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  1. Your Constituents by the Numbers: Accessing Data for Political Boundaries

    July 25, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- U.S. Census Bureau Learn how to access statistics about your constituents living within political boundaries such as Congressional Districts, Legislative Districts, Precincts, etc. Using the American FactFinder you will be able to download and map demographic, socioeconomic, housing, and business data for your political geographies.

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  2. The APIs of Data.gov

    July 26, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association Have you ever heard people talking about APIs and wondered what they are and why someone would use them? Have you ever tried to use Data.gov and felt overwhelmed by all of the different data formats available? This webinar aims to answer these questions by explaining APIs and their purpose, showing how to navigate Data.gov and understand the different data types offered, and demonstrate how you can leverage APIs in your projects.

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  3. The Queer Omaha Archives

    July 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission The Queer Omaha Archives, in Criss Library Archives & Special Collections at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, preserves and provides access to the history of LGBTQIA+ life in the region. The archives collects, preserves, and makes available to the public material documenting the diverse people and organizations of the greater Omaha region and their experiences and work.

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  4. How to Successfully Manage a Government Project

    July 27, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association Program and Project Managers (PMs) have the primary responsibility for developing and managing projects according to government requirements and measurable performance standards. They ensure that all activities in the project life-cycle achieve their intended outcomes. This session will address the government PM’s role and a number of tools that can be used during performance of the project to ensure a successful post-award phase of the acquisition process.

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  5. Cultivating a Library Technoculture: We are Tech Workers!

    July 27, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TechSoup Come to this free webinar to learn from Markham Public Library Managers Pam Saliba and Andrea Cecchetto. They will help you gain a better understanding of the importance of linking company culture to large-scale service model changes. Learn to better prepare for challenges that might be encountered while cultivating your library's technoculture, based on the actual challenges encountered by Markham Public Library staff. Walk away with best practices and tips from Markham Public Library's experience, which can be applied to your own organizational change initiatives regarding technology.

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  6. Early Childhood Science Inquiry is a Journey (Not a Series of Unrelated Activities): Learning from the Research

    July 27, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connect4Learning No matter what prior experiences your young students have had, engaging in science and engineering activities and the related discussions can help them learn more about the natural and human-made world. By including science and engineering learning every day for your students, you are providing experiences that will prepare them for later learning and stimulate children’s’ interest in learning mathematics and literacy skills as they seek to quantify and share their work. As a class endeavor, science and engineering learning will be the delight and responsibility of all students, not only the few who have family support for such interest.

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  7. How to Make your Website More Inclusive to All Audiences

    July 27, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- American Alliance of Museums In this webcast, presenters will provide a general overview of accessible website design for audiences of different functional abilities. Our panel of experts will focus on standards and best practices, graphic design aspects, institution-wide engagement, user testing, and regulatory and legal issues related to websites as public accommodation. With targeted tips that you can implement after the webinar, these experts will offer practical strategies for planning, delivering, and evaluating accessible websites that can be used by people of all abilities.

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  8. Health Information Resources for Seniors

    July 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Annette Parde-Maass, Nebraska/ Education Coordinator, will present "Health Information Resources for Seniors.” This is a free monthly webinar conducted by coordinators in the NN/LM Midcontinental Region. Continuing education credit is available.No registration needed. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) offers a suite of resources to assist you in research related to health quality, costs, and access. Contact Jim Honour at jhonour@uwyo.edu or 307-766-6537.

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  9. Language Learning For Your Youngest Patrons

    July 27, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    What does the panda say? Find out Wednesday, July 27 at 3:00 p.m. EST during a special 30-minute webinar all about encouraging an early start to language learning for your library's young patrons.

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  10. Chromebooks in the Classroom 101

    July 28, 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- SimpleK12 Free online conference, consisting of six ½-hour sessions starting at the top of each hour: Chromebooks 101: An Intro to Using Chromebooks in the Classroom; 10 Google Chrome Extensions I Use in My Classroom Every Day!; Chrome Extensions to Support Struggling Students; Time-Saving Forms, Surveys, and Quizzes with Google Forms; Google Drive Add-ons and Chrome Extensions that Enhance Productivity; and Get Started Creating Engaging Student Projects with Chromebooks.

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  11. Meaningful Donor Conversations that Make More Money

    July 28, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub Being able to have a deep and meaningful conversation with a donor remains a powerful tool all fundraisers need, it’s all about asking great questions and listening well. Face to face conversations remain the most powerful way to develop a relationship – despite all of today’s technological advancements. Focusing on practical tips on listening, interacting with donors one on one, and asking “magic questions”, this webinar will give you the tools you need to be a great major gifts fundraiser.

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  12. SLK-Britannica for Schools

    July 28, 10:00 AM

    Britannica trainer Darcy Carlson will present on Encyclopedia Britannica School version and on Britannica E-STAX, our statewide kids' nonfiction ebooks system. Both can be used in class and this webinar is geared towards school librarians and teachers. We are aware most of you will still be out in late July, but the recording will be available for use as soon as you return. Feel free to use with teachers.

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