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June 2017

PLAN Webinar: Making Meetings Work with Linda Bruno

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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We’ve probably all read the statistics about meetings. Some experts estimate that over 50% of our meeting time is wasted — think of how much that could be costing your organization! But it doesn’t need to be that way. In this world of budget cuts and doing more with less, how we’re handling our meetings is sometimes overlooked as a potential money-saver and productivity enhancer — yes, I said “productivity enhancer” in the same sentence as “meetings!” In this session,…

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July 2017

PLAN Quick Class: How to Create an Effective Newsletter (Part 1 of 2)

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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In this two-part webinar series, you will learn how to convey information about your library services to your patrons and funders, including some free and low-cost programs to help you communicate with them. Presented by: Regina Burgess. Note: Please also register for How to Create an Effective Newsletter (Part 2 of 2) scheduled for August 14, 2017. This webinar is part of the PLAN Quick Class Series, webinars that are just 30 minutes long that fit into any busy schedule!

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NEFLIN Cataloging with RDA: 4-Part Webinar (07/11, 07/13, 07/18, and 07/20/17)

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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IMPORTANT: This is a 4-part webinar that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 11, 13, 18, and 20, 2017 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm each day.  You must attend all FOUR (4) sessions. Goodbye AACR2 and hello RDA. The test results are in, three national libraries (LC, NLM and NLA) plan to implement the new standard “no sooner than January 2013.” This workshop will bring you the latest news on RDA and give you a thorough overview of the new content…

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PLAN Webinar: How to Conduct Resume Workshops at Your Library with Linda Bruno

July 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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If you asked the people in your community what comes to mind when they think of your library, many might say “a resource for our community.” What better resource could you be than for those who have recently (or not so recently) been laid off – or for those who simply want to find a better job? Laid off – those dreaded words. Those of us who are employed can only imagine the fear and frustration that must face the…

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PLAN Webinar: The Dos and Don’ts of Applications and Interviewing with Andrew Sanderbeck

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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The good news: You’re hiring for a position in the library! Now the work to find your ideal candidate begins. Personal interviews and employment applications are the most frequently used tools for selecting the best qualified candidates for employment. As with the application process, employers need to think critically about their interview procedure to make sure that every person involved in the process is familiar with the “dos and don’ts” of the interview process. In this interactive and informative webinar,…

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August 2017

Quick and Easy Book Repairs for Circulating Collections – NEFLIN (08/01/17)

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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Many library books need a quick repair to get them back into circulation as soon as possible.  Students will learn easy and low cost book repair techniques.  The class will provide hands training in repairing torn pages, tightening book hinges, strengthening a torn spine and other skills.  Students will learn how to cover a paperback book, how to sew a pamphlet into a protective cover, and how to protect a dust jacket. The class will not teach archival book repair,…

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NEFLIN Starting Library Social Work Collaborations: Webinar (08/01/17)

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Whole Person Librarianship – Part 1 Whole Person Librarianship: Starting library-social work collaborations Since San Francisco Public Library became the first in the world to hire a full-time social worker in 2007, the interest in library-social work collaboration has grown exponentially. This session will introduce options for beginning a library-social work collaboration, such as hosting a social work intern or inviting social services into your library. We will provide an overview of what social workers do and where to look…

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PLAN Webinar: How to Conduct Interviewing Workshops at Your Library with Linda Bruno

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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In this 90-minute webinar, we will cover tips you can use to coach your patrons (or friends and family members!) on how to handle the result of a good resume – the interview. We will discuss what to include in our answers as well as what not to share. We will learn the “best” way to answer one of the most common interview questions: “So tell me a little bit about yourself.” What would you say to that question? Would…

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The Efficient Librarian: Productivity Strategies for Workplace Success – NEFLIN (08/03/17)

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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The world of work seems to be moving faster and faster every day. Is it possible to keep up with the rapid pace and still be stress free? Yes it is! This workshop will present productive strategies for workplace success based in part on the book, Getting Things Done® by David Allen.  Learn powerful methods for managing commitments, information and communication that are the gold standard for personal and organizational efficiency.  Discover concrete solutions for transforming uncertainty into an integrated…

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NEFLIN Social Work Concepts for Libraries: Webinar (08/03/17)

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Whole Person Librarianship – Part 2 Whole Person Librarianship: Social work concepts for librarians Partnerships between librarians and social workers began as a practical approach to the needs of our patrons, but social workers can also help us be better librarians. Social workers are trained to approach their clients with empathy while maintaining professional boundaries, using skills many public service librarians need every day. In this session, we will explore social work concepts such as cultural humility and person-in-environment, giving…

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