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  1. Database Renewal Focus Group Meeting

    July 23, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Emporia State University - Vissar Hall, Room 118

    The focus group sessions will gather information about the three online resources with contracts ending in 2019 (EBSCO databases, Learning Express, Job & Career Accelerator, ProQuest, and Encyclopedia Britannica). Your feedback about the current resources and suggestions for new or different products will be gathered.

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  2. Free Resources for Medicare and Medicare Rights

    July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- KEPRO-BFCC-QIO Libraries are trusted community resources where older adults can look for information to their questions. KEPRO invites you to join this webinar to provide you with details to help people with Medicare learn about their Medicare rights and available free resources. KEPRO is the Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization (BFCC-QIO) for over 30 states. KEPRO offers FREE services for people with Medicare: (1) help to complete and file complaints and discharge appeals, (2) Immediate Advocacy to quickly resolve a complaint or concern about medical care or services, and (3) Patient Navigation for those who need help navigating the healthcare system.

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  3. Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Providing Health Information Services STAT

    July 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association This talk will cover the medical information reference interview and the uniqueness of health questions. This webinar will give an overview of recommended resources from MedlinePlus.gov and NCHealthInfo.org.

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  4. Apps, Zaps, Data Maps: How Nonprofits Can Navigate the Software Integration World

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GuideStar Join this interactive webinar where you will explore the various integration options available to nonprofits and help you understand the options for connecting software to your fundraising CRM Strategies to plan, implement, and manage a cohesive integration program as well as avoid costly fees and cumbersome processes through three simple tricks.

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  5. Be a Data Champion at Your Library

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople This webinar will explore multiple steps along the library data pathway, from using data for internal analytics, to building institutional and community data literacy, to leveraging data for community and civic engagement. Regardless of where you and your organization are currently with regard to library data, this webinar will provide insight and resources to facilitate your next steps as a data champion.

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  6. Brain-Based Presenting: Getting the Brain to Pay Attention

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- InSync Training This webinar is an unforgettable learning experience that will give you the secrets to making any content memorable – even when your topic is dry, technical, or complex. You’ll collect tools you can put to immediate use in your own presentations, meetings, and training programs.

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  7. How to do Big Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Wild Apricot In this free webinar, nonprofit marketing expert Kishshana Palmer will show you: How to assess your current marketing strategy; Asset mapping your way to growth (because you've got some amazing things up your sleeve); How organizations just like yours are winning with clear and focused marketing and how you can too!

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  8. Starting Your Markerspace

    July 24, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Join Mitchell Malpartida, Founder of Masterful Creations STEAM Academy and seasonal adjunct at Loyola Marymount University, and Jackie Tan, Maker Educator at South Tahoe Middle School in California, for a discussion on best practices for starting your first makerspace.

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  9. Engage & Inspire: Podcasting in the Classroom

    July 24, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Teachers First Join us to learn how to connect your classroom to the world beyond your walls. Encourage students to improve their digital and communication skills in all content areas. Understand how you can plan, produce and publish podcasts for free to support your classroom goals.

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  10. NCompass Live: Emergency and Disaster Response Planning for Libraries

    July 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Is your library prepared for disaster? Find out what you need to know at this introduction to disaster planning.

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  11. Beyond social media: Identifying and mobilizing supporters with data

    July 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub Webinar Presenter Lucy Caldwell is Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Crowdskout, where she oversees all customer-facing operations and strategy, as well as various company-wide growth initiatives. A veteran of the campaigns and advocacy industry herself, Lucy has run grassroots, legislative and ballot initiative campaigns in over thirty states and on the national level. She frequently speaks and writes on the collision of technology and issue-moving and what it means for today's campaign and advocacy professionals.

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  12. Beginning Genealogical Research at the National Archives

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program This webinar will provide a general overview of Federal records for genealogical research held by the National Archives in Washington, D.C.

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  13. Database Renewal Focus Group Meeting

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ TOPEKA AND SHAWNEE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY

    The focus group sessions will gather information about the three online resources with contracts ending in 2019 (EBSCO databases, Learning Express, Job & Career Accelerator, ProQuest, and Encyclopedia Britannica). Your feedback about the current resources and suggestions for new or different products will be gathered.

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  14. Fresh Food, Fresh Thinking: An Innovative Approach to Youth Development and Learning in Rural Communities

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association What happens when you mix public library staff, high school students, architects, and STEM curriculum? You get project-based learning that leads to students designing a hybrid public library/farmer's market facility! Learn from speakers who have been immersed in a year-long IMLS National Leader Planning Grant, which has involved teaching students about human centered service design and exploring libraries and farms in field trips, and hear how this innovative project engaged teens along with community partners.

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  15. Grant Writing 101: Basics for Programming Librarians

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian A successful grant proposal starts with two things: a clear idea and an understanding of the pieces you need to bring that idea to fruition. This session will offer an overview of the grant-writing process and give you the tools to think through your idea to make it as strong as possible.

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  16. Introduction to Project Budgets

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace This class will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to generate a standard project budget for a foundation proposal.

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  17. Thinking in Action: The Power of Digital Literacy

    July 25, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Attend this research-driven edWebinar, presented by Susannah Moran, Senior Project Manager at myON, by Renaissance, for practical tips for teaching these critical skills in your district—and for empowering every student to become a more savvy, self-confident reader.

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  18. Environmental Health & Toxicology Resources for the Public and Professionals

    July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine The purpose of this NNLM Resource Picks presentation is to familiarize participants with environmental health and toxicology resources available online from the National Library of Medicine. The live session will include and overview and search demonstrations for various databases.

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  19. AAC Language Modeling

    July 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Accessible Technology Coalition Learn about building core language through language modeling, and how to leverage core language to learn content through Descriptive Teaching.

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  20. FranklinCovey's 7 Habits Seminar

    July 26, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association Discover how The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® can help you to lead yourself more effectively, engage and collaborate with others more successfully, and continually renew these capabilities.

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  21. Cross-Curricular Instructional Principles to Prepare More ELA Students for AP and College

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Education Week This webinar will introduce the College Board’s Shared Instructional Principles that have been identified across curriculums to prepare more students for AP and college success. Attendees will learn tips and tricks to apply to their classroom instruction.

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  22. Marketing strategy, marketing plan and marketing tactics: Why you need all 3!

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- OCLC Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn practical lessons from three library marketing professionals who will share real-world examples and straightforward tips that will make sense for your library marketing efforts regardless of what you currently have in place.

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  23. The Tech Effect: Discover the Simple Solution that 1000s of Organizations Are Using to Grow Membership In Today’s World

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Wild Apricot In this free 1-hour webinar, you’ll learn: All about The Tech Effect, the hidden threat that is making things harder for you to grow; ; proven strategies to address The Tech Effect and attract new members right away; How an easy tech solution can save you hours of administrative work every day.

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  24. Wake Up! Are you sleepwalking your way through the day?

    July 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library Join us as we discuss how sleep and lack of sleep affects us and brainstorm the changes you need to make to experience a good night’s sleep!

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  25. When I’m 64: Financial Literacy Resources for Those Nearing and in Retirement

    July 26, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction This webinar explores free resources provided by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (formerly Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) that can help consumers navigate some of these complexities. You’ll also hear about programming and resources from the Kansas City Public Library that help patrons as they near their retirement years—valuable information for you and your patrons!

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  26. Legally Using Video in Training

    July 27, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network In this session, we'll delve into and answer these questions: How can we incorporate video into our training modules? More important, where can we get relevant videos? Producing our own may be the ideal, but, beyond the costs, what are the legal issues? How can we incorporate content created by others to produce our customized “on point” training? Is there no-cost or low-cost footage out there? Do we link, embed, copy? What about mash-ups?

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  27. Making Sense of Numbers; Understanding Risks and Benefits

    July 31, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Numeracy literacy is not only a problem for individuals receiving health information but also for those providing information that contain numbers. This class is a basic introduction for anyone who wants to understand how to communicate health information that involves numeracy.

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