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C is for Common Core and Collection Development

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Youth and Young Adult Services
Youth and Young Adult Services

In this session, Kristen Remenar, Librarian and Author, demonstrated how to "decode" the Common Core Standards to understand what the expectations are for our elementary students in Reading and Writing. Learn terms that you can use to help educators and ...Read more

Coding for Librarians - Session One

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Technology

Coding has recently become a hot topic. The mass media asks if kids should start learning how to code in grade school. More and more professionals ranging from journalists to biologists and librarians are learning to code because of the ...Read more

Coding for Librarians - Session Two

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Coding has recently become a hot topic. The mass media asks if kids should start learning how to code in grade school. More and more professionals ranging from journalists to biologists and librarians are learning to code because of the ...Read more

Collection Development: The Basics and Beyond

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Collection Development
Readers Advisory
Reference

Collection development basics for libraries, including discussion on organizing your budget, weeding, and writing a plan. Also discusses current topics such as media and eBooks.

This workshop is the second in a series brought to you ...Read more

Communication Strategies for Managing Change

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Library Management

Keeping staff on an even keel in the midst of major changes is a daunting task, but making it a priority can mean the difference between success and failure. Unfortunately, change management models are sometimes less than helpful when you ...Read more

Community Based Strategic Planning

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Library Management
Trustee Development

In this workshop, George Needham offered a framework for strategic planning that is inextricably rooted in the community served, whether that's a political subdivision, a college or university campus, a school district, or a corporation. Participants gained hands on experience ...Read more

Crowdfunding for Open Access E-Resources

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Electronic Resources

This program will discuss the pros and cons of the crowdsource funding of digital collections and why a budget-strapped college would choose to participate. Can libraries control their content, spend less money and further open access scholarship? Can libraries avoid ...Read more

Dealing with Angry Customer Behaviors

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Customer Service

Oh yes…they're out there and they're coming to your library. Angry, nasty and even downright unreasonable customers on a mission to tell and show you how they feel. Their behaviors really are difficult! The good news is that you can ...Read more

Demystifying Genre: How To Help Every Type of Reader

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Readers Advisory

Nothing is scarier than trying to help a fan of a genre you yourself don't enjoy. You want to help that, for example, Romance reader find the perfect book, but you are having trouble knowing where to begin because...eek!... you ...Read more

Developing Shareable Metadata for DPLA

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Cataloging
Electronic Resources
Genealogy and Local History

The Illinois Digital Heritage Hub (IDHH) released the IDHH Metadata Best Practices in early 2017 to assist contributing institutions with providing quality metadata to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). This program will provide an introduction to how metadata ...Read more

Drupal in an Hour

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Want to build a website but not sure where to start? Join Brian Pichman as he shows you the quick tips for getting a website building on Drupal up and running. Drupal is a Content Management System; that if properly ...Read more

Feel the Need to Weed!

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Reference
Readers Advisory
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Youth and Young Adult Services
Youth and Young Adult Services

Are you dreading an upcoming weeding project? Do your collections need refreshing but you don't know where to start?

Everything you wanted to know about weeding and then some: the why, the how, the pitfalls, and the ...Read more

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