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April 2015

NEFLIN Integrating iPads into Story Time – Ocala (04/28/15)

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Marion County Public Library,
2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, FL 34470 United States
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iPads, tablets, smartphones and computers are in children’s everyday home life.  Integrating these items into story time will model appropriate interactions for parents and caregivers and encourage additional literacy activities.  Participants will be introduced to the basics of using iPads as well as several Apps for use in story time. This is program is BYOD – Bring Your Own Device!  Please bring your own iPad or iPad Mini for this event. REGISTER HERE Trainer: Amber Holley and Elizabeth McConney, Artistic…

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SEFLIN Boot Camp: Shooting Yourself in the Foot! (Face-to-Face)

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Boynton Beach City Library,
208 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 United States
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As supervisors and managers why do we make things harder on ourselves than they need to be? Partially because that’s how we were taught to do our job! The good news of course is that we can blow up our behaviors that hold us back in so many ways and learn new behaviors to replace them. This interactive and fun workshop focuses on four of the things managers and supervisors do to make their work more difficult than it needs…

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SEFLIN Boot Camp: Angry Customers Suck! (Face-to-Face)

April 30 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Broward County Library / North Regional / BC Library,
1100 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, FL 33066 United States
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Oh yes…they’re out there and they’re coming to your library. Angry, nasty and even downright unreasonable customers with a mission to tell you how they feel. They really do suck! The good news is that you don’t have to let them drag you down or ruin your day. And by using a few proven techniques and questions some of these angry customers could actually leave feeling better! The Angry Customers Suck Crash-Course program is an interactive and fun day filled…

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SWFLN Copyright and Fair Use for Libraries

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

Description:  How do copyright laws apply to libraries and to our patrons? Attend this webinar to learn the fundamentals of copyright and how to keep your libraries safe from infringement and potential lawsuits. You will discover how to take advantage of fair-use exceptions in the law, and you will receive tips on finding resources free of most copyright restrictions. A range of copyright scenarios will be presented. Academic library staff will benefit from this training by discovering how to stay…

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May 2015

PLAN Reference Interview Training

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
UWF – John C. Pace Library,
11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514 United States
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Workshop will cover: *ALA/RUSA Behavioral Guidelines *Psychology of Question Asking *Approachability *Questioning Techniques *The 4 “R’s” of Reference *The Active Librarian *Follow Up Presenter: Dave Tyckoson Location: University of West Florida John C. Pace Library Great Good Place (2nd floor) 11000 University Parkway Pensacola, Florida 32514 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. CT Register via the PLAN website

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SEFLIN Boot Camp: Makerspaces and 3D Printing (Face-to-Face)

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boynton Beach City Library,
208 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 United States
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3D Printers are one of the biggest technological developments in the past few years. These printers allow anyone to become a creator. During this in-person session, you see and interact with a 3D printer. Attendees will experience the 3D printer experience from idea to printing actual objects. We will focus on: The basics of 3D printing Introduction to 3D creation softwares Beyond 3D printing – makerspace ideas How libraries can set-up Makerspaces within their library Why libraries should be at…

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SEFLIN – Introduction to METS (Live Online)

May 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

METS is a standard that is used widely for digitization projects for both presentation and preservation of digital content. This class introduces the features of METS and how it is used as an information package to include metadata and digital content. It describes the parts of a METS document, how different metadata schemes are used with it, and how it is implemented in digital library projects. It also addresses the purpose and creation of METS application profiles, which detail best…

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SEFLIN Boot Camp: Wearable Technology: Today and Tomorrow (Face-to-Face)

May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Boynton Beach City Library,
208 S. Seacrest Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33435 United States
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Peek into the future and explore wearable technology as it exists today and where it will be in 1, 5 and 20 years. In this interactive class, attendees will get to experience the world through Google Glass and other popular wearable technologies. Wearables create the ability to connect the physical world and virtual world like no product has ever in the past. Libraries throughout the world are finding unique ways to utilize wearable technology to create new and explore user…

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SWFLN’s Library Staff Day

May 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn,
16410 Corporate Commerce Way, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Event Type: Library Staff Day Date: 5/6/2015 Start Time: 8:30 AM End Time: 4:30 PM Description:  THIS IS A TWO-PART REGISTRATION PROCESS.ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED REGISTERING BELOW, PLEASE SEE THE LINK BELOW TITLED “LSD SESSION SELECTION SYSTEM” (Link will be active soon, we apologize for the wait) Join SWFLN for an exciting and informative day of training sessions, workshops and demonstrations. This fun and educational event is designed specifically for all library staff. Both breakfast and lunch are included. Keynote…

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SEFLIN – Creating a Motivating Environment (Live Online – 2 days)

May 6 @ 10:00 am - May 7 @ 11:30 am
Online

This two-part course will be held on Wednesday-Thursday, May 6-7, 2015 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Students must attend both sessions. So often we hear comments like, “How can I motivate her?” or “I don’t know what to do to motivate him.” And yet it’s really quite clear that we can’t motivate someone else. Motivation has to come from within. We recognize that, of course, but sometimes we just want to help it along. Well, there’s good news! There are ways to help…

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