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January 2015

Customer Service: Changing the Focus (SEFLIN)

January 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Library customer service training often focuses on the “problem patron” rather than all of customer service. Disruptive patrons make up only a small portion of the customers served. Creating a holistic customer service culture that serves all of your customers, including staff and other businesses, is key to successful customer service. Topics to be covered: What is customer service, really? What the concept of customer service encompasses and how you can weave it into everything you do. How labeling and…

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Fair Use for Libraries: Navigating the Current Legal Landscape

January 9, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by the Florida Library Association Hosted by NEFLIN Date: Friday, January 9, 2015 Time: 12:00 -1:00 pm Speaker: Christine Fruin, University of Florida Fair use impacts many of the services provided by libraries, including digitization of materials, course reserves, and resource sharing. Recent court decisions, including Cambridge University Press et al v. Patton et al, have shed light on the application of fair use to library activities. During this webinar, attendees will learn about the four factors of fair…

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SWFLN V is for the Values We Each Bring to Our Communities

January 16, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Web Based Training

We already know that diversity includes many things, such as culture, race, gender, and age – often physical differences that are visible.  What we may not think about as much is the idea that diversity can and does include a difference in what individual’s value in their lives.  You can find lists encompassing more than 400 words classified as “values.”  Talk about diversity!  And according to The World Values Survey Association, values for a specific group can actually change over…

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Help! I’ve Inherited a WordPress.com Blog! (SEFLIN)

January 21, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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So you’ve inherited a WordPress.com blog or site that someone else set up, and now you have to…update it. Or you have your own WordPress.com blog or site and a redesign is in order. This course will cover how to revise an existing WordPress.com blog or site to make it more visually attractive and accessible to your target audience. In this workshop, we’ll cover: ways to choose themes and customize them, ways to search for interesting images on the web,…

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PLAN Technology Conference 2015: Applying User Experience (UX) Design to Your Library

January 23, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
FSU – Panama City Campus,
4750 Collegiate Dr, Panama City, FL 32405 United States
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User Experience (UX) Design offers ways of seeing your library through your library users’ eyes. It is more than choosing pretty colors. It’s all about solving problems and even if you don’t know it, you are a designer. Aaron Schmidt will introduce the concept of User Experience thinking and illustrate how it can help improve your programs, services, website, and more. UX can be applied to all aspects of your library, from processes, services and interior design to promotional material,…

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SWFLN Integrating iPads into Story Time and Programming with Teens, Tweens, and iPads

January 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Please stay tuned for more details. Presenter: Artistic Literacy Location: 13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3 Fort Myers, FL 33913 Time: 9:00AM – 12:ooPM EST on January 26, 2015 Registeration is NOW OPEN!!!! Click  here to Register

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SWFLN Programing with Teens, Tweens and iPads

January 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
SWFLN Office,
13120 Westlinks Terrace Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL 33913 United States
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Learn how to put together a successful teen or tween program using iPads. Learn the basics of how to use iPads and how to manage groups of teens and tweens as they engage with this technology in meaningful social and educational ways. You will leave with ready-made programming perfect for teens and tweens, using a great new resource available for checkout from SWFLN’s lending library. Artistic Literacy is committed to teaching librarians new ways to connect with their communities with…

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Managing Oversized Materials: Preservation of Posters, Maps, and Other Large Pages (SEFLIN)

January 27, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Architectural drawings, large maps, big works of art on paper, can be fascinating treasures in our collections but can also cause frustrations. How do we transport and store them? How do we display them? This two hour class is designed for those who understand, care for, and manage collections containing unbound oversized paper artifacts and large bound volumes. It will review the basics of preservation for paper collections including agents of deterioration, collections care priority setting, handling, and storage. Additionally,…

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SWFLN Open Access: What’s In It For Your Library?

January 29, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Web Based Training

This training delivers a crash course on the open access movement and its benefits for libraries and users. Open access can mean any resource—including books, articles, and images—distributed freely and legally online. The Digital Public Library of America, the Directory of Open Access Journals, and other open digital collections will be highlighted. Academic Library staff will be interested in this workshop because open access is key to saving money, improving access to research, understanding copyright, discovering content, and making libraries…

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February 2015

Preservation of Photographic Materials (SEFLIN)

February 3, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - February 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
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This two-part course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, February 3-4, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. Photographic materials present significant preservation concerns in cultural heritage collections. They are often heavily used and are fragile and susceptible to damage due to improper handling and storage conditions. Visual examples of photographic processes and deteriorated photographs will be identified and discussed. Taught in two two-hour sessions over the course of two days, topics covered will include: Early photographic…

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