Webinar

InfoPeople: George and Joan on Successful Middle Management

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When: 
05/04/2010 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour
There is no charge for this webinar.  Pre-registration is not required.

In all but the smallest institutions, middle managers—department heads, branch managers, project coordinators, team leaders, and committee chairs—hold the key to whether a library will be successful in realizing its vision. They are the conduits of day-to-day information, they help other staff understand how they fit into the overall direction of the library, and they facilitate the implementation of the library's plans.

Mission Critical: Services to Spanish Speakers

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When: 
05/26/2010 - 5:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour

Join WebJunction for this webinar, the third in a series presented in collaboration with REFORMA. Now more than ever, programs for Spanish speakers at libraries around the country are seeing record attendance and positive feedback from participants. Find out how your outreach efforts and your community can help position the *library as critical* in the eyes of stakeholders and decision makers.

WebJunction's Opportunity for All: The American Public Benefits from Library Internet Access

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When: 
05/18/2010 - 5:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour
The University of Washington recently completed a nationwide study of public access computing in public libraries across the United States. The results of this study are available to all libraries, and can provide a powerful supplement to locally collected data to show community impact from these services.

InfoPeople: Digital Photo Management for Libraries

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Duration: 
one hour

Have digital photos? Now what? Discover online management services that can make organizing photo collections easier and learn about free web-based photo editing tools that can help you to fix those not-quite-right pics. Get direct comparisons of these tools that can help you decide which are best for your needs or your library.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, attendees will:

Tales from the Tech Sandbox

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When: 
04/06/2010 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour

According to Kieran Hixon, it’s all about the sandbox at his library. Don’t expect to get sandy or dusty, instead, learn how testing new ideas and innovations in a controlled environment — the sandbox — helps the John C. Fremont Public Library District use technology to meet the needs of their rural community.

Library Journal: The Success of Web-Scale Discovery in Returning Net-Gen Users to the Library

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When: 
04/08/2010 - 4:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour

The Summon™ Service in Academic Libraries
SPONSORED BY: Serials Solutions and Library Journal

8Bit Library: Gaming: All Libraries and All Ages

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When: 
03/13/2010 - 6:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
45 minutes

On Saturday, March 13th at 1:00pm EST, 8bitlibrary.com will be presenting a free webinar titled "Gaming: All Libraries & All Ages ".

The URL for the webinar is http://tinychat.com/8bitlibrary and it will be active at least 1 hour before the event.

For more information please visit:

InfoPeople: OpenOffice - What Libraries Need to Know

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When: 
03/18/2010 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour

Are you curious about a free, open source alternative to Microsoft Office? Meet OpenOffice, the leading open-source office suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. Learn how it measures up to the competition, how it can be used in libraries and other factors that will help you decide if OpenOffice is for you.

At the end of the webinar, participants will:

·         Be familiar with the platform requirements for running OpenOffice

BCR: Finding the Silver Lining: Cloud Computing and Libraries

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When: 
03/05/2010 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour

Description
There was tons of buzz surrounding the technology term “cloud computing” in 2009 - but what is it? And more importantly, what will it mean for you in 2010 and beyond? This hour-long session by Marisa Wood will explore the basic concept of cloud computing as well as just a few of the advantages that cloud computing offers both libraries and individuals.

WebJunction: Libraries Go Boom! Library Service to Older Adults and Baby Boomers

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When: 
04/06/2010 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One Hour
Douglas C. Lord, of the Connecticut State Library and active WebJunction contributor will share best practices related to services to older adults with a special emphasis on the baby boom generation. We'll discuss the characteristics and needs of boomers, and share ideas on how library programming can respond to those needs. We'll also look at what the future holds as boomers continue to age and the next generation enters seniority.

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