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Paul is currently scheduling additional onsite and online presentations, webinars, and online courses. To set up a learning opportunity, please contact him at

Author, Change the World Using Social Media, from Rowman & Littlefield; publication date: January 2021; for 30% discount, order through Rowman & Littlefield and use this code: RLFANDF30.

For workshops/webinars on effectively using social media for activism, collaboration, and/or positive change, please contact Paul at

Change the World Using Social Media

Library Advocacy Training Project Manager for the California Library Association

Cohost (with Maurice Coleman and Essraa Nawar) of the new monthly “Information Gone Wild: Conversations With the Field” video podcast for the San Jose State University School of Information 

Designer and facilitator of three-part online series of workshops on how to conduct online interviews (for students working on a project for the Sacramento Public Library)

Facilitator for highly-interactive one-hour online employee-assistance program sessions through Claremont EAP

Member, Board of Directors for the award-winning (UCLA Alumni Association “Network of the Year, 2023”) UCLA Daily Bruin Alumni Association (DBAN);  helped develop and continue to co-facilitate a mentoring program and develop/facilitate workshops designed to support the professional development of students currently working on the campus newspaper

Member, Public Library Association Continuing Education Advisory Group, which advises PLA (a division of the American Library Association) on the identification, development and evaluation of relevant, cost-effective, and emerging face-to-face and online continuing education products and services

Participant/panelist in biweekly T is for Training podcast recordings (alternate Thursdays, 9 pm ET/6 pm PT) hosted by Maurice Coleman; listen to the latest episode—a conversation about websites and blogging for trainer-teacher-learners—through this link.

Upcoming Presentations

“One Conversation a Day: Fostering Healthy Connections in Our Onsite-Online World” online workshop for Athens Administrators, May 15

“Library Advocacy and Fundraising” presentation at the Serving With a Purpose conference in Ontario, CA May 22

Monthly online library-advocacy training sessions through the California Library Association (2nd Wednesday of each month, starting at 10 am; updates on CLA community calendar

One-hour facilitated conversations on a variety of employee assistance program topics (e.g., dealing conflict; time management; presentation skills; emotional intelligence) through Claremont EAP and for other clients.

Co-facilitator for full-day highly-interactive Advocacy Basics preconference workshop  a the American Library Association Annual Conference, in San Diego, June 28, 9 am – 3 pm 

To schedule a presentation/workshop onsite or online, please contact Paul (