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February 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
We all know that technology trends are moving at light speed. The truth is that many of these trends are here one day and gone the next. Most of this technology also isn’t particularly relevant to the library world. This presentation will dive into how to identify emerging technology that might make an impact on libraries, now or in the future.
February 13, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- The Digital Nonprofit
Have you heard of Google’s Ad Grant program, where they give $10,000 a month in free advertising to nonprofits? Join us for a crash course on how Google Ad Grants can benefit your nonprofit by bringing thousands of new visitors to your website every month.
Sponsored by- Network for Good
Your best legacy gift prospects already exist in your database. This presentation will show you why legacy giving is vital to your organization; the benefits of legacy giving to both the organization and donor and how to query your list to uncover your best prospects for legacy giving.
February 13, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- GovLoop
How many of us have sat down on New Year’s Eve and penned a list of resolutions only to fail at following through by mid-January? Probably everyone, but there are strategies and best practices to help you achieve your full career potential year-round.
Sponsored by- GrantSpace
Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don't know what and how much to ask for? If preparing a budget for your foundation grant is holding you back, come learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence.
Sponsored by- Georgia Library Association
This session will touch on basic cybersecurity tips for passwords and emails. After this session, attendees will appreciate the need for authentication online and be more aware of email and password issues and how best to handle them.
February 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- CharityHowTo
The value of volunteers can’t be ignored. But, effective volunteer engagement requires a focus on the right tactics at the right time to fully realize the power of volunteer time and talent.
Sponsored by- WebJunction
Libraries around the world are hosting repair events, inviting people to bring damaged household items and clothing to be repaired instead of throwing them away. Repair events can help your library reach diverse communities, teach and maintain valuable repair skills, and engage with skilled volunteers and invested community partners. Help your patrons save money on electronic, mechanical or sewing repairs and divert waste from the landfill with fix-it fairs, repair cafes and U-fix-it clinics. Join us for this webinar to learn everything you need to know about hosting a repair event, from finding partners to recruiting fixers, and from getting management approval to effectively getting the word out.
February 13, 2019, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Sponsored by- School Library Connection
Like it or not, advocacy is not an optional activity for school librarians. Fortunately, the work involved doesn't need to be especially difficult or time-consuming, so it's time to roll up our sleeves! Come learn from three expert school library advocates who will share practical tips and ready-to-go resources to start getting key stakeholders in your corner today, from the hallway to the town hall. Dr. Ann Dutton Ewbank will discuss how to build relationships and networks to influence decision-makers at the local and state level. Dr. Deborah Rinio will talk about the importance of language and how you can craft your advocacy message to increase its impact. Finally, Stony Evans, high school teacher librarian, will share strategies for transforming the teachers in your school into powerful voices speaking on your behalf.
February 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians
You have seen gamification in a variety of settings: completing a punch card to earn a free sandwich or receiving a badge for taking a certain number of steps. The idea is to encourage brand loyalty, so how does gamification impact your school library? Games, in any form, increase motivation through engagement. This webinar demonstrates how to gamify aspects of your school library. We will explore the design process, teaching strategies, and digital tools for taking library services and instruction to the next level.