02 يناير 2015

ندوات مجانية للمكتبيين تُقدم عبر شبكة الإنترنت 44!

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.

قاعة اليسير للتعليم عن بُعد

"الاتجاهات الحديثة في المكتبات الاكاديمية"

التاريخ والوقت:  السبت 3 يناير 2015. 8  مساء بتوقيت القاهرة، 9 مساء بتوقيت مكة المكرمة، 10 مساء بتوقيت سلطنة عمان والإمارات.

المحاضر:  أ.د / سيف الجابرى، دكتوراة في العلوم الاقتصادية - إدارة المعلومات والتوثيق. ومدير مركز المعلومات بكلية الاقتصاد والعلوم السياسية بجامعة السلطان قابوس - سلطنة عمان.
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رابط المحاضرة: http://www.anymeeting.com/ganbah1. على أن يتم فتح القاعة قبل وقت المحاضرة المعلن بإذن الله تعالى بعشر دقائق.

WebJunction Webinars

“Staying Afloat in a Sea of Change”

Date & Time: 15 January 2015. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5].

Presenter: Debra Westwood, Library Cluster Manager, Bellevue, Lake Hills & Crossroads Libraries, King County Library System (WA)

Description: Our libraries and communities are experiencing the constant motion of changes in technology, demographics and services. The sensation of being afloat in an unpredictable environment can be thrilling as we contemplate the many new possibilities but also a bit scary because of the many unknowns. Join seasoned change manager Debra Westwood for a walk through the process of change to help us recognize our physiological and emotional responses to change and determine how our current skills and experience can fit into new ways of working. All of us, as library staff members, can get beyond just surviving change and learn to embrace and thrive in new environments.


“Health Happens in Libraries: Pathways to Guide Health Education at Your Library”

Date & Time: 26 January 2015. 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5].

Presenter: Francisca Goldsmith, Library Services Trainer.

Description: Access to reliable consumer health information is an essential component of individual and community well-being. Because of their unique role and reputation for being open and available to all, public libraries bring valuable assets to supporting local community health efforts. In this WebJunction webinar, participants will explore essential pathways for libraries to address meaningful health information and services. Participants will be introduced to foundational considerations for ensuring ethics and privacy in patron interactions, maintaining health collections at the public library, addressing community health literacy, and supporting healthy communities through partnerships. Participants will also be introduced to resources to advance these topics in their community, and leave the session prepared to join the strong network of public libraries advancing health education nationwide.


Infopeople Webinars

“Power Searching: advanced search operators”

Date & Time: January 14th, 2015. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter: Rita Gavelis

Description: Power Searching Webinar Series: 1 of 3

* Have you learned any new searching tricks in the last year?
* Do your searches still result in too many irrelevant hits?
* Want to be more effective in searching for information online?

The Web continues to grow at an alarming, exhilarating pace, with an estimated 1 billion pages added every single day. Even the most experienced searchers can find themselves frustrated, flummoxed or forlorn. Upgrading your searching skills is an excellent way to help yourself and your customers.

In this webinar, the first of a three-part series, Rita Gavelis will explore the common features built into search engines such as Google and Bing to help us retrieve accurate search results. She will also discuss advanced tricks such as phrasing, relational terms, limiters, and format to make your searches more effective.

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

* Understand delimiters and wildcards
* Create more effective search phrases and strings using relational terms
* Recognize elements in a URL to aid in their searches

This webinar will be of interest to library staff at any level that want to be more effective and efficient in searching the Internet.

 

Mark your calendars:

 

Series Information:

Part 1: PowerSearching: advanced search operators Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Part 2: Power Searching: alternative search engines, social media, and subject indices. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12 Noon Pacific.

Part 3: Part 3: Power Searching: databases and the hidden web. Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12 Noon Pacific.


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

“STEM and STEAM Programming for Teens in Libraries”

Date & Time: January 21st, 2015. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter: Karen Jensen, MLS

Description:

* Want to know more about the benefits of STEM programming?
* Curious to know how STEAM programming is different from STEM programming?
* Want to hear about some basic STEM and STEAM programs that you can do with teens in your library?

Join us for STEM and STEAM Programming for Teens in Libraries where will discuss the basic concepts behind both STEM and STEAM programming. We’ll also discuss the benefits for both libraries and the teens they serve. We’ll also provide you with some basic program starting points for STEAM programs that involve art, music and/or books.

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

* Identify the elements and benefits of STEM programming for both teens and libraries
* Identify the benefits of adding art to STEM programming to create what is referred to as STEAM programming for both teens and libraries
* Learn some basic starting points for STEM/STEAM programming that includes art, music and nontraditional book discussion techniques

This webinar will be of interest to library staff working with tweens and teens that want to provide quality STEM/STEAM programming and understand the changing demands of 21st century educational goals.


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

“Creating Baby Spaces in Public Libraries: designing for success”

Date & Time: Date & Time: January 27th, 2015. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM.

Presenter: Bridget Alexander

Description: Full Description Coming Soon


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

OCLC Webinars

“Expanding discovery and visibility of all your library’s collections: A demo of WorldCat Discovery Services and WMS”

Date & Time: 8 January 20152:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5].

Description:

* 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 your library can gain more visibility on the Web through OCLC's partnerships with leading search engines and popular sites
* Learn how staff and users can choose from integrated delivery options, including linking to full text through built-in link resolutions and an A to Z list, linking to your OPAC and requesting items via consortial borrowing systems or interlibrary loan
* Hear how simple these OCLC services are to configure and maintain, and how they build on OCLC services your library already may use.


“Beyond FirstSearch: WorldCat Discovery and what it means for your library”

Date & Time: 22 January 20152:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5].

Description: WorldCat Discovery Services will replace OCLC FirstSearch in December 2015. WorldCat Discovery goes beyond FirstSearch to provide access to 1.8 billion items in WorldCat and a central index of more than 2,000 e-resource collections plus  mobile views, web visibility and  much more. Come see what WorldCat Discovery Services are, how they work and how you can plan your library’s transition to WorldCat Discovery.


“Where there's a Web, there's a way”

Date & Time: 28 January 2015. 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 library management system (WorldShare®Management Services) 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.


Texas State Library and Archives Commission Webinars

“You’ve Gone Mobile, Now What?”

Date & Time: Wed, Jan 7, 2015. 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SAST

Presenter: Christine Peterson is currently the program manager for Amigos’ E-book Platform Project. She also provides training, support and consulting services for Amigos member libraries in the areas of Internet and technology. She holds Bachelor of Science degree in music and a Master of Library Science degree from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Description: You have spent time and money in providing your community members with mobile Internet services. You have updated policies, staff member’s skills, and most likely, hardware and software to get this done. Now that it is up and running, you can relax. Or maybe not.

As with every other service you provide, you cannot implement and then leave it alone. You must continue to work with it, promoting it, evaluating it, and showing its relevance to your community. This webinar will give you a start in each of these areas: 

• How you might promote your mobile service 
• How you might evaluate this service 
• How you might show the worth of this service 


“FY2016 TSLAC Competitive Grant Opportunities”

Date & Time: Tue, Jan 13, 2015. 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM SAST

Description: Erica McCormick, TSLAC's Grants Administrator, will provide an overview of the FY 2016 competitive grant opportunities from TSLAC. She will review the funding priorities for the Impact, Texas Reads, TexTreasures, Library Cooperation, and Special Projects grant programs. [This Webinar will be recorded and a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants via email within a few business days of the event.] 


“Changes to the Accreditation Criteria for 2014”

Date & Time: Thu, Jan 15, 2015. 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM SAST

Description: The Minimum Accreditation Criteria for Public Libraries have changed! The changes to the minimum criteria will be in place for public libraries’ local fiscal year 2014. TSLAC Program Coordinator Stacey Malek will provide participants an overview of the final changes to the minimum criteria, which were the result of almost two years work by a joint task force put together by TSLAC and TLA. 


“What's New in the 2014 Texas Public Library Annual Report?”

Date & Time: Thu, Jan 22, 2015. 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM SAST

Description: TSLAC Program Coordinator Stacey Malek will provide participants with an overview of the changes in the Texas Public Library Annual Report for Local Fiscal Year 2014. This will include new questions and changes to questions as they relate to the changes in the accreditation criteria. She will also do a quick overview of the report and take questions that participants may have regarding the report. 


“Celebrate reading with Día!”

Date & Time: Wed, Jan 28, 2015. 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM SAST

Description: Children's Day/Book Day (El día de los niños/El día de los libros), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all linguistic and cultural backgrounds. Join Día founder Pat Mora, and Mark Smith, Director and Librarian of the Texas State Library, for a lively discussion about the celebration, and learn how libraries can celebrate children and connect them to the world of learning through books and stories.


“Applying for FY2016 TSLAC Grants: What You Need to Know”

Date & Time: Thu, Jan 29, 2015. 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM SAST


Description: Erica McCormick, TSLAC's Grants Administrator, explains what you need to know to successfully apply for TSLAC's FY2016 competitive grants. She will discuss writing and submitting the application, the review and award processes, and the timeline. [This Webinar will be recorded and a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants via email within a few business days of the event.] 



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