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July 2015

SWFLN Electronic Resources Part 2: Evaluating and Enhancing Electronic Resources

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Web Based Training

  Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 7/30/2015 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:00 AM Description:  Description: Do you manage library databases, ebook platforms, and other electronic resources? Are you interested in such a role? Are you working to provide the best content and access possible? Are you eager to customize your library’s e-resources to meet the needs of patrons? Then this webinar is for you! Learn how to track usage and make data-driven selections. Integrate free, open access resources…

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SWFLN Introduction to Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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  Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 7/31/2015 Start Time: 9:00 AM Description:  Description: Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is one of the most widely-used controlled vocabularies in the world. Librarians in general (not just catalogers!) should have a solid understanding of how LCSH headings and subheadings are constructed and used in order to better serve users performing subject searches. This workshop will provide a brief history of LCSH, the principles behind its construction, as well as plenty of examples and…

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August 2015

SEFLIN – Stop Avoiding – Start Engaging! (2 days)

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

This two-part course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, August 4-5, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:30 am EST. Students must attend both sessions. Everyone has to deal with tough conversations from time to time – breaking the bad news, talking to a difficult employee, telling people what they don’t want to hear. Do you find yourself dreading those talks? Putting them off in the hopes that the issue will just go away? In this 2-part webinar, Meridith Elliott Powell will share tips, strategies and the secrets to handling…

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NEFLIN Adobe InDesign CC: Part 2 – New Horizons (08/05/15)

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
New Horizons – Jacksonville,
7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 180, Jacksonville, FL 32256 United States
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Overview In this course students will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents. Who Should Attend This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.                                   Outline Lesson 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats Build Layout Versions  Link Content Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements Create…

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NEFLIN Library Management Skills: The Manager with DeEtta Jones – Jacksonville (08/06/15)

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jacksonville Public Library – Southeast Regional,
10599 Deerwood Park Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Next Generation Leadership Designed on a solid foundation of tried-and-true management principals and guided by best practices in libraries, Library Management Skills: The Manager contains practical, useful information in a library context and with colleagues facing similar challenges. Concepts are enhanced by the application of techniques and strategies for immediate and long-term use. Learning Outcomes After this workshop, participants will: Have a reinforced understanding of facilitative leadership as a management philosophy Have a greater awareness of their individual behavioral preferences…

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SEFLIN – Series 101

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This two-hour live online class explores the basics of series.  We’ll discuss: how to identify a series on a book (as well as other types of content) the differences between a series, a serial, and an analytic interpretation of treatment notes in series authorities records the impact of RDA on series how to approach conflicting treatment in records.  As the Library of Congress ceased tracing series, their decision has impacted many libraries. Discussion will focus on identification, searching, practical application…

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Celebrate Book Lover’s Day and Promote Florida Libraries as Publishers With Your FEL Gale Resources

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reading puts the world at your users’ fingertips. As you prepare to celebrate Book Lover’s Day on August 9, join us for a session on powerful readers’ advisory tools. Books and Authors unlocks new possibilities for users to connect with their next favorite author, title or genre. LitFinder gives users access to full-text poems, essays, stories and more. Both of these resources provide potential inspiration for users to write their own works, which creates opportunities for you to integrate ideas gained from August’s Florida Libraries…

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State Library of Florida Webinar Series: Newspapers at the State Library

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the newspaper resources available at the State Library of Florida! The State Library’s newspaper collection includes a wide variety of newspapers in print, digital and microform formats from all over Florida, such as: Historic issues from papers no longer published or communities that no longer exist, single issues dating back to 1829, series extending from the late 1800s to the present day, specialty newspapers such as military camp newspapers from the 1940s, and newspapers currently in print. It…

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SEFLIN – All History is Local: Find, Preserve, and Digitize Collections that Tell the Story

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Community History can refer to the story of a town, a neighborhood, an area, or group of people. This history is often built on research found outside of academic institutions. When creating the story of a community, materials can lead to the discovery of the everyday lives of those who live(d) within an identified group or location – these stories don’t just rely on “the official record.” Every community has its own history and its unique way of sharing the…

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NEFLIN Stop, Collaborate and Listen – NEFLIN (08/12/15)

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402, Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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Identifying Partnerships to Strengthen Your Library’s Relevance in the Community Libraries are under pressure to demonstrate their value within their educational institutions and in their communities.  The University of North Florida is in the process of a rebranding project to update its image and to address concerns including student success, retention, and time to degree.  The presenters will propose skills to strengthen library relevance that are applicable to all libraries by using three simple steps: STOP – Evaluate where you…

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