Thursday, February 28, 2013

Live Webinars for March 2013

March webinars. Go learn stuff!

Mar 5.  Free Online Technologies for Teaching and Learning (Libraries Thriving)

Mar 5.  Library as Instructional Leader (WSL) 

Mar 6 & 13.  Evolving Trends in Collection Development (NISO)  $

Mar 12.  Nonfiction Books for Common Core (SLJ)

Mar 13.  Working on a Team (CSL)

Mar 14.  Print Management at "Mega-Scale" (OCLC)

Mar 14.  Responsive Web Design (O'Reilly)

Mar 19.  Trends in Disability and Technology Policy (ADA Online)

Mar 19.  Privacy Protected Self-Service Holds Systems (ALA OIF)

ALA (American Library Association)  All = $
7 events in March.  Click the link if interested.

Mar 5. Promoting Literacy with 21st Century Tools
Mar 12. New Graphic Novels
Mar 15. Youth Announcements for Spring 2013

Mar 12.  Ebooks and Libraries: Legal Issues
Mar 14.  Mobile Website Design for Libraries
Mar 20. How to Fail at Social Media (and How to Get it Right)
Mar 21. Landlord/Tenant Legal Resources for Libraries

Nebraska Library Commission
Mar 6.  Digital Preservation:  Part 3
Mar 27. Celebrate El dia de los ninos/libros

Mar 13.  Library Snapshot Day
Mar 19.  Signature Events for Small Libraries

Wild Apricot
Mar 5.  How to Write Faster
Mar 5.  Instagram
Mar 13.  Everything about Focus Groups
Mar 27.  Data Gets Grants

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Mobile Services

“Mobile Services: The Library in Your Pocket” on Thursday, Feb 14, 2:00pm Eastern is the next episode of AL Live, the recently introduced free streaming video broadcast from American Libraries that has already attracted thousands of viewers and enthusiastic responses.

Jason Griffey is back by popular demand as the episode’s host, with panelists Maurice Coleman and Robin Hastings. Maurice Coleman is the technical trainer at Harford County (MD) Public Library, hosts the library training podcast T is for Training, is on the board of the American Library Association Learning Round Table and writes for the blog, ALA Learning at . Robin Hastings is the Information Technology Coordinator for the Missouri River Regional Library, managing the library’s network, social media and staff training initiatives.

Future broadcasts include:
• March 14: Library Safety and Security
• April 11: The Present and Future of Ebooks
• May 9: Library Learning Goes Online
• June 6: New Technologies in Library Equipment
• July 30: Discovery Services: The Future of Library Systems
• Sept. 12: Digging into New Databases

Please take advantage of and enjoy this new free way to stay updated on the issues, and share the information about AL Live with your colleagues.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Library Journal's February Webinars

Library Journal

Feb 6. The Impact of Born Digital Content on the Scholarly Community
Feb 14.  Are Books Your Brand?  How Libraries Can Stay Relevant to Readers
Feb 19. Spring Mystery Announcements
Feb 26. Balancing Collection Supply and Demand in Public Libraries