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The Accidental Cataloger: Tips & Tools to Help You Use the Rules

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Cataloging

Have you found yourself responsible for cataloging with no previous experience? Is "cataloger" only one of many hats you wear at your library? In this session, Emily Nimsakont, Head of Cataloging and Resource Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Schmid ...Read more

The Accidental Leader

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Library Management

Leadership may not be something you aspire to, but you may find yourself in a leadership role unexpectedly: the manager gets sick, takes another job, or is let go, and you are the lucky choice to assume her position, either ...Read more

Trends in Safety and Security for Libraries

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Library Management
Trustee Development

Library administrators, board members, and leadership teams need to be aware of the latest trends and concerns for facility safety and keeping staff and patrons safe from security threats. This session looks at the current safety and security problems facing ...Read more

Understanding WEMI (Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item)

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Cataloging
Technical Services

Work, Expression, Manifestation, Item (WEMI) starts out with the broad concept of work and moves towards the narrow concept of item. Libraries have been trying to link related items for centuries. Printed card catalogs were a primitive way of organizing ...Read more

Useful, Usable and Desirable: Library User Experience Design

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Technology

Design is more than choosing pretty colors. It's all about solving problems and even if you don't know it, you are a designer. Aaron Schmidt will introduce the concept of User Experience (UX) thinking and illustrate how it can help ...Read more

Why Do I Like That Sign?

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Marketing and Public Relations

Lynn Hoffman presented a webinar about signage in the library. You may know a great sign when you see it, but do you know what makes it great? The difference between an okay sign and a great sign can often ...Read more

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