Open Education Resources in Libraries

  According to the Open Education Consortium, “sharing is probably the most basic characteristic of education: education is sharing knowledge, insights and information with others, upon which new knowledge, skills, ideas and understanding can be built."" Whether they...

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Online Reader Resources

  What’s new in the world of ebooks and online reading? This webinar will help you learn about online resources to help all kinds of readers. We will take a close look at all that OverDrive, Hoopla, Freading, Novelist and GoodReads have to offer so you can help...

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Creating Boundaries with Patrons

The Pareto Principle suggests 80 percent of something is caused or is affected by 20 percent of something else. Pareto was an Italian economist who saw that 80 percent of the peas in his garden came from only 20 percent of his pea pods. And 20 percent of his chickens...

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Helping Seniors With Their Tech

  Increasingly, seniors are being brought into the digital age and frustration seems to be a common refrain from the ""Baby Boomers"" when it comes to their devices.  Learning new strategies to assist seniors with this new technology is always a challenge for...

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Highly Effective Community Partnerships

 How can you take your community partnerships from "good" to "amazing"? We are all looking for ways to deepen our community engagement with partners who share our goals. But it can be tough to know how to pick the right partners, develop the right initiatives, or move...

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Student Empowerment and Making

 Library makerspaces are known for providing equitable access to emerging technologies. Learners in all libraries gain access to these technologies, and use them to catapult their own learning. Library staff also use the emerging technologies to learn. When librarians...

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Using Publisher to Make Fantastic Flyers

 Have you ever wondered about that Publisher product listed in the Microsoft Office suite? What does it do and what can you do with it? In this 1 hour session, we'll explore Microsoft Publisher with a focus on creating flyers, pamphlets, and brochures. We will also...

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