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May 2016

NEFLIN Effective Business Writing – New Horizons (05/02/16)

May 2 @ 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   This course offers effective strategies to sharpen your writing skills by structuring your ideas logically, exercising diplomacy in letters and reports, and shaping your arguments.                     Outline 1 – Writing Email and Other Electronic Communication Organize Your Materials  Write an Email  Write Instant Messages 2 – Writing Effective Business Communication Analyze Your Audience  Write an Internal Announcement  Write an Email Responding to Routine Requests  Write an Email to Respond…

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NEFLIN Organize Your Life with Mobile Apps: Webinar (05/05/16)

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Web Based Training

Have you been too busy to make best use of your mobile devices for organizing your life? Maybe you’ve forgotten passwords, or left important information on a computer at home. You may be concerned about privacy and security, hesitant to use cloud services, and just haven’t had the time to find the best practices to make it all work effectively. This webinar will help you set up a system that works for you — a system that makes it easy…

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SWFLN Handling the S.T.O.R.M. of an Angry Customer: M is for Manage Your Stress

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 5/6/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Description: So…as much as we hate to admit it – and as well as we may handle angry customers – those types of interactions can leave us with a STORM of stress in our lives! This session will wrap up our 5-part series with a focus on you – and what you can do to relieve the stress an angry customer encounter can bring. Academic…

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SWFLN Library Staff Day 2016

May 11 @ 8:00 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: 5/11/2016 Start Time: 8:00 AM End Time: 3:30 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” TO REGISTER FOR SESSIONS. 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. Multiple Presenters… A Total of 9…

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NEFLIN Cataloging for the Non-Cataloger: Webinar (05/11/16)

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Web Based Training

No matter where you work in the library, knowledge of basic cataloging will enhance and improve your skills in general.  A basic orientation to cataloging – its purpose, its goals, its terminology – including what information is most important, the original cataloging process, copy cataloging, and MARC –the framework used to code the information (yes, catalogers CODE!).  A great start for the beginning cataloger as well as an introduction for the non-cataloging staff, manager, and administrator. After this webinar participants…

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NEFLIN Exploring Systemic Racism and Its Implications for Our Libraries – Gainesville (05/12/16)

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Florida – Levin College of Law,
309 Village Drive
Gainesville, FL 32607 United States
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“If I Hadn’t Believed It, I Wouldn’t Have Seen It” This interactive workshop will engage attendees in an exploration of how race, systemic racism, and racial privilege have implications for our personal and professional lives.  Tools to help us better recognize and address racism and other forms of oppression in our relationships, organizations, and institutions will be provided. Learning Objectives: Reflect on your experience of systemic racism and its implications for your work and for the library field Learn and apply…

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NEFLIN Successfully Supervising People: Situational Leadership: Webinar (05/12/16)

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Web Based Training

Session One: Introducing Situational Leadership Identifying Leadership Challenges/Rewards Leading others through the process of achieving organizational objectives is a challenging, yet rewarding assignment that requires excellent administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills.  In today’s professional worlds, successful supervisors and managers not only need to create a proactive environment, but they must also react professionally to unanticipated issues and situations.  Learning Objectives:  Upon completion of this program, participants will be better able to apply situational leadership, practice emotional intelligence, communicate and delegate…

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SWFLN Linked Data for Libraries

May 16 @ 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: 5/16/2016 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  ***YOU WILL NEED TO BRING A LAPTOP FOR THIS TRAINING*** This hands-on workshop will cover the basics of linked data, its application in a library environment, and how it can benefit librarians and library users. Participants will learn about Resource Description Framework (RDF), its importance to the functioning of the semantic web, and how to serialize RDF data to make it machine-readable. In addition, participants will…

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PLAN – Ramping Up Your Social Media and Marketing Using Images (Part 1)

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Online

How do you take your digital images and turn them into sharable items for marketing? You may have heard the term picture branding, visual branding, but, it is all marketing. And when it comes to Social Media and online marketing learn easy tools that you can use to convey your library’s story. Learn how using images or imagery you create can convey visibility online in social media and through digital marketing. Part I (May 17th): In this webinar, we will…

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NEFLIN Digitizing Photographic Collections: Webinar (05/18/16)

May 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Web Based Training

Photographic collections represent a variety of materials, processes, and modes of deterioration, and careful digitization requires consideration of these variables. This webinar will provide tips for digitizing a broad range of photographic media, including prints, negatives, and slides. To assist participants in making thoughtful digitization decisions, the presenters will cover best practices for the handling of historic photographic items to ensure their safety during the digitization process, as well as the technical requirements for creation of master digital files and…

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