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August 2017

SWFLN DigiRef Academy: Politics and Government: Participating in YOUR Democracy

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 8/22/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Making democracy work means our patrons must understand the basis of citizenship, politics and government, and they need knowledge to make good policy choices. Often when seeking government or political information, the resources found on the internet can be biased, invalid, or misleading. How can you help students, parents, teachers, and college and special library customers with effectively answering typical research questions? Top political and…

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SEFLIN – TechTuesday – Wearables for Wellness

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

Presenter: Diana Silveira.
Diana Silveira is the President of Novare Library Services, a company that focuses on web, mobile and infrastructure services for libraries. Previous to starting Novare Library Services, she was the Virtual Reference Manager for Florida’s Ask a Librarian Service and coordinator for Florida’s Statewide Delivery System. She presents regularly on implementing technology, best practices and privacy issues online. She also works with libraries to deploy new technologies and develop new mobile and desktop Continue reading

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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 1 of 3)

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
Part 1 of a 3-part series. Continue reading

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SWFLN Rediscovering the Lost Art of Customer Service

August 23 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Marathon Key, Board of County Commission Building,
2798 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 8/23/2017 Start Time: 9:30 AM End Time: 12:30 PM Description:  Have you noticed lately that Customer Service has become nearly extinct? Here’s your opportunity to learn how to set yourself apart from the competition – and there IS competition! You’ll learn how to deliver exceptional customer service by… Defining what it is that our customers are really looking for Understanding the difference between a process and a procedure Learning just what we should say to our…

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SWFLN Dealing with Difficult People

August 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Marathon Key, Board of County Commission Building,
2798 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 8/23/2017 Start Time: 1:30 PM End Time: 4:30 PM Description:  Chances are, you have dealt with a difficult person at some point in the past (maybe today??). This insightful workshop gives you an opportunity to study the whys and wherefores of those difficult people in your life. You’ll learn specific techniques on how to handle the tanks, whiners, and those we call “grenades” (an explosion waiting to happen!), as well as several other “difficult behaviors” –…

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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 2 of 3)

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
Part 2 of a 3-part series. Continue reading

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SWFLN Public Speaking Pointers

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Marathon Library,
3251 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 8/24/2017 Start Time: 9:30 AM End Time: 12:30 PM Description:  Public speaking strikes fear into the hearts of many – maybe it’s happened to you. You’ve been asked to speak in public about your organization and you have no clue where to begin. Even if you could find a clue, you can’t imagine actually putting yourself into such an intimidating position! Linda Bruno has been where you are…the first time she was asked to speak in…

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SWFLN Refresh and Renew Your Excitement About Your Library

August 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Marathon Library,
3251 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL 33050 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 8/24/2017 Start Time: 1:30 PM End Time: 4:30 PM Description:  Have you ever heard someone mention their “third place?” What does that mean? In essence, it means that most of us have two places we “have” to be – home and work. But our third place is where we want to be. For many of your patrons, their “third place” is your library. When they visit you, they want a warm, welcoming, and nurturing environment. That’s…

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SEFLIN: Archives Preservation (Part 3 of 3)

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

Archival collections typically include a range of different formats that each have their own preservation challenges. This class will cover preservation from a broad perspective, discussing planning, policies, and procedures down to an item-level perspective, discussing modes of deterioration and how to protect items for long-term access. This class focuses on preserving physical collections, but digital preservation is introduced briefly. The class is presented in three two-hour sessions.
Part 3 of a 3-part series. Continue reading

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PLAN FLA Mini Conference

August 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
FSU – Panama City Campus,
4750 Collegiate Dr
Panama City, FL 32405 United States
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Join us on Friday, August 25, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Florida State University – Panama City for the PLAN FLA Mini Conference. Attendees will be welcomed to the conference by FLA President Robin Shader, Director of the Northwest Regional Library System. Keynote: Collaborators for the Future: Trends, Signals, and the Library of the Future with Miguel Figueroa from the ALA Center for the Future of Libraries How do we think about the future? As something for…

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