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  1. SLK - EBSCO Explora for All Libraries

    March 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

    Join EBSCO Trainer Lisa Dennis for this 30-minute session covering the Explora interface, a multi-search, which combines many EBSCO databases so your patrons only have to search once. Our look at Explora last fall centered on K-12 use, so this session will be more general, highlighting features of interest to public and academic library patrons.

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  2. Making Leadership Happen, at Scale: Combining Collaborative Approaches to Leadership with Emerging Digital Learning Tools

    March 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Training Magazine Network Today’s interconnected, fast-changing and unstable world demands a new kind of leadership. Instead of putting the entire weight of leadership on individual managers and their capabilities, we need to examine how the whole system is involved in making leadership happen. Along with a system approach to making leadership happen, we need approaches to leadership development that also focus on the collective, not the individual, and that happen at scale.

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  3. Study Skills 2: Multi-Sensory Learning and Review

    March 22, 2018, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Center on Technology and Disability This CTD event is the second of a 3-part series focusing on study skills. Students are often not aware of the most effective ways to review information and deepen their learning. Strategies presented for review and learning will include a look at mnemonics, as well as tools that utilize our various senses. Learning can be enhanced with tools that engage us with information in a multisensory manner, a combination of 2 or more senses such as visual, auditory, vestibular (movement), or tactile (kinesthetic). The presentation will also cover resources for research, homework help, and supplementary learning through online courses.

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  4. 4 Secrets to Supercharge Your Major Gift Program in 20 Minutes a Day or Less

    March 22, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Bloomerang This session is for busy executive directors and development professionals who want to raise significantly more money by making the leap into major gift fundraising, but haven’t had the courage or know-how to get started, or are ready to seriously grow fundraising results. If you want to start or grow your major gifts program, this session is for you. Whether a major gift for your organization is $1,000 or $10,000 or more, you will learn how ask and receive more major gifts this year.

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  5. Creating a Comprehensive and Engaging Volunteer Training Program

    March 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- VolunteerMatch This webinar will start with the basics and help you understand how to determine what information you should be sharing with your volunteers, and how that can be used to create a curriculum. We’ll then discuss how to present this information in a variety of ways using different delivery methods that appeal to adult learners. Assessing what your volunteers have learned, and creating ongoing training and professional development training for your volunteers will also be covered.

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  6. How to Get Agency Support for Professional Development

    March 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Now that the President has signed the two-year budget deal, agencies are able to start thinking about their training and development programs for their employees. So how do you make sure you get a cut of the training budget?Join GovLoop and NextGen on Thursday, March 22nd at 2pm ET/11am PT, where we will discuss how employees can get the training dollars they want and need in this tough budgetary climate.

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  7. The Cabinet of Death: Tales of Conservation & Storage from the Mütter Abditory

    March 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections Care Using the example of the Mutter Museum, this webinar will cover important information for anyone who oversees a collection that contains human remains, natural history collections, medical models or casts, instrumentation, or chemicals/pharmaceuticals. This webinar will look at the how the Museum has upgraded the storage and preservation of its important and particular collections to meet 21st century standards.

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  8. The Newest Graphic Novels: What’s Hot for Spring

    March 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- School Library Journal Join moderator Alea Perez along with a panel of insiders who will share some of the hottest graphic novels hitting the shelves this season. You’ll hear all about upcoming releases from Andrews McMeel Publishing, Diamond Book Distributors, Lion Forge and Oni Press.

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  9. Why Fundraising is the F Word to Your Board Members and How to Fix It with Rachel Muir

    March 22, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring Few things are more critical to your nonprofits health, success and sustainability than an effective board of directors. Recruiting, building, managing and engaging a leadership team made up solely of volunteers is one of the most ambitious, delicate and daunting responsibilities a CEO or Executive Director will have. If you are ready to transform your D list to an A list come learn tips and tools to get board members willing to engage and share their contacts, gifts and time.

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  10. Not-Just-Books-Mobile

    March 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- North Dakota State Library Learn different ways to engage bookmobile patrons through programming. Don’t let fear of limited space or lack of staff stop you from providing a well-rounded and unique library experience. Whether your stops are jam-packed or slow-and-steady, we have a variety of adaptable programs to help you expand your patrons’ library experience past the traditional bookmobile services at both your regular stops and special events.

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  11. Robots: Our New Helpers or Our New Overlords?

    March 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Texas State Library and Archives Commission While there’s nothing new about automation systems in libraries, recent developments in robotics (including autonomous vehicles, drones, and AI chatbots) are turning the whole notion on its head. How are these trends impacting our society now, and how might they begin affecting libraries? This webinar takes a fun and thought-provoking look at the potential and pitfalls of robots and other automation in delivering public services.

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