SEFLIN

Metadata for CONTENTdm (SEFLIN)

This two-hour online class will help you lay some of the basic groundwork needed to understand the Dublin core elements and to adapt the CONTENTdm administrative template to incorporate best practices. Learning Outcomes: Understand the basic Dublin Core elements Identify best practices within the field Adapt the CONTENTdm administrative template to reflect Dublin Core best …

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Managing Digital Projects with CONTENTdm (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This online class will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 8-9, 2014 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. In two sessions (two-hours each), we will discuss the issues to consider and questions to ask in planning a digital project when using CONTENTdm as your content management system. Managing Digital Projects with …

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Recalculating! Secrets Our GPS’ Can Teach Us about Effective Communication (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This two-part course will be held on June 16-17, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:30 am. Students must attend both sessions. In today’s world your key to decreasing stress, increasing efficiency and trading in a busy day for a productive one is to become a more effective communicator. Today’s world is more complex than ever, and the power of …

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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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