Month: October 2010

How One Advocacy Action Per Month Can Change the World! (Online)

ALA Washington Office Webinar: How One Advocacy Action Per Month Can Change the World! Tuesday, November 9, 2010, from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST Register here Frankly, it’s sometimes all we can do to manage the work of our library while providing the quality service we must give to our community.  So the idea of …

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Training Available through WebJunction Florida

The Division of Library and Information Services is proud to announce WebJunction Florida. This Web site provides Florida library staff access to free, self-paced online courses. Course topics include: Application Software Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills Library Management Library Services Networking and Security Organizational Management Personnel Management Technology Web Design and Development The complete list …

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PLAN’s Tech Day (PLAN)

Designing Digital Experiences for Library Websites David Lee King Agenda 9:30-10:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast 10:00-11:45 Keynote 11:45-12:30 Buffett 12:30-2:00 Keynote Keynote Presentation There is a revolution occurring on the Web. New technology tools and techniques are changing the way users think about and interact with the Websites they frequent. Businesses that recognize the radical shift in …

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Writing a Library Behavior Code – an Update (Online)

Registration is not required. More information and access information is available online. The link to this program will be available at 2:30 p.m. on November 18, 2010. Speaker: Mary Minow Libraries are more aware than ever before of who the sexual offenders are in their communities. What are the legal rights of the offenders and …

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OCLC Research to Host Survey of Archives and Special Collections (Online)

Register here Attend this webinar to learn more about major outcomes of the forthcoming report, “Taking Our Pulse: The OCLC Research Survey of Special Collections and Archives in Academic and Research Libraries.” Program Officer Jackie Dooley will provide an overview of the project, in which 275 institutions across the U.S. and Canada were surveyed to …

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OCLC/LJ Online Symposium: The Ethics of Innovation

Register here A discussion of ethics has been part of the professional landscape since 1903 when Mary Plummer, ALA President, presented the first code of ethics for librarians. Since then, the information services landscape has only become more challenging and complex. Join OCLC and Library Journal online for the second “Virtual Symposium” as they discuss …

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Enhancing Library Services with Social Media (SEFLIN)

Social media is one of the newest ways for libraries to connect to patrons, local resources, and the wider library community. It can be a low-cost, high-impact tool to enhance the services your library already provides, and to provide brand new services without a large dedication of staff or time.  Attendees will learn: Different kinds of …

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Re-energizing Your Preschool Storytime: New Ideas for Busy Children’s Staff (Online)

Registration is not required. More information and access information is available online. The link to this program will be available at 2:30 p.m. on December 2, 2010. It’s Monday morning, AGAIN! Time to get your storytime ready for the week. Ho Hum. You could always recycle a previous storytime or… you can jazz up your …

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