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  1. Blending Agile and Addie to grow Performance

    January 26, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- InSync Learning and performance professionals are juggling multiple projects and roles on highly matrixed learning development projects. There’s barely time to get the work done, never mind learn about new approaches that supposedly speed the process. We know there is NO silver bullet, but there are new promising techniques. The truth is in the combo. Learn how to apply the best of Agile, SAM and ADDIE to improve the speed and quality of your learning development projects.

  2. Health Happens in Libraries: Pathways to Guide Health Education at Your Library

    January 26, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction Access to reliable consumer health information is an essential component of individual and community well-being. Because of their unique role and reputation for being open and available to all, public libraries bring valuable assets to supporting local community health efforts. In this WebJunction webinar, participants will explore essential pathways for libraries to address meaningful health information and services. Participants will be introduced to foundational considerations for ensuring ethics and privacy in patron interactions, maintaining health collections at the public library, addressing community health literacy, and supporting healthy communities through partnerships. Participants will also be introduced to resources to advance these topics in their community, and leave the session prepared to join the strong network of public libraries advancing health education nationwide.

  3. Montana Makers Show & Tell

    January 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Montana State Library What is this makerspace idea, anyway, and why would you want one in your library? Join us for a quick review of the Montana Makers pilot of the State Library, what’s in the makerspace kits, and what cool and inspiring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) activities your library colleagues from around the state have been doing with them.

  4. Tech Talk with Michael Sauers

    January 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission In this monthly feature of NCompass Live, the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Michael Sauers, will discuss the tech news of the month and share new and exciting tech for your library. There will also be plenty of time in each episode for you to ask your tech questions. So, bring your questions with you, or send them in ahead of time, and Michael will have your answers.

  5. The Ins and Outs of Capital Budgeting

    January 28, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association This webcast examines the practical use of capital budgeting, also known as CAPEX, to make sound financial and capital expenditure decisions in today’s increasingly competitive and lucrative M&A market.

  6. The Ins and Outs of Capital Budgeting

    January 28, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association This webcast examines the practical use of capital budgeting, also known as CAPEX, to make sound financial and capital expenditure decisions in today’s increasingly competitive and lucrative M&A market.

  7. You Can't Change What You Don't Measure

    January 28, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- O’Reilly It's easy to figure out that something is wrong with your website's performance, but pinpointing the specific problem is a lot harder, especially when you’re not measuring the right things. Just as a doctor needs to run tests before diagnosing a patient, you need to be monitoring all of the things that can possibly go wrong before you can determine exactly what went wrong. Mehdi Daoudi, CEO and Co-founder of Catchpoint Systems, will draw upon his years of experience in the monitoring industry to outline what you need to be measuring in order to ensure that you can not only correct problems that arise, but do so before your users are impacted.

  8. Introducing FOSS4LIB (Free Open Source Software) Webinar

    January 28, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- LYRASIS Available to all in the library community, FOSS4LIB provides self-guided readiness assessments to help you determine if open source software is right for your library, as well as a registry of software packages to help you find information about open source software service providers, events and usage by peers. With these free tools, librarians and technologists can determine the best approach to leveraging open source software.

  9. Celebrate reading with Día!

    January 28, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission Children's Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Join Día founder Pat Mora, and Mark Smith, Director and Librarian of the Texas State Library, for a lively discussion about the celebration, and learn how libraries can celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books and stories.