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Browsing Webinars and Online Programs by Issue Date

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  • Gross, Valerie J. (Public Library Association, 2010-11-15)
    Based on the instructor’s award-winning article, “Transforming Our Image through Words that Work—Perception is Everything” (Valerie Gross, Public Libraries, Volume 48, Number 5, (2009): p. 24–32), this webinar describes a ...
  • Cordova, Fernando; Jarvis, Pat; Fulghum-Nutters, Holly (Public Library Association, 2011-01-19)
    Staff of Project Read, a South San Francisco initiative promoting lifelong learning, share their experience of developing a Financial Well-Being program and offer tips to create one at your library. Project Read includes ...
  • Hill, Nate (Public Library Association, 2011-02-23)
    Patrons entering through your home page should feel as welcomed as those through your front door. Make sure your library’s website is at its best for you and your patrons. Nate Hill, web librarian at San Jose (Calif.) ...
  • Block, Carson (Public Library Association, 2011-04-20)
    They’ve started to show up everywhere. Black and white squares. On magazine ads, outdoor signs, websites, receipts, airline tickets, and now… at your library. What are they? Quick Response (QR) Codes—two-dimensional barcodes, ...
  • Davis, Denise; Wong, Megan; Calhoun, Amy; Spink, Joseph; Shorr, Manya (Public Library Association, 2011-09-21)
    Sacramento (Calif.) Public Library received a $100,000 grant from the California State Library to form a partnership with Barnes & Noble and develop a plan to successfully check out e-readers to the public. In six short ...
  • Kirkpatrick, Geoffrey; Block, Carson (Public Library Association, 2011-10-25)
    Starting at page one. This on-demand webinar introduces participants to the e-book and e-reader market with a look at the devices, including the Kindle, Nook, and iPad. It also looks at market trends to show participants ...
  • Garcia-Febo, Loida (Public Library Association, 2011-10-26)
    The library can be an important center of community for Latino immigrants. This webinar helps participants maximize the potential of their library to connect with and provide services for Spanish-speaking patrons. Instructor ...
  • LaRue, Jamie; Fifarek, Aimee; Ganley, Ben; Burleigh, David; Mercer, Tom; Block, Carson (Public Library Association, 2011-11-01)
    They may be filled with words, just like physical books, but e-books tell their own story when it comes to building a library collection. This on-demand webinar covers the particularities of licensing e-materials, and ...
  • Coulter, Carolyn K.; Wong, Megan; Goodman, Amanda; Peoples, Brock; Herrmann, Carrie; Schmidt, Jim; Block, Carson (Public Library Association, 2011-11-08)
    So you’ve done all your background research. You’re ready to build your e-book program. What now? This on-demand webinar demonstrates different approaches to add e-books and/or e-readers to library collections of all ...
  • Tominaga, Mana; Block, Carson (Public Library Association, 2011-11-15)
    This on-demand webinar explores strategic consideration in adding e-books, as well as project management fundamentals (shared in a down-to-earth fashion) to ensure a good start as well as a sustainable effort. Learn how ...
  • Decker Smith, Sally; Swigon, Ted (Public Library Association, 2012-02-23)
    What do visitors to your library see? This casual, conversational webinar, intended for smaller libraries, will encourage you to take a fresh look at your library. The presenters share some common library design missteps ...
  • Gross, Valerie J.; Lassen, Christie P.; Flynn Giles, Ellen (Public Library Association, 2012-03-28)
    Howard County (Md.) Library System (HCLS) CEO Valerie J. Gross details Choose Civility, an ongoing community-wide initiative that aims to enhance respect, empathy, consideration, and tolerance in Howard County. Nearly 100 ...
  • Pearson, Lynnanne (Public Library Association, 2012-04-17)
    Join Lynnanne Pearson, manager of adult popular services, Skokie (Ill.) Public Library for a basic look at the e-book devices your customers are using as well as some tips and tricks for using the devices and lending them ...
  • Petlewski, Kathy (Public Library Association, 2012-04-24)
    What is the most effective way to spend your e-book budget? Should you focus on popular items or create a comprehensive collection? Should you join a consortium to increase your library’s buying power? How do you find one? ...
  • Anderson, Dedra; Casper, Lisa (Public Library Association, 2012-09-19)
    Join us for a trip off the beaten path. This engaging, on-demand webinar features the latest books from small and independent presses, hybrid-publishers, and self-published works. The proliferation of small publishing ...
  • Evjy, Christopher (Public Library Association, 2013-03-20)
    Web content management systems like Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla! are powerful tools that simplify staff interaction with complex web technologies and empower librarians to engage with patrons on a scale never before ...
  • Circle, Alison; Staley, Jim (Public Library Association, 2013-03-20)
    Over the past few years libraries have grown in understanding the value of marketing and have adapted many marketing fundamentals. But like all professional disciplines, marketing is subject to trends and innovations. There ...
  • King, David Lee (Public Library Association, 2013-03-20)
    There’s no denying it, an online presence is a must-have for every library, whether big or small. A digital branch opens the library to the online community and offers a place where your customers can interact—with you and ...
  • Golden, Garry (Public Library Association, 2013-03-20)
    Look forward with futurist Garry Golden during an engaging and thought-provoking keynote session. While foresight may seem daunting in the mercurial world of public libraries, it can be a valuable and practical tool. Join ...
  • Bybee Miller, Lupine; López-Santillana, Jane; Mabbott, Cass (Public Library Association, 2013-03-20)
    Help your young readers find happily ever after with a book. A panel of youth librarians share tips and tricks to enhance readers’ advisory for children and teens at your library. Learn effective ways to improve your skills, ...

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