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  1. Tips for Navigating in Today's Data-Driven World

    May 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring Technology has made it exceedingly easy to access and use consumer data. This has led marketers, fundraisers and digital leaders to learn and cultivate their audiences like never before. But with this wealth of information at our fingertips, what’s next? We explore the intricacies of how to manage data in order to keep trust with consumers, followers and donors as well as efficiently utilize the information at hand.

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  2. Fake News, Real Talk: Engaging Your Patrons on Fake News and News Literacy

    May 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- iSchool @ UW-Madison From politics to natural disasters, fake news is rampant and on patrons’ minds. Librarians can capitalize on this phenomenon and use their expertise to make a difference by engaging their patrons around issues of fake news and news literacy. At this webinar attendees will learn about ways they can lead educational outreach on this topic at their library, including pairing up with community partners, empowering patrons with strategies to spot fake news, and facilitating reflection on news consumption habits. I will share examples of ways my colleagues and I have worked to address the issue of fake news at my own institution and discuss tips for finding fake news story examples to use in programming.

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  3. How to Promote Your Online Fundraising Campaign

    May 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- CharityHowTo If you build it, they will come - right? Not so in the fast-moving, noisy, and cluttered online landscape! Once you have designed an online fundraising campaign, how will you get people to pay attention? Simply sending out one or two emails is not enough! In this free 45-minute webinar, you’ll learn tactics to use your website, email list, and social media channels to promote your online fundraising campaign and achieve your goals!

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  4. Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 2: Challenge.gov

    May 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- DigitalGov In this webinar, you’ll learn more about how agencies are using prize competitions to achieve mission-related goals. This overview will include a description of prize types, prize activities across federal government, and the legal authorities for running these competitions.

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  5. Mystery Month 10--Times Two!

    May 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Booklist Booklist’s tenth annual Mystery Month will be in full swing when we hear about the hottest new and forthcoming titles from sponsors Crooked Lane, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, and Severn House. Join moderator Keir Graff, Executive Editor of Booklist Publications, and fill out your to-read and to-buy lists with plenty of mysteries and thrillers, from cozy to hard-boiled.

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  6. Supporting Developing Readers at the Library: Literacy-Based Programs for K-3rd Graders

    May 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Colorado State Library Part 2 of a 4 part series about services designed for kids K – 3. Learn how the Children’s Librarians at Denver Public Library are expanding their services to developing readers and the grown ups in their lives using the five Grade Level Reading Skills. Using the skills as a framework, we’ll look at strategies for developing programming intentionally created to support developing readers. Program examples will be shared, along with the challenges and successes of each.

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  7. Computational Thinking in Your Library: Systematic Problem Solving in School & Real Life

    May 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Sponsored by- American Association of School Librarians Computational thinking is a systematic problem solving process applicable to multiple arenas, including various curricular areas and real life. In this session, learn about the basics of computational thinking, how it applies to school library programs and curriculum, and how it benefits our future ready learners in academia and real life.

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