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December 13, 2017, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Sponsored by- Indiana State Library
Do you find the title page, cover title, or title screen confusing? It can be difficult to identify the elements of the title, the title proper, part of title, or parallel title. Two experienced catalogers and cataloging trainers will guide you in distinguishing the title and title variants for the catalog record. They will share a variety of confusing book and DVD titles, with best cataloging practices. They will also share some best practices for adapting records to your local catalog.
December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
This webinar will introduce the health policies and regulations that support integrating health literacy into health systems, and it will provide actionable tips for helping you do so in your organization.
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
In order to teach students how to recognize bias, the Composition II Instruction Team at Criss Library developed a learning module centered on determining political bias in online news articles.The goal is to help students across campus and disciplines understand how to be more sophisticated consumers of information, both in academia and in everyday life.
December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- National Network for Libraries of Medicine
This session will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. The sample topic for this session is Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness to offer libraries and other organizations ideas for National Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (January 22-28, 2018). Information on where to locate free materials for hosting a local event will be shared.
Sponsored by- Firespring
This webinar, presented in April 2016, introduces nonprofits to the concepts of Brandraising that can help you improve your fundraising, outreach and relationship-building communications.
December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations
Join us for an engaging session on some “big ideas” about early brain development that every parent and early childhood provider should know and use every day! For example, 700-1000 new neural connections form in a baby’s brain every second! What does that mean for the baby, and for your program?
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
Do you have speakers of other languages in you library? Do they want or need to learn English? Free resources from the U.S. Government will be presented and discussed. Included will be resources from Voice of America, the State Department, and the Department of Education. Some resources will be useful for teachers of English as a Second Language and others are designed for self-learning.
Sponsored by- GovLoop
Join Christopher Dorobek and his panel of experts on Wednesday, Dec. 13th, at 2pm ET, as they uncover what made 2017 stand out and predict the future of government innovations.
Sponsored by- GrantSpace
Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!
Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch
In this session we'll discuss creating a connection between the work volunteers do and the mission of your organization. You'll learn how to design volunteer opportunities with real impact, and how to tell the story of that impact both within your organization and to your community. Attendees will leave with sample mission-driven position descriptions and a worksheet to help craft their organization's story of volunteer engagement.
December 13, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub
Want to know how to attract young professionals to your organization? Wondering why your associate board isn’t as effective as it could be? Most nonprofits aren’t maximizing their relationship with one of their most promising resources: the next generation of philanthropists and volunteers.
December 13, 2017, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Library Journal
In this webinar, learn from a panel of visionaries who will share their expertise in turning an underused, outdated library into a thriving 21st century learning hub. From building dynamic media centers to creating makerspaces, they will discuss their successful transformations as well as the goals, processes, and outcomes of the projects.
December 13, 2017, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Today mobile applications connect more people to health, wellness, and fitness information than ever before. How can librarians help consumers and patients navigate the growing field of wellness applications? Across all mobile platforms, fitness and health applications are some of the most popular and most frequently downloaded. By better understanding how to evaluate applications, librarians can help patients and patrons make informed decisions about the apps that they choose to download. This webinar focuses on understanding how to evaluate apps and provide information about recommended apps. Selected apps will be discussed.
December 13, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsored by- edWeb
Let’s discover what student-centered digital citizenship programming looks like. Hint: It does not include the term “digital citizenship!” In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, will interview Jackie Whiting, Library Media Specialist at Wilton High School, CT, to discover how her district approached building a digital citizenship curriculum from the ground up. Jackie will share what makes the curriculum student centered, new terminology to consider, reframed objectives, and what served as inspiration for their work.