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  1. NCompass Live: Why Diverse Literature Matters for Youth Services

    February 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission This episode's discussion will focus on the need for robust representation of cultures, religions, and lifestyles in our book collections. A key part of this topic includes a conversation regarding the effects of exposing young readers to diverse literature and why this is important.

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  2. From Information Literate to Information Fluent: The Role of Libraries in Preparing 21st Century Citizens

    February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Library Association Librarians are increasingly important in helping students, pre-K through 20 and beyond, to move beyond the skills of Information Literacy and become Information Fluent in order to successfully navigate the Knowledge Economy. In this session, Dr. Alan Bearman will discuss how, with the help of a Lyrasis Catalyst Grant, the Washburn University librarians are collaborating with other regional librarians to develop a culture of Information Fluency in their service region.

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  3. Introduction to Finding Grants

    February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GrantSpace Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders.

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  4. Science Cinema: A Little-known Resource for Students and Teachers

    February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program This webinar presents Science Cinema, which offers scientific videos featuring leading-edge research from the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  5. The Top 10 Things Nonprofits Should Be Doing in 2018

    February 21, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GuideStar 2018 has officially begun. We know it is important for you to implement streamlined processes and explore new opportunities to leave no stone unturned! This webinar will tell you the things you could and should be doing to make this year your most successful year ever. GuideStar and CrowdRise are here to help!

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  6. Homelessness in Small and Rural Communities: Libraries Can Help!

    February 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- WebJunction Libraries in rural and small communities are often a source of information and daytime shelter for individuals facing homelessness or housing insecurity. In an already busy library with limited resources, staff may be challenged to respond to the needs of these patrons and to cope with compassion fatigue. This webinar will provide practical insights on providing services to people who don't have stable housing. Learn how to create an environment that feels welcoming, informative and supportive, including ideas for reducing policy barriers. Learn how to host conversations that explore public perceptions, help to debunk myths around homelessness, and strengthen community ties.

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  7. What's New in Children’s Literature - 2018

    February 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople Join esteemed children’s librarian and author Penny Peck in her yearly review of what’s new in children’s literature. Discover new books published in late 2017 and Spring 2018 that will be popular with children ages 0-12, including books that reflect the diversity of the children we serve! Also, find out about books that fit the 2018 summer reading themes of music and travel.

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  8. Flip Badge This! Teaching Students to Love Databases

    February 21, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Sponsored by- edWeb Get ready to badge your way out of those boring database lessons! Schools are packed with reluctant database users who would much rather get to work than listen to one more database lesson. Well, here is a way to spice up and personalize database instruction. In this edWebinar, Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School, CT, and Dr. Brenda Boyer, Teacher Librarian at Kutztown Senior High School in Kutztown, PA, will share the flipped instructional program that Dr. Boyer introduced to her virtual library students.

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