SELCO/SELS is increasing its efforts to bring more continuing education opportunities to Southeast Minnesota. 

Current Workshops: ELM for Schools  |  Reports for Schools  |  User Security Workshop  |  Book Repair
Previous Workshops Held:  FY2018


ELM Databases Workshop for Schools

This day-long event will give you the chance to learn more about ELM.  Minitex experts will help provide training on several of the databases available which are most relevant for work in a school setting.  The following databases will be covered on the day: Britannica, Kids InfoBits, Explora Kids, ExploraTeens, Student Resources in Context, Science Reference Center, Points of View Reference Center, Consumer Heath Complete, Learning Express Library, Ebooks MN, Educator Resources in ELM, and the ELM Learning Center.

Come and learn with experts about not only how to best search, save, and share your own results but how to teach the databases to users back home.  All levels of experience welcome!

Friday, March 9, 2018  |  9:30a – 3:30p  |  SELCO Office

*Snow Date:  3.30.18

Click HERE to register

(Open from 1.26 to 3.2)

Bring Your Own Device!


Horizon & WebReporter Workshop for Schools

This hands-on workshop, led by Cheryl Hill, Technical Services Librarian at SELCO will give library staff the opportunity to develop confidence, share knowledge and ask questions about Horizon and Web Reporter reports.  Participants will:

  • Bring scenarios requiring reports, questions and concerns
  • Share which reports you find useful (or not)
  • Bring ideas for new/different reports
  • Receive a cheat sheet of how to run reports and when

Friday, March 23, 2018  |  8:30a – 11:30a  |  SELCO Office

Limited to 24 attendees  —  *Snow Date: 4.13.18

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(Open from 2.2 to 3.16)

Bring Your Own Device!


User Security Workshop

More information forthcoming…


Tuesday, April 17, 2018  |  9:30a – 12:30p  |  SELCO Office

Limited to 40 attendees – not intended for the general public

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(Open from 3.6 to 4.10)


Book Repair Workshop

Hands-on workshop designed for quick and easy techniques.  Learn how and what to save as well as common repairs.  Tools, materials, and resource and tutorial handouts will be provided.

Please bring actual books from your collection that need these types of repairs:

Broken Spine, Loose/Broken Hinge, Torn Header, Loose Page, Ripped Page

Thursday, May 24, 2018  |  9:30a – 12:30a  |  SELCO Office

Limited to 20 attendees

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(Open from 4.5 to 5.17)