Training/Workshop

Introduction to the American Community Survey

 

Discover the detailed social, economic, and housing statistics that the American Community Survey (ACS) provides for every community every year. You will learn about basics of the yearly estimates and datasets produced from the ACS, resources available on our website (census.gov/acs), and how to access our statistical products via American FactFinder.

MedlinePlus: Power Searching for Hidden Treasures

 

Health Information questions come in a whole range of complexity, from simple requests for a spelling of a medical term to complex requests from someone facing a serious illness.

MedlinePlus: Power Searching for Hidden Treasures

 

Health Information questions come in a whole range of complexity, from simple requests for a spelling of a medical term to complex requests from someone facing a serious illness.

Advanced Navigation in FDsys

 

 

This course focuses on tracking Federal legislation and regulations in FDsys.

Completion of "Introduction to FDsys" on August 21st is recommended prior to participating in the advanced webinar.

Introduction to FDsys

 

During this introductory course, attendees will learn how to navigate FDsys to locate Federal Government information, basic and advanced searching, browsing, retrieving by citation, help tools, and working with FDsys search results.

Recruiting and Training Volunteers for Library Advocacy

 

This webinar presents a sustainable volunteer training and management model to apply when libraries have big dreams but lack the staffing required to pursue them.

Going Digital

 

Join us for a free one hour webinar that briefly introduces the critical components of digital content creation and collection development.

 

Beyond Google - Tips for Government Information Research

 

 

Webinar attendees will learn about how to search the deep web, alternate online sources for Census data, and how to find digitized historical publications.

Proposal Budgeting Basics

 

This session, geared to the novice grantseeker, will cover such topics as:

Integrating Mobile Technology Into Libraries

 

 

This webinar will be about mobile apps and how they can be utilized in library services. Attendees will also learn how depository libraries can use lesser-known social media sites (beyond Facebook and Twitter).

Building an Accessibility Program in Your Organization

 

Tired of solving one accessibility problem, only to see another just like it pop up a week later? Exhausted from running around fighting accessibility fires, all on your own with a tiny spray bottle? It's time to put accessibility on a mature organizational basis. Learn how to build a sustainable accessibility program within your agency, company, or educational institution.

Top 10 Ways to Effectively Share Stories at Your Fundraising Event

 

 

Do all of your fundraising events reach their fundraising goal? Do you ever feel like you’ve left money on the table and wish you knew how to cause people to give even more at your gala, golf event, wine tasting, walk-a-thon, or other event? You aren’t alone.

The Curious Leader: Harnessing the Power of Inquiry

 

Are you ready to take on the role of “Questioner-in-Chief?”

In this webcast, Warren Berger, author of the new bestselling book A More Beautiful Question, explains why today’s business executives must be more comfortable asking questions, and encouraging those around them to question more.

Supercharge your Corporate Donations with Matching Gifts

 

 

Employee matching gifts are one of the most overlooked sources of fundraising for many nonprofits. Join Adam Weinger as we explore the key elements of developing a matching gift strategy. By the end of this session, you will know the answers to these questions:

Grantseeking Basics

 

 

Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.

Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization?

Are you new to fundraising?

Do you want to learn how the funding research process works, and what tools and resources are available?

Before You Seek a Grant: A Checklist for New Nonprofits

 

Learn the characteristics of effective nonprofits and assess whether yours is ready for foundation fundraising.

This class is designed for new nonprofits or community groups with very little experience in grantseeking. We focus specifically on foundation fundraising.

The course will address such questions as:

Bozarthzone! Juggling 101: Managing Multiple Priorities

 

Time management" is an oxymoron. You can't change it, or lengthen it, or shorten it, or 'manage' it. This course will help you identify ways to deal with the things you can manage: yourself, others, and the tasks with which you're confronted.

Using Young Adult Literature to Talk with Teens About Sexual Violence and Consent

 

 NLA YART presents Karen Jensen from Teen Librarian Toolbox and her guest, YA author Christa Desir, to discuss using young adult literature to talk with teens about sexual violence and consent.

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