Professional Development Services

WNYLRC provides certificates of attendance which are tracked and available on your account page once you have registered on

Attendees are expected to adhere to the WNYLRC Code of Conduct.

Continuing Education Credits are available for half-day workshops of 2 hours or more, full-day workshops, seminars or institutes sponsored by WNYLRC and held at WNYLRC or other location as specified. 

Classes and seminars may be eligible for continuing education credit through the Department of Information Science at the University at Buffalo. Fill out the registration form to request CEUs.

WNYLRC is an approved Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE) Sponsor, certified by the New York State Department of Education, Office of Teaching Initiatives.

WNYLRC offers MLA CE credits from courses approved by the Medical Library Association that are available exclusively through the MedLib-Ed portal.

WNYLRC has partnered with the NEDCC to offer free, limited registrations for WNYLRC members to NEDCC courses from September 2022 to June 2023. Seats are allotted one per institution per class. The free registrations are on a "first come, first served" basis. If you are signed up for an NEDCC class with a free (WNYLRC sponsored) registration and find you no longer can attend a class you signed up for, you must notify Caitlin ( at least 48 hours prior to the class to cancel your seat. Fill out the form to register for an NEDCC course today!  Please note the pricing is listed only for your information – WNYLRC is covering the cost of the class you sign up for.



Training Center

Classes may be held at our training center, at off-site locations, or through online webinars. See our schedule on the workshops page. Most classes are open to anyone, but WNYLRC members pay a lower price. To register for a class you must first create an account by clicking on the "Create an account" link at the top of the page and entering the information requested. When your registration is complete you will then be able to register for the above mentioned training opportunities. 

Note: We only have two brand-new classroom laptops available for use. Attendees are advised to bring their own devices to workshops and events held in the Training Center.

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WNYLRC will be shuttering access to Skillshare and Treehouse due to low interest and low usage.

Our access to ended in December 2018.

Tech Talk is a weekly online service offering videos and articles of useful tips, tools, and techniques for staff and administrators who want to stay current, increase productivity and creativity, support staff needs and just develop better office skills! The writers of Tech Talk also respond to individual questions! 

WNYLRC Knowledge Base Tutorials On Demand has freely-available tutorials on resource sharing applications and programs. Available to watch on our YouTube channel.

And a deal for WNYLRC members:

Library Juice Academy – offers a variety of asynchronous online lessons for librarians and library staff that will assist them in their day-to-day work experiences. WNYLRC members can sign up for any course and receive a 20% discount off the published price!