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  1. NCompass Live: Best New Teen Books of 2018: Popular Teen Novels - New Books They Need to Read

    December 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commision Learn about qualities of books that teens are reading, and the titles Nebraska teens are seeking at their libraries. The presenters will discuss new books that are popular with teens in their communities and describe the qualities these titles possess that make them good choices for many libraries.

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  2. API security: What you absolutely need to know now

    December 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- O'Reilly In 2018, at least 85% of organizations consider web APIs and API-based integration fundamental to their business strategy and continued success. However, the explosion of APIs is creating incremental security risks that must be addressed. Laurent Gil explains why API security is quickly becoming a key cross-cutting concern for everyone from DevOps to the CISO.

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  3. Community Conversations Across Neighborhoods: Dialogue-Driven Programming

    December 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian Libraries have the potential to inspire local dialogue on timely issues across communities, positioning library staff as trusted facilitators. Join us for this free one-hour webinar to hear how New York Public Library created a conversation series on important issues in the diverse communities they serve.

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  4. Fundraising with Volunteers

    December 5, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring Volunteers give 10x more money than those who don’t volunteer, but 1 in 3 volunteers do not volunteer the next year. You can change this. You can find and retain fundraising volunteers. Find out how in this webinar.

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  5. 5 Giving Trends For Nonprofits to Watch For in 2019

    December 5, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GuideStar Join us for a discussion about what trends nonprofits should expect to see next year!

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  6. DorobekInsider Live: 2018 Gov Innovations that Inspire, Engage, and Connect

    December 5, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Join Chris Dorobek and his panel of experts as we discuss the biggest innovative trends in government technology, communications, engagement and digital services.

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  7. From Print to Digital And Back Again: Three Decades of Lessons from a Library Newsletter

    December 5, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Library Association UGA Law Library’s longstanding newsletter Amicus Briefs first saw circulation in 1984. At that time it was solely in print and included no more than a couple of items about new additions to the library collection and upcoming library instruction. More than 30 years later, the newsletter has evolved significantly. This session will share the many lessons learned over the years by looking back in time at the newsletter’s rich history of content. It will also share current tools used for online and print publication, as well as assessing readership including Drupal, WordPress, MailChimp, Google Analytics and DataStudio, Piktochart, iTunes, YouTube, Feedburner, and Digital Commons.

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  8. Introduction to Corporate Giving

    December 5, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving; What motivates corporations to give; How to find potential corporate partners.

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  9. Celebrate the Best Books of 2018!

    December 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Follett Follett’s very own librarians share their ALA predictions, trending topics and not-to-miss lists as well as sneak peeks on books they’re excited about for 2019 and more.

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  10. How to Use Design Thinking to Innovate Faster, Better and More Effectively

    December 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Management Association Whether you’re talking about cars, toothbrushes, office space or even the creation of an organization’s culture … Design Thinking gives you the tools to innovate, faster and better, in a customer-centric approach. In this “must-attend” session, you’ll discover why Design Thinking has become the innovation method of choice across forward-thinking industries, and how best-in-class companies are applying it across their organizations.

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  11. School Readiness Webinar Series, Part 1: Growth Mindset

    December 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople Research shows that beliefs about intelligence and ability impact one’s performance and response to failure. Join us for this 90 minute webinar to learn more about what research says, how to examine and change your own mindset, and what you can do to help support children’s growth mindset and persistence through challenge.

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  12. The Power of Independent Reading: Dynamic Strategies Using High-Quality Authentic Texts to Foster a Love of Reading!

    December 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- School Library Journal Join this webinar to learn from literacy expert Pam Allyn as she shares innovative strategies for using authentic literature to ensure all children become lifelong readers and writers. Pam will present effective structures and routines for independent learning and lead us to think about the impact of foundational authentic texts being the lever that brings all readers into a reading community.

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  13. Ways to Combat Bias in Schools: A New Resource

    December 5, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Education Week Join Matt Leighninger and Nicole Cabral of Public Agenda for a one-hour webinar where attendees will be armed with tips and strategies to facilitate safe, illuminating, and productive conversations on incidents of bias. They will pull from the newly-released discussion guide, “Addressing Incidents of Bias in Schools: A guide for preventing and reacting to discrimination affecting students," to provide a framework for this virtual conversation that will include advice on how to use the guide in classrooms, staff meetings, and schoolwide events.

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