Month: November 2011

Brave New World: Job hunting in the 21st Century (Online)

Learn about the importance of effectively using LinkedIn and Twitter to connect and make job contacts, set up alerts, volunteer for projects, and other activities that just a few years ago were not part of this process. Job hunting has changed, and if you haven’t changed with it, you and your library customers are likely …

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Developing and Maintaining E-Reader Policies and Procedures for Libraries

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 ♦ 2 pm Eastern / 11 am Pacific ♦ 60 min Early Registration: https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=717919875 As debates rage on about e-books, publishers and privacy, how are libraries approaching policies for managing e-readers? Join us for this webinar focused on the nuts and bolts of serving patrons with gadgets, including policies and procedures …

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Organizational Storytelling for Librarians: Using Stories for Leadership, Community, and Advocacy

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 ♦ 2 pm Eastern / 11 am Pacific ♦ 60 min Early Registration: https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=710379596 Join us for this webinar to learn about the process of leading and managing through organizational storytelling. Librarians can use personal stories within the organization for leadership (tell them who you are and why you are here), …

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Developing and Maintaining E-Reader Policies and Procedures for Libraries

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 ♦ 2 pm Eastern / 11 am Pacific ♦ 60 min Early Registration: https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=717919875 As debates rage on about e-books, publishers and privacy, how are libraries approaching policies for managing e-readers? Join us for this webinar focused on the nuts and bolts of serving patrons with gadgets, including policies and procedures …

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Organizational Storytelling for Librarians: Using Stories for Leadership, Community, and Advocacy

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 ♦ 2 pm Eastern / 11 am Pacific ♦ 60 min Early Registration: https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=710379596 Join us for this webinar to learn about the process of leading and managing through organizational storytelling. Librarians can use personal stories within the organization for leadership (tell them who you are and why you are here), …

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Let’s Get Crazy! Library Programs On and Over the Edge (Infopeople) (SWFLN)

•Do you want to surprise your community with exceptional programs? •Are you curious to learn what new and unexpected programs other libraries are doing? It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and book the same old performers and speakers. Why not break out of your comfort zone and develop programs that are striking, original, …

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Connexion Browser Module 8 – Authority Control (OCLC) (SWFLN)

Authority control is the process by which consistency of form is maintained in headings for names, uniform titles, series titles and subjects used in a library catalog. Authority control can also be used to provide “see” and “see also” references, to disambiguate similar headings, and to collocate records for the same work (such as translations …

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Connexion Browser Module 7 – Original Cataloging (OCLC) (SWFLN)

This web-based course explains OCLC standards for original bibliographic records in WorldCat, and provides instruction on techniques for creating these records in Connexion Browser. This course does not cover AACR2 or other cataloging rules, MARC, subject headings, or authority control. This course is intended for learners who are familiar with current cataloging rules (such as …

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Connexion Browser Module 6-Advanced Bibliographic Searching in Connexion Browser (OCLC) (SWFLN)

This online module provides instruction on how to use Connexion Browser to conduct advanced searches of the WorldCat database. After completing this web-based training, learners will be prepared to make more thorough and more precisely targeted searches with improved efficiency, in order to find the right record faster. This course is designed for learners who …

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