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  1. How to Empower Your Patrons with Financial Literacy Programming

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

    Sponsored by- SirsiDynix Ever thought about incorporating financial literacy into programming at your library? Join Liesl Seborg from Salt Lake County Library Services as she shows how to replicate her success in your library. Come listen to what Salt Lake County is doing and how they help their community learn the pluses and minuses of managing money!

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  2. Leading with Emotional Intelligence

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

    Sponsored by- American Management Association This webcast offers you a powerful introduction to the highly popular hands-on AMA seminar, Leading with Emotional Intelligence.To give a real sense of EI in practice, we’ll take a deep look at how EI drives and facilitates your ability to lead collaboration. You’ll also learn about the F.L.I.P. Modes of Conversation as a “must have” tool for collaboration and relationship enhancement.

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  3. Strategic Directions: Strategic Thinking: Five Years Ahead

    October 18, 2017, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- NISO This webinar will be driven by discussion of five significant trends (as identified by the global community of libraries) and the long-term ramifications. How are emerging technologies re-shaping existing legal protections and what does that mean for users and providers of digital content in a networked world? Can we rely on online education technologies to produce a more highly educated workforce? Will the networks of information and communication technologies enable collaboration as anticipated? How much personal data ought a provider to expect in exchange for content access? How far does the right of privacy extend? Information and communication technologies (ICT) are having an impact on human interactions and transactions. How will those transactions look in 2022?

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  4. Measuring Success: How to Strategically Assess Your Program

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

    Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch Your volunteer engagement program can be measured by more than just the hours a volunteer gives your organization. What other kinds of information should you keep track of, and how do you know if you're doing a good job with your volunteer engagement program? This webinar will help you think through both the quantitative and qualitative information you can use to evaluate your program.

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  5. More Than an Editing Party: Why and How You Should Organize a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

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

    Sponsored by- Georgia Library Association In this session, four University of North Carolina librarians will discuss their experiences and the broader role of librarians in the Wiki world. The presenters will focus especially on the edit-a-thon program at UNC-Chapel Hill, discussing event outcomes, addressing the benefits and challenges of hosting an edit-a-thon, and sharing tips, advice, and step-by-step resources for librarians considering their own involvement in Wikipedia.

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  6. Slash Your Spending

    October 18, 2017, 1:05 PM - 1:55 PM

    Sponsored by- Solid Finances Looking to cut expenses from your household budget? Are there areas you know you need to spend less? Do you need some tips on other ways to save money? This session will provide information on cutting.

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  7. New Books for Storytime

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

    Sponsored by- InfoPeople This webinar will focus on new picture books that will engage the storytime audience, including books that invite audience participation, books the promote the five parent practices (talking, singing, writing, playing, and reading), books based on songs and nursery rhymes, books that promote preliteracy skills and kindergarten readiness, and websites useful to storytime planning.

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  8. Leveraging PubMed Commons for Medical Librarians

    October 18, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Authors whose publications are indexed in PubMed are invited to comment on other authors’ work and participate in open information exchange. Even in its early state, PubMed Commons is impacting the medical library community by providing useful information that reaches beyond traditional metrics and aids in identifying quality, credible medical information. This webinar will update you on what types of conversations are happening on PubMed Commons and provide tips to help you search for PubMed Commons comments in PubMed. Consider this webinar as a "state of the Commons" address.

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  9. Midday at the Oasis: How Librarians and Information Professionals can make a difference in combating Predatory Publishers

    October 18, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine In this webinar, the speakers, Dr. Mark Langdorf, Editor-In-Chief, Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health and Linda Murphy, Health Science Librarian, will discuss the growing concerns of OA (open access) publishing and what actions librarians and information professionals can take in combating predatory publishers.

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  10. News Literacy as a Vehicle for Reading Skills Instruction

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

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  11. Kick-Starting Author Involvement with Your School

    October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians Authors of books for teens are "hot." Their visits to schools inspire reading – and questions! Your library is The Place to build book excitement because your students want to know everything about their favorite writers. Four YA authors – Susan Dennard, Danielle Paige, Mindee Arnett, and Natalie Richards – and school librarian Dorcas Hand (Houston, TX) – will present proven ways to connect your students, teachers, and school to writers who will excite them, encourage them and inspire them.

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