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September 14, 2017, 6:30 PM
Games that are virtual reality or that inject the virtual into a real space. We'll discuss VR headsets, geocaching, PokemonGO, and other games. Presented by Nathan Carr from the Newton Public Library.
September 14, 2017, 10:00 AM
Postponed. We will reschedule at a later date.
Join the State Library in a webinar overview of our statewide database & digital books services. This is a good refresher for current librarians or a good place to start for the new librarian.
September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
In this webinar, Law Library of Congress librarians provide a basic overview of Congress.gov, the official website for U.S. Federal legislative information. While the focus of the webinar is on showing how to perform searches in Congress.gov, particularly with regard to searching legislation and Congressional member information attached to legislation, the new features of Congress.gov are also highlighted.
Sponsored by- TechSoup
Learn how to create stories of progress and renewal, impact and change. The process of creating stories is as important as the process of presenting that story. Creating a story is an ethical process. It comes from a nonprofit’s heart, mind and passion --- from the body. There are also steps that a nonprofit can take to refine their story. Join Greenpeace’s storytelling expert, Tsering Lama as she guides us through Greenpeace’s 10 Steps Process for Developing a Narrative.
Sponsored by- School Library Journal
Entice the inquisitive minds of your nonfiction fans with informative and engaging titles! This must-see webinar highlights a variety of fascinating subjects that will appeal to students and patrons of all ages.
September 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- American Alliance of Museums
Join museum human resources (HR) professionals and other colleagues as we discuss the basics of employee onboarding, including defining and crafting an onboarding process; developing activities to include at various points in your onboarding program; and creating an onboarding toolkit you can customize for your institution.
Sponsored by- GovLoop
Join us as we explore how application platforms-as-a-service can help increase central IT productivity and its business alignment, while also harnessing the power of citizen development in a governed and secure way – aka create IT innovation.
Sponsored by- Public Library Association
PLA has two free tools that can help you provide and measure digital literacy services. DigitalLearn.org provides tutorials on essential basic technologies designed for use in library patron training, and also offers the ability to create a custom site branded for your library. Project Outcome provides simple survey tools to measure the outcomes of digital literacy programs and services. This free webinar will show you how to use both of these tools together to augment your digital literacy training and measure the impact your digital literacy services have in the community.
Sponsored by- Booklist
Library media specialist, Lorrie Roussin, and middle-school librarian, Alicia Blowers, will share how they successfully implemented eBook programs into their schools.