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  1. Storytime Starters

    August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Utah State Library Whether you’re a seasoned veteran looking to refresh your offerings or a rookie not sure where to start, you’ll find something to love in this webinar packed full of storytime outlines, plans, booklists, and resources to pump fresh air into one of the longest running programs in Children’s services.

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  2. Unconscious Bias: Perceptions of Self & Others

    August 21, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine Our lived experiences are the tools we use to interpret the world around us. Take some time to notice how you perceive yourself and others. The role of perception is directly linked to all that we are conscious of as well as all of the stuff we aren't! We must learn our habits to be able to be open to understand something we don't understand.

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  3. NCompass Live: Research - the Key to Library Design

    August 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission Whether you are undertaking a small renovation project, or building a brand-new library, conducting primary and secondary research is critical. Arming oneself with real-life examples of what to do AND what not to do can save you time and money.

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  4. Book Club Reboot: Creative Twists on the Reading Groups We Know and Love

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Programming Librarian In this session, the authors of “Book Club Reboot: 71 Creative Twists” (ALA Editions, 2019) will share out-of-the-box ways to spice up your book clubs. From unique meeting locations, to reaching niche populations, to time-saving techniques and savvy partnerships, you will leave with ideas to put to work in your library right away.

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  5. Don’t Fan the Flames: Understanding fire and what to do about it

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    Sponsored by- Connecting to Collections Care With the recent incident at Notre Dame fresh in our minds, join Donia Conn to learn about the nature of fire, what you can do at your institution to prevent fire, and how to mitigate the impact of a fire. She will cover the chemistry and mechanics of fire, how it spreads, and how a fire department works when they are on site to fight a fire. With this knowledge, participants will gain insight into how their building layout, storage areas, and landscaping affect fire vulnerability.

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  6. Public Papers of the Presidents

    August 21, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program The Office of the Federal Register began publishing the Public Papers of the Presidents in 1957 as an official text of United States Presidents’ public writings, addresses, and remarks. In this presentation, John Hyrum Martinez and Joseph Vetter will explain how the Public Papers of the Presidents are published and how they relate to the Compilation of Presidential Documents. They will also provide a demonstration of how to find presidential documents on govinfo.

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  7. XR Library Playbook: Best practices for successful XR program integration

    August 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sponsored by- Infopeople XR (extended reality) is the umbrella term for the emerging technologies of Virtual, Augmented or Mixed Reality.In this webinar we talk with library professionals about their experience setting up and running XR in libraries. They will share best practices and a playbook for beginning or expanding expanding use of XR in libraries.

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  8. Copyright, Fair Use and Creative Commons: Allies in Educational Settings

    August 21, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Sponsored by- National Network of Libraries of Medicine In this session, you will be introduced to a practical framework for understanding what can be copyrighted and what can’t be with some typical scenarios librarians and educators encounter. You will also learn about where and in what context Fair Use applies, the different types of Creative Commons licenses, and how those licenses can help minimize copyright risk.

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