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Citizenship Overview and Current News

Tuesday, April 7 from 10:30 a.m. to noon This live webinar, presented by USCIS Community Relations Officer Maria Rodriguez, will start off with an overview of the naturalization process as a stepping off point, then will discuss updates on what is happening now, such as how Covid-19 is affecting...
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TeacherCraft - Free online conference February 29

TeacherCraft: Exploring Impactful Principles from the Science of Learning Saturday, 2/29/2020 You're invited! join the National College of Education for a free, online conference to explain and demystify impactful principles from the science of learning across the curriculum. Topics for the 2/29...
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LACONI TSS: Cataloging Boot Camp, Part I: Books

If you are a new copy cataloger or need a little refresher, then this workshop is for you! A workshop in cataloging books, this program will focus on the nuts and bolts of cataloging print materials in MARC following RDA guidelines, as well as an in-depth discussion of MARC tags and subfields for...
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Getting Business Buy-In at your Library

Thu, Jan 23, 2020 9:30 AM- 12 PM Nichols Library: 200 West Jefferson Avenue, Naperville, IL, 60540 Register Here Discover innovative ways that libraries can engage the business community and form mutually beneficial relationships. Panelists Brian Pichman and Dana Kaye will discuss strategies and...
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LACONI TSS: Introduction to Authority Control

When : Friday November 8, 2019 Time : 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where : Joliet Public Library 3395 Black Road Joliet, Illinois 60431 Schedule : 9:30-9:50 a.m. Registration and Refreshments 9:50-10:00 a.m. Business meeting 1 0:00 a.m.-3:00 pm. Program (includes lunch break) Intended audience :...
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Library Director Bootcamp

We are excited to announce that we are doing an ALA webinar series about how to be a library director! Whether you are a current director or hope to be one someday, this webinar will help you learn what you need to do to be successful. We hope you will join us. Whether you have just become a...
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Undergraduate Research Symposium at University of Chicago

Registration is open for the 6th Biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium at the University of Chicago Library on Friday, September 6. High Impact Collaboration: Libraries and Undergraduate Research Partnerships Undergraduate research is a growing focus of higher education, as colleges and universities...
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LACONI TSS: Acquisitions Round-Up

When: Friday, September 13, 2019 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Tinley Park Public Library 7851 Timber Dr Tinley Park, IL 60477 (708) 532-0160 Representatives from Baker & Taylor, Brodart, Ingram, and Midwest Tape will give presentations on what services they offer and how Technical...
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Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference: Presentation Scholarship Application

Network of Illinois Learning Resources in Community Colleges Annual Conference Presentation Scholarship Application Held at the Allerton Park & Retreat Center in Monticello IL, this year's conference will take place October 3-4, 2019. With a theme of Progress through Persuasion &...
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Library Staff Team Training

Are We Having Fun Yet? Communication and Teamwork is More Than a Game of Chance Is your team overdue for a fun, laugh-while-learning experience? Wouldn't it be nice if you could also get them reacquainted, reenergized, and recommitted to your organization's goals? Heck, while we're at it, why not...

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