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  1. Canva Demo and Q & A (Indiana State Library)

    May 17, 2022, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    This session will include a demonstration of Canva, the web-based graphic design and publishing tool. Learn tips and tricks that will help you do more with Canva and help you create graphics that capture the attention of your audience. Your questions (submitted at registration) will help guide the presentation. Get Answers from an Amateur Designer and Professional Librarian

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  2. Works In Progress Webinar: Developing Research Impact Services–Perspectives From Three Oclc Research Library Partnership Institutions (OCLC)

    May 17, 2022, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Bibliometrics and research impact (BRI) is an emerging area of practice that is receiving significant interest, investigation, and investment by research libraries. A recent survey of OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP) partner institutions found that librarians are eager to learn about the BRI practices of other institutions. In this webinar, librarians from three research universities will share how their institutions are taking the first steps to develop BRI services, responding to local conditions and working to build relationships and trust across campus.

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  3. Centering Community, Building Equity: A Social Justice Approach to Outreach with Families and Children in Underserved Communities (Association for Library Service to Children

    May 17, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    In this webinar, the Project VOICE team will provide an overview of the importance of outreach efforts to underserved communities; how to intentionally integrate the social justice concepts of equity, engagement, and empowerment into these efforts; and the role of community values in developing authentic outreach services for young children and families. The webinar will conclude with an introduction by the Library Service to Underserved Children and Their Caregivers Committee to their Toolkit series, which provides resources for working with different underserved groups.

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  4. Engaging Makers in a Zoom Environment (iSchool @ UW-Madison)

    May 17, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Making in libraries has become a valuable part of library programming, and since the Covid-19 pandemic, these maker workshops have taken on a new look. Learn methods, best practices, and lessons learned for hosting maker workshops online on a budget and how these tips and tricks can remain relevant even as we return to safe in-person operations. Applicable to all types of libraries – lessons learned will be drawn from an academic library – and most relevant to teen, young adult, and adult services though ideas may translate beyond these service areas.

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  5. Orientation to Law Library Collections (Law Library of Congress)

    May 17, 2022, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    This webinar will discuss how to find debates, hearings, reports, and other documents that may reflect a bill’s legislative intent as it moves through Congress. The presentation will focus largely on how to find these documents through online government resources, including Congress.gov, govinfo.gov, and Law.gov.

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  6. Activate Your Superpowers: Finding Your Calm and Modeling It for Students (edWeb)

    May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Numerous studies have shown that mindfulness can support learning, improve physical and mental well-being, cultivate self-management, reduce aggression, improve social skills, and more—but without a conscious decision and a simple method to integrate it easily, it becomes just another buzzword. In this edWebinar you will learn both the why and the how to practice mindfulness so you can calm the storm within you. Join us to learn and to receive the gift of respite from your busy life and reactivate the power that is truly within you.

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  7. Discover Gale General OneFile (Gale)

    May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Gale General OneFile provides millions of articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and other authoritative sources. With intuitive search features, and extensive coverage across wide-ranging topics, users will find accurate information and articles to support their interests. Join this session to explore authoritative periodical content, learn best practices for the tools and workflow features, and ways to share content with your users from within your Gale resources.

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  8. Introduction to Library Security and Privacy (LYRASIS)

    May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Everyone has to start somewhere. If you’re new to library privacy and security practices, then this is the class to get your feet wet! In this class, you will learn actionable, practical tips on how to protect yourself from scammers and hackers. You will learn how to take this newly developed technology skill set and pass it along to library patrons through everyday interactions and programs. This class is for staff with little to no technical expertise, at any level in the library’s organizational hierarchy.

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  9. STEAM Resources for Libraries (National Girls Collaborative Project)

    May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

    Libraries are instrumental in bringing high-quality STEAM experiences to their communities. Join us to learn about resources and opportunities specifically designed for libraries. In this webinar, we are joined by representatives from NASA's Universe of Learning, The National Citizen and Community Science Library Network, and Leap into Science who will share about resources and opportunities that support STEAM programming at libraries.

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  10. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Database for Holocaust Survivor and Victim Names (Federal Depository Library Program)

    May 17, 2022, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

    The Database for Holocaust Survivor and Victim Names (HSV) contains 12 million records on people persecuted during World War II under the Nazi regime. It brings together information from the Museum’s collections, as well as from other organizations, about individual survivors and victims into one search tool. This webinar will highlight the many ways the USHMM gathers this data and the efforts made to ensure this data is made available to the public. Learn how the HSV Database allows anyone to search for a name of a survivor or victim of Nazi persecution (even via Google), find information about that individual, and in some cases request a copy of the original document.

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  11. Be Found: The Secrets of SEO for Nonprofits (Firespring)

    May 17, 2022, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    In this session, learn from nonprofits who are experts at search engine optimization and driving traffic to their websites, plus review the SEO tools and techniques that maximize your findability. We’ll cover what SEO is and how it works, why search engines like Google matter.

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