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May 2017

Ultimate Guide to Digital Promotion – NEFLIN (05/24/17)

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
NEFLIN Headquarters,
2233 Park Avenue Suite 402
Orange Park, FL 32073 United States
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As the virtual world continues to be the main communication tool with many of our users.  It is key that we engage, inform, and interact with our users where they are – on their smartphones, tablets and PCs.  In this interactive face-to-face workshop, attendees will develop know-how and strategies to create effective online communication with users. The session will include: Effective Social Media Promotion Creating Digital Ads Email Marketing Website tips and tricks to improve usage and user satisfaction During…

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SWFLN Copy Cataloging for Music Materials

May 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 5/24/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:00 AM Description:  Copy cataloging of music materials requires knowledge and considerations not needed for other copy cataloging. There are a variety of formats to consider, numerous languages, and unique traditions and conventions followed by music and media publishers. This webinar will outline the special skills needed for cataloging music materials, and will explore some of the special considerations to keep in mind when performing this sort of…

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SWFLN SMILE: Leading from the Middle

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 5/25/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  In this web session, you will see how leading from the middle provides a unique opportunity to exercise influence in all directions—up (to those heading the organization or to whom you report), across (among your peers), and down (to those you lead). It is a challenging position when the formal authority to drive initiatives is not defined, but there is the expectation of “middle-up-down” leaders…

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NEFLIN Metadata Principles and Practices Part 4 – Metadata Futures: Online (04/25/17)

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Online

This final workshop in the Metadata Principles and Practices series focuses on the role of expressing relationships in metadata to enhance resource discovery. Topics to be covered: How the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard maintains links between metadata and the resources they describe How the Semantic Web, RDF and Linked Data semantically articulate relationships between entities to aggregate metadata components and enable users to find resources related to their research interests The Bibliographic Framework (BibFrame) as an application of RDF…

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SWFLN DDI: G is for Generational

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 5/26/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:30 AM Description:  “The generational difference” has become so prevalent in our workplace discussions that it has almost become cliché. But we often look primarily at the surface when speaking about the generational differences of our patrons – age. There is so much more to this topic that will help us better serve patrons of every generation. Location: Web Based Training Other Information:  Linda has been developing and…

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June 2017

SWFLN Introduction to Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH)

June 2 @ 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: 6/2/2017 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 4:00 PM Description:  Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) is one of the most widely-used controlled vocabularies in the world. Librarians in general (not just catalogers!) should have a solid understanding of how LCSH headings and subheadings are constructed and used in order to better serve users performing subject searches. This workshop will provide a brief history of LCSH, the principles behind its construction, as well as plenty of…

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SWFLN Managing Interpersonal Dynamics: Information and Concepts

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lakes Regional Library,
15290 Bass Road
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States
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Event Type: Face-to-Face Date: 6/6/2017 Start Time: 9:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM Description:  Dealing with people, internally and externally, can be both rewarding and challenging. Everyone brings their own communication styles, backgrounds, personalities, and approaches to interactions with others. At times, breakdowns in communication can occur. With better understanding and management of interpersonal dynamics, constructive outcomes can be achieved. This session provides the introduction and concepts basic to communicating effectively in various situations. You will learn how to determine…

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SWFLN Collection Development Basics

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online

Event Type: SWFLN Webinar Date: 6/7/2017 Start Time: 10:00 AM End Time: 11:00 AM Description:  Developing a library’s collections is almost never the sole responsibility of one person. Even if a single person has the final say in selection decisions, there are many, many other voices to be heard when choosing which materials to include. This webinar will outline some of the considerations that must be made in choosing library materials, and will suggest methods for ensuring a balanced collection…

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

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Live Online

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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NEFLIN Copyright – Identifying & Addressing Issues for Digitization: 2-Part Webinar (06/8 and 06/15/17)

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 15 @ 12:00 pm
Online

IMPORTANT: This is a 2-part webinar that meets on Thursdays, June 8th and June 15th, from 10 am – 12 noon each day. You will register once to attend both sessions. Digitizing Specific Collections and Archives The ability to digitize entire subsets of collections allows libraries, museums, and similar entities to fulfill their missions to a degree well beyond any they have previously been able to do.  Mass digitization provides a powerful tool both to preserve valuable collections and to…

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