Friday, February 27, 2015

Apr'15: Emergency Preparedness (NEDCC)

https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/training-calendar/?calyear=2015&calmonth=4#eventcalendarstart

April 7, 2015
2:00pm Eastern (2 hrs)
$95 / $75 early-bird registration (March 17, 2015)
Registration deadline: April 6, 2015

Having an updated disaster plan is a foundational part of effective collections care. This webinar introduces the central elements of emergency management: assessment and mitigation of risks, preparedness, response, and recovery. Practical steps for drafting an institutional disaster plan will be covered, as well as methods for staff training.

Mar'15: Caring for Overside Paper Artifacts (NEDCC)

https://www.nedcc.org/preservation-training/training-calendar/?calyear=2015&calmonth=3#eventcalendarstart

March 4, 2015

2:00pm Eastern (2 hrs)
$95
Registration deadline: March 3, 2015

Blueprints, movie posters, regional maps - many libraries and archives have a range of oversized works within their collections.  This webinar will cover the preservation of large works on paper and other supports commonly found in archival collections.  Strategies for safely handling, transporting, and storing these works are presented.  Some history of production and materials will also be discussed.

Apr-May'15: Supervisory Success: Interpersonal Skills for New and Not-so-new Supervisors (Infopeople)

https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=475

April 14th - May 11th, 2015
California $ 75.00

•    Are you a new supervisor or lead?
•    Would you like to move into a supervisory position in a library?
•    Do you want to improve your ability to bring out the best in your employees?
Supervising others can be exciting and gratifying, but it can also be challenging. While it is great to watch the people you supervise grow and learn, and very satisfying to see your department succeed, it can also be difficult to watch others make mistakes or do things differently than you would. Being a good supervisor means leading other people, effectively communicating goals and objectives, and coaching and mentoring others to help them become the best they can be. However, most library supervisors start without any formal training in these important interpersonal skills.

Mar-Apr'15: Introduction to Library Management (Infopeople)

https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=466

March 10th - April 6th, 2015

California $ 75.00

Have you recently moved to a management position or are you considering a career path in library management? Do you want to determine your potential as a manager or improve your ability to be a successful manager? How strong are your management skills and what can you do to strengthen them or acquire additional skills? This course, which is targeted at first time managers and supervisors, will help you understand the role and responsibilities of the manager. It will also help you understand what changes when you become a manager.

Apr-May'15: What You Need to Know about Writing Data Management Plans (ACRL)

http://www.ala.org/acrl/elearningdatamanagement

April 27-May 15, 2015

Demand for data management plan consultants is growing as more granting agencies add this requirement. Most presentations concerning data management do not provide practical advice on how to consult with researchers writing a data management plan for grant submission. This course teaches participants about the elements of a successful data management plan, and provides practice critiquing data management plans in a supportive learning environment where no grant funding is at stake.  Join two experienced data management plan consultants with experience in liaison librarianship and information technology as they demonstrate how all librarians have the ability to successfully consult on data management plan. Each week will include assigned readings, a written lecture, discussion questions, weekly assignments, and live chats with the instructors.  

ACRL member: $135
ALA member: $175
Nonmember: $195
Student: $60

Apr-May'15: Introduction to Instructional Design for Librarians (RUSA)

http://www.ala.org/rusa/development/instructional-design-for-librarians

April 20 - May 31, 2015

Students will learn to use the Instructional Design Process and apply it effectively to library instruction which includes: identifying instructional problems, learner analysis, task analysis, defining instructional objectives, sequencing content, identifying instructional strategies, message design, instructional delivery, and evaluation instruments. This course will utilize the Morrison, Ross, and KEMP Instructional Design Model.

Registration Fees
•    $130 for RUSA members
•    $175 for ALA members
•    $210 for non-ALA members
•    $100 for student members and retired members

Apr'15: Responsive Web Design (UW Madison SLIS)

http://www.slis.wisc.edu/2014webinars.htm

Monday, April 6th, 12:00 pm

Responsive web design (RWD) "is a web development approach that creates dynamic changes to the appearance of a website, depending on the screen size and orientation of the device being used to view it. RWD is one approach to the problem of designing for the multitude of devices available to customers, ranging from tiny phones to huge desktop monitors.” NNg/Nielsen-Norman Group

Apr'15: Unicode Solutions in Python 2 and 3 (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3326

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco | 1pm - New York | 6pm - London | 10:30pm - Mumbai | Wed, Apr 29th at 1am - Beijing |
Duration: Approximately 90 minutes.

This presentation tackles head-on the most common problems when dealing with Unicode data or any text data that is not limited to ASCII. Each example is presented first with Python 3 code — which is easier to understand — and then with Python 2.7, the version used in most current projects.

Apr'15: JavaScript Development and Debugging Tools - A Deep-Dive (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3327

Thursday, April 2, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco | 1pm - New York | 6pm - London | 10:30pm - Mumbai | Fri, Apr 3rd at 1am - Beijing | Fri, Apr 3rd at 2am - Tokyo | Fri, Apr 3rd at 4am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

This webcast talk will be an all-demo session covering several development tools built into the browsers (Chrome Developer Tools, IE F12 Developer Tools, and Safari Web Inspector).
Debugging code, as well as diagnosing performance problems will be discussed. Demonstration of the tools will include — analyzing memory footprint and leaks, CPU Profiling and Heap analysis, network throughput analysis to capture GET and POST calls, UI responsiveness, composited layers, and paint events will be discussed. Goal will be to diagnose for UI performance issues.

Apr'15: Strong Ideas, Loosely Held: The Balancing Act of Design Intuition (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3252

Thursday, April 2, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco | 1pm - New York | 6pm - London | 10:30pm - Mumbai | Fri, Apr 3rd at 1am - Beijing | Fri, Apr 3rd at 2am - Tokyo | Fri, Apr 3rd at 4am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

One of the most important principles for designers is having "strong ideas, loosely held." This philosophy allows teams with diverse backgrounds to tap into individual design intuition, bringing their unique points of view, but remaining open to change. This is easier said than done. Designers need support on both sides of this equation: ways to communicate good ideas and tools that keep them open to evolution.

Mar'15: Object Oriented and Functional Programming (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3316

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
1PM PT, San Francisco | 4pm - New York | 9pm - London | Wed, Apr 1st at 1:30am - Mumbai | Wed, Apr 1st at 4am - Beijing | Wed, Apr 1st at 5am - Tokyo | Wed, Apr 1st at 7am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) has well established design principles, such as SOLID. For many developers, architecture and functional programming are at odds with each other: They do not know how their existing tricks of the trade convert into functional design. This problem becomes worse as hybrid languages such as Scala, Java 8, and Ruby become more and more common. This webcast reveals how functional programming can help viewers implement the SOLID design principles, as well as how a functional mindset is actually advantageous for achieving the holy grail of OOP: Encapsulation.

Mar'15: Accessibility in the Browser (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3293

Thursday, March 12, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco |1pm - New York | 5pm - London | 10:30pm - Mumbai | Fri, Mar 13th at 1am - Beijing | Fri, Mar 13th at 2am - Tokyo | Fri, Mar 13th at 4am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Static, page-based sites are everyday being replaced by dynamic web applications that make heavy use of JavaScript and AJAX. Custom widgets and controls can now be built entirely with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. However, many users are at risk of being excluded from the growing responsiveness and usability of the web due to increasing accessibility gaps.

Mar'15: Balancing Science with Person-Focused Research (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3318

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
1PM PT, San Francisco | 4pm - New York | 8pm - London | Wed, Mar 11th at 1:30am - Mumbai | Wed, Mar 11th at 4am - Beijing | Wed, Mar 11th at 5am - Tokyo | Wed, Mar 11th at 7am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

It's all about risk versus confidence. The business world constantly worries about risk. And to reassure themselves, business leaders ask for any sort of proof that an idea is going to be a good investment. Cue the numbers come marching past. Numbers seem to represent "reliable knowledge." Business leaders look askance at words, stories, and descriptions—these seem to be open to interpretation. Unreliable. Not worth the time to gather. And thus many organizations go about their business half-informed. The human half of the picture is missing. Practical empathy helps fill in the missing knowledge. It leads to even greater confidence and clarity of direction.

Mar'15: Lean UX: Aligning Business, Design, and Technology (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3072

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco |1pm - New York | 5pm - London | 10:30pm - Mumbai | Wed, Mar 11th at 1am - Beijing | Wed, Mar 11th at 2am - Tokyo | Wed, Mar 11th at 4am - Sydney
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

A couple of quick Google searches reveal just how much of a religion that lean, agile startup and lean UX methods have become. Teams and companies are consistently searching for recipes and prescriptions to "doing agile and lean." Jeff Gothelf, author of Lean UX, will share his points of view on how pragmatism anchored in your organization's unique reality trumps the purity of process doctrine. Jeff's talk will be followed by a moderated Q&A session. Bring your biggest challenges!

Mar'15: Taming Data Variety: Intelligent Solutions Using Machine Learning and Expert Crowdsourcing (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3328

Thursday, March 5, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco |1pm - New York | 6pm - London | 11:30pm - Mumbai | Fri, Mar 6th at 2am - Beijing | Fri, Mar 6th at 3am - Tokyo | Fri, Mar 6th at 5am - Sydney
 
Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.

Over the past 20 years, companies have invested an estimated $3-4 trillion in IT systems to automate and optimize key business processes. These systems, which are largely dedicated to a single business function or geography, generate enormous amounts of disparate data that is typically stored in one or more data lakes or warehouses.

Mar'15: Mission Critical NoSQL (O'Reilly)

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/e/3311

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
10AM PT, San Francisco | 1pm - New York | 6pm - London | 11:30pm - Mumbai | Wed, Mar 4th at 2am - Beijing | Wed, Mar 4th at 3am - Tokyo | Wed, Mar 4th at 5am - Sydney
 
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

NoSQL databases including Couchbase are increasingly being selected as the backend technology for web and mobile apps. Document databases in particular are well suited for a large number of different use cases as an operational datastore.

Mar'15: Watch This: Promoting Streaming Video on Campus (Lyrasis)

http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=F1290B46-F0B6-E411-88A4-002219586F0D

3/10/2015 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM EST

Streaming video is a valuable resource that can be integrated into the curriculum. A challenge for libraries is getting word out to faculty and students about what streaming video options are available in our collections and how they may be used. Join Christine Fischer of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Steven Milewski of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville to hear about the ways they have promoted streaming video resources on their campuses.

Mar'15: Streaming Video: What? How? Why? (Lyrasis)

http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=210D7703-F0B6-E411-88A4-002219586F0D

3/3/2015 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM EST

This webinar will address broad-based issues of the uses, both actual and potential, of streaming video for pedagogical purposes. We focus on the creation and implementation of one new product (Ideas Roadshow), describing the motivations of why this particular direction has been undertaken, together with consequent responses from both faculty and librarians. We conclude with speculations on future opportunities for video streaming in general and the possible roles of librarians in its development.

Apr'15: Turning Stress Into Power (InSync)

http://reg131.imperisoft.com/InSyncTraining/ProgramDetail/3231323930/Registration.aspx

Apr 14, 2015
Meets 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern

Managing stress effectively has less to do with managing external events – things you can’t control – and more to do with better managing yourself. This session focuses on strategies for taking charge of your own responses to stress and turning them to more productive reactions and behaviors. Audience: All staff.

Mar'15: Proposal Budgeting Basics (GrantSpace)

http://grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/online/proposal-budgeting-basics-2015-03-26-webinar

Thursday, March 26, 2015 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  ET

Learn to prepare and present a budget in a grant proposal.
This session, geared to the novice grantseeker, will cover such topics as:
•    What is included under the "personnel" section and how to calculate it?
•    What level of detail do you need to include for non-personnel expenses?
•    How do you determine reasonable costs?
•    What types of expenses are considered "overhead"?
•    What other financial documents will funders want to see?

Mar'15: When Remembering Really Matters: The Power of Serious Games for Employee Learning and Retention (Chief Learning Officer)

http://www.clomedia.com/events/200-when-remembering-really-matters-the-power-of-serious-games-for-employee-learning-and-retention

3/12/15 2:00 pm to 3/12/15 3:00 pm EDT

Remembering is hard. Forgetting is easy. Companies must train employees on policies, procedures, terminology, product knowledge, etc., and employees need to be able to recall this knowledge on the job. Employees have to complete so much training during the year that it is impossible for them to learn and retain everything that is asked of them. Training functions can unwittingly create a tsunami of content that results in almost zero retention.  

Apr'15: 6 Essentials for Teams that Work (Effectivness Institute)

http://www.effectivenessinstitute.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=0

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific

Learn what it takes to build your high performance team. The strongest and most effective teams tap into and activate the strengths of every team member and build an environment rich with trust and respect.
This allows for open communication and cohesiveness, which enables a team to rise to its full potential and overcome any obstacle to achieve desired results.

Learn how you can build a breakthrough team by participating in our one-hour webinar.

As a result of participating in this session you will:
•    Discover the 6 characteristics of high performance teams.
•    Determine where to focus to build a stronger team
•    Start development of an action plan to increase team performance

Mar'15: Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation (ASERL)

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7981225527980030977

Wed, Mar 11, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

For academic libraries and other cultural memory organizations, finding clear pricing and cost information for digital preservation services can be a daunting and sometimes frustrating endeavor. In this webinar, Aaron Trehub from the Alabama Digital Preservation Network (ADPNet) and Matt Schultz from the MetaArchive Cooperative will share the results of a project they have undertaken in recent months in collaboration with colleagues at academic libraries, to produce what they hope will be a helpful guide for gathering information on the cost of digital preservation solutions. "Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Questions Every Organization Should Ask About the Cost of Digital Preservation" is a free and simple resource geared towards helping institutions ask the right questions of service providers to ensure the best fit when it comes to choosing a digital preservation solution.

Mar'15: ASERL Members' Experiences with Kanopy Streaming Video

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4313908946982639361

Thu, Mar 12, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT

Many ASERL libraries are expanding the use of streaming video content as part of their collections. During this webinar, we will hear about Kanopy Streaming, a company that offers patron-driven acquisition of streaming video content, as well as other licensing options. Moreover, we will hear from two ASERL libraries -- UNC Greensboro and Wake Forest University -- about their experiences working with Kanopy as a vendor and how streaming video is being used by their library patrons.

Apr'15: 5 Proven Approaches for Mitigating Project Failure (AMA)

http://www.amanet.org/training/webcasts/5-Proven-Approaches-for-Mitigating-Project-Failure.aspx

Date of Event: Apr 22, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern

Concrete Principles for Planning and Controlling Projects
Projects fail to meet goals for a variety of reasons, and even the most experienced project managers can be caught off guard. This webcast introduces the five immutable principles that will help you increase the probability of project success and shows you how to apply them to a broad range of projects.

Apr'15: 5 Steps to Gain Control Under Pressure: Tips from an FBI Hostage Negotiation Trainer (AMA)

http://www.amanet.org/training/webcasts/5-Steps-to-Gain-Control-Under-Pressure.aspx

Date of Event: Apr 8, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern

Much of the respect that people have for you rises or falls according to how you act under pressure. Wouldn't you agree? How you handle yourself in stressful situations can mean the difference between reaching people or blowing it with them.  During this webcast, you will learn from Dr. Mark Goulston, former FBI and police hostage negotiation trainer and author of AMACOM’s bestselling book, Just Listen, how to both gain self-control and control of a situation when you're under pressure. You'll learn 5 steps you can take to keep your composure and focus when stressful circumstances arise.

Apr'15: Singletasking: How to Get More Done, One Thing at a Time (AMA)

http://www.amanet.org/training/webcasts/Singletasking.aspx

Date of Event: Apr 1, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Eastern

How a Single-Focused Approach Delivers Results

We have become a nation addicted to the enticing and dangerously misleading drug of multitasking. You might be hooked yourself. The popular notion is that by doing several tasks at once we can accomplish more — but a host of neuroscientific research shows that the opposite is true. The fact is that your brain is simply not built to multitask.
In any situation, we're most efficient focusing on one task at a time. But with all the information and interruptions that bombard us, how is that possible?

Apr'15: Precision Googling: Techniques to Extract Exactly What You Want from the Largest Search Engine (ACRL)

http://www.ala.org/acrl/precisiongoogling

April 22, 2015
11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern
90 minutes

Description: Google changes its search interface and algorithms periodically, and knowing current and deprecated search functions will make your searching - and your patrons’ searching - faster and smarter. This interactive webcast will include a review of advanced search techniques, syntax, and operators; explanation of recent changes to the search interface; hands-on practice with advanced search operators and tools; and real-time exploration of and discussion of the algorithms that generate user-specific results.

Registration fees:
ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
Nonmember: $90
Student: $40
Group*: $295

Apr'15: Using LibGuides in Technical Services (ALCTS)

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/041515

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
the sessions begin at 11 a.m. Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 p.m. Central | 2 p.m. Eastern and last about an hour.

Technical services departments in academic libraries have struggled to communicate effectively with other library departments, particularly public services departments. As academic libraries acquire large numbers of digital resources, technical services departments are increasingly responsible for providing current information about those resources to public services staff. In this webinar, the presenter will discuss the process of creating, testing, and implementing a LibGuide as a way of communicating much-needed information between technical services and public services staff at Miami University Libraries.

ALCTS Member (individual)   43
Nonmember (individual)         59
International (individual)         43
Groups. Applies to group of people that will watch the webinar together from one access point.
Member group                        99
Nonmember group               129

Apr'15: Providing Perpetual Access (ALCTS)

http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webinar/040815

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
11 a.m. Pacific  |  12 p.m. Mountain  |  1 p.m. Central  |  2 p.m. Eastern and will last about an hour

This hour-long webinar covers the results of an online survey that sought to get at libraries’ true experiences working to maintain perpetual access for electronic serials that have been canceled, have ceased, or have transferred to different publishers. The session will cover the extent to which perpetual access is currently being pursued at libraries, the varying reasons for success or lack of success, and the cost, both monetary and labor-based. Further discussion will expand on key findings and the most common obstacles to providing perpetual access

ALCTS Member (individual)   43
Nonmember (individual)         59
International (individual)         43
Groups. Applies to group of people that will watch the webinar together from one access point.
Member group                        99
Nonmember group               129

Apr'15: Beyond Worksheets: Using Instructional Technologies for Authentic Assessment of Student Learning (ACRL)

http://www.ala.org/acrl/beyondworksheets

April 7, 2015
11 a.m. Pacific | 12:00 p.m. Mountain | 1:00 p.m. Central | 2:00 p.m. Eastern
90 minutes

Description: Academic librarians are no strangers to assessment, but figuring out how to implement authentic assessment can be tricky. We all want our instruction to help students, but how do we know if they are actually learning? Better yet, how can we make this process enjoyable for both the educators (that’s us!) and the students? This webcast will discuss the importance of designing authentic learning activities tied to information literacy learning outcomes. The presenter will highlight a number of instructional technologies that provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate learning while engaging in higher-order skills such as critical thinking, synthesis, and analysis of information. Webcast participants will engage in analysis of several tech tools and assessment techniques for use in varied instructional scenarios, including one-time class sessions, trainings, and workshops. Most of the techniques discussed will be applicable for assessing students both in-person and online. Each participant will receive an instructional technologies evaluation form that can be used to analyze the technologies highlighted in the session for use in their own teaching. This interactive webcast will share successful and easy to implement authentic assessment techniques and tools that will have students showing off their skills in no time.

Registration fees:
ACRL member: $50
ALA member: $75
Nonmember: $90
Student: $40
Group*: $295

Apr'15: What is Content Marketing + Should You Be Using It at Your Library? (RUSA)

http://www.ala.org/rusa/content-marketing

Friday, April 03, 2015: 2-3:15pm Central

This webinar is for librarians who want to know what ‘content marketing’ is, why it’s something that libraries can, and should be, taking advantage of to reach their audiences and how libraries can effectively add it to their tool kit for outreach, promotion and communications. What are the common mistakes to avoid? What are the 6 types of content every organization needs? Includes: Examples, worksheets and tools and Q&A.

$40 for RUSA members
$50 for ALA members
$65 for non-ALA members
$35 for ALA student members and retired members
Group Rates
$99 single login
$38/person multiple logins. (min. 2 people)

Apr'15: Universal Design for Learning, Information literacy, and Libraries (RUSA)

http://www.ala.org/rusa/universal-design

Wednesday, April 01, 2015: 1-2:15pm Central

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides an excellent framework for classroom technique and theory for librarians, instructors, teachers, and professors at all levels. Information Literacy Instruction impacts our classrooms, communities, and colleagues. UDL allows learners to more fully engage with information literacy instruction by using good design strategies that allow flexibility and multiple methods of engagement. Using the new ACRL Framework as a lens, our presenters will provide an introduction to UDL tools and resources.

$40 for RUSA members
$50 for ALA members
$65 for non-ALA members
$35 for ALA student members and retired members
Group Rates
$99 single login
$38/person multiple logins. (min. 2 people)

Mar'15: Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility (ASCLA)

http://www.ala.org/ascla/free-and-affordable-apps-accessibility

Thursday, March 26, 2015: 1-2:30pm Central

Library personnel are the greatest resource in providing outreach services to those with special needs. Free and low cost applications for smart phones and tablets have gone beyond simply games and utility functions and can be used to increase accessibility for library users of all ages. These apps and how to implement them in the library's existing outreach resources will be discussed and demonstrated.

    $40 for ASCLA members
    $50 for ALA members
    $65 for non-ALA members
    $45 for ALA student members and retired members
Group Rates
    $99 single login
    $38/person multiple logins. (min. 2 people)

Mar'15: No Thumbs Required: Strategies for a Superior SMS/Text Reference Service (RUSA)

http://www.ala.org/rusa/no-thumbs-required

Tuesday, March 24, 2015: 2-3:15pm Central

Providing friendly, clear, and helpful service in line with RUSA’s professional guidelines is an essential part of successful library reference. However, in the increasingly popular reference medium of SMS/text messaging, it’s not always easy or clear how to provide both the requested information and the ideal professional service markers. In this webinar, participants will recognize the unique complications of SMS apply learn new strategies to provide the best service possible in this medium.

$40 for RUSA members
$50 for ALA members
$65 for non-ALA members
$35 for ALA student members and retired members
Group Rates
$99 single login
$38/person multiple logins. (min. 2 people)

Mar'15: Build Trust to Improve Performance (TrainingMagNetwork)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
12:30 PM Pacific / 3:30 PM Eastern (60-Minute Session)

http://www.trainingmagnetwork.com/events/406?gref=tmnSA1

Lack of trust is the root cause of major performance gaps in the workplace. A profusion of data from field research confirm that distrust reduces morale, accountability, and engagement and increases fear, suspicion, and duplication in all types of organizations. Most performance consultants believe that trust building is not a valid intervention. It is-and we can share proven principles and procedures that help us improve trust as a first step in increasing business results.

Mar'15: Enjoy your job, Enjoy your life (InSync)

Tuesday, March 31 (12-1 pm Mountain)

So often we focus on the negatives and tasks we don’t enjoy. This workshop helps participants identify the things about work they enjoy and find satisfying, look at ways of creating more of those items, and develop skill in recognizing and appreciating small accomplishments and savoring small successes.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://us.insynctraining.com/complimentary-programs/

Mar'15: Tech Talk with Michael Sauers (Nebraska Library Commission)

Wednesday, March 27 (9-10 am Mountain)

In this monthly feature of NCompass Live, the NLC’s Technology Innovation Librarian, Michael Sauers, will discuss the tech news of the month and share new and exciting tech for your library. There will also be plenty of time in each episode for you to ask your tech questions. So, bring your questions with you, or send them in ahead of time, and Michael will have your answers.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

Mar'15: Management Gone Social (American Management Association)

Wednesday, March 25 (10-11 am Mountain)

The Industrial Age Is Dead, Welcome to the Social Age. Social media has become an insurmountable market force, changing how we innovate, collaborate, serve our customers, hire and develop team members, motivate others toward a common mission, communicate with stakeholders, display our character, and demonstrate accountability. The Social Age is about everyone within the organization developing their own brand, and using that brand to enhance the brand-power through employee advocacy. Today, every manager must embrace social media — for their own career and to be a part of what their team, and perhaps the competition, is already doing. This webcast explores how companies can leverage their managers to become active participants in this 24/7 conversation.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.amanet.org/news/events-calendar.aspx

Mar'15: Telling Stories Through Email: How to Write Appeals that Rock! (Network for Good)

Tuesday, March 24 (11-12 pm Mountain)

Email is becoming an increasingly popular medium for staying in touch with non-profit donors. Whether we use it for fundraising appeals or donor stewardship, each email is an opportunity to engage donors with your cause. One of the best ways to increase their engagement is to tell them stories. Key Takeaways: Find out why email offers non-profits a huge fundraising and storytelling opportunity, Learn 5 best practices for non-profit emails, Get tips for writing email appeals that use stories, and Understand the value of stories in fundraising appeals.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://www1.networkforgood.org/for-nonprofits/webinars

Mar'15: Accelerate Performance Experience on the Job: Fast, Effective and Low-Cost Methods (Training Magazine Network)

Tuesday, March 24 (11-12 pm Mountain)

Why is experience the ultimate best teaching model? Why do we miss out on opportunities for improving performance through experience? Research have shown that the demographics in the workforce are gradually changing. Companies are losing more experienced people. Moreover, it is equally getting more difficult to hire people with experience. Unfortunately, learning environments and training programs focus on the theory about the work, and not gaining the experience  needed for the work. As a result, companies lose valuable human resource assets and ultimately,  their competitive edge as well. In this webinar, we will explore how “learning-for-experience” and “learning-for-performance” models to help learners and workers gain experience faster.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.trainingmagnetwork.com/calendar

Mar'15: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Organizations Webinar (GuideStar)

Thursday, March 19 (1-2 pm Mountain)

"High-performance organization" is a moniker most organizations—private, public, or nonprofit—would love to earn. And yet who can say what "high performance" really means for mission-based nonprofits? More important, how do executives, boards, and funders get there from here?!

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  https://www.guidestar.org/rxg/news/webinars/index.aspx

Mar'15: Government Information Online: A Digital Government Information Reference Tool that Blends Librarian Expertise, Discovery, and Reference/Referral (FDLP)

Thursday, March 19 (12-1 pm Mountain)

This webinar will provide an overview of Government Information Online (GIO) that includes its goals and service structure. Attendees will learn about the service’s use of OCLC QuestionPoint software, how to submit questions, and how to participate and provide subject expertise to the project. Attendees will also learn about the partnership between GIO and GPO, when to use GIO vs. askGPO, and how GIO helps deliver services for the Federal Depository Library Program.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

Mar'15: Proposal Writing Basics (GrantSpace)

Thursday, March 19 (11-12 pm Mountain)

Learn the key components of a proposal to a foundation. For those new to proposal writing, this class will cover: How the proposal fits into the overall grantseeking process, What to include in a standard proposal to a foundation, Tips for making each section of your proposal stronger, What funders expect to see in your proposal and attachments, Tips for communicating with funders during the grant process, and Additional resources on proposal writing, including sample proposals.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://grantspace.org/classroom/training-calendar/online

Mar'15: Collaborative Flipped Instruction (EdWeb)

Wednesday, March 18 (3-4 pm Mountain)

Participatory learning tools like social media and/or learning management systems can strengthen instructional partnerships between classroom teachers and school librarians. This webinar will highlight examples of how such partnerships can increase student achievement and professional learning for teachers. Assessment, blogging, and discussion forums will be covered. This webinar will benefit school librarians, classroom teachers, curriculum leaders, and administrators in grades 6-12.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.edweb.net/emergingtech

Mar'15: Making Members Feel They Matter (Wild Apricot)

Wednesday, March 18 (12-1 pm Mountain)

Without realizing it, many organizations make their members feel that they don’t matter – through automated letters and emails and less-than-heartfelt thank you’s. Why do organizations routinely dismiss and distance themselves from their own members, making their work harder and lonelier? How can leaders practice fearless leadership that centers on making members matter more, resulting in more relevant and successful organizations? In our upcoming Wild Apricot Expert Webinar, Allison Fine will answer these questions and outline a new kind of leadership that generates the courage to be out in the world in more open and vulnerable ways by knowing that other people truly matter and trusting that the world will respond with good will, creativity, and generosity. Leading this way doesn’t mean doing something different, it means being something different.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.wildapricot.com/webinars

Mar'15: Assisting Patrons with E-Readers: Tactics for Teaching & Troubleshooting (TechSoup)

Wednesday, March 18 (12-1 pm Mountain)

Do you help library patrons with e-readers? E-Readers have changed the way people consume information – and the way libraries operate. More than 50% of American adults now own an e-reader, and e-reading is on the rise. However, many people still need help downloading e-resources from the library. The challenge is that there are so many different types of e-readers and e-books that patrons can get confused by what to download. Come to this free webinar to learn tips and tricks for how you can provide better assistance and customer service to library patrons with e-readers. We will hear from e-reader experts who have been making a difference in their libraries.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.techsoup.org/community/events-webinars/default

Mar'15: Keys to Managing the Major Gifts Process: It's All in the Execution (4Good)

Wednesday, March 18 (11-12 pm Mountain)

Major gifts-whether $1,000 or $100,000 or anything in between-still produce the lion’s share of a nonprofits philanthropic revenue. The key to a successful program to identify, inform, interest and involve major gift donors, is more than simply asking-as important as the solicitation is. This webinar will focus on the development of a disciplined approach to achieving consistently good results and exceeding your goal.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: https://4good.org/4good/upcoming-nonprofit-webinars

Mar'15: Breezing Along with the Regional Medical Library: Altmetrics (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

Wednesday, March 18 (10-11 am Mountain)

Join the Regional Medical Library to learn about Altmetrics.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/services/updates/index.html

Mar'15: 6 Winning Practices for Engaging Your Employees: Proven Methods from FranklinCovey (American Management Association)

Wednesday, March 18 (10-11 am Mountain)

All too often we hear corporate leaders say that people are their company's most valuable asset. They genuinely believe it; but are they intentional about creating and reinforcing their culture, how they lead, and what is woven into the fabric of their organization to leverage that “most valuable” asset? In this compelling webcast, representatives from FranklinCovey, the company that brought you the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, discuss the key elements of a winning culture where everyone leads. They'll also expose you to a framework….an operating system that builds effective leaders at every level. And you'll cover crucial and highly effective practices that can propel your company to success by unleashing the potential of your people who are, indeed, the key to your ultimate competitive advantage.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.amanet.org/news/events-calendar.aspx

Mar'15: Making the Modern Classroom work for Adult Learners (InSync)

Monday, March 16 (11-12 pm Mountain)

Learning technologies have become so ubiquitous in the modern workplace that training professionals are finally able to move the focus from a discussion about what technologies to use to a discussion about how to best teach content, and how to address learner needs. Virtual and blended learning curricula, when designed to maximize engagement and knowledge transfer, provide vast opportunities to incorporate the tenants of adult learning theory. In this session, we’ll take a look at the individual concepts related to adult learning theory, and explore a few ways to accomplish this in your virtual and blended learning designs. Be prepared for this to be a working session – we’ll ask you all to bring and share your personal experiences.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://us.insynctraining.com/complimentary-programs/

Mar'15: Power Searching: Databases and the hidden web (Infopeople)

Friday, March 13 (1-2 pm Mountain)

Join Infopeople trainers for the final program in the Power Searching Series. 

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar

Mar'15: The Best Plays from our Millennial Playbook: How to Stay on Top of Changing Trends and Behaviors (Network for Good)

Thursday, March 12 (11-12 pm Mountain)

How do Millennial values and tech-centric approaches influence donor behavior across all generations? Join Network for Good and Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies to take a closer look at how young supporters are redefining giving and nonprofit outreach. Get tips for engaging Millennials as advocates, donors, volunteers, and board members and learn why understanding this generation will help you better connect with donors of all ages.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://www1.networkforgood.org/for-nonprofits/webinars

Mar'15: 10 #SocialMedia Tactics to Do More With Less (Idealware)

Thursday, March 12 (11-12 pm Mountain)

In the early days of social media, most people jumped in and tried to figure it out for themselves, usually by posting anything and everything. Now many organizations dedicate massive budgets to sophisticated campaigns, an approach that's beyond the reach of most small nonprofits.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://idealware.org/online-training

Mar'15: Before You Hire an Architect: Reduce Costs and Risks, Produce Better Results (4Good)

Wednesday, March 11 (11-12 pm Mountain)
   
Before launching a facility project, nonprofit boards and CEOs should have a clear sense of the entire process, with its opportunities and pitfalls, so they can maximize value while minimizing costs, risks and stress. This webinar will address the critical information a board and CEO need to have, and the work they need to do, before hiring an architect. It will cover roles and responsibilities (board, staff, architects, contractors, consultants), strategy, planning, programming, budgeting, architect and contractor selection, and client-favorable contracts.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: https://4good.org/4good/upcoming-nonprofit-webinars

Mar'15: Learn from the Past, Prepare for the Future (OCLC)

Tuesday, March 10 (12-1 pm Mountain)

Join this first event in the Transformative Leaders webinar series for current and future library leaders. This webinar will explore the changing landscape of libraries and the role of leadership in managing effective change.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  https://www.oclc.org/events.en.html

Mar'15: 3 Steps to Thriving in Chaos (Effectiveness Institute)

Friday, March 6 (12-1 pm Mountain)

The turbulence of current events increases stress, drains energy and reduces productivity. In this webinar you’ll learn three essential steps for not only surviving but thriving in the chaos. As a result of participating in this session you will: Identify the three phases of change and how to manage them effectively. Discover how behavior style impacts the change process. Apply three tools to increase your ability to thrive.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://www.effectivenessinstitute.com/index.php?option=com_dtregister&Itemid=54

Apr-May'15: Dealing with Difficult Patron Behavior (Infopeople)

An Infopeople 4-week online course, April 28 to May 25, 2015

Fee: $75 for those in the California library community and Infopeople Partners, $150 for all others.
For a complete course description and to register go to https://infopeople.org/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=477

Would you like to increase your understanding of what causes patrons to behave in ways that may range from difficult or disruptive to potentially dangerous? Gain skills to deal more effectively with these behaviors? In this online course you will learn about these topics and more:

•    External “trigger factors” and internal stress points
•    Establishing boundaries and setting limits
•    Consistent enforcement of your library’s policies and procedures
•    Prevention and proactive approaches
•    Follow-up after an incident occurs

Because of interest in this topic, this Infopeople course is being repeated and updated. It will be particularly beneficial to library staff who are examining and developing policies and procedures.

Apr'15: I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own: Information Access and Civil Discourse in the Digital Age (Carterette Series)

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central)

Register: http://goo.gl/ffQjzA

In this webinar, Brandy Horne will outline different factors that can influence, and even hinder, our ability to access information in a digital environment, and she’ll discuss how the information we do access can ultimately impact our ability to engage in civil discourse.  Finally, addressing some possibly conflicting directives from ALA documents, such as the Core Values of Librarianship and the Code of Ethics, we’ll look at how libraries might strike a balance between showing patrons how to find the information they need and helping them to find the information they want.

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Mar'15: Open Licensing: What It Is, Why Do It (American Alliance of Museums)

Thursday, March 5 (12-1 pm Mountain)

Interested in how you can open up your collections for the public good? In this one-hour roundtable discussion via Google+ Hangout, a panel of experts will explore the variety of ways that cultural institutions such as galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAMs) can apply open licensing to their collections, as well as how this type of licensing benefits both institutions and their audiences.  The conversation will also introduce attendees to open licensing models and will articulate the potential benefits and challenges for implementing open licensing at institutions of all sizes. Digital strategist Michael Edson of the Smithsonian Institution and the Open Knowledge Foundation will moderate the discussion.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.aam-us.org/resources/online-programs

Mar'15: Thirteen Things You Might Not Know About National Library of Medicine Resources (Nebraska Library Commission)

Wednesday, March 4 (9-10 am Mountain)

Where are you going to look? The answer should be the National Library of Medicine...for topics such as human anatomy, animal disease, health organizations, doctors, drugs, low-cost care and medicine, diagnostic tests and more. Marty Magee, from the University of Nebraska Medical Center’s McGoogan Library of Medicine, looks at reference and consumer resources beyond MedlinePlus.gov, that are freely accessible for patrons and libraries everywhere.

For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventlist.asp?Mode=ALL

Mar'15: Legacy Program (Washington State Library)

Tuesday, March 3 (10-11 am Mountain)

John Hughes, Chief Historian of Washington State's Legacy Project, will cover the basics for how to structure a community oral history project to ensure its success.

For more information and to register for this program, visit:  http://www.sos.wa.gov/library/libraries/firsttuesdays/default.aspx

Mar'15: Crossroads: Research at the Intersection of State and Federal Law (FDLP)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 / 2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

http://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

This webinar will demonstrate how to navigate transitions from state statutes and regulations to elusive Federal resources embedded in state text. This legal research journey will include visits to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, GPO’s Federal Digital System, and Federal agency Web sites.

Mar'15: Planning Your Federal Depository Celebration (FDLP)

Thursday, March 26, 2015 / 2:00 pm (Eastern Time)

http://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

Participants will find out how to use free resources available from the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) to create an event that increases support for the library’s Government information services. Learn how you can plan a unique celebration that engages your patrons, community partnership organizations, and local law makers to showcase the importance of the services you provide. Plus, it can all be accomplished on a shoestring budget! A range of low-cost, high-impact strategies to make your celebration memorable will be discussed.

Mar'15: Coming to Terms - Behind the New Liblicense Model License (CRL)

Wednesday, March 04, 2015
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm CST

http://www.crl.edu/events/coming-terms-behind-new-liblicense-model-license

Ann Okerson, CRL senior advisor on electronic resources strategy and founder of Liblicense, will discuss the recent rewrite of the Liblicense Model License.  The Liblicense model is a rich source of information and guidance for libraries seeking to license digital resources for faculty, students, and researchers.

Okerson will talk about the work of the development team, and the new issues, questions – and land mines –libraries face in negotiating acquisition of electronic resources today.  She will be joined by other members of the team: Ivy Anderson , Director, Collection Development & Management, California Digital Library; and Tracy Thompson, Executive Director, NELLCO (an international consortium of law libraries).