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September 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Join us for a webinar showcasing the wide array of resources that the state library offers to the residents and libraries of Kansas. Topics covered will include:
- Kansas Library eCard (KSLC)
- Statewide databases
- eBooks and audiobooks
- Continuing education for librarians
This training will serve as an orientation for new librarians and a refresher for librarians who might need a reminder about the cornucopia of content we provide.
September 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Colorado State Library
Do you believe you work best under pressure? Do you avoid tasks and deliberately look for distractions? Are you late for appointments? Have a hard time completing projects? If you struggle with any of these you may be a procrastinator. Join this session to explore why we procrastinate and how we can stop.
Sponsored by- TechSoup
Jumping into grant writing without an understanding of the process and obligations can be a costly mistake for many nonprofit organizations. During this webinar, Alice Ruhnke, Founder and Owner of The Grant Advantage, will discuss common misconceptions in the grant seeking process, requirements most funders expect nonprofit organizations will fulfill, and how to move from simply being eligible to apply to creating strong, competitive applications. During the 90-minutes, participants will not only gain knowledge, but also receive resources to help them in their grant seeking journey.
September 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Texas State Library & Archives Commission
The Keller Public Library stopped using the Dewey Decimal System in favor of bookstore style organization in January 2017. Library Services Manager Rae Cheney will tell you why they got rid of Dewey, give step-by-step instructions for making the change at your library, and share the results after making the switch (spoiler alert: it’s been great!). She will also cover ways to blend bookstore style organization with Dewey if you aren’t quite ready to call it quits. This information is applicable to all library types and there will be plenty of time for questions and answers to help you figure out how to make subject classification work for your institution.
September 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Sponsored by- Firespring
Most nonprofits that have tried to blog have failed miserably. In this session, we will share the collective wisdom we’ve gleaned from dozens of nonprofit organizations that have stumbled upon the magic formula for becoming thought leaders in their community.