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EPDRC Midwinter 2012 Summary

Education and Professional Development for ReferenceThe Education and Professional Development for Reference Committee (EPDRC) is working with the MARS Professional Development Committee to create an in-person workshop for ALA Midwinter 2013 for library staff, along with investigating topics for online training to be made available through ALA. The group also publicly archived the Reference New Employee Orientation Bibliography on their ALA Connect site, at: http://connect.ala.org/node/164640 In addition, the group is gathering websites and online resources related to reference training through social bookmarking, available at:http://www.diigo.com/user/rssepdr . Additions to the list are welcomed by e-mailing one of the committee members.  We also are investigating the option of partnering with other ALA committees for professional development around the statistical abstracts.