Month: May 2011

Security Alert! How to Protect People, Property, and Collections (SEFLIN)

This live online class (four hours over two days) will teach you the basics in securing your institution’s collections and safeguarding its people. We will start with how to conduct a security survey and an internal security audit. We will discuss ways to handle threats, violence, and the destruction of property. Other topics covered include …

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Status Discarded: The Who, What, When, Where and How of Weeding (SEFLIN)

In this two-hour live online class, students will be introduced to the world of weeding. We’ll discuss weeding criteria and then take a look at the options for weeded material and workflow. This class invites class discussion and participation from students. Learning Outcomes: By the end of class students will be able to: Understand what …

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Productivity In the Clouds: Cloud Computing & Web Based Productivity Tools (SEFLIN)

Providing staff and patron access to all of the desktop applications they need or want can be a costly endeavor that is not limited to the price of the software. To run photo editing and publishing programs you need to have the most up to date computers, and then when the file is completed where …

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Promoting Your Library by Creating a YouTube Library Video (SEFLIN)

Video has quickly caught on as a new way of teaching patrons and promoting library services. This live online workshop teaches you how creating a video can help you promote your library’s activities and services to connect with your users. The workshop will cover what you need to know for video production. It will also …

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Widgets, Gadgets and Gizmos: Embedding Library Resources (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

Thursday, September 29, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at NEFLIN in Orange Park Widgets let you take information from one place and put it somewhere else. With widgets you can pull book reviews from the NY Times into your web pages, make the Florida Electronic Library’s Gale databases accessible from your town’s website or inside …

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Emerging Technologies: Near Future Trends (Orange Park) (NEFLIN)

Thursday, September 22, 9:30 am – 4:00 pm at NEFLIN in Orange Park This informal workshop with lively discussion is focused on emerging trends in technology that will affect libraries and librarians. Many topics will be discussed, including: An intro to current and near future Web 2.0 and Library 2.0 technologies New hardware, software, and …

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Digital Presence and Online Outreach for Libraries (Online) (NEFLIN)

Tuesday, September 20, 2:00 – 4:00 pm on your DESKTOP In today’s online environment, libraries need to go beyond traditional ideas of outreach and take advantage of new tools for connecting with their users.  During this webinar we’ll look at ways for improving web site visibility in search engines and discuss a variety of ideas …

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