08 فبراير 2017

ندوات مجانية للمكتبيين تُقدم عبر شبكة الإنترنت 69!

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السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته،


السادة زوار المدونة الكرام، أقدم لكم اليوم مجموعة جديدة من الندوات المهنية المتخصصة في مجال المكتبات والمعلومات والتى يتم عقدها وبثها عبر شبكة الإنترنت مجاناً، وفيما يلي عرضاً مفصلاً لها.

Infopeople Webinars

"Developmentally Appropriate Programming for Babies & Toddlers"

Date & Time: February 9th, 2017. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM. 

Presenters:  Brooke Newberry​ and Amy Koester 

Description: Are you a preschool programming rockstar who'd like to build a stronger foundation serving ages 0-2? Do you have lingering questions about what's best for children at this age? Then join us for this one-hour webinar as presenters Brooke Newberry and Amy Koester discuss the developmental milestones as well as optimal space, format, content and staffing for library programming aimed at babies, infants and toddlers. Programming for this age is a cornerstone of public library service, and the best such programs take into account the developmental needs and supports that very young children require to thrive.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

- Be familiar with developmental milestones for children 0-35 months
- Understand ways in which a program's space, format, content, and staffing contribute to its developmental appropriateness.
- Be able to share developmentally appropriate parent/caregiver messages in infant, baby, and toddler programs
- Be familiar with resources for ideas and best practices in serving children 0-35 months.

This webinar will be of interest to: public library staff serving youth.


Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

- Infopeople webinars can be viewed on iOS devices. Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS(link is external)
- Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

"Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries – Part 6"

Date & Time: February 21st, 2017. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM

Presenter: Laura Solomon 

Description: With so much new technology coming at us so fast, it can be difficult to keep up. As part of the Emerging Tech Trends series, presenter Laura Solomon continues the exploration into emerging technology trends, and how these trends might (or might not) re-shape library services. Topics for this part 6 webinar include: wearable technology, interactive content including live video stats and Snapchat Spectacles, Artificial Intelligence including Amazon Echo and other AI devices. Remember, we can't track everything, but we can pick out some patterns in what's currently happening around us.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

- Be familiar with 2 or more emerging technology trends in 3 different categories
- Be aware of how some emerging technologies may affect libraries
- Learn some specific areas of emerging technology that libraries should likely focus their efforts on

This webinar will be of interest to: Staff in all types of libraries interested in emerging technology trends and how they might affect libraries and/or their patrons.

Emerging Tech Trends in Libraries - Series Information:

Webinar 1: Wednesday, December 9, 2015, presented by Laura Solomon
Webinar 2: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, presented by David Lee King
Webinar 3: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 presented by David Lee King
Webinar 4: Wednesday, June 15, 2016 presented by Laura Solomon
Webinar 5: Wednesday, October 25, 2016 presented by Laura Solomon
Webinar 6: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 presented by Laura Solomon


Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

- Infopeople webinars can be viewed on iOS devices. Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS(link is external)
- Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

WebJunction Webinars

"Libraries Help Patrons Become Financially Empowered Consumers"

Date & Time: 14 February 2017. 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Presenters: 

- Ken McDonnell, Financial Education Program Analyst, Office of Financial Education, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
- Meg Spencer, Director, Siuslaw Public Library District (OR)
- Thea Hart, Adult Services Librarian, Springfield Public Library (OR)

Description: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) exists not only to protect consumers but to empower all of us to take more control over our economic lives. The CFPB recognizes the important role that libraries can play as the go-to source for unbiased financial education resources in every community. The CFPB plans to build a community financial education infrastructure with libraries and national partners to reach consumers in their neighborhoods, expanding on programs and resources that are already working in libraries. With this infrastructure in place, public libraries can help fill consumers’ critical financial knowledge gaps by providing and distributing easy-to-understand, behaviorally informed financial education content. Learn how two libraries have implemented financial literacy program ideas, resources and tools, and connected with local partners, and hear how you can take your library and your community to the next level with patrons empowered to be informed consumers.


"Visualizing (and Finding!) Funding for Libraries"

Date & Time: 28 February 2017. 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5] 

Presenters:   Kate Tkacik, Manager of the Funding Information Network, and Amanda Dillon, Manager of Knowledge Services, both from the Foundation Center.

Description: This webinar will introduce participants to a dynamic and freely available data-visualization tool, Visualizing Funding for Libraries that enables library professionals and supporters to search for institutional funding for libraries at national, state, and local levels. Participants will learn pro tips on navigating the tool and as well as next steps on how to pursue new funding opportunities. Data visualizations such as maps, network constellations, and partnership pathways showcase key networks of funders and recipients, as well as individual grants that highlight the library services and programs that are winning grants. Visualizing Funding for Libraries is a Knight Foundation News Challenge winning project.


"OCLC Webinars"

"Connecting with your Cooperative: An OCLC Update"

Date & Time: 7 February 2017. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: Do you want to know what OCLC is up to, but couldn’t attend a 2016 Member Forum event? Register today for this live webinar, hosted by Rob Favini, OCLC Member Relations Liaison. Rob will give you up-to-the-minute information about your cooperative.

Join this free, one-hour webinar to:

- learn about new research, governance and membership activities;
- hear updates on OCLC products and services; and
- explore new opportunities to engage with your cooperative.


"Managing your e-resources and licenses: A demonstration in WorldShare Management Services"

Date & Time: 14 February 2017. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: During this one-hour demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will learn how WorldShare License Manager brings together the two key features of electronic resource management: (1) knowledge about licenses that govern the subscription and use, and (2) knowledge base and linking technology that connect users to needed content in a single place.

License Manager: You will see how to reduce the complexity of managing all of your licenses and how you can eliminate the need to synchronize data across multiple interfaces to manage license agreements, rights, access and resolution to full text.

WorldCat knowledge base: You will see how the knowledge base provides comprehensive data about the e-resources of member libraries, automatically updating records in WorldCat, thus giving instant access to licensed resources for users. Also, you will see there is no additional necessary uploading or synchronization of licensed resources with local catalogs.


"Product Insights: Interlibrary Loan"

Date & Time: 21 February 2017. 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: Join OCLC product management staff for a product insight gathering session on resource sharing. Product Insights sessions are designed to gather community feedback on existing functionality and workflows, review new feature requirements, discuss new ideas for improving products, and maybe show-off a wireframe or two. These insight sessions are open for all community members to attend. In February, we will share a demo of Tipasa, our new cloud-based ILL management system.


"Expanding discovery and visibility of all your library’s collections: A demonstration of the WMS Discovery interface"

Date & Time: 23 February 2017. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: During this one-hour demonstration of WorldCat Discovery Services and how they work with WorldShare Management Services, you will:

- See how you can provide your end users with single-search access to your library’s full array of resources–electronic, print and digital
- Learn how staff and users can choose from integrated delivery options, including linking to full text through built-in link resolution and an A to Z list, linking to your OPAC and requesting items via consortial borrowing systems or interlibrary loan
- Understand how your library can gain more visibility on the Web through OCLC's partnerships with leading search engines and popular sites
- Hear how simple these OCLC services are to configure and maintain, and how they build on OCLC services your library already may use.


"Where there's a Web, there's a way"

Date & Time: 28 February 2017. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: Join us for a one-hour webinar to learn how you can simplify daily activities for your librarians. Hear how OCLC’s cloud-based strategy will allow you to:

- Reform workflows by utilizing cooperatively shared data, built and maintained by librarians
- Manage electronic and print collections through a single, Web-based interface
- Make discovery, access and delivery more convenient for your users.


Carterette Series Webinar (Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Public Library Service)

"Getting Started in Scholarship: A Scholarly Publishing Primer for Librarians"

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 2:00 pm Eastern Standard Time (New York, GMT-05:00) 

Presenter: Sarah Steiner is the head of Research & Instruction Services at Western Carolina University in North Carolina. Previously she was a librarian at Georgia State University in Atlanta. While in Georgia, she held many offices with the Georgia Library Association, co-founded the Carterette Webinars, and co-founded the Atlanta Emerging Librarians group. She serves on the editorial board of College & Research Libraries and formerly served as the associate editor and peer-review coordinator of Georgia Library Quarterly. She’s published articles in peer-reviewed and trade publications and written and co-edited three scholarly books with ACRL and ALA TechSource.

Description: Are you new to publishing your research or ideas and unsure where to begin? In this session, we’ll discuss various aspects of academic publishing: getting started, selecting a topic, selecting a research methodology, organizing a literature review, finding an appropriate place to publish, and handling suggestions and rejection from editors. 


TechSoup for Libraries Webinars

"You Can Do I.T.! How to Empower Library Staff with Basic Tech Management Skills"

Date & Time: 8 February 2017 - 11:00am

Description: The library field relies heavily on technology, but few front-line staff receive training in basic I.T. concepts that can build confidence when managing public access computer and working with patrons. The Texas State Library faced this challenge in more than 400 small public libraries in rural areas. They responded with You Can Do I.T., a friendly, approachable hardware, software, and networking skills training program. Join us for this free webinar to learn how you can demystify technology to empower others around you, no matter your technical ability or where you work. 


"Go on a Hardware Safari with Idealware"

Date & Time: 16 February 2017 - 11:00am

Description: Do you break into a tech sweat when you think about tech planning for your organization? Learn the first steps in assessing your organization's technology needs so you can get started on your overall tactical technology plan. Join Idealware's Karen Graham in this 60 minute interactive technology audit that will provide you with the foundation for evaluating your offices to spot, identify, and document what hardware your organization uses and provide useful tips on next steps to complete a full assessment of your IT infrastructure.


"Should You Upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud?"  

Date & Time: 23 February 2017 - 11:00am

Description: If you're developing or designing websites, laying out graphics and print collateral, or editing images or videos, or you may have hit the proverbial wall in how much you can accomplish with consumer-grade tools.

Perhaps you've used individual applications like Adobe's Acrobat or Photoshop in the past and want access to the full platform of applications. Maybe you're using an older installed version of Adobe's Creative Suite and you're wondering whether it's time to upgrade.

This free, hour-long webinar with TechSoup's novice-turned-pro-designer Wes Holing will:

- Walk through the different applications included in Adobe's Creative Cloud and cover the best uses for each of the main apps.
- Highlight some key features that make them stand out from the crowd of free-but-limited tools.
- Help you determine whether you can accomplish what you need with what you're already using or if jumping into the cloud will help you better meet your organization's mission.
- Point you to free courses to learn how to design better and learn the basics of some Adobe CC applications.


خالص  تحياتي وتقديري،
د. غدير مجدي عبد الوهاب


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09 يناير 2017

ندوات مجانية للمكتبيين تُقدم عبر شبكة الإنترنت 68!

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السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته،


السادة زوار المدونة الكرام، أقدم لكم اليوم مجموعة جديدة من الندوات المهنية المتخصصة في مجال المكتبات والمعلومات والتى يتم عقدها وبثها عبر شبكة الإنترنت مجاناً، وفيما يلي عرضاً مفصلاً لها.

Infopeople Webinars

"Using Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) for Research and Learning"

Date & Time: January 11th, 2017. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter: Franky Abbott

Description: Would you like to be able to search one website to access thousands of libraries, archives, and museums? Does your institution digitize content that would benefit from circulation to a broader audience? Do you work with researchers who struggle searching many institutional websites to find online sources relevant to their needs?
This webinar will introduce participants to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), a free, non-profit national digital library that provides access to digital primary and secondary sources from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Presenter Franky Abbot will cover how DPLA works, how institutions can contribute content, and how users can employ its resources for a variety of research purposes.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

- Be familiar with DPLA, how it collects content, and what types of content it makes available
- Be familiar with search tools, exhibitions, education resources, and copyright resources available through DPLA
- Be able to perform basic searches using DPLA

This webinar will be of interest to: library staff at all types of institutions, archivists, and museum professionals


Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

- Infopeople webinars can be viewed on iOS devices. Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS
- Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

"Burnout or Bounce Back? Building Resilience"

Date & Time: January 19th, 2017. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter: Debra Westwood 

Description: We work in times of new roles for libraries, changes in technology, pressure to do more with less, and staff members who want to do it all and yet may lack time or resources. These pressures can contribute to a gradual grinding down, a loss of joy or a fading of enthusiasm and passion. In other words: burnout. Yet some in our field go on for decades, maintaining their energy and focus. How do they keep their freshness and fire? How do they maintain such resilience?
Join change management expert Debra Westwood in this interactive webinar where she will identify the factors that contribute to burnout as well as techniques for avoiding or alleviating those conditions. Attendees will learn skills that can be applied at work and at home, and be able to formulate a plan to put those new tools into action.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

- Identify 3-5 factors that contribute to workplace burnout
- Identify 3-5 actions that can build or maintain resilience
- Identify 2 specific actions to support his/her own resilience

The webinar will be of interest to: front-line staff and supervisors in public, academic and school libraries.



Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

- Infopeople webinars can be viewed on iOS devices. Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS
- Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

"Trauma Informed Services in the Library: Understanding and Serving our Community"

Date & Time: January 25th, 2017. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter Elissa Hardy 

Description: What is meant by trauma informed services and how should libraries be involved? This webinar will explore the effects of trauma on society and how libraries are directly impacted by the trauma and stress carried by the communities they serve. Additionally we’ll cover information about a Mental Health First Aid training program and how it applies to library services. Finding awareness of the effects of trauma on our community leads to more compassion and allows us to dive into our own problem solving skills more effectively. Presenter Elissa Hardy will provide resources and real life examples, as well as discuss the importance of creating a self-care plan for library staff.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

- Understand the effects of trauma on society and how it impacts library services
- Understand the key elements of mental health first aid and how it applies to library services
- Understand the importance of building a self-care support community

This webinar will be of interest to: Any library staff providing customer services


Webinars are free of charge, you can pre-register by clicking on the Register Now button (at the top and bottom of this page). If registering with less than 30 MINUTES from the start of the webinar you can join directly from the thank you page by clicking the Join Now button. If you pre-registered you will receive an email with login link and a reminder email the day before the event.

- Infopeople webinars can be viewed on iOS devices. Adobe® Connect™ Mobile for iOS
- Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

WebJunction Webinars

"Service Excellence in Challenging Times"

Date & Time: 11 January 2017. 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Presenter: Pat Wagner, library trainer and consultant with 35+ years’ experience, and known for her practical programs. 

Description: In turbulent times, many Americans turn to their libraries. While this is a true affirmation of the value our country places on its libraries, it increases the responsibility for library staff to meet the public with the best customer service. During times of community turmoil, it is an extra challenge to convey patience, good humor, an accurate knowledge of your collections and services, and a willingness to serve. Learn how to ramp up your skills to maintain a safe, welcoming environment where everyone can visit, work, and play without feeling uncomfortable. Keep calm, confident and capable of guiding your community through difficult times.


"Toward Tech Savvy Trustees"

Date & Time: 26 January 2017. 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Presenter: Bonnie McKewon, Consultant, State Library of Iowa, Northwest District 

Description: Library staff are expected to embrace technology advancements and keep their skills sharp and their libraries relevant. But what about library boards—how tech savvy are your trustees? The more that trustees are dialed into a personal use of technology, the better advocates they will be for the library’s technology needs. Learn some fun and practical ways to inspire greater tech savviness in your trustees. You don’t need a board of IT specialists, just a board that has a sharper set of digital tools.

This webinar, hosted by WebJunction in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, is an encore presentation of a session presented at the 2016 ARSL conference.


OCLC Webinars

"How to optimize your library sales with OCLC's complete MARC record solution"

Date & Time: 12 January 2017. 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Description: In this webinar we will share the importance of high quality records and how OCLC can help make the workflow for creating and providing these records to your library customers streamlined and easy. Join us to hear from OCLC experts Suzanne Kemperman, Director of Business Development & Publisher Relations and Maureen Huss, Director of Contract Cataloging to get all your questions answered.


TechSoup for Libraries Webinars

"Introduction to Windows Server for Nonprofits and Public Libraries"

Date & Time: 10 January 2017 - 11:00am

Description: Learn about the features and functionality of Microsoft's Windows Server. You'll get a peek "under the hood" to see some of the newest features from Microsoft's principal program manager for the Windows Server program, Jeff Woolsey.


"I Didn't Know Adobe Acrobat Pro DC Could Do That!"

Date & Time: 12 January 2017 - 11:00am 

Description: Few people harness the real power of Adobe Acrobat DC. An Adobe PDF is much more than a document destined for the print queue. From creating proposals and assembling training materials, to improving processes involving collaboration and rich media integration Acrobat is THE most versatile tool.

Whether you are a nonprofit staff person, development director, librarian, or an administrative professional this session will demonstrate how Acrobat can transform and repurpose existing materials for a more efficient environment for a number of common and complex tasks. See how everyone can maximize resources and save time by applying Acrobat's new innovative tools, collaborative workflows, and versatile re-purposing features.


"Finding and Cultivating Local Tech Expertise and Support for Nonprofits and Libraries"

Date & Time: 19 January 2017 - 11:00am 

Description: In this free webinar with TechSoup, hear from providers of technology support for nonprofits and public libraries, volunteer organizers of NetSquared and Tech4Good communities, and learn about resources to cultivate and tap into tech expertise in your area! 


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د. غدير مجدي عبد الوهاب

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