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Ethical Use of Online Information and Copyright: Digital U

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:00pm


Ethical Use of Online Information and Copyright presented by Candace Morgan.

Developing Your Emotional Resilience

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 12:00pm


Learn How to Manage Your Emotions to Develop Your Resilience

Almost all of us work in a business environment that is intense and unrelenting.

Resilience simply refers to one’s ability to adapt to stressful situations or crises.  More resilient managers are able to accept life changes and adapt to adversity without lasting difficulties, while less resilient managers have a much harder time handling stress and change.

Managing emotions is a fundamental part of resilience.  This can mean managing the emotions that you experience or managing the emotions of those around you.  Good emotional resilience enables you to increase productivity, improve morale, reduce absenteeism, retain your best people and improved team relations.

When you understand the role of emotions in resilience, you will have the ability to understand when they can drain resilience and when they can facilitate or enhance resilience.

So what do these emotions mean?

Emotions are not about being soft and fluffy. Rather, they are vital in helping you make hard, direct management decisions.  There is intelligence in emotions and intelligence can be brought to emotions.

This webcast explains the role of emotions in management and explores how and why managing your emotions can help make you a better leader. You’ll see real examples and get loads of practical hints that you can use straight away.

Bozarthzone! Instructional Design for the Real World: Tricks to Speed it Up, Make it Less Painful, and Amaze Your Friends

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 2:00pm


Join in for a fast, fun tour of quick tools and tricks that will support rapid instructional design, cut to the heart of needs analysis, and improve communication with subject matter experts and managers and others requesting training solutions.

What Are You Doing for National Library Week?

Friday, 21 March 2014 11:00am

Wondering what to do for National Library Week this year and next? Joshua Schu, Head of Adult Services at Farmington Community Library in Michigan, will be joining us on this week's show as an expert on fantastic programming and curriculum for National Library Week. He's got activities planned for teens, outreach, educational classes, and more—come hear how he plans to partner with his community and get the word out to make it a success!


Community Connections: Break with Tradition!

Thursday, 20 March 2014 2:00pm

A webinar in collaboration with ARSL exploring ways to develop community connections, especially with local businesses, for libraries to extend their reach and to help build stronger communities.

Are you looking for fresh ways to connect your library with your community? Find out how these Nebraska libraries moved beyond traditional partnerships by uncovering shared commitment to community needs with new partners, especially local businesses. These new connections led to programming and events that promote health, literacy and entertainment for the whole community. The efforts extend the library’s marketing reach, build library support, and strengthen community relationships—all at little or no cost.


From Outreach to Engagement

Thursday, 20 March 2014 11:00am

Libraries help communities meet many needs, but how can we go beyond that – to become truly engaged in our communities? How do we discover the hidden assets in our communities? How can libraries transform communities?


Finding eResources for Library Programming

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 7:00pm


Using the tools available through Gale Cengage Learning, this one hour webinar will show you how to locate resources specifically for popular library programs like Black History Month or Poetry Month. Book and periodical titles available to Oregon residents that relate to these programs will be discussed as well as strategies for easily getting these tools to patrons and students.

The Librarian as the Candidate; or How to Run Against Your Own Library and Win

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 3:00pm

From the president down to local races, voters are activated by candidates they “know,” not platforms or policy statements. For library elections or funding advocacy, your work as a librarian makes you the best kind of candidate.

In advocacy, we tend to talk to the public, to funders, and to voters about our institutions. We need to instead introduce you, the professional librarians, as change-agents in your communities who are worth the funding.

Power Up Story Time by TALKING: Reading with Toddlers and Preschoolers in Small Groups

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 2:00pm


From babyhood through school age, books play important roles in children’s lives. They support language and concept development, provide information and entertainment, deepen adult-child relationships, support creativity and the arts, foster social-emotional growth and the development of resiliences, and prime children for later school and life success.

For a young child, a book can be a familiar friend — or a door to an exciting new world. But all of these potentials can only be realized when we choose books well, share them in small groups or individually, and use them as springboards for enriching conversations.

From Superheroes to Vampires: The Hottest Graphic Novels of 2014

Wednesday, 19 March 2014 2:00pm


You’ll get a sneak peek at some of the great graphic novels hitting the shelves over the next few months, plus you’ll hear tips on how to share the exciting world of graphic novels with your patrons.

We’ll be sharing the insider’s view on what Graphic Novels will be driving up your holds lists this summer! From DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Del Rey, Archie Comics, Kodansha and more, there’s something for everyone. Find out more about a Batman’s BIG birthday party and just what the heck is happening in Riverdale. Are vampires really killing off our favorite teens?