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July 29, 2014

NEFLIN MARC21 in Your Library: Webinar

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An Introduction to MARC21 and How It Is Meant To Work in Your Library Automation System

***Please NOTE: The trainer has specified that each person will need to register and log in individually to participate in this webinar.  Multiple attendees under one registration is NOT permitted.***

This course is a beginner’s introduction to MARC21 and how it is meant to work in a library automation system. It explains what the MARC standards are and how those standards tie in with cataloging rules (RDA and AACR) to help catalogers create data that will function effectively in a library catalog.

Intended audience: Directors, reference people, acquisitions people, copy catalogers, beginning catalogers, and experienced but untrained catalogers

There are two parts to MARC21 in your Library:

MARC21 in Your Library. Part 1, MARC and Bibliographic Information: The Underlying Fundamentals

This part of the workshop is made up of a series of nine, short, free, webcasts or self-paced modules (available 24/7) and covers the underlying fundamentals of MARC and bibliographic information.  Duration: approx. 4.5 hrs (in short, standalone segments).

Anticipated Goal:         At the conclusion of this workshop, you should understand the importance of all the coding in a MARC record, and how that coding affects the proper functioning of your library catalog.

Required Text:              None; a detailed handout will be provided.  A more complete version of the handout is published by ALA under the title: MARC 21 for Everyone: A Practical Guide.

***It is very strongly advised that you go through the Part 1 modules before attending Part 2 of this workshop***

MARC21 in Your Library. Part 2, MARC Coding: The Core Codes and Their Functions

Prerequisite: Click here to access the MARC21 in Your Library. Part 1 online modules

This part of the workshop is provided as the one-day online training session, using GoToMeeting.

We will explain and illustrate correct MARC coding for:

  • Indexed fields (used for searching in a catalog to find a description of a resource)
  • Display fields (used for choosing between resources found in a catalog)
  • Coded fields (used by the catalog to customize searches and displays)
  • Number fields (used for searching in a catalog and for duplicate record detection)

We will also provide practice in the above steps.

Trainer: Deborah Fritz, The MARC of Quality, Inc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on Friday, July 25.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at http://www.neflin.org/cepolicies.

Start: July 29, 2014
End: July 29, 2014
Venue: Online
Address:
United States

Metadata for Digitization and Preservation (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This two-day online course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 29-30, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions.

Metadata is a fundamental element of any digitization project. This class is designed for non-catalogers who are planning for access and preservation of digital materials. This introduces the use of METS as a container for metadata and digital content. It explores XML descriptive metadata schemes, how access to digital material may be implemented using METS, and reviews preservation metadata, including format-specific technical metadata.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Outline how METS facilitates access and preservation to digital materials
  • Understand how features of XML structure are used to package metadata and content
  • Review different metadata schemes to provide descriptive and preservation related metadata within the METS structure, including Dublin Core, MODS, PREMIS and technical metadata schemes such as MIX, TextMD, audio and video schemes

Presented by: Rebecca Guenther, Lyrasis

Registration deadline:  07/22/2014

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

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Start: July 29, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Online

July 30, 2014

NEFLIN Rudimentary RDA: Webinar

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***Please NOTE: The trainer has specified that each person will need to register and log in individually to participate in this webinar.  Multiple attendees under one registration is NOT permitted.***

Don’t panic. RDA is here, it true, but even though LC and a bunch of other libraries have implemented RDA for creating new records, that doesn’t mean that you have to, yet. But it is definitely time for you start learning what this RDA stuff is all about. So, this is a start on learning about the basics (the ‘rudiments’) of RDA.

Course description:

In the course of the workshop, we intend to answer the following questions:

  • What is RDA, who is responsible for it, and how is implementation going?
  • Why do we need RDA, and how might it help the users of our OPACs? This section will also introduce you to four other very important initialisms/acronyms: FRBR, WEMI, FISO, and FRAD
  • What is the RDA Toolkit, and how might it and other RDA inspired software enhancements make it simpler for us to describe and provide access to resources?
  • What’s really different about RDA, and what is this RIMMF thing?
  • While we wait for RDA, what should we do with RDA MARC records that we copy and what should we do to make those records work ok in our OPACs?
Intended audience: Catalogers and copy catalogers
Anticipated goal: At the conclusion of this workshop, you should understand the importance of RDA and how it will change the way we catalog, and the ways our catalogs work.
Required text: None; a handout will be provided

There are two parts to Rudimentary RDA:

Rudimentary RDA. Part 1, What RDA is, When it Will Happen, and Why we Need it

This part of the workshop consists of a series of free, online webcasts (available 24/7)

Duration: approx. 105 min

Click here to access the Rudimentary RDA. Part 1 online modules

We will explain:

  • What RDA is
  • Who is responsible for developing and maintaining RDA
  • When was it implemented
  • Why we need to switch to it

Anticipated goal:

At the conclusion of Part 1 of this course, you should know enough about RDA (the replacement for AACR) to be ready for Part 2 of the course.

***It is very strongly advised that you go through the Part 1 modules before attending Part 2 of this workshop***

Rudimentary RDA. Part 2, How RDA Will Help, What’s Different About it, and What we Should do About it Right Now

This part of the workshop is provided as the one-day online training session, using GoToMeeting.

We will explain:

  • How RDA is intended to help the users of our OPACs
  • What are FRBR, WEMI, FISO, and FRAD
  • What is really different about RDA
  • What is the RDA Toolkit
  • What is RIMMF
  • How the Toolkit and RDA-based cataloging software (such as RIMMF) will make it simpler for us to describe and provide access to resources
  • What we should do with RDAMARC records that we copy, to make those records work properly in our OPACs

Anticipated goal:

At the conclusion of Part 2 of this course, you should understand how different RDA thinking is from AACRMARC thinking, and how much more ‘fun’ RDA thinking might be to apply, than simply reading the new instructions would make us think.

Trainer: Deborah Fritz, The MARC of Quality, Inc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on Monday, July 28.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at http://www.neflin.org/cepolicies.

Start: July 30, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 30, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Online
Address:
United States

Mastering Online Facilitation Series: Leading Engaging Meetings and Webinars (SEFLIN)

The Mastering Online Facilitation Series is designed to improve your skills when leading online meetings, webinars, and events. These classes are for those with some experience using online meeting technology, but wanting to create an online meeting experience where attendees are actively engaged and learning is the focus.

Online Facilitation: Leading Engaging Meetings and Webinars

Topics to be covered:

  • Myth-busting: Does face-to-face always trump online interactions?
  • Effectively using our face-to-face techniques in an online environment
  • Becoming comfortable in the online meeting room environment
  • Working effectively with an audience we cannot see
  • Developing communities of learning online

Goals:

Participants will:

  1. Be able to demonstrate familiarity with basic tools and techniques that produce engaging online meetings and webinars;
  2. Be familiar with at least three sources they can use to further hone their online facilitation skills, and;
  3. Have at least three ideas to develop to meet the online meeting/learning needs of their staff and/or library users.

Presented by: Paul Signorelli
Registration deadline:  7/23/2014

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

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Start: July 30, 2014 1:00 pm
End: July 30, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Online

July 31, 2014

NEFLIN 3D Printing and MakerSpaces – St. Augustine

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3D printers are one of the biggest technological developments in the past year.  These printers allow anyone to become a creator.  During this in-person session, attendees will see how 3D printers work, get an opportunity to interact with one and experience how an idea constructed in software can become a reality by printing actual objects. This session will focus on:

  • 3D printing basics
  • Determining if a 3D printer is something your library should acquire
  • Introduction to 3D creation software
  • Why libraries should be at the forefront of the Makerspace movement
  • How libraries can set-up a Makerspace within their library

Trainer: Diana Silveira, Novare Library Services
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NEFLIN classes are open to library staff in Florida only.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on July 29.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at http://www.neflin.org/cepolicies.

Start: July 31, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 31, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: St. Johns River State College - St. Augustine Campus Library
Address:
2990 College Drive, L-112, St. Augustine, FL, United States, 32084

Introduction to Preservation Metadata (SEFLIN)

This class introduces preservation metadata as the information you need to know to preserve digital assets over the long term. It reviews the background and context for preservation metadata, the efforts to establish a standard for this information, the PREMIS data model, and how to get started in establishing the infrastructure for preservation metadata.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Define what preservation metadata is and how it relates to and overlaps with other metadata types
  • Outline the goals of preservation metadata
  • Understand the types of entities that are covered and how they relate to each other
  • Review the history of the development of PREMIS
  • Gain a basic understanding of the implementation models

This class is funded in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Division of Preservation and Access.

Presented by: Rebecca Guenther, Lyrasis

Registration deadline:  07/24/2014

Staff from Florida libraries may register for this workshop at no charge. Priority will be given to SEFLIN members. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and added as space permits after the registration deadline.

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Start: July 31, 2014 2:00 pm
End: July 31, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Online

August 1, 2014

NEFLIN Leadership Interest Group: Online

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Leadership Interest Group – new members are always welcome!

We will examine leadership from inside and outside the context of librarianship, drawing on diverse authors from different disciplines to craft a fuller portrait of the effective leader.  The goal of the Leadership Interest Group is to share ideas, experiences, and solutions throughout the year, via quarterly meetings to provide a motivating and enlightening experience.

Come prepared to shhare your ideas!

Interest Group Leader: John Lucy, Trinity Baptist College Library

Dr. John Lucy currently serves as the Director of the Trinity Baptist College Library, a position held for three years.  John has always had a keen interest in leadership, and more specifically, what constitutes an effective leader.
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To access the online meeting:

http://joingotomeeting.com
Use Meeting ID: 
289-146-041
GoToMeeting Support is 800-263-6317

Cost: NEFLIN Interest Groups are free of charge and are open to NEFLIN members. Registration is required for all meetings.

Cancellation Deadline is 9 am on Wednesday, July 30.
Otherwise, no show fees may apply. See all NEFLIN CE policies at http://www.neflin.org/cepolicies.

Start: August 1, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 1, 2014 10:30 am
Venue: Online
Address:
United States

SWFLN Becoming a Library & Information Professional

Are you considering getting your Master’s in Library and Information Studies?

Learn about the School of Library & Information Studies at Florida State University and School of Library & Information Science, Master’s Degree Program.

Dr. Christie Koontz from FSU will be there to share information about the 36-hour completely online master’s degree programs.  If you are working in a library or an organization that requires the expertise of an information professional — and wondering what it would take to get a Master’s Degree to become a professional Library or Information Professional or School Media Specialist– then this informative workshop is for you.

The presenter will cover the degree programs at Florida State University including admission requirements, distance learning options, costs and financial aid availability.  Join this session for all your questions to be answered.

Presenter:  Dr. Christie Koontz

Dr. Koontz has been a faculty member at Florida State University since 1990.  Her academic training and work life are in communications, including journalism, advertising, and marketing.  Her Ph.D. is from the School of Information Studies at FSU.

Koontz pioneered the critical need to understand the geographic and spatial nature of individual libraries, by collecting data that describe people who use a single library, and Koontz’ research is the basis of the U.S. Public Library Geographic Database (accessible through this site).  The database includes relevant US census data and library use data from 16,000 communities.  Koontz teaches marketing domestically and abroad.  Koontz is an associate in research at the School of Library and Information Studies, facilitating recruitment, and teaching marketing and storytelling.  She is the chapter advisor to the ALA Student Chapter which won “Best in the Nation 2012.”

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Start: August 1, 2014 10:00 am
End: August 1, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Online Training
Phone: (239) 313-6338
Address:
13120 Westlinks Terrace, Unit 3, Fort Myers, FL, United States, 33913

August 4, 2014

Chat with Jana: End of summer stats webinar

As the summer is drawing to an end, this webinar will freshen the information given in April, 2014 on how to fill out the new summer stats survey. Guest speaker Katrice Stewart, State Data Coordinator, will guide you through the material so you can successfully fill out the form from which the summer allotments are calculated.

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7/9/14 dls

Start: August 4, 2014 12:00 pm
End: August 4, 2014 1:00 pm
Address:
United States

August 5, 2014

SWFLN Train the Technology Trainer

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 course, we will explore:

• Creating a logistics pre-training checklist to help ensure you and the location are ready to go;

• Creating effective titles, descriptions, and marketing for technology workshops;

• Discuss the common pitfalls, questions and sticky issues often faced in a classroom environment;

• Discuss handouts, follow-up, and other tools you can utilize to make each class a success;

• Managing the unexpected – from tech issues to problem participants;

• Developing basic presentation skills and techniques for successful public speaking.

Presenter:  Diana Silveira

Diana Silveira is the President of Novare Library Services, a company that focuses on web, mobile and infrastructure services for libraries.  Previous to starting Novare Library Services, she was the Virtual Reference Manager for Florida’s Ask a Librarian Service and coordinator for Florida’s Statewide Delivery System.  She presents regularly on implementing technology, best practices and privacy issues online.  She also works with libraries to deploy new technologies and develop new mobile and desktop websites.

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Start: August 5, 2014 9:30 am
End: August 5, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: Florida Keys Community College
Phone: (305) 809-3501
Address:
5901 College Road, Key West, FL, United States, 33040