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Continuing Education Sources
I have tried to list only sources that are freely available or have free options. If you are looking for formal education or are considering additional programs for your post-Master's education, check out the directory of ALA-accredited programs.
Additionally, check your local library association for free CE resources. Many state and regional associations offer free CE courses/webinars for members. If you have a chance to attend a library conference, whether ALA, state, district, etc., look for seminars, workshops, and programs that will offer CE credits for attending. Many will be included in the price of conference admission.
- ACRL Webinars
The Association of College & Research Libraries offers their webinars for free on Youtube, with a six month delay after the original (paid) webinar has concluded.
- ALCTS Webinars
The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services offer their webinars for free online, with a six month delay after the original webinar has concluded.
- W3 Schools
CodingBat is a free site of exercises in Java and Python to learn and practice coding skills.
General CE Sources
A popular online learning platform that offers courses from colleges and universities all for free. Many courses offer optional certificates or credits for an additional fee.
- University of Wisconsin Data Services Video Series
A series of short videos that explain the whys and hows of data management.
- University of Minnesota Data Management Training
The bootcamps require money, but scroll down and you'll see they've posted the 2015 Online Data Management Course for free.
- MIT Libraries Data Management Workshops
Freely available are the slides from the latest series of workshops.