NEFLIN Online Privacy & Security: Webinar (09/26/17)

The Fear, the Hype, and What You Can Do about It


If you read today’s headlines about security breaches, you might be thinking of going back to fax machines and snail mail. Or you might be assuming that privacy is dead and we may as well get used to it (and you have nothing to hide, right?)

While there is no such thing as foolproof security and privacy, there is a middle ground that you can find by understanding and using particular techniques. We are in a world where mobile technologies are everywhere and we need to use them to be productive and to enjoy creative activities.

We’ll discuss answers to these questions:

Security:

  • Is your laptop or smartphone’s traffic being harvested when on public wi-fi?
  • What’s the best thing to do if your device is lost or stolen?
  • Is your data safely backed up?
  • Should you trust a password manager?
  • What are the advantages of using Touch ID on iPhones?
  • Is it a good idea to use mobile payment systems in retail stores?
  • Can criminals hold your data captive and ask for ransom?
  • How can you make theft of your identity less likely?

Privacy:

  • Is your laptop camera or microphone recording without you knowing it?
  • Are you giving away information for targeted advertising?
  • How easy is it for anyone to see all of your search engine history?
  • How is your location data being used?
  • Do privacy policies mean anything? Are they worth reading?
  • Should you use encrypted messaging and email? How?

For each question we’ll look at media hype compared to expert opinions and show what you can do do protect yourself. We’ll look at statistics on the likelihood of each bad thing that might happen. You’ll come away with resources for learning more, so you can take reasonable steps to protect your privacy and security.

Virtual Trainer: Nicole Hennig

Nicole Hennig is an independent user-experience professional, helping librarians and educators effectively use mobile technologies.

Nicole’s books include Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage, Selecting and Evaluating the Best Mobile Apps for Library Services, and Best Apps for Academics. She teaches several online courses, including Apps for Librarians & Educators, and Organize Your Life with Mobile Apps.

She worked for the MIT Libraries for 14 years, first as web manager and then as head of the user experience department. She is the winner of several awards, including the MIT Excellence Award for Innovative Solutions.

Nicole loves teaching, presenting, and inspiring people to use technology effectively. To stay current with the best mobile technology for education, sign up for her email newsletter, Mobile Apps News, and follow her on Twitter @nic221, where she tweets about libraries and mobile technologies.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

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SEFLIN – Supervisor Series: Now it’s Your Turn- Full day workshop

By the time we meet in person in September, we will have delved into many topics that have allowed us to consider our own behaviors – from understanding how emotional intelligence affects our lives and the lives of others, to recognize what our actual behavioral tendencies are. We will have also spent quality time unpacking ideas relating to our professional lives and how we supervise – from delegating effectively to creating a motivating environment…and lots of topics in between.
This won’t be your grandfather’s workshop J. We encourage you to come with questions, suggestions, resources, tips, techniques, and even obstacles you’ve encountered as you’ve applied what you’ve learned throughout the year. As leadership guru John Maxwell says, “Shared thinking is always better than solo thinking.” So we’ll spend the day sharing – and learning even more!
Don’t miss this opportunity to spend time reflecting on the human side of leading. You’ll come away refreshed and rejuvenated ~ with valuable information that will help you perform your job more effectively. And that makes work more fun – for everyone!

Presented by: Linda Bruno
Linda has been developing and conducting training seminars for more than ten years. Certified with Development Dimensions International and Achieve Global, she also offers her own workshops on Customer Service, Supervisory Skills, Personalities, Organizational Skills, Effective Communication, Returning Balance to Your Life, and many other topics.

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SEFLIN: Supercharged Storytimes: Successes and Challenges

Sue McCleaf Nespeca heads Kid Lit Plus Consulting, providing speeches, training, and consulting to librarians, teachers and early childhood educators on topics such as children’s literature, early literacy and family literacy. With over 30 years experience in youth services library work, she is also an adjunct Instructor at Kent State (Ohio) University’s School of Library and Information Sciences.

 

She has a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University and a Master’s Degree in Library Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Having written several books and journal articles, two of her books include Picture Books Plus: 100 Extension Activities in Art, Drama, Music, Math, and Science (written with co-author Joan Reeve) (ALA) and Library Programming for Families with Young Children (Neal Schuman).

 

Presently she is an author for Upstart’s Very Ready Reading Program, which employs a “7 Days, 7 Ways” philosophy encouraging parental involvement in young children’s early literacy skills. Active in the American Library Association, she served on the 2013 Geisel Committee, the 2008 & 1993 Caldecott Committees and was chair of the 2003 Sibert Committee for informational books. Previously she was one of six national trainers for the “Every Child Ready to Read” Project, a national early literacy project sponsored by the American Library Association, and is currently offering early literacy workshops to support the Every Child Ready to Read 2nd Edition Initiative. She has spoken at over 500 conferences and workshops throughout the United States.

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PLAN Webinar 12+ Ways to Help New Employees Feel Welcome with Linda Bruno

Photo of red Converse sneakers in front of Welcome on Board matHave you ever been part of a celebration when an employee leaves? Not that you’re glad they’re leaving (of course 😊), but you just want to show them you have appreciated them while you were co-workers.

Isn’t it odd that we may make it a point to celebrate someone’s departure, but never think to celebrate a new employee’s arrival? Sometimes we don’t even prepare for their arrival! It’s no wonder that it can take longer than necessary for new employees to feel welcome.

In this 90-minute webinar, we’ll brainstorm ways of not only preparing for our new employees, but also tips to celebrate their arrival and make sure they feel welcome – what a terrific way to start a new job!

Instructor: Linda Bruno
With programs on a wide variety of topics such as customer service, supervisory skills, communication, emotional intelligence, and personalities (along with many others), Linda develops and conducts training for clients across the United States. She is also a certified facilitator for the well-respected talent management firm, DDI (Development Dimensions International).

Competency Index for the Library Field: Library Services Competencies

Skill Level: Introduction & Beyond Basic

Can’t attend the live webinar? Register here to receive a link to the recording.

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SWFLN Guerilla Branding: Making Your Library Indispensable

Event Type: Face-to-Face
Date: 9/20/2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM

Description:
 Guerilla Branding: Making Your Library Indispensable is an interactive workshop that guides attendees through a day of learning on how small organizations – from startup companies to nonprofits, build ties to a community through disciplined but highlycreative strategies and tactics.

As a participant, you will receive a guerilla outreach guide and work both individually and in groups to begin brainstorming issues, strategies, and tactics. Throughout the day, NYU professor and Forbes contributor David Vinjamuri will provide insights, best practices, and tools to help you think clearly about your library’s current situation and begin to identify

Educational Objective – Help library directors, marketers, communications directors and board members understand how to engage with their communities in a high-impact manner with limited budgets and tight resources. This workshop will focus on substituting a crisp strategy and vivid imagination for a large budget.

Location: Fort Myers Regional Library Meeting Rooms – 1651 Lee Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Registration Ends: 9/17/2017 at 12:00 AM

Other Information:
 David Vinjamuri is President of ThirdWay Brand Trainers, whose clients over the last 13 years include American Express, Starwood Hotels, The Corporate Executive Board, The U.S. Army, Navy and Commerce Department. David also teaches branding and social media to Master’s degree candidates at NYU where he is adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing. David writes the Brand Truth column online for Forbes, which has been read by over 1 million people. He also writes the Brand Insider column for Library Journal. He is the author of Accidental Branding: How Ordinary People Build Extraordinary Brands (Wiley, 2008) and two novels.

David has been quoted as an expert on brands in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, BusinessWeek, US News & World Report, BusinessWeek and Investor’s Business Daily. David has contributed to BrandWeek, Advertising Age and Publisher’s Weekly. He has appeared as a brand expert on PBS Marketplace, BBC World, Fox Business News, Bloomberg TV and MSNBC.

David speaks widely on branding and social media topics. He has been the featured guest lecturer on the Queen Mary 2 and has addressed audiences from Munich to Mumbai as a keynote speaker. David was formerly a brand manager at Johnson & Johnson, worked in customer marketing at Coca-Cola, ran an acquisitions group for DoubleClick and ran marketing at two smaller companies. He started his business career in management consulting. David graduated with High Honors from Swarthmore College and was a Citicorp/Walter Wriston Scholar at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Contact: Aaron Blumberg
Contact Number: 2393136218
Presenter: David Vinjamuri

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SWFLN Graphic Design

Event Type: Face-to-Face
Date: 9/19/2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM

Description:
 Every time you create a sign or flyer or a program brochure, you are using graphic design. Graphic design is the art of using design elements (words and images) to convey information. Are you conveying the right information about your library and its programs? This workshop will teach the essential graphic design and layout skills that will help make every sign and flyer more visually powerful and effective.

Location: SWFLN Office: 13120 Westlinks Terrace, Unit 3 Fort Myers, FL 33913 (239) 313-6338
Registration Ends: 9/16/2017 at 12:00 AM

Other Information:
 About the Presenter(s): Artistic Literacy is committed to teaching librarians new ways to connect with their communities with innovative and exciting programming. Elizabeth McConney, Jennifer Parker, and Amber Holley all have years of experience working in libraries and providing innovative programs for their community.

Contact: Aaron Blumberg
Contact Number: 2393136218
Presenter: Artistic Literacy

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SEFLIN: 2017 Virtual Conference – Digital Utopia | Libraries Building Communities of Learning

10:00 a.m. Keynote by Michael Peter Edson: Global, local, and the future of community at scale.
Michael Peter Edson strategist and thought leader will speak on the meaning of the word “community”.  What constitutes a local community when 4 billion humans are online? And what is the relationship between local engagement and global impact?

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SWFLN Do You Know Dewey? Exploring the Dewey Decimal System

Event Type: Face-to-Face
Date: 9/15/2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM

Description:
 Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) is a classification system popular around the world and commonly found in school and public libraries. It provides an “address” for each resource, as well as organizes resources primarily by subject matter. In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about the structure of DDC, how to find DDC numbers in WebDewey and in other resources, and how to build basic and complex DDC numbers using WebDewey. There will be plenty of examples and exercises to help participants better understand and practice what they have learned. This workshop is perfect for Dewey novices, as well as those looking to refresh their knowledge!

Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because Dewey is the most popular classification system in the world. Even though many academic libraries use Library of Congress Classification, gaining a deeper understanding of Dewey is helpful for understanding classification systems generally.

Public Library staff will find this training beneficial because Dewey is the most commonly used classification system in public libraries. It is important that public librarians understand how to read and create a Dewey call number to ensure that their collections are easily accessible.

School Librarians and Media Specialists will understand that Dewey is the most commonly used classification system in school libraries. It is important that school librarians understand how to read and create a Dewey call number to ensure that their collections are easily accessible.

Special Libraries will be interested in this workshop because Dewey is the most popular classification system in the world. Even though special libraries may not use Dewey, gaining a deeper understanding of Dewey is helpful for understanding classification systems generally.

Location: SWFLN Office: 13120 Westlinks Terrace, Unit 3 Fort Myers, FL 33913 (239) 313-6338
Registration Ends: 9/12/2017 at 12:00 AM

Other Information:
 Karen Snow, Ph.D. Karen Snow is an Associate Professor and PhD Program Director in the School of Information Studies at Dominican University in River Forest, IL. She received her Ph.D. in Information Science in 2011 from the University of North Texas, where she taught cataloging courses primarily online from 2006 until 2011 for the Department of Library & Information Sciences. She previously worked as a cataloger in the Rare Book Room, University Archives, and the Technical Services departments at the University of North Texas. She currently teaches beginning and advanced cataloging courses at Dominican University, both face-to-face and online.

Contact: Aaron Blumberg
Contact Number: 2393136218
Presenter: Dr. Karen Snow

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PLAN Webinar: What Customers Really Want: Getting Back to Basics with Linda Bruno

Photo of rocks made up to look like peopleIsn’t it wonderful when we can offer our customers the latest in programming and technology? They love it – and so do we! And yet…even when we offer the “latest and greatest,” that doesn’t guarantee a delighted customer.

Of course, we should still strive to stay competitive in today’s fast-changing environment, but maybe we need to occasionally step back and see how we actually deliver our services through our customers’ eyes.

So what do our customers really want? In many cases, it’s the simple basic courtesies and attitudes that will bring our customers back time after time. After all, they can find information and entertainment in a myriad of places these days – places that are actually competing with our libraries. But can those places make your customer feel valued and appreciated? Maybe…maybe not. But you definitely can!

In this 90-minute webinar, we’ll talk about getting back to basics. As the old saying goes, “it’s not rocket science,” but sometimes we just need a little time to reflect on how our customers “see” us. We’ll discuss how – when we get back to basics – we promote a positive image for our library so that, not only do our customers feel appreciated, they’ll appreciate us right back!

Instructor: Linda Bruno
With programs on a wide variety of topics such as customer service, supervisory skills, communication, emotional intelligence, and personalities (along with many others), Linda develops and conducts training for clients across the United States. She is also a certified facilitator for the well-respected talent management firm, DDI (Development Dimensions International).

Competency Index for the Library Field: Essential Library Competencies

Skill Level: IntroductIon

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SEFLIN: Going Beyond MARC: Batch Processing Toolbox

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