Month: September 2012

Google Yourself Silly

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Starting time: 2:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) Duration: 1 hour Presenters: Jane Bozarth Description: Google, the wildly popular search engine, has much to offer the learning professional. This resource, with its specific tools, can help you better design training, communicate with colleagues, and/or find your way to an …

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Ring the Dinner Bell: New Cookbooks to Enjoy

(Register) Date and time: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 1:00 pm Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00) Change time zone Program: Booklist Webinars Duration: 1 hour Description: Let’s talk about what’s for dinner. Or for breakfast and lunch, too. The amazing aspect of food—in addition to its importance and omnipresence in our lives—is that preparation techniques and …

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Graphic NovelsTuesday, October 9, 2012, 12:00-1:00 PM ET Join us for our fall graphic novel webcast! You’ll get a sneak peak at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months and hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons. Random House will discuss their upcoming titles from DC Comics, Del Ray, Archie Comics, and Kodansha: something for everyone. Hear more about Superman trying to get back in touch with the “normal” people, romantic hijinks staged by a devious novelist just so she can write about them, the real story of Steve Jobs’ failings as well as his successes, and what the best stories are from the epic 20-year history of Sonic the Hedgehog, the longest running comics series based on a videogame. And that’s just a few of the titles starring in this webcast. Register now!

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 12:00-1:00 PM ET Join us for our fall graphic novel webcast! You’ll get a sneak peak at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months and hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons. Random House will discuss …

Graphic NovelsTuesday, October 9, 2012, 12:00-1:00 PM ET Join us for our fall graphic novel webcast! You’ll get a sneak peak at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months and hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons. Random House will discuss their upcoming titles from DC Comics, Del Ray, Archie Comics, and Kodansha: something for everyone. Hear more about Superman trying to get back in touch with the “normal” people, romantic hijinks staged by a devious novelist just so she can write about them, the real story of Steve Jobs’ failings as well as his successes, and what the best stories are from the epic 20-year history of Sonic the Hedgehog, the longest running comics series based on a videogame. And that’s just a few of the titles starring in this webcast. Register now! Read More »

Getting Boys to Read: Seeing Your Library Through a Guy’s Eyes

SPONSORED BY: ABDO Publishing and School Library Journal EVENT DATE AND TIME: Thursday, October 4, 2012, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET/12:00 – 1:00 PM PT Register now! Ever help a guy find food in the refrigerator? In this fun and informative webinar, you’ll discover how some everyday observations – like that time you maybe helped a guy find the mayo …

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2012 Start Time: 10:00 am   End Time: 11:00 am (Time Zone: US/Eastern) Category: Product Training Description Register for Gale Virtual Reference Library Training Gale Virtual Reference Libraryis a database of electronic encyclopedias and specialized reference sources, also known as eBooks, for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in …

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Learn How to Learn Online

Ready, Set, Learn How to Learn Online! This course focuses on learning in the live, online, synchronous environment. It demystifies the technology for participants so they have a positive learning experience. The course includes activities that use synchronous collaboration tools like whiteboard, chat, audio, and breakout rooms. Synchronous learning ground rules are covered, as well …

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What’s New in Series Nonfiction: Fall 2012

(Register) Date and time: Tuesday, October 2, 2012 1:00 pm Central Daylight Time (Chicago, GMT-05:00) Change time zone Program: Booklist Webinars Duration: 1 hour Description: There’s so much going on in the world of series nonfiction we’re following our August “Scoop on Series Nonfiction” webinar with presentations from four more of the top publishers in …

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