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  1. What Makes a Great Library Website

    There’s a good chance that more of your library's patrons are using your website than coming into your building. Is your virtual presence welcoming? Easy to navigate? Reflective of your customers’ needs? Join us for a one-hour, live webinar and learn ...

    SHOFMANN - 03/27/2014 - 10:05 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  2. Libraries and MOOCs: Role, Opportunities, Pitfalls

    As campuses debate the opportunities and impacts of MOOCs, libraries are also exploring the changing teaching and learning environment. This webinar will explore the variety of roles and skills associated with successful MOOCs, including partnerships to b ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/07/2014 - 11:46 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. How to Present a Webinar

    Webinars have become a standard continuing education tool. ALCTS is committed to creating new webinars on emerging issues for all technical services topics, and we would like to train possible presenters on how to develop and present a webinar. Join Keri ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/10/2014 - 11:04 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Through a MOOC, Darkly: Understanding the MOOC Landscape and Its Impact on Libraries' Digital Resources

    MOOCs are forcing us to rethink how we teach, learn, and provide educational resources. These courses have become a catalyst for issues that universities must confront: the value of a degree and its rising cost, the marketization and unbundling of educati ...

    CMCCONNELL - 03/03/2014 - 14:10 - 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 - 03/03/2014 - 14:11 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  6. 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)

  7. Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

    This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing ...

    admin - 02/24/2014 - 09:54 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  8. Open Access Everything

    Libraries are making scholarship accessible to all By Meredith Farkas With the growing cost of higher education, declining library budgets, and the crisis in scholarly publishing, it can sometimes be difficult to feel optimistic. Looking at the creative e ...

    bgoldberg - 12/23/2013 - 20:00 - American Libraries Magazine

  9. The Price Is Right at Unite for Literacy

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By James LaRue How would you like 100 free ebooks for children, ready for immediate MARC upload to your catalog? Librarians have long known our extraordinary contribution to early literacy. And research from 2010 tells us t ...

    bgoldberg - 04/02/2014 - 10:42 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Ebooks in Connecticut on the Move

    bgoldberg's blog E-Content By Alan S. Inouye Last week, I had the pleasure of participating in a statewide eBook symposium hosted by the Connecticut State Library and held at the University of Hartford. You will recall that the state of Connecticut p ...

    bgoldberg - 03/06/2014 - 16:12 - American Libraries Magazine

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