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Academic Library Marketing: Reaching Your Audience in a Post-COVID Era

Library Types: 
Academic
Category: 
Marketing & Public Relations

Beginning with how COVID-19 has (and hasn't) changed the nature of library marketing, in this workshop attendees learn how to organize their marketing efforts in order to identify meaningful goals that address the whole student. Participants will engage in reflexive ...Read more

Accessible to All: Serving Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities

Library Types: 
Academic
Public
School
Category: 
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Young Adult Services
Youth Services

Join two leaders in the field to learn about models of service, programming and technologies that create a welcoming library environment for young patrons with disabilities. Learn about dynamic programs being offered at public libraries around the Chicagoland area ...Read more

Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques for Library Staff

Library Types: 
Public
Category: 
Genealogy & Local History
Reference

Take your genealogy research skills up a notch by learning advanced techniques for locating records by topic and type of repository and explore case studies for honing your skills.

Agenda:
* Types of records ...Read more

All of Us Dementia Awareness for Public Libraries

Library Types: 
Public
Category: 
Customer Service
Library Management
Services to Special Populations

This interactive presentation will introduce library staff to National Library of Medicine resources, enhance understanding of the public library's role in supporting families living with dementia, and present an opportunity to contribute to our understanding of disease by participating in ...Read more

Auditing Your Collection for Diversity and Inclusion

Library Types: 
Public
Category: 
Collection Development
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

As library collections evolve to meet community needs, it is important to evaluate the representation included in each collection and assess where gaps can be filled. Implementing a diversity audit is critical to understanding the current state of ...Read more

Autism 101 for Libraries: What is Autism Spectrum Disorder and How Can We Help Students and Families at the Library?

Library Types: 
Academic
Public
School
Special
Category: 
Young Adult Services
Young Adult Services

In t his webinar, Mary O'Brian, Center for the Advancement and Support of Educational Initiatives, Illinois State University, covered basic information about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including background, diagnosis, and research. Examples of students with autism will be shared. ...Read more

Best Practices for RDA in MARC21

Library Types: 
Academic
Public
School
Special
Category: 
Cataloging

Lynn Fields, the Director of Technical Services at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, presented a workshop on Best Practices for RDA in MARC21. The workshop explored a brief history of RDA and why best practices are so important in RDA. ...Read more

Better Together: Libraries in The Sharing Economy

Library Types: 
Public
Category: 
Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing

Preconference in conjunction with the 2015 Library State of Mind joint conference in Peoria.


Better Together Working Paper (PDF, via Illinois Library Association)

The whole idea of libraries is essentially based on resource sharing; initially, ...Read more

Beyond Assistive Technology: Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities

Library Types: 
Academic
Public
School
Special
Category: 
Customer Service
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
Reference
Young Adult Services

Library services to people with disabilities are provided by all levels of library staff. From the part-time aide checking out library materials to the library director determining policies, staff skills and attitudes are crucial for a satisfactory library experience. ...Read more

Beyond E-Storytimes: Virtual Services and Programs for Youth

Library Types: 
Public
Category: 
Library Programming
Youth Services

Staying cooped up at home has led to creative thinking throughout the library world. Youth departments in public libraries are leading the way with live and prerecorded e-storytimes for patrons. E-resources are being shared via social media and email. Now ...Read more

Beyond MARC: BIBFRAME and the Future of Bibliographic Data

Library Types: 
Academic
Public
School
Special
Category: 
Cataloging

The Bibliographic Framework Initiative, or BIBFRAME, is intended to provide a replacement to the MARC format as an encoding standard for library catalogs. Its aim is to move library data into a Linked Data format, allowing it to interact ...Read more

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