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February 2016

NEFLIN Coding Camps at the Library: Webinar (02/11/16)

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

As we look to expand the programs in our libraries many are looking to educate adults on how to use new technologies.  As the world becomes more connected, though, we need to think about training the next generation of creators – our children.  New programs that educate children to write code, create robots and use technology to make their imaginary drawings come true – or coding/technology camps – are the way to go!  This workshop will introduce you to ideas…

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SWFLN DigiRef Academy©: Resources for Business and Commerce

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 2/11/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  SWFLN’s DigiRef Academy© is focused on helping members of the SWFLN community understand and provide for this now long-standing yet not-well-understood mode of reference service. Its purpose is to present contextual knowledge coupled with substantial hands-on training in the concrete practices that make up digital reference. Digital reference demands a distinctive and more advanced skill set than that required for face-to-face reference, or even for…

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SWFLN Handling the S.T.O.R.M. of an Angry Customer: T is for Thank Them

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 2/12/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Description: Thank them??! I must be kidding, right? No, actually including that simple step can calm an angry customer and help you help them. Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because we sometimes forget that there is reason to thank our customers – even when they’re angry. Public Library staff will find this training beneficial because we recognize how disruptive an angry…

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NEFLIN Cataloging Basics: Webinar (02/17/16)

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online

Cataloging is a complex and constantly-changing field that can feel overwhelming at times. Combat some of that confusion! This webinar will provide a survey of the basics of cataloging, from bibliographic description to authority control to subject vocabularies. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the theory and practice behind cataloging, view a number of examples, and ask questions with experienced cataloger and lecturer, Sonia Archer-Capuzzo. This two-hour webinar would be perfect for new catalogers, copy catalogers who want a…

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SWFLN Successfully Supervising People: Conflict Resolution

February 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 2/17/2016 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  Description: Leading others through the process of achieving organizational objectives is a challenging, yet rewarding assignment that requires excellent administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills. In session four, you will learn how manage differences constructively and focus on problem resolution. The goal is to keep your team moving forward together. Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because it will help those with direct…

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NEFLIN Accessibility and Mobile Devices: Webinar (02/17/16)

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online

How Human-Centered Interfaces are Benefiting People of All Ages and Abilities Mobile computing is proving to be empowering for people of all ages and abilities. That’s because of the move towards “NUIs,” or “natural user interfaces.” These are interfaces like touch screens, speech recognition, camera input, and haptic output (when the device touches you, as in Apple Watch notifications).  This trend, along with the accessibility features of mobile devices, is making computing easier for everyone. In this webinar you’ll see examples of how people use these features.…

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SWFLN Train the Trainer

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 2/18/2016 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  In libraries, we train users everyday on a myriad of technologies – but training a group of people on a technology is greatly different than the one-one-one assistance we typically provide at the library. The logistics, audience and our own presentation skills can make or break any workshop. During this interactive workshop, attendees will work through creating a successful workshop from idea to delivery. We will…

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NEFLIN Online Content Marketing & Strategy – Getting Started, Making It Better: Webinar (02/18/16)

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online

If your library has been promoting itself online (blogs, social media, etc.), chances are it has seen very mixed results. Think it’s time to make your library’s online efforts more effective? You’re probably right!  However, the majority of libraries don’t have an online content marketing plan…and it shows. The next logical step is defining a content strategy. Find out what people really want online, how to further content reach, and how to re-purpose your content for different platforms. Get valuable…

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NEFLIN Expert Series: Purpose-Based Library Management – Jacksonville (02/19/16)

February 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jacksonville Public Library – University Park

with John J. Huber, author of “Lean Library Management” On-site workshop designed to help your library survive, succeed, and grow.  Library Learning Objectives:  The difference between a mission driven library and purpose-based library. The benefits of value driven service metrics.  How the Purpose-Based Library’s Community Pyramid can drive your success and growth. At the end of the work shop, participants will: Understand how to embrace a culture of change. Understand how to employ value driven community service metrics. Understand how…

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SWFLN DDI Year 2: E is for Evaluating

February 19 @ 11:00 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 2/19/2016 Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:30 PM Description:  As our communities have grown increasingly diverse, our libraries have been challenged to go beyond presenting one-day events, programs, and celebrations of diversity. Diversity and inclusiveness must now be top-of-mind in everything we do and integrated into all of our library operations. This session will introduce a basic tool you can use to begin the process of evaluating and stepping back to look at your…

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