Know & Go: The Power of Presenting

Scheduled Dates
Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
All librarians interested in presenting at a conference or other setting.
Course Description

Speaking at conferences and other events is an opportunity to share ideas and get your name out among the library field. If you've never presented at a conference before, it can be intimidating to decide what to talk about, what format, and for what conference.

In this session, we will talk about why public speaking is an important skill to to master, different types of common presentation formats, and offer suggestions to help you choose the best format for your topic. In addition, we will talk about tips and strategies to help you become a better presenter.

Learning objectives for this session include
  • Explain why public speaking is an important skill to have as a librarian
  • Identify the different types of presentation formats and choose the best format for your topic
  • Integrate strategies to help improve public speaking and presentation skills


Homework Expectations
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.