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  1. Purpose, Passion, and Pajamas: How to Transform Your Life, Embrace the Human Connection, and Lead with Meaning.

    February 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Genevieve Piturro was a successful television marketing executive in New York City for twenty years when a little girl’s question changed the course of her life forever. She began delivering pajamas and books to children in shelters after a little girl asked her what pajamas were. In 2001, she founded Pajama Program, a non-profit which has been recognized nationwide for both its success and Genevieve’s story. Genevieve has been interviewed on OPRAH, TODAY, GMA, The Early Show, CNN, Fox & Friends, O Magazine, Forbes, and The Wall Street Journal and she rang the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell in 2016.

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  2. ACRL 2021 Coordinating Committee: ACRL 2021 Proposal Tips Webcast

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    During this live webcast, ACRL (Association of College & Research Libraries) committee members who are also seasoned proposal submitters and/or reviewers will provide tips on the overall process and show examples of successful proposals. Discover ways to strengthen your proposal submission, maximize your chances of acceptance, and ask any questions you may have.

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  3. BIBFRAME Progress at the Library of Congress

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This webinar will discuss the development and the use of the Library of Congress BIBFRAME to MARC Comparison Tool, and the higher-level issues associated with conversion of data from BIBFRAME to MARC. The webinar will also discuss the changes and the additions that are being made to the Library of Congress Linked Data Service, ID.LOC.GOV.

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  4. BIBFRAME Progress at the Library of Congress

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    This webinar will discuss the development and the use of the Library of Congress BIBFRAME to MARC Comparison Tool, and the higher-level issues associated with conversion of data from BIBFRAME to MARC. The webinar will also discuss the changes and the additions that are being made to the Library of Congress Linked Data Service, ID.LOC.GOV.

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  5. Calculating Margins of Error the ACS Way

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Learn how the American Community Survey (ACS) calculates margin of error (MOE) for estimates published on data.census.gov. See how to calculate MOEs when combining ACS estimates within a table or across geographies using the ACS Variance Replicate Estimates (VRE) tables. In addition, learn how to calculate your own estimates and MOEs using the Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) data.

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  6. Introduction to Corporate Giving

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Corporate grantmakers are different from traditional foundations in many ways. This class provides a basic overview of: The different types of corporate giving; What motivates corporations to give; How to find potential corporate partners.

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  7. Research is Not a Basic Skill: Using the Contextual Nature of Research to Transform Information Literacy Instruction

    February 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Students’ confidence in their research skills often does not match their proficiency with those skills. Often, what students fail to grasp is the importance of context to the research process. In this presentation, learn about a new model of information literacy instruction that teaches the contextual nature of research by treating research as a subject of study rather than a set of basic skills.

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  8. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Center Resources: Informing and benefitting your community

    February 12, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    The United States has a long history of welcoming immigrants from all parts of the world. During the last decade, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) welcomed more than 7.4 million naturalized citizens into the fabric of our nation. Join presenter Vilaysay “Sai” Chang, USCIS, to learn important information for lawful permanent residents and their families. Topics will include settling in the U.S. and petitioning for family members.

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  9. Part 2: Using Others’ Work in Our Own Creations

    February 12, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Part 2 of a 2-part series. Help students successfully navigate copyright in their own roles as creators: Fair use for students; How to find creative work that is free to use–Creative Commons and public domain; Resources for teaching these concepts to students.

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  10. Using Others’ Work in Our Own Creations

    February 12, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Part 2 of a 2-part series. Help students successfully navigate copyright in their own roles as creators: Fair use for students; How to find creative work that is free to use–Creative Commons and public domain; Resources for teaching these concepts to students.

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