Books & Materials
Training and Presentation Resources
Looking to keep your presentation and training skills up-to-date? These resources will keep your training fresh. Need help? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Originally compiled by Katie (Sabol) Campbell, Public Library Consultant, State Library of Ohio. Updated by Judith Cosgray, State Government Outreach Library Consultant, State Library of Ohio.
Blaszczynski, Carol, and Diana J. Green. "Speaking Off the Cuff: Strategies and Activities for Developing Presentation Confidence." Journal of Applied Research for Business Instruction 8.2 (2010): 1-5. Business Source Complete. EBSCO. Web. 21 July 2011.
Flatley, Marie E. "TEACHING THE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION." Business Communication Quarterly 70.3 (2007): 301-305. Business Source Complete. EBSCO. Web. 21 July 2011.
Namhata, Rima. "Smooth Talk, Smart Attire, Efficient Practice and a Tinge of Humor: Way to Presentation Skill for Beginners." IUP Journal of Soft Skills 5.1 (2011): 31-36. Business Source Complete. EBSCO. Web. 21 July 2011.
EJournals & Ebooks
► Adult Learning Master FILE (EBSCO) From: 1996-Present
► Career Development Quarterly Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) From: 2008-Present
► Career World Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) From: 1996-Present
► Chief Learning Officer Business Source Complete (EBSCO) From: 2003-Present
► Coaching at Work Business Source Complete (EBSCO) From: 2008-Present
► T + D Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) From: 2001-Present
► The Learning Organization Electronic Journal Center From: 1994-Present
► Training Business Source Complete (EBSCO) From: 2000-Present
► Training Magazine (http://www.trainingmag.com/): Training magazine is a 41-year-old professional
development magazine that advocates training and workforce development as a business tool. The
magazine delves into management issues such as leadership and succession planning, HR issues
such as recruitment and retention, and training issues such as learning theory, on-the-job skills
assessments and aligning core workforce competencies to enhance the bottom line impact of
training and development programs.
► Office of Personnel Management- Training and Development Policy
(http://www.opm.gov/hrd/lead/index.asp): This site offers a continuing source for current human
resource development trends and innovations. This includes a training wiki, publications, training
needs assessment and policy guidance.
► 10 Visual Ideas for Designing Guru-Style; Articulate Blog:
► The 10/20/30 Rule of PowerPoint; Guy Kawasaki:
► What is Good PowerPoint Design; Presentation Zen:
► Annotated Bibliography: Workplace Learning; US Department of Justice, National Institute of
Corrections (http://static.nicic.gov/Library/024728.pdf): This great compilation of articles, books, and
websites provides resources describing workplace learning and discussing why and how we conduct
► Gale Courses: Catalog as of April 2015
► Ohio Department of Administrative Services: TDC E-Learning Design & Development Guide
► The Ohio State University: Standards for Accessible eLearnings (ABEL Standards) (PDF)
Books at the state library of ohio
Bag of Tricks for Presentation Design; Don Weatherbee:
Effective PowerPoint Presenting; Matthew Dyer:
Steal This Presentation; JESSEDEE:
Stop Breaking the Basic Rules of Presenting; The Wikiman: