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  1. Eye Health Across A Lifespan

    May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Eye health is important as it is often undetected by parents and doctors as young children do not know the difference between clear and blurry vision and in most cases, children do not experience pain nor can they differentiate good or bad vision as they were born with the vision they have. Participants of this session will get a quick look at how important eye health is from infancy to the elderly. We will discuss topics which may affect all ages and cover issues which may have no symptoms.

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  2. Fundraise Like Netflix: Engaging Donors in a Subscription-Driven World

    May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Network for Good Our upcoming event, Fundraise Like Netflix: Engaging Donors in a Subscription-Driven World, will focus on the changing charitable giving environment, how it’s being impacted by technology, and what nonprofits can do to harness these changes. Join us as we bring together nonprofit influencers and leaders looking to scale their organizations through technology, automation, and best practices.

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  3. NCompass Live: Small Libraries Can Run Code Clubs for Kids

    May 8, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Running a code club at your library can be really intimidating - especially if you don't know how to code! Prenda has helped hundreds of small libraries start and run thriving code clubs where kids are learning how to make websites, video games, apps, and animations using the resources you probably already have! And as a special treat, we'll hear from Jeannie Mejstrik who is has been running an incredible club since 2017 at O'Neill (NE) Public Library, where their population is under 5,000.

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  4. Get Your Board to Help You Fundraise—Even if They Don’t Wanna!

    May 8, 2019, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Firespring If you are a nonprofit, you have a board. And that board, believe it or not, SHOULD be a fundraising machine. If your board-supported fundraising machine looks more like your college clunker than a luxury sedan, this webinar’s for you.

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  5. From Silo to Hub: Seizing Opportunities to Drive Change

    May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Georgia Library Association In 2016, the De Paul Library at the University of Saint Mary won the Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grant, building on a librarian-driven change movement for the overall library space and vision. Focusing on building connections to the overall learning environment on campus, librarians partnered with faculty to develop active learning resources, training opportunities, and a circulating technology collection. This year, the university reorganized several student support functions under the umbrella of the Keleher Learning Commons, building on the library’s goals toward holistic support for student success. This session will share lessons learned while undergoing major transitions in the vision of the library on campus and navigating physical and organizational changes, as well as early impacts and outcomes.

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  6. Government Insights: Crafting a Customer Experience Strategy

    May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- GovLoop Citizens are government’s most important responsibility, and when it comes to serving them, agencies need a comprehensive, constituent-focused strategy. But what specific elements should you take into account when creating a customer experience (CX) strategy at your agency? Government CX experts will discuss best practices and the newest innovations in the field, so get ready to take notes and ask questions.

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  7. Stay Mentally Alert: Government Resources For Good Mental Health

    May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 26.2% of American adults suffer mental illness. This webinar will offer information on where to find resources on mental health including the National Institute of Mental Health, PubMed, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Information on how to help patrons who may have mental health issues will also be presented. Resources in other languages about mental health will be included.

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  8. The Power of Language: Nourishing Development of the Whole Child

    May 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Early Childhood Investigations This insightful webinar, presented by Dr. David Dickinson, Cowan Chair of Education and Associate Dean for Research at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, will describe the amazing role of language in supporting children’s emotional, social, intellectual and literacy development. Research findings from multiple fields will be discussed and illustrated with brief video clips that make those findings tangible.

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