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  1. Avoiding the Activity Trap: Achieving Goals and Results

    February 11, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Did you ever work hard on a project & still feel like you were running in place? Are we doing what we need to get where we want to be? Join us for this webinar that will help you achieve your project goals and get results.

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  2. Millennials are Your Future Leaders: How to Start Developing Them Now

    February 11, 2020, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Millennials are now the largest generation in the workforce, and although the age range of generations can vary, it would be safe to say that within the next 10 to 15 years they will make up most of your company’s leadership teams, if they don’t already. Join Katie Miller from BizLibrary, who (as a millennial herself) will explain how to create a development plan that speaks to these tech-savvy, idealistic, future leaders of the workforce.

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  3. Data Analytics for All

    February 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Gone are the days when employees could pitch a new idea, ask for a promotion or even brainstorm a new process without metrics. Metrics make the case but figuring out how to use data can be tricky for employees who aren’t data scientist by trade. Join GovLoop and NextGen online Tuesday, Feb. 11 from 2-2:45 p.m. ET/11-11:45 a.m. PT to learn how to use metrics to make your point, communicate more effectively and make your arguments stronger.

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  4. How Your Library Can Advance Digital Humanities Across Campus

    February 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Digital humanities is transforming the study of history, literature, social sciences, and more by applying geographic information system (GIS) mapping, data visualizations, text mining, and other innovative tools. And, according to a recent Library Journal survey (conducted in partnership with Gale), academic libraries play a powerful role in advancing digital humanities at their institutions. But how, and what is the value to researchers? Led by experts, this session will unveil key new insights and spark ideas to enrich humanities research on your campus with innovative digital content and tools.

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  5. Navigating the Complex University Press Ebook Ecosystem: Lessons from a Five-year Pilot Collaborative Project

    February 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This webinar provides an in-depth discussion of the complex—and often conflicting—imperatives that drive library acquisitions models and university press ebook publishing. It brings together librarians, university press representatives, and academic publishing professionals to discuss the findings of a five-year pilot project De Gruyter ran with Princeton, Harvard, and Columbia University Presses along with LYRASIS and ten academic libraries. The pilot project provides a sustainable business model for the easy acquisition of eBooks that are free of DRM with multi-user access and perpetual rights.

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  6. Overcoming Language Barriers: Helping Non-English Speaking Library Customers

    February 11, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This webinar is designed to provide library staff with the tools and skills needed to be able to help library customers who do not speak English. From no-tech to high-tech, it will provide library staff with multiple resource options for when a "language barrier" situation arises at the reference desk, customer service desk, or on the phone.

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  7. Ask the Experts: How You Can Make Dewey Better

    February 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The Dewey editors are working to make the Dewey Decimal Classification more transparent and more responsive to your needs. We rely on suggestions for improvements from the community, which can include expanding subject areas, clarifying instructions, relocating topics, and more. In this session, we’ll talk about why your expertise in libraries is incredibly valuable and how you can make Dewey better for library users around the world!

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  8. Civil Legal Justice: The Crucial Role of Libraries

    February 11, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    In this webinar, learn about the ways public libraries can address the justice gap, connecting people with information as they navigate the complexities of the legal system.

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