Digitizing historical and cultural heritage collections is very important to create an online presence for smaller libraries and historical organizations, but often seems impossible with tiny staffs and minimal funding. However, that digitization project you've been dreaming about may not be so far…
Webinar: Planning and Conducting Effective Focus Groups
Apr 26, 2017, 10:00 am - Mar 24, 2017, 11:30 am
Focus groups provide a method to collect feedback and qualitative data. Focus group participants are asked about their perceptions, opinions, and attitudes through a guided discussion in an interactive setting in order to gain a deeper understanding about programs, services, products, facilities, etc.
ACRL Roadshow: Learning to Support Research Data Services
May 24, 2017 - May 24, 2017
Research data management has emerged as a need among academic researchers and liaisons are building skills in response. This one-day workshop will assist liaisons to identify their existing skills and mindsets that transfer to research data management services and then create a learning plan for the…
Webinar: Saving, Investing and Avoiding Fraud: An Overview of Resources from the Securities and Exchange Commission
May 17, 2017, 10:00 am - May 17, 2017, 11:30 am
The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy will give a presentation on free SEC resources to help your patrons make informed…
As library workers, we often promote our services, programs, and events through displays, flyers, posters, signs, and other visual outputs. No design experience? No problem! This webinar will introduce attendees to a useful and easy to use graphic design tool, Canva.
Online Book Discussion: Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving In The Age of Accelerations
Apr 12, 2017, 12:00 pm - Apr 12, 2017, 1:00 pm
This isn't a book talk or a webinar. It's a low-key book discussion for those of us who like to talk about compelling fiction and non-fiction. Read the book by April 6th and come ready to share your thoughts. Register so we can send you the link to join.
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Each year library advocates from across New York State converge on Albany to voice their support for funding and policies that benefit libraries. Their efforts have resulted in over $11M in additional library aid since 2011.
#1lib1ref Wikipedia Campaign & Coffee Hour (Cancelled)
Feb 2, 2017 - Feb 2, 2017
Give a birthday gift to Wikipedia, add a citation! Join the workshop, to learn about how to add references to Wikipedia by participating in #1lib1ref (one librarian, one reference), a global citation-adding campaign drive.
SLUSH is a group of library professional, para professional, students and other affiliated personnel that meet regularly over dinner to discuss anything in Library Land. Come out to network with new and familiar faces, alike.
Your library system is a member of the South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC), so you are too! Join us Friday, October 16th, Noon-1pm for an online webinar that will highlight some of the resources available to you, including: *Upcoming Events *My CE *Archived Webinars on SCRLC's YouTube…