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  1. NCompass Live: Summer Reading Program 2019: A Universe of Stories!

    December 12, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Next summer will bring plenty of opportunities to talk about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) ideas, especially with science and outer space as the new topic for the Summer Reading Program. Learn about quality books to consider for your library’s collection and start planning for "A Universe of Stories," in celebration of the historic 1969 landing on the moon.

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  2. Students Leverage Technology Tools and Makerspaces to Personalize Instruction

    December 12, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Come and learn how SETDA’s 2018 Student Voices Award Winner, St. Albans City School in Vermont, embraces technology tools to personalize instruction. Fourth to sixth grade students will discuss their STEAM classes and their use of the makerspace to explore their personal passions and artistic abilities. In addition, students will share how the school’s collaborative stewardship projects support the community.

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  3. Writing a Powerful Case for Support

    December 12, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nonprofit Hub "Why should I give you my hard-earned money?" Answer this question well, and you'll never be short of funds. Answer it poorly, and fundraising becomes an uphill battle. In this revealing session, one of North America's most experienced case writers shares his secrets for properly selling your projects, programs, endowments, initiatives, buildings, renovations, and bright ideas.

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  4. Bringing History To Life: Documenting Artifacts

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- U.S. National Archives) In a four-part presentation, researcher John Emond illustrates the importance of documenting artifacts so their history is preserved – not lost. The presentation shows how well-documented objects/artifacts help us to find and understand the broader historical context of when these objects were in use.

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  5. Circle of In?uence: Implementing Shared Decision Making and Participative Management

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations This session presents a framework for analyzing different types of decisions in program management and how directors can move to a more participatory process in achieving organizational goals.

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  6. Creating an Inclusive Work Environment Through the Use of Mainstream Technologies

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- AbleNet In this presentation, we'll explore the ways in which the power of everyday technology can be harnessed to support employees with diverse strengths and needs. Everyday technology, or "mainstream" technology, is readily available, affordable, and can provide practical solutions to the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities and their employers. Participants in this presentation will leave with resources and strategies that can be easily implemented in the workplace. In addition, we will spend some time discussing specialized technologies that can be utilized to support individuals with more complex needs.

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  7. Creating Data-Driven Professional Development Pathways for Public Library Staff

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association The 2018 class of ALA Emerging Leaders was charged with identifying data competency training resources for the Public Library Association. It has become increasingly important for library professionals to be able to gather, analyze and communicate data in order to navigate a data-rich world and make data-driven decisions related to funding, policies and other resources needed to support the communities you serve. Learn how the website created by the Emerging Leaders serves as a professional development guide that can help move library staff toward becoming more data competent.

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  8. Grow Your Bank Account: Use Government Resources To Plan Your Current And Future Finances

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program This webinar will explore Federal Government resources to help the average consumer handle the family budget better. Emphasis will be on resources available from the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Other resources, such as those from the U.S. Census Bureau on the economic situation of the country, will be covered as well.

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  9. How to Bring Extensions to Your Library: Highlighting Programs from Penn State Extension

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Extension offices are trusted partners for libraries of all kinds! They are strong community resources, and in addition to providing practical, trusted information to communities, can offer incredible educational opportunities for libraries. Join MAR to hear how Penn State Extension partners with libraries in Pennsylvania by offering programs like Dining with Diabetes, and Penn State Nutrition Links. Learn about these programs, and how programs like these could benefit your patrons.

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  10. How to Foster Collaboration in Government

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Join NextGen Nation online on as our government experts share best practices for fostering effective collaboration in government.

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  11. How to Handle Angry Customers

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Niche Academy By the end of the webinar, you’ll have some practical tools and a solid understanding of some better ways to handle angry customer situations. Andrew will also be providing attendees with a link to a free tutorial he's created that will make it easy to share this information with colleagues and friends. If you're not able to attend the live webinar, go ahead and register and we'll send you a link to the recording after the fact.

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  12. Packing and Crating Basics

    December 12, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections This Packing and Crating Basics Webinar will provide an overview of the basic methods, materials, and vocabulary used when packing and crating art and other objects for transport. The most commonly used packing and crating solutions for art objects, artifacts, and other special objects will be discussed, and examples will be given, with a focus on establishing a common vocabulary as well as utilizing industry-accepted materials and methods.

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  13. 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses

    December 12, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring There is more power and leverage in one email subscriber than 100 Facebook likes or 50 Twitter followers if email marketing is done right. Problem is, 9 out of 10 nonprofits don’t do it right. In this educational session, Jay will share the secrets of email marketing geniuses.

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  14. The Voice of Leadership - Free Seminar Preview

    December 12, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association This preview of the AMA seminar The Voice of Leadership explains how this course helps you develop the skills to inspire others. In addition, this session gives you tactics you can start using immediately to become a more effective communicator.

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