Wisconsin Webinar Archives Added to Catalog

Jennifer Peterson
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Published: 06 March 2015
Wisconsin Webinar Archives Added to Catalog

We are excited to announce that we've recently added six new webinar archives to the catalog thanks to the Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), which serves 42 public libraries in 8 counties and is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Jamie Matczak leads continuing education at NFLS, hosting webinars and online conferences, including the recent Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference, in collaboration with fourteen other Wisconsin libraries who sponsor the conference.

Certificates of completion are made available to all learners, after completing any course or webinar enrolled in from the catalog. We continue to add resources, but the catalog currently houses... Read more

Off to the Right Start: Planning for Projects Large and Small

Anna Shelton
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Published: 04 March 2015
Off to the Right Start: Planning for Projects Large and Small

When inspiration strikes and you have the seed of an idea for a new project, it can be exciting as well as daunting.How can you get others on board with your idea, and what will make your project more likely to succeed? A recent webinar series boiled down the project planning process to its essence, offering an invigorating blend of start-up advice for projects large or small.

Presenters from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Associate Deputy Director Robert Horton and Program Specialist Sarah Fuller, joined forces with the Coalition to Advance Learning in Archives, Libraries and Museums to... Read more

Game On! Bring the Best of Board Gaming to Your Library

Liz Morris
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Published: 04 March 2015
Game On! Bring the Best of Board Gaming to Your Library

Last weekend, I destroyed some real estate belonging to my brother, then ruthlessly cajoled several million dollars from my father. My husband was appalled. I was elated. Those guys always win at Monopoly Deal!

I had a chance to reflect on this small yet exhilarating victory while listening to WebJunction's recent webinar on The Golden Age of Gaming: Board Games for Grown Ups.

John Pappas, Library Manager at Bucks County Library, and Marti Fuerst, Librarian at Large from Omaha, Nebraska, led an enthusiastic session about how to plan board gaming activities for your community that tap into the... Read more

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The Social Library, Volume 2

Jennifer Peterson
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Published: 03 March 2015
The Social Library, Volume 2

We continue our new weekly feature surfacing some of the amazing work we see coming from libraries we follow on Facebook. While we didn't include you in the list below, a special nod to the many libraries celebrating Dr Seuss' birthday this week!

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”

Here are the exciting things we discovered are happening at five libraries this week: The Clear Creek County Library District in Colorado is hosting their monthly Adult Craft Group in March, with a focus on beading and bracelets.... Read more

58 Free March Webinars for Library Staff

Jennifer Peterson
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Published: 02 March 2015
58 Free March Webinars for Library Staff

Again this month, there's no shortage of webinars for library staff to explore to meet learning needs. This list comes out every month and is regularly updated here on our Free Training page. For additional training, check out the WebJunction Catalog, now free and open to library staff everywhere.

Read on for 58 great free webinars being offered for library staff and non-profits in the month of March.

March 2 Tech-knowledge-y Rocks. Seriously! (TL Virtual Café) | Take hands-on learning to a new level with this smack down of hot fire classroom iResources from the Geeky Girl, Instructional Technology Coach... Read more

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