Training for Staff

Project Management Roundtable
This program is a drop-in, once-a-month opportunity for staff to collaborate with each other about best practices and approaches for their projects. Check out our new Resource Guide for additional dates and content

Cross Training Program
Library staff are encouraged to explore cross training in other departments as an avenue toward professional development. Policies and procedures were last approved December 2007. A list of participants and their activities will be maintained on this site.

New Staff Orientation
New library staff are eligible to attend a series of orientations to library departments given every six months over a six-week period. Contact the Library Administration if you are interested in this program.

Dartmouth College Human Resources Professional Development Catalog for personal and professional development.

Academic Computing & Library Joint Workshops These courses are usually offered during term intersessions. Topics include usage tips for Blackboard and Camtasia Relay.

ElementK provides access to web-based tutorials for desktop applications as well as soft skill training. This service is offered through Dartmouth Computing.

Library staff may enjoy using the Learning 2.0 modules that were created for library staff in 2008. This site is accessible for library staff only through Blackboard. Learning 2.0.

Web-based tutorials for Microsoft applications. This service is offered through Dartmouth Computing. Microsoft E-Learning Suite.
Safari Books Online Subscription to Safariallows you to access teach-yourself and reference books accessible to you anytime you are logged onto the Dartmouth web. Topics range from digital photography, web design, personal finance and personal development. Sample titles include Time Power: A Proven System for Getting More Done in Less Time Than You Ever Thought Possible; A Manager’s Guide to Coaching: Simple and Effective Ways to Get the Best Out of Your Employees; and Goal Setting: How to Create an Action Plan and Achieve Your Goals.

Collis Miniversity
Each term a variety of courses are offered ranging from the ever-popular wine tasting and massage courses to sign language, knitting and graphic design. Registration is in person next to the Collis Information Desk on the first few days of each term. These classes are heavily attended by Dartmouth students and college staff and the public are welcome to attend. See the Blitz Miniversity Bulletin for the current schedule.

These programs and resources are provided by the Dartmouth College Libraries, Dartmouth Computing or Dartmouth College.