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January 2018

American FactFinder: An Introduction (U.S. Census)

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Recommended for new users of American FactFinder (AFF) or occasional users who need a refresher, this introduction to AFF will teach you how to conduct basic searches using Community, Guided or Advanced Search capabilities. In Advanced Search, you will get an introduction to how to use Search Overlays, save, download and print your tables, and basic mapping usage.   For more information and to register, visit: http://bit.ly/2DnLxGl

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Blended Learning: What Works (InSync Training)

January 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

If you are involved with blended learning design in any way – or want to be – you need tools, resources, and a blueprint to move forward.To ensure the success of modern blends, it is necessary to lay a strong foundation to manage the change from more traditional models.This session, a preview to Jennifer Hofmann’s new publication, What Works in Talent Development: Blended Learning (ATD, February 2018), will help you to set the stage for more effective programs.   For…

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Bigger on the Inside: Programming for Small Spaces (Programming Librarian)

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Is your library's event space feeling a little cramped? Do you worry that your library doesn't have enough space to do the programs you want to do? Join us for this free one-hour webinar for ideas and inspiration for hosting exceptional programs at your library, even with the most limited space.   For more information and to register, visit: http://programminglibrarian.org/learn

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Introduction to Proposal Writing (GrantSpace)

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? If so, you don’t want to miss one of our most popular classes!   For more information and to register, visit: http://grantspace.org/training/calendar/online

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USGS Library Materials for Earth’s Age (Federal Depository Library Program)

January 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EST

The USGS Library provides reference services and instructional sessions to library users on finding print, digital, and online library materials. This webinar will focus on how to find and use the USGS Library's materials related to geological time (rock age) and terrain (rock type), USGS field and laboratory methods for determining time and terrain, as well as education tools available from the USGS and other geoscience stakeholders.   For more information and to register, visit: https://www.fdlp.gov/about-the-fdlp/fdlp-events-calendar

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Database of the Month: Heart Mountain Internment Camp exhibit and WY Newspapers (Wyoming State Library)

January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Join Thomas Ivie and Chris Van Burgh for a look at the Heart Mountain Internment Camp exhibit, part of Wyoming Newspapers. We will look at searching in Wyoming Newspapers, as well as a few other resources available in GoWYLD.net.   For more information and to register, visit: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/5375477551382642946

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How to Better Serve Your LEP Audience by Meeting the Federal Requirements (DigitalGov)

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

In this online training, presenters from the Department of Justice (DOJ) will provide an overview of national origin discrimination and offer practical tips for overcoming language barriers and language access program planning. This session is designed to provide federal, state, and local government agencies with a primer on their legal obligations to limited English proficient (LEP) individuals under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and, if applicable, Executive Order 13166. This training is geared towards federal, state,…

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When a Patron Needs More Than a Book: Transformation has no due date (Colorado State Library)

January 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm EST

Join us as we explore services that make all the difference. Together we will share stories of extraordinary library moments and identify common ways library staff help people grow and learn in transformative ways. Walk away with an understanding of how libraries change lives and gain ideas for what you can do to provide more meaningful library services. Together we will discover how to shift libraries from places of transaction into spaces for interaction, and transformation.   For more information…

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The New Adult in the Library: What They Want, and What Libraries Can Offer (Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

January 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

What do new adults, or adults aged 18-29, want from libraries? What should libraries offer this age group? In this webinar, we will explore the characteristics of new adults and the services new adults would like to see in a public library. You will leave the webinar with the ability to appropriately offer programming for new adults, including financial literacy instruction, career services programs, and speed dating nights.   For more information and to register, visit: https://www.tsl.texas.gov/ld/workshops/webinars/index.html

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The Opiate Crisis: What Libraries Can Do (InfoPeople)

January 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

This webinar discusses the history and depth of the opiate problem in this country and how it has come to the attention of libraries and their staff. Dr. Steve Albrecht will focus on how library staff members at all levels can recognize the signs and symptoms of opiate users who are either under the influence or in withdrawal (which makes them act erratic, irrational, threatening, and even violent).   For more information and to register, visit: https://infopeople.org/training/view/webinar  

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