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  1. Descriptive cataloging for books and DVDs: What is the title?

    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.

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  2. How to Make the Case for Integrating Health Literacy Throughout Your Organization

    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.

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  3. NCompass Live: How to Choose Your News: Educating College Students on Identifying Bias

    December 13, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    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.

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  4. Activate, Collaborate, and Educate: Health Outreach and Programming in Your Community (Tween/Teen Substance Use Awareness)

    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.

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  5. Brandraising with Sarah Durham from Big Duck

    December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  6. Early Brain Development: 5 BIG Ideas for Every Early Care Professional Should Know

    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?

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  7. Government Information Resources for Teaching English as a Second Language and Learning English as an Immigrant

    December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  8. Innovations That Matter: Automation, Blockchain, IoT and More

    December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  9. Introduction to Proposal Writing

    December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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!

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  10. Re-Energize your Volunteer Program by Designing Mission-Driven Opportunities

    December 13, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    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.

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  11. All A-Board! 7 Tips for a Successful Associate Board

    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.

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  12. From Library to Innovation Learning Space

    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.

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  13. There's an App for That! Consumer Apps for Health & Fitness

    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.

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  14. Digital Citizenship Across Grade Levels

    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.

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