LRL Webinars Archive


webinar globeBelow are links to webinars presented by the Legislative Research Librarians.

Click on the links to access the recorded webinars and, in some cases, copies of the handouts or other materials.

  • De-escalation Techniques Dan Billings has spent 27 years investigating, researching, mitigating and teaching topics on workplace violence. This session will focus on de-escalation techniques to consider when dealing with potentially violent people you may encounter within and outside the legislature.
  • Public Service in Difficult Times This webinar will explore various ways in which legislative staff can expand their capacity and practice self-care in challenging times. The key is to transform our mindset from one that is in “survival mode” to one that seeks ways to be helpful and solution oriented. Presented December 5, 2017
  • Legislative Staff Training Programs: A Look at Diverse Approaches Across the Nation Join us as representatives from three states will talk about their staff training programs. Each presenter will speak about the impetus and  history of their state’s staff training program; problems encountered along the way and any changes made; and advice for other states. Presented February 24, 2017
  • State Government Information and the Copyright Conundrum is a webinar that explores the issues related to copyright protection for state documents and how it limits their inclusion in digitization of historic state records. Presented April 12, 2014
  • Researching Legislative History and Intent looks at one of the most valuable services legislative librarians provide, being able to research the history and intent of enacted legislation. Presented Oct. 25, 2010

For more information, contact LRL liaison Megan McClure.