Month: June 2012

Librarians are Wikipedians Too

  Thursday, August 2, 2012 ♦ 2 pm Eastern / 11 am Pacific ♦ 60 min   Early Registration: https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=715386796       Wikipedia is an increasingly prominent player in the web search environment, and more people are finding it “a good place to start research.” Despite open questions regarding quality, Wikipedia shares common goals …

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Form 990: Making It Work for Your Organization

It is easy to highlight the troublesome aspects of the not-so-new 990. The redesigned form requires more reporting and takes more of your administrative time. However, it also offers you the opportunity to showcase information about your organization to potential donors, funders and supporters. In this informative and interactive session, participants will learn the positive …

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Strategies for Success: Board Member Recruitment/Retention

Don’t have the board members you need to serve the organization and can’t keep the great ones you have recruited? Building a strong and reliable nonprofit board of directors is no easy task, but leveraging simple best practices and innovative strategies can mean the difference between an engaged, effective board of directors and a social …

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Mass Digitization Collaborative Information Session

Lyrasis’ new Mass Digitization Collaborative offers members the opportunity to contribute materials to a regional mass digitization project. Lyrasis facilitates the process by selecting vendors and developing a collaborative collection development policy, guidelines, standards, and workflows. The Collaborative is funded by the Lyrasis membership and supported in part through a grant from the Alfred P. …

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Writing for the Web

Ever get the feeling that nobody is reading your library’s website? Trust your gut on this one; unfortunately, this is the case for much of the content posted on library sites. You may also be asking: •Why is my content failing? •How can I attract attention without resorting to irritating writing conventions? Learn how to …

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Connexion Browser Module 6-Advanced Bibliographic Searching in Connexion Browser

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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Connexion Browser Module 5 – Editing Master Records

This course provides instruction on OCLC’s rules and process for editing and improving master records in the WorldCat database with a standard, full-level cataloging authorization. After completing this web-based training, learners will be ready to apply their existing knowledge of cataloging rules to the process of improving master records in the WorldCat database. Trainees will …

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