2016 SXSW for Libraries: Reports from the Field


Every March in Austin, the South by Southwest Education and Interactive festivals showcase multiple days of compelling panel sessions led by the brightest minds in education, innovation, and emerging technologies. Join TSLAC staffers Len Bryan and Henry Stokes as they report on all the cool things they learned as attendees, the major themes that emerged and its relevance for libraries. 

Diets, Textiles, and Electricity: Records that Impacted the Domestic Lives of Americans


Pamela Anderson highlights records available through the National Archives at Kansas City, including those that impacted or improved the domestic lives of American citizens

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Storymakers 1: Pre-Planning Your Digital Story from Concept to Storyboard


If your nonprofit or library is thinking about jumping into video creation, this is the place to start!

Before picking up the camera, we'll outline the pre-production steps, such as:

Engaging Students and Staff with Digital Content


Learn how eBooks and other digital content formats are helping school librarians deliver enhanced educational and recreational reading opportunities to students and educators. We’ll share best practices and real-life examples from K-12 librarians who’ve lead successful digital shifts and more deeply engaged their school communities in reading.

An Introduction to Open Data and APIs


This talk will introduce you to the fundamentals of open data and APIs on the modern web. By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to read and work with URLs, JSON, and some APIs that use them.

Educate & Engage: The Parent-Teacher Conference


 Local Portland area school districts are partnering to host Educate & Engage 2016: The Parent-Teacher Conference -- offering parents an opportunity to hear from teachers about the roles and implications of technology both in and out of today's modern classroom. Colette & Miranda's session is about helping parents help their children with research and accessing databases.

Supervisor Success: Development Programs That Work


This online symposium is offered in collaboration with ALA's Learning Round Table and will focus on the development of supervisors in libraries.

Social Security Express – The Latest from the Social Security Administration


Have you kept up with the latest news and developments from the Social Security Administration? Have you heard about Social Security Express? Are you aware of the Desktop Icon project?

Discover National Library of Medicine Resources and More: Genetics Information Resources


Genes are amazing! Did you know that only 1% of our DNA is unique? You are 99% identical to everyone on the planet! But slight variations in our genes can predispose us to certain diseases and conditions. In fact, nearly all diseases or medical conditions have a genetic component (except trauma), and many drugs don’t work the same due to an individual’s genetic differences in drug metabolic pathways.

Digital Literacy Training Tutorials for Libraries


Libraries are an integral part of digital inclusion and technology training in communities across the United States. and are two resources that provide free digital literacy and technology training tutorials that can be used by library staff to assist patrons.

The National Agricultural Library: Agricultural Information for the 21st Century


This webinar was previously scheduled for February 16, 2016. If you are already registered for the February 16 webinar, you do not need to re-register. Current registrants received an email about the date change.

'Tween Programming


Your professional shelves are likely lined with story time resources and books full of ideas for cutting-edge teen programs. But what about the kids in between? In this webinar, we'll discuss the nuts and bolts of programming for 'tweens: selecting topics, structuring programs, and getting the most mileage possible out of your planning and preparation time.

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Help! I’m an Accidental Government Information Librarian presents ... Get App(y): Government apps and mobile sites


The Government Resources Section of the North Carolina Library Association welcomes you to a series of webinars designed to help us increase our familiarity with government information. All are welcome because government information wants to be free. Register, Find, and Apply


Participants will learn how to register in order to submit Federal grant applications and how to use the Federal system to find and apply for grant funding.

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PNR Rendezvous: Hook ‘Em & Keep ‘Em: How Trout U. is Engaging Library Users through Social Media to Build Community


Learn how Montana State University librarians have incorporated social media into their communication and library services as well as tips for those who are wanting to start or expand their library social media presence.

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Breezing Along with the RML: Diagnostic Error and Cost Impact of Librarian Methodology


Two staff members from the RML or guests will present information on goals, activities, accomplishments, or resources. We may ask about your experiences or your opinions. We may encourage you to take action, offer a new service, or try a new technology. Every month will be different.

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