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October 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
This webinar will introduce three online resources dedicated to analyzing and providing data for rural areas: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Agency; The Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub); and The Housing Assistance Council.
October 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Infopeople
In this webinar, presenter Angela Maxwell will share examples of multiple book tasting events targeted at a teen audience. Attendees will have access to templates, as well as free online tools to implement their own book tasting event.
Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Using digital media for self-expression, communication and creativity is a 21st century literacy. Much like makerspaces, Digital Media Labs provide patrons with hands-on opportunities to build skills that can be transferred to school and the workplace, but can also bring out aspiring or seasoned hobbyists. In this webinar, two different librarians, Casey Dees of Tom Green County Library (San Angelo, TX) and Kelly Brouillard of Lewisville Public Library (Lewisville, TX), will discuss their library’s digital media lab.
October 30, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sponsored by- State Library of Iowa
This webinar proposes ideas for improving board productivity and community responsiveness. Among the seven habits: foster respectful relationships, advocate for advancements, and create a culture of lifelong learning. This wrap-up session Includes highlights from this year's Boardroom series, helping to underscore the Seven Habits of Effective Library Boards.
October 30, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Sponsored by- San Jose State University iSchool
Plutchik is the first artificial intelligence (AI) agent to deliver a fully automated lecture like a professor. This includes: delivering a talk in voice, changing slides, initiating videos, using appropriate gestures and facial expressions, and using 3D educational objects during a talk. Following the lecture, there will be time for the audience to interact with the bot asking any questions they like. Technology questions about the bot will be answered by Archivist Llewellyn.