MAIG Training Videos and Webinars

Introduction to Canva: Tutorial Videos

Canva is a free graphic design tool. Its easy-to-use features and drag-and-drop format makes it easy for anyone to create professional designs for social media pages and much more. Canva offers a wide selection of templates in various sizes and for various uses.

The following online tutorials serve as a step by step guide on how to use Canva and was created by Nadia Grobler from the University of Pretoria on behalf of LIASA MAIG.

  1. Introduction to Canva
  2. Sign up for a Canva Account
  3. Select a Canva design type
  4. Adding images to your Canva design
  5. Adding text to your Canva design
  6. Adding elements to your Canva design
  7. Putting it all together
  8. Downloading your Canva design
  9. Copyright Implications

MAIG Webinars


How to Post So Others Will Listen: Engaging Through Social Media
April Hines, Journalism and Mass Communications Librarian at University of Florida and Maria Atilano, Student Outreach Librarian at University of North Florida

How to Eat an Elephant: One Bite at a Time
Regina Fried, Marketing and PR Specialist, Bucks County Library District

Speaking Finance: Using Return on Investment (ROI) to Make a Case for Your Library
Miranda Doran-Myers, Research Assistant, Colorado State Library

Marketing 101 – back to basics
Jennifer Burke, president of IntelliCraft Research, LLC

Why a Marketing Team can be a good investment for your library!
Theresa Schoeman, Marketing & Project Support Librarian for UCT Libraries

What They Didn’t Teach in Library School: The Cycle of True Marketing
Kathy Dempsey, New Jersey, USA

Become a superhero for your faculty – embedded librarianship in an academic institution
Cora Bezuidenhout, Information Specialist, University of Pretoria

Social Media: marketing and tips
Neo Molemela, Systems Librarian at the University of the Free State and LIASA ICTLIG Chair

Library marketing – highlighting South African Library Week 2017
Annamarie Goosen, LIASA Manager