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  1. Mastering Storytelling for the Business Conversation

    January 17, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- InSync The world has changed with the bombardment of digital and mobile inputs. Selling and leading today is about uncovering needs people don’t know they have. It is about painting a picture that helps people see what they didn’t know was possible, versus simply providing a product or solution.

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  2. Creating a Culture of Data Visualization

    January 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Harvard Business Review Leaders like visuals, but many organizations remain fixated on having data scientists do them all. Instead of creating a broad capability, people are intimidated and visualization is being used on a limited basis by only a select few.This doesn’t have to be the case.Visualization can easily be learned and used broadly and effectively.

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  3. Maintaining Sanity as a Department of One!

    January 17, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network Ever feel like a rubber band that’s ready to pop? Then YOU must be a department of one! The good news is that you CAN do it. Learn strategies and tips to help move you from feeling “over done” to “can be done!”

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  4. Morris Award Finalists, 2017: Exclusive Q&A

    January 17, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Join Booklist for this exciting Q&A with four of the 2017 Morris Award finalists: M-E Girard (Girl Mans Up), Sonia Patel (Rani Patel In Full Effect), Jeff Zentner (The Serpent King), and Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock (The Smell of Other People’s Houses). This is a free, hour-long webinar moderated by Books for Youth Editor, Dan Kraus.

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  5. Science and Math in Storytimes

    January 17, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission In this webinar we will explore inexpensive, easy to implement science and math experiences using literature, fingerplays, activities and props. These ideas can be used in storytimes, as passive programming in the library or as resources for parents and caregivers to extend the storytime experience for further STEM explorations.

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  6. #1lib1ref: a Citation as a Gateway into Librarianship on Wikipedia

    January 18, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission During #1lib1ref (One Librarian, One Reference) librarians each add one reference to Wikipedia. These citations to reliable sources will benefit Wikipedia readers worldwide. Alex Stinson, GLAM-Wiki (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) Strategist at the Wikimedia Foundation, and Wiki-librarians Phoebe Ayers (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Merrilee Proffitt (OCLC Research), and Jessamyn West (Vermont librarian and technologist) will discuss what it means as libraries to be involved in Wikipedia and show how you can contribute to #1lib1ref.

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  7. Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Introduction to Research Data Management for Librarians

    January 18, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association Webinar will present an overview of Research Data Management including: data management planning, how data fits into the research lifecycle and scholarly communication, and key resources/strategies for liaison librarians working with faculty and other researchers.

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  8. The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change

    January 18, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association This webcast reveals a new way to think about how you can use questions to be more productive, creative and effective at most everything you do.This webcast will change the way you think about the questions you ask, and offer practical ideas for better listening. It will help you realize there’s a world of discovery and success – if you know how to ask for it.

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  9. Get Inspired to Lead and Lead to Inspire: Techniques That Advance Early Education

    January 18, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations This energizing webinar by Susan MacDonald explores how leaders can find new and empowering ways to adapt to the evolving world of early childhood education. Research into the immense, life-long value of high-quality early childhood education has created a wave of reforms designed to increase the quality of education in early childhood programs. This unique session integrates well-researched inspirational and motivational leadership techniques with the current standards for high-quality early care and education.

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  10. Lawyers and Librarians: Breaking Barriers to Employment

    January 18, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian In 2014, DC Public Library (DCPL) partnered with Neighborhood Legal Services Program to address the barriers to employment that low-income residents face by bringing volunteer attorneys to walk-in legal clinics located at public libraries. The Breaking Barriers to Employment clinic model combines library support to job seekers, such as resume assistance and computer help from a librarian, with legal information and one-on-one consultation with a lawyer.

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  11. YouTube U: Leveraging the World’s Largest Video Platform for L&D

    January 18, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network Get an overview of everything YouTube by the guy who developed the first YouTube Certified Online training at Google. We'll discuss strategies for common training needs, actually configure a YouTube channel, learn how to capture & edit & augment content entirely within the YouTube platform, and avoid some of the most common L&D mistakes on YouTube.

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  12. Personalizing Instruction Through the Library

    January 18, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Students today tend to customize their personal digital environments to suit their own interests, abilities, and desires. It is therefore increasingly difficult to engage them in “one size fits all” learning environments. This is just one of many reasons school districts and policymakers strive to address the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations, or cultural backgrounds of individual students – personalized learning. Join Michelle Luhtala as she explores how school librarians can enhance their learning communities’ capacity for personalized learning experiences through collaboration, instructional partnership, direct instruction, professional development, and leadership.

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  13. SLK - Universal Class Training

    January 19, 2017, 10:00 AM

    Join the State Library and trainer Brad for a webinar on our Universal Class online courses resource.

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  14. PubMed® for Librarians: Introduction to PubMed

    January 19, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine This is a synchronous, online session that includes hands-on exercises. Attend this class to learn about the difference between PubMed and MEDLINE, how to run a basic PubMed search, assess your search results, analyze search details, customize PubMed with My NCBI, search for a known citation; plus, brief introductions to MeSH, automatic term mapping, search tags and subheadings.

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  15. Finding and Cultivating Local Tech Expertise and Support for Nonprofits and Libraries

    January 19, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup In this free webinar with TechSoup, hear from providers of technology support for nonprofits and public libraries, volunteer organizers of NetSquared and Tech4Good communities, and learn about resources to cultivate and tap into tech expertise in your area!

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  16. Burnout or Bounce Back? Building Resilience

    January 19, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople Join change management expert Debra Westwood in this interactive webinar where she will identify the factors that contribute to burnout as well as techniques for avoiding or alleviating those conditions. Attendees will learn skills that can be applied at work and at home, and be able to formulate a plan to put those new tools into action.

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  17. SLK - KS Public LIbrary Survey, State Report & State Aid

    January 19, 2017, 2:00 PM

    Two identical webinars will be held providing a State Aid overview (Jan 10 & 19). We will discuss changes/new questions to survey and how to input data. Both webinars will be recorded and available for viewing for those unable to attend.

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  18. Library Marketing

    January 20, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Library Association Marketing can be a daunting process for many librarians. New technologies offer diverse avenues for promoting library services, and commercial marketing methods have become expected for libraries, too. Where do you start? What’s the best way to allocate your staff and financial resources? How do you keep up with a constantly changing social media landscape?

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  19. Community Engagement: Getting to know your community leaders

    January 23, 2017, 1:00 PM

    First webinar in the Public Library Section Webinar Series! During the webinar, I will share my experience of getting to know the leaders in my community and also share some tips and tricks on how to engage various segments of your community. We will also have extended time to share stories and answer questions. The webinar will be archived for those who are interested but cannot attend.

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  20. 2017 Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference

    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!

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  21. Bozarthzone! Rockin' the Virtual Classroom

    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.

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  22. Mastering the Needs Section of Your Grant Proposal

    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.

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  23. PubMed® for Librarians: MeSH

    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.

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  24. How to Boost Student Performance With Active Learning Environments

    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.

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  25. Music Play: Before You Play Music, You Must Play WITH Music!

    January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  26. Science Soup Part Three: Rocket Ships and Stars - Out of this World with NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

    January 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  27. Trauma Informed Services in the Library: Understanding and Serving our Community

    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.

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  28. SLK - Mango Languages Training

    January 26, 2017, 10:00 AM

    Join the State Library and trainer Amy for a webinar on our Mango Languages resource.

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  29. Preserving Film Collections for the Future: A Web Application

    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? 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.

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  30. Toward Tech Savvy Trustees

    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.

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  31. Smart Libraries with Marshall Breeding

    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!

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  32. Research Information Management at Duke University: A Researcher-centered Approach

    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.

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  33. 7 Deadly Sins of Time Management

    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.

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  34. The Magic of Music in Storytimes

    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.

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