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June 2017

Collaborating on Course Design: Part II (North Carolina Library Association)

June 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Does starting an embedded librarian program seem impossible? The Central Piedmont Community College Library has started on a path to integrate information literacy competencies and outcomes at the curriculum‐level. CPCC is doing this through sustainable instructional design by partnering with faculty (and others) to develop and implement course‐level content that supports course, program, college, and national outcomes. Librarians coordinate with appropriate faculty and collaborate in three main areas: Content, Assignments & Rubrics, and Support. This Webinar is a follow‐up to…

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Outside the Lines: Shifting Perceptions of Libraries (TechSoup)

June 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

Join this free webinar to learn about Outside the Lines, a weeklong international celebration of the creativity and innovation happening in libraries. Whether your organization is large or small, academic or public, you can participate by hosting at least one event or campaign that gets people thinking – and talking – about libraries in a different way. Discover how you can use social media to help support your efforts with examples from participants. Gain a deeper understanding of grassroots library…

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Effective Online Outreach: Tools and Tactics for Connecting Communities and Collections (OCLC)

June 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

With a combination of free and low‐cost web tools, savvy marketing, and innovations borrowed from archives and museums, Kenn Bicknell embarked on an aggressive digitization and outreach program to push information out to his constituents in creative, engaging ways. Find inspiration and practical ideas that can breathe new life into your collections and keep libraries front and center in users' lives.   For more information and to register, visit: https://www.oclc.org/en/events.html

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PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search (National Network of Libraries of Medicine)

June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search (National Network of Libraries of Medicine) PubMed for Librarians: Building and Refining Your Search, is a synchronous online session that includes hands‐on exercises. This class will focus on using some of the tools and features built into PubMed that are designed to help you search more effectively. We will also learn how to coordinate MeSH terms the way Indexers do and we’ll explore the Index feature to build a search and explore…

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August 2017

Virtual Staff Development Day – August 16th

August 16

Libraries as Community Catalyst GPLS has partnered with the state libraries in Maryland, Colorado, and Iowa to offer the first-ever multi-state library virtual conference on Wednesday, August 16, 11am to 5pm on the topic of Community Building. We will explore how libraries are working in their communities to bring about positive change around a shared vision or goal. Topics include: Libraries for Peace and Social Justice; Collective Impact; Ritual and the Future of Libraries; Technologies as Community Builders; Working with…

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