From the desk of ...
Katie Campbell, Library Consultant
Listed below are FREE programs The Accessible Technology Coalition , American Management Association, Booklist, Colorado State Library, Grantspace, Insync Training, NASA, National Library of Medicine, Nebraska Library Commission, Nonprofit Webinars, O’Reilly, VolunteerMatch, Washington State Library, WebJunction, and the West Virginia Library Commission, will be webcasting during August.
In the event that you aren’t available during those times, or you would like to check out past webinars, here are the links to archived events:
August 22 (10-11 am)
Your Government Online: The Executive Branch and Cabinet (Nebraska Library Commission)
The U.S. government provides a wealth of services and information on the Web with a great many Web sites. Laura Johnson will review “who’s got what” in a whirlwind virtual tour of the federal government on the Web. This Webinar, the first of a series, starts with the executive branch and Cabinet departments. Future programs will cover the legislative and judicial branches and independent agencies. Be sure to get the list of sites covered (available on Tuesday before the program) so you can take notes on it.
For more information and to register for this program, visit:http://nlc.nebraska.gov/scripts/calendar/eventreg.asp?ProgID=11498
August 22 (3-4 pm)
Spotlight!on National Library of Medicine Resources (National Library of Medicine)
This Spotlight! session will focus on a NLM resource and will be presented by Marty Magee, NN/LM MCR Nebraska/Education Coordinator. Taking the one-hour class and completing the exercises and class evaluation makes you eligible to receive 1 Medical Library Association Continuing Education credit. This online training is FREE.
URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided.
August 23 (1-3 pm)
Telling the Library Story (WebJunction)
Learn how to tell a succinct, powerful story about the value of libraries. Based on OCLC’s “From Awareness to Funding” and the latest findings of brain research, this session focuses on turning the evidence of our daily patron encounters into short, compelling, and memorable messages that build support.
For more information and to register for this program, visit: http://tinyurl.com/c7zbzvw