Technology

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!

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

 

If you're new to using PowerPoint, 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!

Producing Linked Data

 

Ready to harness the power of linked data but don’t know where to start? 

Tech Trends with Tine: Starting from Scratch - Grassroots/DIY/Maker Tech

 

Local communities want to be part of the electronics movement. We see many grassroots initiatives including Do-it-yourself (DIY) and the Maker phenomenons. Who is involved? What do these efforts have to do with libraries? What does it take to get your library in the conversation? Bring some of your own examples of programs you've held or heard about. 

Makerspaces in the Library

 

Learn about the role of Makerspaces in the library.

Tech Trends with Tine: Control Your Future - New User Interfaces

 

Do you remember Star Trek IV when Scotty tried to talk to the computer and ended up having to use a mouse? Interaction with our data and communication devices is changing. Imagine using hand gestures, thoughts, or voice to make all of your input. This week we are looking at the next step in data input. Come learn what haptic, gestural, VR/AR, and thoughts-based interfaces are and what they can do! 

Tech Trends with Tine: Robots & Drones

 

Robots and drones, oh my! What are they and what do they have to do with libraries? Yes, believe it or not, robots and drones have come to libraries. Learn this week how they are being integrated into library programs and services. Join us and be prepared to brainstorm what you could do with them in your library. 

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Emerging Technology Trends and the Library: The Future is Now

 

Robots, drones and virtual reality … it sounds like we are living in the future, but this new technology is available here and now! Learn about the newest trends in library technology for 2016 and discover simple and budget-friendly ways to bring them to your library today. 

Lessons Learned Establishing a Technology Makerspace

 

The library is the intellectual crossroads of the university, a place where students come to research, explore, and discover. It was in this spirit that a new service - an Innovation Lab - was established during the Fall Quarter of 2015 in the John M. Pfau Library at California State University, San Bernardino.

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.

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.

Tech Trends with Tine: Wearables

 

Technology is pervasive. It has even become part of our daily apparel. Your shirt can sense the presence of another of its kind. Your watch can track your vital signs. Your shoes can keep track of your pace. Your undergarments can track your heart rate.

Podcasts and Information Professionals

 

Podcasts have become more heavily-used media in our society, and are becoming a stronger resource for professionals across the board. The past few years have seen the medium move from hobbies and entertainment to a platform for discussion of cutting-edge medical education and presidential interviews.

Join us to discuss podcasts as a new frontier for information professionals and users.

All About Google

 

 

Learn all about Google's cloud based service for document creation and collaboration including word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and forms.  We will also show how Google ties into the Gale Resource Library. Presented by UEN.

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Enhancing Your Library's Web Presence with WordPress

 

This webinar will provide practical steps for creating, maintaining, and enhancing a WordPress website without technical expertise.

Screencast Design for Librarians

 

Screencasts are digital recordings of a computer screen that can be narrated. They are valuable tools for demonstrating how to do various tasks, particularly tech-based tasks. While creating a screencast may seem daunting at first, this webinar will show you just how easy it can be, as well as free!

Website Trends for 2016

 

It happens even to the best websites. After a few years, they start to look dated. The web evolves too fast to expect your site to look as shiny as it did on day one. If you're thinking about a redesign, or even a refresh, you need to keep up with the latest trends, otherwise you might end up launching a new site that already feels old.

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