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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. 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)

  3. 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)

  4. Getting Started with GIS

    Getting Started with GIS is a three week course modeled on Eva Dodsworth's LITA Guide of the same name. The course provides an introduction to GIS technology and GIS in libraries. Through hands on exercises, discussions and recorded lectures, student ...

    MPRENTICE - 03/12/2014 - 11:38 - Library Information Technology Association (LITA)

  5. One Product, Many Users

    Finding the widest user experience By John G. Dove Terry Winograd, professor of computer science at Stanford University, is one of the top leaders in human-computer interaction. For a dozen years, he has collaborated with the Hasso Plattner Institute of D ...

    geberhart - 03/11/2014 - 17:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  6. Tech Tools for Teen Leadership (YALSA)

    Let's face it, learning and using new technologies can seem overwhelming.  However, many of the technologies that spring up every day can help you be a better leader in your library and a better manager of teen library services. You can also use many ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:12 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  7. Reaching Teens with Gaming (YALSA)

    Gaming at the library refers to board, card, role-playing, and big games, not just digital video games. Thinking about hosting board game nights or starting a circulating video game collection? Already offering Rock band and Mario Kart and looking for a n ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 17:07 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  8. Connect, Create, Collaborate: Supporting Teen Needs with Technology

    Over the past several years, technology has not only become a part of the every day life experience of teens, but it's also an integral part of the lives of the librarians that serve the age group. From Twitter to Vine and from coding to website crea ...

    admin - 04/16/2014 - 16:52 - Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

  9. Just a Game?

    Library gamification encourages engagement and learning By Meredith Farkas Everyone grows up playing games. Whether it’s hide-and-seek, checkers, or Angry Birds, gaming pervades our culture and is an indelible part of our childhoods. Online gaming has bec ...

    bgoldberg - 02/24/2014 - 09:23 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. 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

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