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January 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - January 26, 2017, 4:00 PM
The Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference is a state-wide virtual conference developed by the Nicolet Federated Library System and supported by 15 other library systems in Wisconsin. Several 60-minute web presentations, focusing on public libraries, will be given over three blustery days in January. Presentations are geared to have 45-50 minutes of material, and then time for Q & A. We welcome anyone, in any library, of any size, to participate in our 5th annual web conference!
January 24, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- InSync
Virtual classroom technology (ILinc, Adobe Connect, WebEx, Elluminate, etc.) provides a wonderful live, real-time bridge between the traditional classroom and the learner. But it isn't "just like" the traditional classroom, and in the wrong hands can be deadly dull. In this session we'll learn to read virtual "body language" , look at ways to increase interactivity and engagement, utilize games and activities, and create visuals that support learning.
January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- 4Good
The needs section is the most important section of a grant proposal. If the need for your project is unclear, reviewers will be frustrated and your efforts (at both fundraising and implementation) are likely to fail. This webinar, led by a grant writer with more than 20 years of experience, takes an in-depth look at how to properly explain and document compelling needs.
January 25, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Attend this class to learn about the National Library of Medicine's Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) database. We will talk about the 4 different types of MeSH terms and how searchers can benefit from using MesH to build a search. We will investigate the structure of the MeSH database and look at the components of a MeSH record.
January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Demco
In this session, SAFCO® ergonomist Josh Kerst will share the historical impact of the chair in the classroom on our bodies. You’ll find out what steps your school can take to address this concern and learn how you can create an active learning environment to positively impact student performance and well-being in your library, classroom or learning commons.
Sponsored by- edWeb
In this webinar, early childhood music specialist Devi Borton will explore how to create a child-centered, playful music environment that encourages and values children’s own ways of making music, allows each child to take ownership of his or her music learning, and affords each teacher an opportunity to maximize the learning benefits of music play. Devi will also show attendees some great songs that they can use to provide children with a rich musical “playground.” This webinar will benefit educators working with toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
If you find the sun, the moon, and the stars fascinating, have users who do, or need information from NASA, then this webinar is for you. Learn about the functions of NASA and the excellent educational resources the agency provides for your users.
January 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Infopeople
This webinar will explore the effects of trauma on society and how libraries are directly impacted by the trauma and stress carried by the communities they serve.Finding awareness of the effects of trauma on our community leads to more compassion and allows us to dive into our own problem solving skills more effectively.
January 26, 2017, 10:00 AM
Join the State Library and trainer Amy for a webinar on our Mango Languages resource.
January 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections
Do you have movie films, slides, microfilms, and photographic film negatives of various types in your collections and you are not quite sure of the best way to take care of those materials? Are you unsure about whether you have a critical situation on your hands because of nitrate films or negatives? Or, do you know what to do if your collection has deteriorating acetate films? Do you know what or where to find the latest recommendations for preserving your materials? FilmCare.org is designed to help you keep up to date on the latest recommendations and to make it possible for you to make the best preservation choices for your collection.
January 26, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- WebJunction
The more that trustees are dialed into a personal use of technology, the better advocates they will be for the library’s technology needs. Learn some fun and practical ways to inspire greater tech savviness in your trustees.
January 27, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- American Library Association
Join Marshall Breeding, the editor of Smart Libraries Newsletter and creator of Library Technology Guides, in our upcoming free webinar. You'll be able to ask Marshall questions related to library technology, library automation, and more!
January 31, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsored by- OCLC
In this webinar presentation, Duke University Libraries will share how they have led campus initiatives to aggregate and manage campus research information to support open access, help researchers build their reputations, archive Duke scholarship, and enable expertise discovery.
January 31, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Sponsored by- Velocity Firm
Time management is not a sexy or exciting topic, but it is a fundamental skill that enables us to get things done personally and professionally. Walk away from this presentation equipped with new tools for battling those dreaded time vampires that steal precious minutes and hours out of your day.
January 31, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Using music in library programs is not about having the perfect voice or playing an instrument. It is about the magic that sounds and poetry bring to our shared experience. Whether you sing openly or in the privacy of your own shower, join us for fun and ideas. You will be inspired to warble a tune before the webinar is over.