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March 2015

SWFLN Copyright 101: Understanding Copyright for Libraries

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Do you know the five absolute rights of a copyright owner? Do you know when a work of any kind becomes copyrighted or the eight categories that are always copyrighted? Do you know how the First Sale Doctrine effect you as a librarian? Do you believe Fair Use covers you as long as you don’t overdo it? If you can’t answer all of the above, you need to take this workshop. We will cover the basic copyright law needed to…

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SWFLN Advanced Copyright for Libraries

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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  Description:  Are you aware of the recent Supreme Court rulings that could affect your library? Are you knowledgeable about Fair Use of Collections containing “Orphan Works”? Are you knowledgeable about the Digital Millennium Copyright Act? Are you familiar with recent changes in Copyright and Public Domain? Are you aware of recent extensions of copyright law involving traditional knowledge?Learning Objective: Upon completion of this workshop you will have a working knowledge of all recent rulings that effect copyright and libraries.…

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NEFLIN Cataloging for Copy Catalogers: Webinar (03/05/15)

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Thursday, March 5, 2015; 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT Copy Catalogers who are familiar with the rules and purpose of cataloging improve the quality of the database. Understanding the purpose of certain rules, the common errors in MARC bibliographic records, various search techniques, and how to enhance existing records allows the copy cataloger to select the best. With the coding of library information evolving to fit national information standards, having enhanced clean records makes future changes more manageable. This course…

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Weeding: Creating a Sustainable Process (SEFLIN)

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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This two-part course will be held on Tuesday, March 10 and Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. “Weeding” in library circles is often a dirty word. Maybe you have experienced a backlash or resistance from the community, persistent patrons, your board, your staff, or even yourself. How we approach the task is as important as how we carry it out. Preparation, publicity, timing, mindset, and creating your strategy all figure in…

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What’s New in Social Media

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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You’ve heard of Pinterest? Do you have teens who use Instagram, Snapchat, or Vine? Do you know that they Kik each other instead of text messaging? Get up to date on the latest social media platforms and how patrons young and old use them.  Understand how they may be used in your library. Presenter: Dawn Jensen Mar 10, 2015 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST Register on PLAN’s website

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NEFLIN Quick and Meaningful Assessment Methods for Your One-Shot Classes: Webinar (03/12/15)

March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Thursday, March 12, 2015; 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT Assessment can seem both frightening and time consuming to many librarian-instructors, but it can have a dramatically positive impact on classroom success. In as little as five or ten minutes of your class time, assessment can insure student comprehension, help with content planning, and even improve teacher self-confidence. Join us for a presentation and discussion of quick and practical assessment techniques that you can use in your own one-shot instruction sessions. Learning…

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SWFLN “R” is for Respect

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Web Based Training

          This is the FIFTH in a series of NINE WEBINARS to learn about diversity and how to best provide library services to your diverse patrons. “R is for Respect” is the successor to “E is for Energizing Your Workplace With Diversity and Culture” in the lineup. The idea of diversity itself is quite diverse, isn’t it? When thinking about the multitude of aspects relating to diversity, an underlying foundation of respect is sure to come…

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SWFLN School-aged Programming with STEAM (progressive STEM)

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Description:  Content creation with children gives them an appreciation for library materials, as well as allowing them to enhance their creative writing and artistic skills. We will introduce several activities that use the creation of a book as the jumping off point for content creation activities. These techniques are appropriate for 6-12 year olds but can also be adapted for use with teens. About the Presenter(s):  Artistic Literacy is committed to teaching librarians new ways to connect with their communities…

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NEFLIN Leave Your Stress @ Work: Webinar (03/24/15)

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015; 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM EDT Our work often brings us great joy, but it can also present a few challenges – differing personalities, friction, work overload, patron demands, negativity – you get the picture! When we take those challenges home with us in the form of stress, the cycle becomes a 24/7 rerun. In this single 90-minute session, we’re going to help you understand what’s really causing the stress – it’s not always what we think.…

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NEFLIN Finding the Storyteller in You with Connie Regan-Blake – NEFLIN (03/25/15)

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402, Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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Wednesday March 25, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT Stories and storytelling are our link with all of humanity.  In this workshop, you’ll discover how to find stories that speak to you, how to put stories inside of you, and how to be present in the telling as the story unfolds. You’ll get to the heart—the responsibilities, blessings, experiences and joy—of storytelling. This program will be tailored to library staff and school librarians and may include: Finding and…

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