Month: May 2014

SWFLN Digital Reference

Digital Reference as a mode of delivering reference services is well on its way to becoming an established practice in all types of libraries.  This workshop will cover a brief background of digital reference and its arrival in the library environment, discuss the suitability of this type of technology for reference service  (recognizing the possibility …

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SWFLN Preventing Identity Theft

From a law enforcement perspective, identity theft occurs when someone uses your personal identifying information without your permission.  The most common targets are name and signatures, social security numbers, credit card numbers, and bank and brokerage account numbers.  The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Bureau of Investigation estimates that as many as 9 million Americans …

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SWFLN Advanced Resource Description & Access (RDA)

This workshop will move participants beyond the basics of Resource Description & Access (RDA).  The instructor will cover RDA for non-book items, such as video recordings and sound recordings.  New MARC fields will be explained, and examples and activities will help participants better understand the differences between the AACR2 and RDA records for non-book items. …

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SWFLN Monsters, Mysteries and Magic: Spooky Resources and Program Ideas

Looking for alternatives for Halloween programming?  This webinar will feature multimedia resources, research ideas and activities around the general themes of monsters, mysteries, and magic for working with preschoolers, school aged children, and teens. Presenter:  Dr. Susan Smith Dr. Susan Smith is the Technology and User Experience Librarian and Associate Professor at Hodges University.  She …

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SWFLN Becoming a Library & Information Professional

Are you considering getting your Master’s in Library and Information Studies? Learn about the School of Library & Information Studies at Florida State University and School of Library & Information Science, Master’s Degree Program. Dr. Christie Koontz from FSU will be there to share information about the 36-hour completely online master’s degree programs.  If you …

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