Continuing Education Archives

Readers' Advisory Prescription

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Public
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Reference
Readers Advisory
Reference

Is your Readers' Advisory service a bit lethargic? Could your library use advice on how to reach readers? The book doctors are in! Duncan Smith (Novelist), Becky Spratford (RA for All), and Rebecca Vnuk (Booklist) will talk about common RA ...Read more

Recharge Your Book Club

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Public
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Reference
Readers Advisory

Becky Spratford of RA for ALL has been leading book clubs for over 14 years and has seen it all. In this webinar she shared her tips and tricks for success. All book groups go through their ups and downs, ...Read more

Revamping Strategies for Social Success

Library Types: 
Public
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Marketing and Public Relations

About two-thirds of American adults are getting "at least some of their news on social media." Winning over followers and fans, and getting "likes," "shares" and "comments" can be challenging. We want our library events to be seen and attended. ...Read more

Search Engine Optimization for Libraries - Part 1: SEO Overview

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Academic
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School
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Technology

Search Engine Optimization for Libraries
Presented by Shari Thurow, Founder and SEO Director, Omni Marketing Interactive

Part 1: SEO Overview: Search Engine Optimization & Library Websites
Webinar introduces the concept of search engine optimization as a communication ...Read more

Serving Patrons with Dementia

Library Types: 
Public
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Customer Service
Library Programming
Outreach
Services to Special Populations

The Alzheimer's Association projects that by 2025, there will be an estimated 7.1 million people age 65 and older with Alzheimer's disease - a 40% increase from the 5.1 million age 65 and older affected in 2015.

Library staff ...Read more

Simple Strategies for Social Media

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Academic
Public
School
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Technology

This webinar will offer tips, strategies, and resources to strengthen your library's social media presence. Learn about social media plans and keeping content fresh and up-to-date. The presenter will also share tips for a variety of social media platforms. ...Read more

Space Planning Without the Space: Re-imagining Your Existing Library

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Academic
Public
School
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Library Management

This webinar will review a multi-step protocol to help librarians organize their thoughts as to how an existing library space might be reconfigured to meet the service needs of today. The speakers will use two recent joint projects -- one ...Read more

Technology Management

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Academic
Public
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Library Management
Technology

Technology management in libraries is a big topic -- this webinar is designed to help you think differently about tech and make it an asset instead of a burden. We'll start with clear vision, dive into the nuts and bolts ...Read more

Ten Easy Steps to Improve your Technology Skills

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Technology

Do you feel like you're always behind when it comes to gaining new technology skills and keeping up to date with the latest emerging library technologies? The myth that staying on top of the newest technology requires hours of learning ...Read more

That Thorny Issue: Copyright Basics and ILL

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Academic
Public
School
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Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing

This presentation focuses on school and public library staff and the issues involved with interlibrary loan and copyright law. Copyright basics will cover print, analog, and digital environments, including open-sourcing, with a primary focus on ILL. A question and answer ...Read more

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