Webinar

Web Services for Underfunded, Understaffed Libraries

Events: 
When: 
09/17/2009 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour

All OPAL public events are free of charge and open to everyone worldwide. Most OPAL online programs last about an hour.  

Join Bohyun Kim, the Digital Access Librarian at the Medical Library of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida Internation University, for a lively, informative presentation and discussion about how underfunded and understaffed libraries of all types and sizes can make web services work for their organizations and their users.

Host: TAP Information Services

Digital Reference Summit: Be Where Your Users Are

Events: 
When: 
09/30/2009 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
1 1/2 hours
After a decade of adjustment, libraries are reaffirming their role as key information providers in this digital age. Call it what you will, libraries are providing digital reference, chat reference, virtual reference, online reference, synchronous reference, and now text message reference as part of their library’s suite of services.

Building the Digital Branch for the 21st Century: WebJunction

Events: 
When: 
09/15/2009 - 6:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
1 hour
When was the last time your website was redesigned - three years ago? Last century? Join presenter David Lee King for Building the Digital Branch: Guidelines to Transform Your Website for the 21st Century, a webinar brought to you in special collaboration with WebJunction-Kansas and ALA TechSource.

An Introduction to Drupal for Libraries

Events: 
When: 
08/28/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
One hour

Looking for a better way to manage your web site content?  Want more advanced functionality and/or social networking features?  Drupal is an award-winning, open source content management system being used by major corporations worldwide and is now being widely adopted by the library community.  Learn more about the pros and cons of Drupal and how libraries are using it to make their web presences more effective and efficient.  Discover library-specific add-ons (modules) that can make your new Drupal site even more extensible.
 

WebJunction Webinar: Living Library Project--Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

Events: 
When: 
07/22/2009 - 5:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
1 hour
The Living Library is a unique event that brings together people who have special interests, beliefs or experiences to speak with people from different backgrounds and share their personal story. In this innovative program participants can "check out" Living Books for a personal conversation. Both the Bainbridge Island and Santa Monica Public Libraries executed two successful Living Library events.

Infopeople Webinar: Open Source Library System Software - Libraries Are Doing it For Themselves

Events: 
When: 
07/21/2009 - 7:00am America/Los_Angeles

This is the second webinar in a series. The first webinar in this series presented an introduction to and overview of Open in improving OSLS software – even if you're not a programmer or a "techie"!The second webianr focuses on Open Source Library Systems. 

OPALESCENCE: A Free Online Conference for All Librarians

Events: 
When: 
08/13/2009 - 7:00am America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
Two-Days

TAP Information Services will be hosting a free online conference!

Has your travel budget dried up? Still want that conference experience of fresh ideas, lively conversations, and networking with colleagues? Participate in OPALESCENCE, a free online conference for all librarians and fellow travelers. We're planning a series of interesting and informative presentations and discussions spread over a two-day period. Watch for future details and announcements.

WebJunction: Technology Stewardship @ Your Library

Events: 
When: 
06/10/2009 - 9:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour
Join presenter Nancy White co-author of the forthcoming book Digital Habitats: Stewarding Technology for Communities, (with Etienne Wenger and John E. Smith) for this free webinar. Nancy is recognized internationally for her research exploring online communities today, and in her work as a technology steward, designer and builder of online interaction spaces. In this webinar, Nancy will focus on librarians as community technology stewards.

Infopeople: Open Source: "Free" is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Events: 
When: 
06/24/2009 - 7:00pm America/Los_Angeles
Duration: 
one hour
  • Is your library trying to reduce costs, streamline procedures, and be responsive to increased/new customer expectations – all at the same time?
  • Is it time to begin planning to replace your current integrated library system (ILS)?
  • Is your current ILS vendor less than responsive to your requests?
  • Do you have a "legacy" ILS that is no longer supported with upgrades?

If you answered "yes" to any of the questions above, then Open Source is something you should know about, and you should put this webinar on your cale

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