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August 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sponsored by- Indiana State Library
Congratulations, you’re a new supervisor! But, now what? You have so much to learn. The facility, policies, not to mention the staff… It seems so overwhelming. How can you possibly get your head around all of it? This session will provide a good roadmap for managing the learning curve of what you need to know in your new position. You will also be given plenty of encouraging tips to help you along your journey.
August 28, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sponsored by- Nebraska Library Commission
In this session, Beth and Meg will review the research and results from the growing number of libraries across the country that have ditched late fines and coaxed new and former users to their doors. They will share talking points, tips, and an advocacy tool you can use to build a case to eliminate fines in your library.
August 28, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sponsored by- Education Week
To implement ed-tech initiatives, like personalized learning or 1-to-1 device initiatives, across a school or a district, education leaders need to communicate a clear vision, reach across silos and foster a culture of innovation. Our guests will lay out steps to help create transformative ed-tech initiatives at scale.
August 28, 2019, 1:30 PM - 2:30 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.
August 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Sponsored by- Federal Depository Library Program
This webinar will provide information on Government resources on leisure time, vacation planning, and hobbies. Topics covered will include hobbies which can help the disabled and avoid dementia. Hobbies can also be a source of extra income. Vacation time is important to maintain balance in our lives, and this webinar will offer resources from agencies such as OSHA and explore the science of leisure time with information from sources like PubMed. And to add a touch of fun, we’ll pay a virtual visit to some of our national parks which offer great vacation and leisure time activities. So join us for a fun and informative webinar, and of course, it will include some sources of hobby and vacation information for your users who speak other languages.
August 28, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sponsored by- edWeb
In this edWebinar we will be sharing results from a Project Tomorrow efficacy and feedback study to evaluate the impact of using Thorndike Press large print books on 4th – 11th graders at 15 schools representing a diverse set of communities. Learn the benefits associated with the effective usage of large print from the perspectives of students, teachers, librarians, and administrators, including relationships with academic outcomes, as well as a regular print comparison.