Month: July 2012

Engaging Your Whole Community:Principles and Practice to Influence Policy

A webinar with AmericaSpeaks, a leading US nonprofit which uses broad-based outreach strategies to build community engagement. AmericaSpeaks, a leading US nonprofit focused on citizen engagement, deliberation, and participation in government decision-making, incorporates broad-based outreach strategies into all of its work. Using low-cost, online and face-to-face public engagement strategies, successful engagement initiatives bring together diverse …

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Guerilla Marketing Techniques in the Age of the Connected Customer

Companies typically invest heavily in their marketing programs to bring qualified visitors to their websites, but ironically, relatively little effort is made to provide these hard-earned visitors with a compelling, personalized site experience. The fact is, it is far more efficient to monetize your existing traffic flows than to drive additional traffic to your site. …

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The Neuroscience of Employee Engagement

Management insights drawn from breakthoughs in cognitive science Many studies show a link between high engagement and organizational success, yet until now our understanding of the science of engagement has mostly focused on outcome studies, not on the underlying mechanisms involved. This session provides fresh insights into our understanding of what engagement is, how to …

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Google Indoor Maps for Public Libraries

This program is presented by the Florida Library Association Continuing Education Committee In November 2011, Google launched Indoor Maps, an exciting addition to the award-winning Google Maps. Indoor Google Maps will enhance your building’s overhead or satellite view by replacing that with a floor plan of your building’s public areas. This innovation helps visitors find …

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Google Indoor Maps for Public Libraries (FLA)

Time:    1:00  – 1:45 pm EST In November 2011, Google launched Indoor Maps, an exciting addition to the award-winning Google Maps. Indoor Google Maps will enhance your building’s overhead or satellite view by replacing that with a floor plan of your building’s public areas. This innovation helps visitors find their destination in large or unfamiliar …

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Executing Results:A Leadership Brand Series—Part 4

What’s more important – your daily activities or the results they produce? Your ability to execute results is many instances a direct measure of your leadership impact. Join us for a complimentary session with Linkage’s Rich Rosier, Regional Vice President, as he shares: ~strategies to shift your thinking and focus from one of activities to …

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Librarians are Wikipedians Too

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 with libraries in ensuring free accessibility to information, and relying on authoritative sources. This presentation will overview the past efforts and future potential …

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Born Digital: Cataloging Items on the Web

This two hour live online class introduces the cataloging process and uses lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital. The ever-increasing popularity of the Internet has made librarians’ participation in cataloging online resources crucial. In this 2 hour live online class, we’ll introduce the cataloging process and use …

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Copy Cataloging with CatExpress

This live online course provides instruction on copy cataloging using the CatExpress interface. This course covers the copy cataloging workflow including searching, holdings maintenance, exporting and downloading records. After completing this course, the learner will be prepared to fully utilize the CatExpress service. Follow the link below to join the event at its specified time. …

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