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  1. You Ought to be in Pictures: Bringing Streaming Video to Your Library

    On-Demand Once Free! This hour-long session covers: best practices for selection and use of streaming media; licensing; purchasing and cataloging streaming media; storing and serving content in a locally developed open source system; working with faculty ...

    admin - 06/23/2015 - 13:56 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. The Future of the Big Deal

    October 18 and 19, 2011 Hosted by Rebecca Kemp and Rob Van Rennes The economic downturn has forced many libraries to take a hard look at their “Big Deal” packages and reconsider whether it makes sense to continue with this type of purchasing model. Some h ...

    admin - 03/24/2012 - 12:00 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. New and Tantalizing Spring Titles from Workman (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 15, 2011. In this free Booklist webcast, the staff of Workman Publishing, with divisions including Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press, preview a wealth of forthcoming books that will appe ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  4. Spring into Books: Terrific New Titles for Youth (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired February 22, 2011. Spring! Something new in the air. At Booklist that means fresh and fabulous spring books. Join us for this free, informative Booklist webinar to hear about the buzz-worthy titles from our sponsors, Macmillan Children’s ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  5. YA Alert: New Teen Titles for 2011 (Booklist Webcast)

    Originally aired on February 8, 2011. Young adult literature remains one of the most exciting areas of the publishing world, and it’s challenging to keep up with the latest news and books. In this information-packed Booklist Publications webcast, attendee ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  6. Open Access Initiatives in Scholarly Communications

    February 16 and 17, 2011 Hosted by Adrian Ho and Sarah Shreeves Libraries have used various strategies to engage with faculty, students, and administrators around changes in the scholarly communication system. Open access (OA) has become a popular topic a ...

    admin - 03/22/2012 - 15:08 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  7. Breaking New Bread: Cookbooks in the Library (Booklist Webcast on 10/05/2010)

    From celebrity-chef cookbooks to the burgeoning interest in organic and sustainable foods, things are heating up in the cookery section of today’s libraries. In this hour-long webcast moderated by Adult Books editor Brad Hooper, Booklist columnist and rea ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:24 - Online Learning

  8. Beads, Bulbs, and Books: Bringing Home and Garden into the Library (Booklist Webcast on 12/07/2010)

    Stitching in the sewing room, digging in the garden, looking information up in the library—these activities are often closely related for book-oriented home gardeners and crafters. If you find inspiration from yarn and paper, if you inhale wholesomeness w ...

    admin - 09/14/2012 - 09:23 - Online Learning

  9. Encyclopedia Evolution (Booklist Webcast on 11/16/2010)

    Encyclopedias are the cornerstones of a library’s reference collection, but traditional encyclopedia publishing has been transformed over the past several years. Join Reference Books Bulletin editor Mary Ellen Quinn for an up-close look at how encyclopedi ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning

  10. Seeing Is Reading: An Inside Look at Graphic Novels (Booklist Webcast from 11/02/2010)

    More than ever, a strong graphic novel collection is essential in both school and public libraries. Whether used as curriculum support, literacy tools, or avenues of entertainment, comics hold undeniable appeal for both reluctant and avid child and teen r ...

    admin - 01/03/2012 - 12:24 - Online Learning