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  1. Calendar Overlay Kansas Reads (1)
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Kansas Reads

  1. Bison Community Library Reads to Preschoolers

    November 29, 2017, 6:30 PM

    Pajamas allowed!

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Librarian Events

  1. Geekspotting 2.0: Building a Popular and Diverse Collection for Your Library

    November 29, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Indiana State Library Diversity has been a major issue in pop culture lately. The demand to include traditionally marginalized voices in comics, movies, TV, and gaming has led to an explosion of material in the past few years. Join two fellow librarians (who also happen to be geeks) as they explore this issue and help you navigate all the content available with collection development recommendations that can work in your local library.

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  2. Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents … Government in the Sunshine State: Where and How to Dig for State Information in Florida

    November 29, 2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- North Carolina Library Association The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us increase our familiarity with government information. All are welcome because government information wants to be free. This session will cover some of the key dates that impact access to Florida government information (e.g., statehood in 1845, codification of Florida Statutes in 1941, state depository program in 1967, privatization of Dept of Commerce activities in 1996), bibliographies and finding tools, scattered locations of digitized collections, and a few highlights of unique and interesting content.

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  3. An Introduction to the Biodiversity Heritage Library

    November 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program The Biodiversity Heritage Library is the world's largest open access digital library dedicated to biodiversity literature. Headquartered at Smithsonian Libraries and operating as a worldwide partnership of natural history and botanical libraries, BHL provides free access to 50+ million pages of literature spanning the 15th-21st centuries. This webinar will provide an overview of the Library, offer tips for searching the collection, and highlight tools and services available to support librarians and their patrons.

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  4. Update on the RDA 3R Project

    November 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Association for Library Collections and Technical Services The RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign (3R) Project is a year-long effort to improve the RDA Toolkit in several different ways. Restructuring includes generalizing existing instructions where possible, implementing the four-fold path (unstructured description, structured description, identifiers, and actionable links) wherever applicable, and incorporating new elements from the IFLA Library Reference Model. Redesign includes greater flexibility in the display of instructions, improved user interaction with the Toolkit, and better tracking of revision history. Kathy Glennan, ALA Representative to the RDA Steering Committee, will bring attendees up-to-date about the planned changes to the Toolkit, which will be rolled out in April 2018.

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  5. Using Data to Understand Your Community & Measure Impact

    November 29, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association In this interactive webinar, participants will use a hypothetical case study to analyze data, identify community needs, prioritize outcomes, and measure impact. Participants are encouraged to share their own experiences and ask questions.

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