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  1. 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 - 05/21/2014 - 12:13 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  2. Negotiation of E-Resource Licensing & Pricing Terms

    License agreements and pricing terms for electronic resources are more complex than for other library materials.  You are not getting the best possible deal if you accept prices and terms as initially given.  Attend this webinar to learn about being asser ...

    VGRUZYNSKI - 04/22/2014 - 11:33 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. QR Codes, Prezi, and SchoolTube, Oh My! Not-So-Traditional Reading Promotions for Digital Natives

    Students of all ages still love to read; practicing librarians know this is true, despite rampant rumors to the contrary.  While some believe that modern technologies will be the death of reading and the love of books, there are many ways to harness those ...

    JHABLEY - 07/14/2014 - 15:29 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  4. Through Their Eyes

    Usability testing to create better user experiences By Meredith Farkas Whatever issues I may have had with an unnamed discovery tool as a librarian, I always believed that it was an easier tool for students to use than our OPAC. And then I met Steve (not ...

    bgoldberg - 07/07/2014 - 16:24 - American Libraries Magazine

  5. 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)

  6. Screentastic! Using Screencasting as a Reference and Customer Service Tool On-Demand Webinar

    If you’re interested in learning more about screencasts and hearing tips on how to create them, this is the perfect on-demand webinar for you! Screencasts are excellent tools for demonstrating software, teaching computer skills, and visually sharing step- ...

    SHOFMANN - 06/03/2014 - 12:18 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. Libraries Stream toward Roku Lending

    By Beverly Goldberg It’s been two years since the Ephrata (Pa.) Public Library began lending Roku devices—digital video players that people plug into their televisions so they can view on a larger screen digitized programming that is archived online, such ...

    bgoldberg - 06/16/2014 - 16:32 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. 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 - 07/15/2014 - 11:51 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  9. Going Beyond Google Again

    Strategies for using and teaching the Invisible Web By Jane Devine and Francine Egger-Sider It seems unlikely that people will give up their reliance on general-purpose search engines or their practice of beginning a search using Google or one of its comp ...

    LBORMAN - 05/29/2014 - 15:21 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. From 0 to 60: Implement eBooks in Your Library Program in 4 Weeks

    Navigating the world of eBooks has been a difficult but rewarding journey for the North East Independent School District. There are many eBook vendors looking to provide content to school libraries, but how do you know which one is best for you? This cour ...

    JHABLEY - 04/17/2014 - 09:09 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

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