Resource sharing

Introduction to Preservation Metadata (SEFLIN)

This class introduces preservation metadata as the information you need to know to preserve digital assets over the long term. It reviews the background and context for preservation metadata, the efforts to establish a standard for this information, the PREMIS data model, and how to get started in establishing the infrastructure for preservation metadata. Learning …

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Metadata for Digitization and Preservation (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This two-day online course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 29-30, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. Metadata is a fundamental element of any digitization project. This class is designed for non-catalogers who are planning for access and preservation of digital materials. This introduces the use of METS as a …

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Using Digital Collections for Reference and Information Services (2 days) (SEFLIN)

This two-day online course will be held on Tuesday-Wednesday, July 22-23, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Students must attend both sessions. In this two-day (two hours each day) live online course, we will explore how these collections can be best utilized to provide quality reference service for our users. On Day one, we will …

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Introduction to Linked Data for Libraries (SEFLIN)

This class provides an introduction to the principles of Linked Data, the methods of making data available in such a form, and illustrates interesting applications that libraries are developing. Linked Open Data is a feature of the Semantic Web that has been gaining attention in recent years. “Linked Data” refers to data published in accordance …

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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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SWFLN Advanced Collection Development: Special Materials and Resource Sharing

This is the third session in a series of three webinars on collection development. The third session will focus on particular types of resources, including ebooks, databases, devices, and other materials. We will look into new trends in collections and ways that social media can inform selection choices. We will also discuss ways that resource …

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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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