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February 2018

SEFLIN TechTuesday – Teens Using Virtual Reality to Create 3D Prints

February 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

Join Baltimore County Public Library’s Liz Sundermann as she shares her library’s innovative partnership with local gaming company Earthborn Interactive. Through this partnership, teens help design an interactive game that allows users to woodwork in virtual reality and export their file and print their design in 3D. Continue reading

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SEFLIN – Mysteries of MARC & OPAC Impact – Live Online

February 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Online

How do MARC fields and indicators impact display and indexing? What are the new MARC fields and how do they impact the OPA? This webinar will explore the relationship between MARC and OPAC. We will discuss new(er) MARC fields developed for RDA, as well as MARCfields that are no longer used. A list of MARC fields and a MARC quiz will be shared. Continue reading

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PLAN Webinar: Turning Outward: What Does Your Community Really Want? with Linda Bruno

February 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Online

When you saw this title, you may have thought, “We turn outward every day, serving our communities!” And of course, you do. Sometimes, though, we serve our communities by giving them what we think they want. In other words, maybe we could be a bit more intentional in turning outward. The question then is, “What does your community really want?” And the answer, we know, isn’t found by guessing. If we really want to turn outward to discover what they…

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PLAN Webinar: Ready, Set, GOAL! The Power of Effective Goal-Setting with Linda Bruno – Part 2 of 2

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Live Online

Have you ever set an exciting goal, only to find yourself not making much progress? I think we have all experienced that! But there are tools available to us to help us set AND achieve our goals. In the first 90-minute session, we’ll discover the difference between a wish and a goal – and we’ll learn how to turn those wishes into goals with a simple 3-step process. We’ll develop an understanding of why so many goals are never reached,…

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SEFLIN – Understanding and Defending Copyright In Your Library – Live Online

February 28 @ 2:30 am - 4:00 pm
Live Online,
United States

This is a 2-part webinar series; your registration includes both webinars in the series. There is no charge for SEFLIN members
Part 1 is on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Eastern
Part 2 is on Wednesday, March 7, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Eastern
As a librarian, you are a defender of copyright and of proper and ethical access to information. In this two-part workshop, you’ll learn all about copyright, so you can help discern how your library and community can use print and digital materials within the confines of copyright law. Continue reading

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SEFLIN Disaster Preparedness and Response Workshop

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Broward County Main Library,
100 S Andrews Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33313 United States
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This full-day workshop will cover disaster preparedness and response for cultural heritage collections. Participants will learn about the basic elements of a disaster plan and how to create or update a plan for their organization. Planning exercises will help institutions prioritize next steps for creating or updating their plans. Risk assessment will be discussed and covered in an exercise, so participants can gain skills to assess and mitigate risks at their own institution. The workshop will include a hands-on portion where participants will stabilize wet collections materials, including books, papers, and audiovisual materials, and actively learn about appropriate drying methods to effectively salvage materials.

Learning Outcomes:
Understanding of the elements of a disaster plan, and how to write one
Participants prioritize steps for planning and preparedness at their institution
Identification of supplies for building a disaster response kit appropriate to the participant’s institution
Experience identifying risks at an institution and suggestions mitigation strategies
Experience working with wet collections materials Continue reading

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PLAN Webinar: Beyond Basic Social Media: Moving Towards Content Marketing with Laura Solomon (Live)

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Online

Do you want to increase your value to library users? Would you like to market online more effectively? Content marketing is all about delivering content that library users find useful and relevant. Benefit from practical advice and guidance on how to market online better by helping users answer the question, “What’s in it for me?” Discover the confidence, knowledge, and skills you need to optimize content for sharing with instructor Laura Solomon, author of several books on library social media…

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March 2018

PLAN Tech Day Conference

March 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gulf Coast State College,
5230 U.S. 98
Panama City, FL 32578 United States
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Keynote: Technology Trends 2018 and Beyond with Brian Pichman Over the last few years, we’ve seen technology evolve in new and exciting ways. Join Brian Pichman of the Evolve Project as he highlights this year’s biggest technology trends and what those trends mean for libraries. What changes are we expecting to see in 2018, and what will be a fad, and what will be the hot tech everyone is talking about? From drones to virtual reality, to creating and innovating,…

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PLAN Webinar: Pain-Free Presentations: Don’t Bore Your Audience to Tears with Laura Solomon (Live)

March 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Live Online

You’ve been asked (or maybe you actually volunteered) to do an in-person presentation. Now what? You’ve survived your own share of horrendous presentations, and you don’t want to inflict one on anyone else. How do you prepare? How do you keep people interested so they don’t spend the whole time on Facebook? How can you make a PowerPoint that actually helps and doesn’t just contain a bunch of bullet points? The questions can be overwhelming and the challenges numerous. Find…

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PLAN Webinar: It’s Not “Just Part of the Job”: Strategies to Recognize and Address Sexual Harassment in the Library with Amanda Civitello and Katie McLain

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Online

Have inappropriate comments or behavior of a sexual nature made you feel uncomfortable or unsafe at work? Like many public-facing employees, it’s time for library staff members to say #MeToo. Let’s talk about sexual harassment in the library. We’ll start with a short presentation about sexual harassment, how it impacts women, men, people of color, LGBTQ folks, and underage workers, and how it manifests in the library. Then we’ll talk through some techniques you can use to professionally but firmly…

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