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In this webcast for librarians in all types of libraries, Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, and Chair of the Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board, talks about the value and potential of interactive features, and representatives from Encyclopaedia Britannica, World Book, ABC-CLIO, and Paratext demonstrate their newest interactive features and give us a preview of what’s coming next.

Originally aired July 26, 2010. Join leading researchers, Denise M. Davis, from the ALA Office for Research & Statistics and John Carlo Bertot, from the Center for Library & Information Innovation at the University of Maryland, as they share insights and trends from new research in this webinar archive.

Get more from the RDA Toolkit by attending this live webinar November 16, 2011 2:30PM Central
Watch the archive from the first RDA Toolkit Virtual User Group - October 5, 2011
Originally aired October 19, 2010 In this authoritative Booklist webinar, sponsored by Orca Book Publishers, attendees will hear from presenters in the library and education fields who have had success using fiction to reach at-risk and disengaged readers.

Take your READ Design Studio customized READ® posters to new creative heights! This free webinar will explore advanced techniques in Adobe® Photoshop® Elements to design eye-catching and inspiring posters that promote READing in your library.

Learn how to successfully create customized READ® posters using the READ Design Studio by watching our webinar archive. You'll learn to: photograph for easier editing; remove photo backgrounds; design professional-looking posters; and use Photoshop Elements shortcuts.

In this Booklist webcast, Books for Youth associate editor Ian Chipman and comics expert Kat Kan are joined by representatives from Lerner Publishing Group/Graphic Universe, ABDO Publishing Group, and SLG Publishing in this program that looks at new titles and explores the role of graphic novels in the library and beyond.

Inspirational and Christian fiction are tremendously popular genres, but what sort of books are found beneath the arc of these broad terms? For a lively overview of the rich inspirational spectrum, a look at the latest trends, and scoops on forthcoming titles, join us for this informative and, yes, inspiring webcast.

In this informative hourlong Booklist webcast, youth librarians will discover a wealth of tips and ideas for improving their summer reading programs and inspiring children and teens to crack the books during the warmer months. Expert librarians Carole D. Fiore and Jeanette Larson as well as presenters from Candlewick Press and HarperCollins Children’s Books share their knowledge and offer sneak peeks at new titles.