August 23, 2018
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August 14, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine
This course will introduce free K-12 resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM). Resources span a variety of subjects including biology, careers, chemistry, environmental health, forensics and medical technology, general health, genetics, health information tutorials, and HIV/AIDS. The presentation is designed as an introduction to NLM resources for K-12 professionals, public librarians, and individuals working with K-12 populations.
Sponsored by- Association for Library Service to Children
This webinar will focus on real best practices of incorporating new media into preschool services. What are some specific apps that are age appropriate for preschoolers?; How much time should be devoted to using an iPad or other tablets in a preschool storytime?; What are the pros and cons of leading a digital-focused preschool storytime versus a traditional preschool storytime?; How can digital resources be incorporated into preschool outreach programming?; and more.
August 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Zoom
The focus group sessions will gather information about the three online resources with contracts ending in 2019 (EBSCO databases, Learning Express, Job & Career Accelerator, ProQuest, and Encyclopedia Britannica). Your feedback about the current resources and suggestions for new or different products will be gathered.
August 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- TechSoup
Beyond traditional blogs, video content such as animated explainers and even live-action shorts have taken center stage as popular form of digital content. Producing these materials can provide a great deal of benefit to your organization and your ability to connect with community.
August 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- GrantSpace
People are the greatest asset in any nonprofit organization. By investing in the talent needs of your staff, you can increase their effectiveness while also making the organization more sustainable. But what does that investment look like? Find out how funders and nonprofits can work together to support and develop nonprofit professionals and leaders.
Sponsored by- Booklist
Looking for titles (and ideas) to spark middle grade reading? Look no further. Join representatives from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Simon & Schuster, Fabled Films Press, and Sky Pony for a sneak peek at fall fiction and non-fiction that will get kids back into books.
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
This webinar will present information on the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s, “Money as You Grow Bookshelf” program. The program contains popular books for children ages four - 10. The books have companion guides to help parents get started reading and talking with their children about money choices like saving, spending, and more.
August 14, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Colorado Virtual Library
This session will delve into assessment tools and data collection methods—and how to choose the method that works best for you. You also will learn how to analyze your data and turn it into information your library can use. Don’t worry if using qualitative and quantitative data is new to you. You’ll gain the insight you need to use both with confidence.
August 14, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sponsored by- TeachersFirst
There are many technology tools available for classroom use, but which ones are teachers’ favorites? This session will share and compare some of TeachersFirst contributors’ favorite resources. Help us decide which tool is the session winner of our Smackdown!