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  1. Podcasts: What Are They and What Role Can Librarians Play?

    Podcasts are free radio shows—like those on National Public Radio (NPR). One can listen to podcasts at any time in any place. Imagine hitting "play" and listening to NPR shows while commuting, waiting on line, or doing chores. But podcasts are n ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/05/2014 - 17:02 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Faculty Buy-in for IR and OA Publishing

    This session will demonstrate how even a small institution with limited staffing and resources can achieve more than 30 percent buy-in of their faculty to the institutional repository (IR) and increase awareness of and support for open access publishing o ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/05/2014 - 15:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age On-Demand Webinar

    Apps and E-Books in Storytime Storytime has joined the digital age, and incorporating digital media into collections and programming is now an essential part of children’s librarianship. Join PLA and instructor Cen Campbell for this on-demand webinar that ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  4. Negotiation of E-Resource Licensing & Pricing Terms

    License agreements and pricing terms for electronic resources are more complex than for other library materials.  You are not getting the best possible deal if you accept prices and terms as initially given.  Attend this webinar to learn about being asser ...

    VGRUZYNSKI - 04/22/2014 - 11:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Using Third-Party MOOCs on Campus

    This webinar will cover new research on the opportunities and challenges associated with using third-party MOOCs in campus-based courses. In collaboration with the University System of Maryland, Ithaka S+R worked with faculty members at six campuses to tr ...

    CMCCONNELL - 05/21/2014 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. Screentastic! On-Demand Webinar

    Using Screencasting as a Reference and Customer Service Tool If you’re interested in learning more about screencasts and hearing tips on how to create them, this is the perfect on-demand webinar for you! Screencasts are excellent tools for demonstrating s ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:16 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. MOOCs and the Public Library: An Opportunity

    Join presenter Dorothy Pawlowski as she discusses opportunities for public libraries to promote lifelong learning by becoming meet-up destinations for MOOCs. The webinar is based on the experience of the Ridgefield (Connecticut) Library which hosted a ten ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/20/2014 - 12:01 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. QR Codes, Prezi, and SchoolTube, Oh My! Not-So-Traditional Reading Promotions for Digital Natives

    Students of all ages still love to read; practicing librarians know this is true, despite rampant rumors to the contrary.  While some believe that modern technologies will be the death of reading and the love of books, there are many ways to harness those ...

    JHABLEY - 07/14/2014 - 15:29 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  9. Through Their Eyes

    Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

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