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  1. From MARC to BIBFRAME: An Introduction

    This presentation provides an introduction to the Bibliographic Framework (BIBFRAME), a model used for expressing and connecting bibliographic data through the semantic web. Includes an overview of linked data, examples of MARC metadata expressed as BIBFR ...

    EWHITMORE - 04/23/2015 - 10:50 - bvqj96

  2. ALA Midwinter: Cool Ideas and Take-Aways

    What jumped out at you or sparked your interest at the 2015 ALA Midwinter Meeting?  Share an idea from a presentation, a tool or technique you want to try, or a useful piece of information that changed your life. If applicable, please share what you are g ...

    EWHITMORE - 03/25/2015 - 13:19 - bvqj96

  3. E-Book Cataloging Using a Shared Mailbox

    Acquiring and cataloging e-books received as firm orders presents a unique challenge to librarians accustomed to print materials, who struggle to manage an invisible backlog and workflow, and the attendant difficulties with tracking, communicating between ...

    CMCCONNELL - 02/10/2015 - 14:25 - bvqj96

  4. 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 - 01/26/2015 - 12:46 - bvqj96

  5. 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 - 04/21/2015 - 16:23 - rb0cnm

  6. 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 - 01/06/2015 - 13:49 - bvqj96

  7. The State of E-Books in Public Libraries and Publishing On-Demand Webinar

    The mercurial state of public libraries’ relationship with e-books and their publishers is not always an easy issue to understand. This one-hour, on-demand webinar features a discussion of the current state of e-books with regards to public libraries and ...

    SHOFMANN - 04/21/2015 - 16:17 - rb0cnm

  8. Demystifying Library Standards

    On-Demand Once Free! Wednesday, 6/18/2008 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) The speakers address why standards are important to libraries and not just in the traditional technical services areas. As libraries are c ...

    admin - 04/30/2015 - 17:37 - bvqj96

  9. New Trends in Library Content Acquisitions

    Libraries now benefit from an array of new content acquisition models, ranging from purchase to subscription to demand-driven and various hybrid models. Additionally, these models apply to both book and journal content, in both print and electronic format ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:33 - bvqj96

  10. 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 - 10/14/2014 - 11:37 - bvqj96

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