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  1. Metadata Makeover: Transforming Omaha Public Library's Digital Collections

    February 22, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission In 1998 Omaha Public Library created its first online digital library to showcase its extensive collection of original photographs and documents from the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha’s own world’s fair. Another digitization project was undertaken in 2004. A decade later it was only too evident that the entire digital library, with its hodgepodge of different interfaces and metadata standards, needed to be dragged into the 21st century. We did it—despite minimal staff, minimal training, and minimal time! Come hear this saga of the good, the bad, and the ugly, and what we learned from it.

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  2. Developing Your Leaders’ Emotional Intelligence to Improve Organizational Performance

    February 22, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network New research is showing that emotional intelligence is no longer a “nice-to-have.” It’s a need to have in today’s workplace and serves as the building block for professional success. It’s not a building block that’s isolated to a few professions or job roles. It’s just about as universal as a success principle can be. EQ, however, is widely misunderstood as something people either have or don’t have. Join us for this webinar as we outline a development plan for your leaders, managers and key employees to help improve EQ across your organization.

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  3. Show Your Profile Some Love

    February 22, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GuideStar Create a Nonprofit Profile that donors, funders, and key decision makers will love and adore.In this one-hour event, we’ll walk you through how to claim your profile and become fully transparent. You will leave with the tools to achieve Platinum, the highest seal of transparency.

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  4. Getting Started in Scholarship: A Scholarly Publishing Primer for Librarians

    February 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Public Library Service Are you new to publishing your research or ideas and unsure where to begin? In this session, we’ll discuss various aspects of academic publishing: getting started, selecting a topic, selecting a research methodology, organizing a literature review, finding an appropriate place to publish, and handling suggestions and rejection from editors.

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  5. Post-Truth: Fake News and a New Era of Information Literacy

    February 22, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Library Association and Programming Librarian A recent Stanford Graduate School of Education study found that most students, middle school through college, struggled to distinguish between credible and unreliable news articles. Many adults have the same challenge. Can you spot fake news? Do you know how to help others differentiate between truth and fiction? Join us to learn how you can be a better ambassador for information literacy. Note: Due to high demand, this webinar is now full. The session will be recorded, and the recording will be available after Feb. 22. Visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KB3F7Z3 to receive a link to the recorded session.

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  6. Media Literacy: A Crash Course in 60 Minutes

    February 22, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Because students increasingly turn to online news to meet their research needs, it is more important than ever for educators to help them separate truth from fiction. In this session, USA TODAY Reporter Greg Toppo will join Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT to discuss shifting trends in the news business and what teachers can do to help their learners sift through the information pool to find trustworthy journalism. This webinar will benefit librarians.

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