Month: December 2011

Developing and Negotiating License Agreements (Online)

As research collections move into the online environment, it is essential for librarians to understand the license agreements that govern them. This class: Introduces the basics of contract law and the special characteristics of license agreements Examines specific examples of “good” and “bad” licenses Teaches how to recognize potential problems in licenses Offers Practice applying …

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Transactional and Navigational Memory in the Workplace (Online)

Technology is playing a huge part in how organizational memory is changing and the requirements for our employees in memorization as a part of their work. The growth of “transactional memory”, information made available to help employees as they work and “navigational memory”, information available through refined search engines and techniques will continue to affect …

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Using Storytelling to Dramatically Increase Effectiveness (Online)

For years, TPR Storytelling (Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling or TPRS) has been a method of teaching foreign languages. TPRS lessons use a mixture of reading and storytelling to help students learn a foreign language in a classroom setting with outstanding results. The technique of incorporating Storytelling in Organizational Training has proven to be …

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RDA in a Nutshell (Lyrasis) (SWFLN)

This session is part of the LYRASIS second Friday series, a series of workshops providing information about and sharing new ideas and resources for resource sharing, electronic resources, and cataloging. The likely next edition of cataloging rules, Resource Description and Access (RDA) is dominating discussions of cataloging’s future. For administrators and anyone outside of cataloging …

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Just for Copy Cats (SEFLIN)

Copy cataloging is not the same as original cataloging; it involves its own special procedures and guidelines. This course outlines the basic principles of copy cataloging in a MARC record environment. It will introduce you to the art of: finding cataloging records that you can copy; ensuring that those records really match your resources; and …

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Rudimentary RDA (SEFLIN)

Don’t panic. Just because we are holding this workshop, it doesn’t mean RDA is actually here yet. RDA is still ‘coming’, maybe, probably, as far as we can tell, eventually. But enough of you have been asking for ‘something about RDA’ that we have decided that it is time to get you started. So, this is …

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Florida Electronic Library: Databases and More Pt. 2 (SEFLIN)

Attendees will learn about the Florida Electronic Library resources available from Gale Cengage Learning. Content and interface changes will be discussed, as well as tips and tricks for assisting a variety of different patrons.  Participants will complete exercises on how to market eResources at their libraries as well as how to show the benefit of …

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Florida Electronic Library: Databases and More Pt. 2 (SEFLIN)

Attendees will learn about the Florida Electronic Library resources available from Gale Cengage Learning. Content and interface changes will be discussed, as well as tips and tricks for assisting a variety of different patrons.  Participants will complete exercises on how to market eResources at their libraries as well as how to show the benefit of …

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Florida Electronic Library: Databases and More Pt. 1 (SEFLIN)

Attendees will learn about the Florida Electronic Library resources available from Gale Cengage Learning. Content and interface changes will be discussed, as well as tips and tricks for assisting a variety of different patrons.  Participants will complete exercises on how to market eResources at their libraries as well as how to show the benefit of …

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Florida Electronic Library: Databases and More Pt. 1 (SEFLIN)

Attendees will learn about the Florida Electronic Library resources available from Gale Cengage Learning. Content and interface changes will be discussed, as well as tips and tricks for assisting a variety of different patrons.  Participants will complete exercises on how to market eResources at their libraries as well as how to show the benefit of …

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