Month: December 2013

The Iron is HOT: Libraries as Innovative & Creative Community Catalysts

This webinar helps to define the successful library as one that serves as a vibrant and active community center. Learn how to take a leadership role as a creative catalyst – exploring new ways to build partnerships, strengthen community and contribute to local development. Renew your sense of hope for the longtime viability of public …

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Chat with Jana: Ready to Read: Zero to Three – Emergent Literacy programming in Marion County

February’s Chat with Jana webinar highlights the Ready to Read: Zero to Three program created by the Marion County Public Library System. This county-wide program focuses on providing early literacy development information and materials to parents of infants and toddlers.  The program enables the library to reach parents through offering parent workshops in different community …

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FRBR, FRAD and FRSAD: A New Model for Cataloging (SEFLIN)

This two hour online program will provide an overview of the FRBR model, as well as an overview of the related FRAD and FRSAD models. FRBR (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records) was developed by IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) to provide a new way of thinking about bibliographic description and access based on what …

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Recalculating! Secrets Our GPS’ Can Teach Us about Effective Communication (SEFLIN)

This two-part course will be held on March 24-25, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Students must attend both sessions. “The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw In today’s world your key to decreasing stress, increasing efficiency and trading in a busy day for a productive one …

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Introduction to Responsive Website Design: Navigation and Menus (SEFLIN)

This three-hour webinar will focus on the navigation and menu design for responsive websites. Various examples will be used to demonstrate how navigation elements can be made responsive using different techniques. Suggested prerequisites: Participants should have a base knowledge of responsive website design (including fluid grids and media queries). Presented by: Michael Anello, Anello Consulting …

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Born Digital: Cataloging Items on the Web (SEFLIN)

The ever-increasing popularity of the Internet has made librarians’ participation in cataloging online resources crucial. In this two-hour live online class, we’ll introduce the cataloging process and use lecture, demonstration, discussion and hands-on practice to teach descriptive cataloging of resources born digital. Resources discussed will be those born digital such as websites, pdfs and others. …

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Introducing RDA 1: Structure, Principles and Core Elements (SEFLIN)

This two-hour live online class provides an introduction to RDA (Resource Description and Access), the proposed next edition of cataloging rules to replace AACR2 (the Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2nd ed.). We’ll look at how RDA’s rules are structured, its basis in the Functional Requirements of Bibliographic Records (FRBR), its overarching principles (such as “transcribe what …

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