Training Policies

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Effective: July 1, 2011

For Fiscal Year 2012 MOREnet offers a choice of a Full Service or Basic Service Membership Level which gives organizations a choice in their access to training services.  REAL Program support of MOREnet contracted training and In-service training is no longer appropriateas a result of this restructuring of Membership Levels. REAL Program participants are now responsible for all fees for MOREnet contracted training and in-services. 

Contracted Training

MOREnet (through University Procurement) contracts with various vendors to supply technical and end-user courses not provided by MOREnet trainers. Please contact MOREnet Training at (800) 509-6673 or to schedule a class at your library or to request contracted training.  For more information on training visit MOREnet Training.

A fee is required for contracted training. REAL Program participants will be billed $112.50 per day/per person. The REAL Program will fund the remaining 50 percent of the fee for contracted training. Travel related expenses for library staff are the responsibility of the library.

In-service Training

The Missouri State Library is happy to announce that MOREnet training opportunities for Missouri public libraries has been expanded. MOREnet trainers will be available to come to your library to train on an appropriately selected topic listed in the MOREnet course descriptions. The training will be scheduled based on the availability of MOREnet trainers.

The REAL Program will cover the travel expenses of the MOREnet trainers. Attendee travel expenses will be the responsibility of the library.

The library must have at least eight persons registered for the class and have a computer lab capable of hosting a class. It is the library's responsibility to ensure attendees are registered with MOREnet. The attendees can be from any public library that participates in the REAL Program.

Please contact MOREnet Training at (800) 509-6673 or to schedule a class at your library.