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Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: Health Services Research - NLM Resources for Health Quality, Costs and Access

 

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) offers a suite of resources to assist you in research related to health quality, costs, and access. These resources are maintained by NLM’s National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR). Join us for an overview of three key websites, and learn how they can help fulfill your research needs.

Above and Beyond: Developing a Culture of Organizational Citizenship

 

In this webinar, learn what it means to develop a healthy organizational culture, based on the concepts of organizational citizenship behavior.

Fostering Early Literacy In the Library

 

Learn what you can do to promote early literacy in your library.

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Catch the Highlights! – Professional Development Award Winners Share Back

 

Catch the Highlights! is an opportunity for Professional Development Award winners to share what they learned from their educational activities. We have two presenters:

Strategic Planning Part One: Plan Development'

 

In this webinar (Part 1 of 2), Wholonomy Consulting will provide attendees with basic information on strategic planning, including the value of strategic planning, the steps needed to develop a good plan, locating and using data appropriately, and how to identify and engage appropriate individuals in the process. This session is ideal for those who are new to the process of strategic planning.

Books We Love

 

Looking for books that will keep students from sliding in their reading levels this summer?

STEAM Programming for Diverse Populations

 

STEAM programs that connect youth audiences to science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math—continue to be a particularly hot topic in libraries, with plenty of conference programs and online learning opportunities devoted to the concept. Yet despite the growing number of STEAM resources available, libraries may find themselves wondering:

 

Evaluating Youth Lit — What Makes a Good Book Good?

 

Writing or illustrating a book for kids is easy, right? Those of us who work with children’s books for a living can say emphatically that “no, it isn’t!”

Sure, most people can read a book and tell right away whether it’s great or not-so-great. But what is it, exactly, that makes the difference?

Microsoft OneNote for Beginners

 

If you're new to using Microsoft OneNote, or use it but feel like a beginner, join us for this free, hour-long webinar to walk through basic setup and best practices for making your presentations shine!

Works in Progress Webinar: Linked Open Data for Digitized Special Collections

 

This Webinar will be of interest to catalogers, metadata librarians and curators of digitized special collections seeking models for making their digital collections more visible to Linked Open Data services and better connected to related resources on the Semantic Web.

 

Why Use Google Books?

 

Do your students need primary resources for a history project? Are the genealogists in your community trying to verify where an ancestor worked or lived between censuses? Is a local author writing a book set in 1908 searching for authentic details to include about work and leisure pursuits?

Join us for a discussion on using the free resources in Google Books for these types of research projects and mor

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