has been approved via email, follow the directions to enroll in any of the online courses from the WebJunction Course list, selecting Pennsylvania Courses, then Library Services to take one of the approved Act 48 credit courses listed above. If you experience any problems registering for a course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
These instructions may also be found on the Access PA website by clicking the link labeled Access PA/POWER Library Online Training Via WebJunction.