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The NEW Kids InfoBits!

This one hour webinar course will cover the NEW Kids InfoBits. Gale Cengage Learning is proud to introduce you to Kids InfoBits NEW and improved! Learn about the new interface and the added tools! Pick up tips and tricks for supporting Common Core and using this great new tool in the classroom! Register 4/3/14 dls

Paraprofessional Series: Communication Skills for Library Staff (SEFLIN)

Did you ever notice that two people can say the same words – and experience totally different responses from others? Nonverbal communication skills including the sound of your voice, the look on your face, and body language, can make a huge difference in our ability to communicate effectively with others. Fortunately, you can learn and …

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OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing: Beyond the Basics (SEFLIN)

This four-hour class will be held from 2:00-4:00 pm on August 28-29, 2012. Students must attend both sessions. If you know how to search WorldCat and you understand the ILL process through the Staff View of WorldCat Resource Sharing but would like a refresher course to refine your skills, this class is for you. Topics …

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OCLC WorldCat Resource Sharing Basics (SEFLIN)

This three-day, two-hour-per-day live online class offers searching basics; tips on selecting the best record; instruction on creating, producing, and responding to ILL requests; ILL etiquette; and more. By the end of this course participants will be able to: Interpret the basic ILL workflow Effectively search the WorldCat database for Interlibrary Loan Create and manage …

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OCLC Connexion™ Browser Copy Cataloging Skills (SEFLIN)

This four-hour live online class will be held on January 17-18, 2012. Students must attend both days. During this four-hour live online, two-part class, students will be introduced to copy cataloging principles, as well as specific procedures for searching, editing and taking final actions with bibliographic records in OCLC Connexion Browser. Hands-on exercises are included. …

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Maximize the Value of Your OCLC ILL Subscription (Online)

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EDT Register here This course helps ILL and access services managers contain costs or generate revenue, improve efficiency, and use staff resources most effectively by helping them take full advantage of the value of their OCLC Resource Sharing subscription. It explains the OCLC ILL interfaces, activities, …

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WorldCat Holdings: Why They Matter and The Tools to Maintain Them (Online)

Wednesday, November 9, 2011, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT Register here This course reviews benefits for libraries of accurate WorldCat holdings, and provides information on the available methods for maintaining holdings. After completing this web-based training, managers of cataloging and technical services functions will be prepared to select and implement the holdings maintenance methods …

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Maximize the Value of Your OCLC Cataloging Subscription (Online)

Register here This course helps cataloging and technical services managers contain costs, improve efficiency, and use staff resources most effectively by helping them take full advantage of the value of their OCLC cataloging subscription. It explains the OCLC cataloging interfaces, activities, and services that are included in the OCLC cataloging subscription. Participants will receive a …

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Maximizing the Value of WorldCat.org (Online)

Register here Worldcat.org is OCLC’s public-facing Web portal to the WorldCat database. It is a discovery tool for library-owned materials worldwide and a social networking tool for libraries and their patrons. This course provides a brief introduction to the Worldcat.org platform and illustrates how libraries can help patrons derive maximum advantage from the service. This …

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WorldCat Holdings: Why They Matter and The Tools to Maintain Them (Online)

Also available on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EDT Register here This course reviews benefits for libraries of accurate WorldCat holdings, and provides information on the available methods for maintaining holdings. After completing this web-based training, managers of cataloging and technical services functions will be prepared to select and implement the …

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