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May 2015

Florida Libraries as Disaster Response Centers

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Florida is hard hit on a regular basis by storms and other disasters, and libraries across the state are called upon to respond by serving their communities in a variety of ways. They have helped prepare for and endure disasters and have worked to reassemble their communities after these events. Florida Libraries as Disaster Response Centers takes a look at how libraries serve their communities in times of distress by: • Helping to prepare prior to disasters. • Providing emergency…

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Florida Libraries as Disaster Response Centers

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Florida is hard hit on a regular basis by storms and other disasters, and libraries across the state are called upon to respond by serving their communities in a variety of ways. They have helped prepare for and endure disasters and have worked to reassemble their communities after these events. Florida Libraries as Disaster Response Centers takes a look at how libraries serve their communities in times of distress by: • Helping to prepare prior to disasters. • Providing emergency…

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SEFLIN – The Art of Delegating Effectively (Live Online)

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Online

You know you should. You wish you could. But delegation has never been your strong suit – and it’s starting to show. Take heart! This is an area you can improve – it just takes knowing yourself, knowing your employees, and knowing how to put that knowledge to work for you. In this class, you’ll learn specific tips to help you delegate more effectively – not just more – and you’ll also discover why doing so is important to your…

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SEFLIN – Apps for Librarians and Educators (Live Online)

May 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

Apps are everywhere these days and it can be overwhelming to know where to start. You probably have questions like these: How do I find and use the best quality apps? Which apps will help me in my professional work? Which apps should librarians and educators recommend to their communities? This workshop will give you a foundation, along with inspiration and resources for learning more. You’ll learn: which quality apps have become “core” and what tasks they enable how mobile…

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SWFLN Patron-Driven Acquisition, Part 2: “Who Gets to Choose?”

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 5/29/2015 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:00 AM Description:  In the second part of this 2-part presentation, we will learn about some of the best practices that have been established for patron-drive acquisition, with particular emphasis on the implementation of a PDA program. In Patron-Driven Acquisition, libraries acquire materials in a variety of formats in response to patrons’ direct requests or selections, rather than in response to librarians’ estimations about the materials patrons will…

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Division Update with Amy Johnson

May 29 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Amy L. Johnson will provide an update on the activities of the Division of Library and Information Services, including the status of statewide projects, and an overview of activities, issues and programs that impact the Florida library community. Join colleagues from around the state for this free webinar opportunity to interact with the Division Director. Register

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June 2015

PLAN – Introduction to Metadata for Digital Resources

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Online

This first webinar in a series of three introduces participants to metadata for digital resources and provides a foundation for understanding and using metadata schemes such as Dublin Core and MODS.  “Metadata” will be defined and the different types of metadata explored. Participants will discover the difference between content and carrier metadata, as well as learn about the One-to-One Principle for describing a resource that exists in multiple formats. Presenter: Karen Snow 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST Register via…

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PLAN – Dublin Core & Controlled Vocabularies

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Online

This second webinar in a series of three introduces participants to the most widely-used metadata scheme in the world: Dublin Core.  Participants will learn the difference between Simple and Qualified Dublin Core, as well as explore the common vocabularies/schemes used with Dublin Core, such as the World Wide Web Consortium’s Date and Time Format (W3CDTF), Getty’s Thesaurus for Geographic Names (TGN), and the DCMI Type Vocabulary. The need for application profiles and quality control will also be discussed. 10:00 AM…

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SWFLN T is for Thinking Styles

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Live Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 6/12/2015 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  As we’re nearing the end of the Diversity Discovery Institute workshops, whether you’ve attended one or all of those presented so far, you know there are myriad ways we are all different. Thinking Styles is just one more way we can be aware of how those differences play out in our library environments. The term is sometimes used interchangeably with “Communication Styles” or “Learning Styles,”…

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SWFLN Time Management for Your Thinking Style

June 17 @ 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: 6/17/2015 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  Managing time effectively is a critical skill for all library professionals: increased demands, technology changes, and reduced resources present challenges to stay on top of important tasks and activities – and still provide the best customer care for library patrons. Since time management is the study – and process – of determining how and why you work the way you do, it makes sense to adopt…

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