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  1. Building a Successful Grants Program 101

    December 4, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Elevate Join us for this FREE 60-minute webinar, where the grant writing experts from Elevate share some of the biggest lessons we’ve learned from building sustainable grants programs for our clients, including: How to tell whether grant writing is right for your organization; The pillars of a strong grants program; Which tasks and pieces to focus on first; and The systems we use to make sure our own grant writing processes run smoothly.

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  2. Why Open Data Belongs at Libraries

    December 4, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Washington State Library What do libraries have to do with open government data found on data.wa.gov or local gateways like those for Seattle or Spokane? Plenty. In this webinar, participants will learn how libraries are connecting patrons to this emerging resource and helping local government become better open data publishers. They’ll also learn how libraries can use open data to improve their own operations. The webinar will include examples, tips and dozens of resources to support your library’s open data activity.

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  3. Public Media And Libraries In Community Crises

    December 4, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Center for Disaster Philanthropy and Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities Participants of this webinar will consider the role that public media and public libraries play in supporting local communities during times of shock and stress.

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  4. Engaging the Volunteer of the Future

    December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch This webinar will start with a review of some of the things that we know about what volunteers are looking for in an opportunity. It will then help you use this information to start designing volunteer opportunities and determining who is the “right” volunteer for your program. You’ll also learn how “word of mouth” plays such a large role in attracting volunteers to your organization and how social media makes this even more important.

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  5. How to Plan a Record Breaking End-of-Year Fundraising Push

    December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Techsoup This webinar is designed to help your nonprofit take full advantage of the end-of-year fundraising rush, improve your online fundraising strategy, and surpass your goals with actionable and digestible tips and tricks.

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  6. How to Recognize and Create Damn Good Job Aids

    December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Insync Training It’s no secret that billions of dollars are wasted every year on training and talent development initiatives. One of the best ways to reclaim some of those wasted dollars is to go back to basics and confirm that training programs are (a) performance-based and (b) wrapped around relevant, effective job-aids. In some cases, the relevant, effective job-aid can replace a course entirely.

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  7. Thinking Sideways: Computational Thinking and Early Literacy

    December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Public Library Association This webinar will explore components of computational thinking, what it looks like in early childhood, and how library staff use developmentally appropriate activities to support whole-child development. Young children can become successful problem-solvers, creative thinkers, and lifelong learners at the library.

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  8. Train (Maybe) For The Olympics: Using Government Resources To Learn About Appropriate Exercise

    December 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program Wish you could get more exercise? Want to get rid of that stubborn belly fat? Or just want to take a walk with your dogs? This webinar is for you. The webinar will cover information from kindergarten to academic research level on the topics of exercise and physical training. It will address the needs of senior citizens and those who speak other languages. The U.S. Government offers a surprising amount of information from agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Information from databases such as PubMed and MetaLib will also be presented.

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  9. Creative Commons Licensing

    December 4, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- TRAILS Expertise in open licensing is becoming a crucial asset for the modern librarian. Creative Commons licenses are the most popular open licenses among open education and open access projects around the world. OER is coming to your campus and if you would like to get a head start on being able to help your faculty, please join us for this is introductory session.

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  10. Health Issues in the Headlines: Learning to Read Between the Lines

    December 4, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine This interactive, hands-on CE course will introduce participants to the environment of health reporting. Participants will learn about how health is reported in the news as well as how to evaluate the accuracy and validity of science and health stories. The impact of celebrity illness will also be discussed. By the end of this course, participants will be better equipped to help their patrons look more critically at health issues that are being reported in the news media.

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  11. How Your Nonprofit Can Get $10K Per Month In Free Google Advertising

    December 4, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Charity How To Google Grants gives nonprofits $10,000 per month in free online advertising to promote their organizations and causes on Google search results. If you think it would be valuable for your nonprofit to be listed at the top of the search results, this webinar is for you!

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