Month: April 2011

E-books, E-readers, and Tablet Computing for the Library (SEFLIN)

The age of e-books has arrived! E-books are growing in popularity, and have begun to outsell some categories of print books. The impact of this trend is likely to be profound for libraries.  There are many ways to experience e-books. Two popular technologies for this are dedicated e-readers such as the Kindle, and the new …

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E-books, E-readers, and Tablet Computing for the Library (SEFLIN)

The age of e-books has arrived! E-books are growing in popularity, and have begun to outsell some categories of print books. The impact of this trend is likely to be profound for libraries.  There are many ways to experience e-books. Two popular technologies for this are dedicated e-readers such as the Kindle, and the new …

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Click with the Curriculum: Integrating Digital Content (Online)

Register here Every year schools and districts across the country make significant investments in digital content. This program will focus on the strategic manner in which this content is utilized to design curriculum and assessment, deliver instruction and support student engagement and the development of 21st century skills. You will benefit from hearing the perspectives …

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Junior Library Guild Booktalks: Experience the Most Exciting Way to Learn About New Books (Online)

Register here Join JLG Booktalk Presenter Leslie Bermel for a sneak peak at soon-to-be-released books. She’ll share her enthusiasm and passion with great ideas that will help you engage your students and promote a love of reading. Megan Lambert will offer a Whole Book Approach Booktalk (developed at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book …

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Ten Tips for Managing Technology Planning (Online)

Are you a school or special solo librarian negotiating with your IT department? A public library employee deciding which software to buy for the teen center? A tech specialist preparing your budget requests for the new fiscal year? An academic librarian juggling faculty technology demands with a shrinking budget? Or any busy person asked to …

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Doing More with Less: Achieving ROI from Self-Services (Online)

Register here Note: If you are not able to make the live webcast, register now and you will get an email notification from Library Journal after the event when the webcast is archived and available for viewing at your convenience. You can find this and other programs in the Library Journal archive at http://bit.ly/LJArchives. Join …

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Manage Co-Workers and Difficult Customers (SEFLIN)

Relationship management is critical in creating great customer service experiences. Enhance your ability to positively Influence co-workers and achieve effective outcomes through the cooperation of others. Gain confidence and competency in managing challenging behaviors by applying verbal and non verbal strategies in your workplace. Identify and understand the motivation and approach of four communication styles …

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Introduction to Cataloging for Non-Catalogers (Online Course)

Need to know about cataloging, but wouldn’t actually call yourself a cataloger? WebJunction Florida’s Introduction to Cataloging for Non-Catalogers course is for you. From the why of cataloging to its history, methods, techniques history, subject classification and Machine Readable Cataloging, this is the perfect introduction to this core library activity. This course is also part …

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