31 مارس 2015

ندوات مجانية للمكتبيين تُقدم عبر شبكة الإنترنت 47!

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


"قطاع المعلومات بالبرلمان المصري وتحديات القرن الحادي والعشرين"

التاريخ والوقت:  السبت  11 إبريل 2015.  8 مساء بتوقيت القاهرة، 9 مساء بتوقيت مكة المكرمة، 10 مساء بتوقيت الإمارات.

المحاضر:    أ.د/ شريف كامل شاهين، أستاذ المكتبات والمعلومات ووكيل كلية الآداب لشؤون خدمة المجتمع وتنمية البيئة، جامعة القاهرة.

رابط المحاضرة: http://www.anymeeting.com/ganbah1. على أن يتم فتح القاعة قبل وقت المحاضرة المعلن بإذن الله تعالى بعشر دقائق.

WebJunction Webinars


“12 Ways to More Effective Marketing”

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Presenter: Jamie Matczak, Nicolet Federated Library System, Wisconsin

Description:  Marketing in libraries is often an afterthought rather than a priority embedded in planning. But times are changing! Community members now have more choices for books, information, entertainment and assistance. Don’t let your library become invisible due to perceived lack of time, money or marketing savvy. Jamie will help you think differently to achieve the basics of effective marketing without a ton of money or staff. From promotional videos to eye-catching emails, you'll learn about marketing techniques and tools available to even the smallest of libraries. Discover simple ways to gain attention and increase attendance.


“The Community Connector: Referring Social Services at the Library”

 

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) 

Presenters: 

* Suzanne Moore, Ashe County Librarian, Ashe County Public Library (NC)

* Diane Adams, Library Director, International Falls Public Library (MN)

* Jasmine Africawala, Community Engagement Administrator, Dallas Public Library (TX)

Moderated by: Crystal Schimpf, TechSoup for Libraries

Description: Every day, patrons enter libraries around the country with questions about health, housing, employment, counseling and other essential human services. And libraries are there to make these crucial connections for them. Many libraries are now exploring ways to expand their role as connector to community social services through resources such as webpages, mobile apps, and databases. These services might refer somebody to a free meal, legal assistance, support groups, and much more. Join us to hear examples of how referral services and resources have augmented the social services connections that contribute to community vitality.

 

Infopeople Webinars

 

“Summer Reading Programs for Adults”

Date & Time: April 10th, 2015. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM  

Presenters: Morgan Pershing and Heather Cousin

Description: If you’re not planning to offer an Adult Summer Reading Program, WHY NOT? Adults are people, too, and having a Summer Reading Program is a great way to show them your library cares. Did you know participants in Adult Summer Reading Programs:

* Have families who also participate?
* Are looking for ways to stay active and involved?
* Become library advocates?
* VOTE for Library funding?

Now that you know why you should have a program, join Santa Clara City Library Librarian, Morgan Pershing and Simi Valley Public Library Director, Heather Cousin, as they share the nuts and bolts of creating a successful Adult Summer Reading Program at your library. During the webinar, Morgan and Heather will discuss:

* How to start a program for first timers, including how to encourage your administrators and fellow staff to support your effort
* How to enhance your existing program
* How to develop affordable programming
* How to target adults

This webinar will be of interest to Adult Services Librarians and anyone curious about Adult Summer Reading Programs.
 

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

 

“What’s New in Children’s Literature: 2015 Update”

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

Presenter: Penny Peck

Description:

* Do you freeze when a child requests a “good book new to read?”
* Do you feel like you always recommend the same old books?
* Would you like to learn more about children’s books reflecting our multicultural communities?

Discover the new books that you can offer to children who use your library! Hear about books published in late 2014 and Spring 2015 that will be popular with children ages 0-12. These include board books, picture books, easy readers, transitional fiction, genre fiction for middle grades, graphic novels, poetry, nonfiction, and more. Hear about books that will appeal to the “reluctant reader,” and books that will have popularity with a wide audience of children.

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

* Learn about new children’s and tween books for various age ranges and reading levels, including very simple new books for those just learning to read.
* Celebrate new multicultural books to meet the needs of all children – diversity matters!
* Hear a quick recap of the award-winning children’s book announced in February.
* Discover books that will grab the attention of reluctant readers, including the newest graphic novels for kids, nonfiction, and pop culture titles.
* Take away a list of helpful websites to use when doing readers’ advisory, and sites that will help you keep up-to-date on the latest children’s books

This webinar will be of interest to all library staff and volunteers who serve children ages 0-12, in public or 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(link is external)
* Webinar archive of this event will be available within 24 hours or sooner

“What’s New in Young Adult Literature 2015 Update”

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

Presenter:  Michael Cart

Description:

* Are you familiar with the latest trends in young adult literature?
* Are you looking for new authors?
* Do you need a list of the latest “hot” YA books?
* Do you want recommendations for the best adult and New Adult titles for YAs?

The world of young adult literature is a dynamic one that has become one of the most vibrant areas of publishing. Each publishing season brings a plethora of new titles, new forms, and new formats, many of which require new methods of evaluation.

Keeping up with these changes and the 5,000 + new titles flooding the market annually can be a full-time job. This webinar will help you identify new trends and the best new titles for your collections.

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

* Trends in YA literature and publishing
* New YA fiction that comprises “first purchases”
* Nonfiction for both recreational and classroom use
* Graphic novels and comics
* Adult books for young adults and New Adults

This webinar will be of interest to both public and school library staff with young adult collection development responsibility.
 

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

“Take the Next STeP: The STeP (Skills for Teen Parents) Project”

Date & Time: April 22nd, 2015. Start Time: Pacific - 12 Noon, Mountain - 1 PM, Central - 2 PM, Eastern - 3 PM 

Presenters: 

* Courtney Saldana, Youth Services Supervising Librarian, Ontario City Library
* Amy Gleason, Social Services Consultant,
* Kari Johnson, Youth Services Coordinator, Fresno County Public Library
* Janet Coles, Library Programs Consultant, California State Librarys

Description:

PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is California-centric.

California libraries-join us for a webinar about the STeP (Skills for Teen Parents) Project and how you can take part! STeP is an innovative library services model aimed at connecting pregnant and parenting teens with the resources and services they need to succeed as adults and as parents. Teen parents face multiple, difficult challenges for which they are often woefully unprepared. STeP is making a difference for these teens and changing lives across the state. In this one hour webinar you will learn:

* About the STeP Project and why it’s important
* How STeP is working in California libraries
* About possible future funding opportunities for your library through the STeP Project

 

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

 

“Introduction to EZproxy hosted service”

 

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 11:00 am Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  

Description: Join Don Hamparian, Senior Product Manager at OCLC, to learn about the EZproxy hosted service: hear how your library would benefit from the hosted solution, see how it works, and learn the steps to implement. For institutions that have EZproxy locally installed, we’ll also review upcoming releases and service improvements. 

 

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

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  

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

See how you can provide your end users with single-search accessto your library’s full array of resources–electronic, print and digital
 

Understand how your library can gain more visibility on the Webthrough 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. 


“Ready, Set, GO: Making the move from FirstSearch to WorldCat Discovery”

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) 

Description: Access to OCLC FirstSearch will end in December 2015. A current FirstSearch subscription now supports searching WorldCat and other databases on the new WorldCat Discovery Services. 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 begin your library’s transition to WorldCat Discovery. 


“WorldShare Interlibrary Loan: Update and Chat with the OCLC Team”

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  

Description:  This program will include an overview of new features now available in WorldShare Interlibrary Loan as well as information about plans for future enhancements to the service.

You will also have an opportunity to chat with members of the WorldShare Interlibrary Loan team about effective ways to use the new service, best practices they have observed from users, and any other topics of interest to you.

 

Texas State Library and Archives Commission Webinars


Makerspaces: Curating, Creating, Collaboration”

Date & Time:  Wed, Apr 8, 2015 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM SAST

Presenters: elementary librarians Nancy Jo Lambert of Frisco ISD, Chair-Elect of the Texas Library Association’s Children’s Round Table, and Shawna Ford of Weatherford ISD, both popular presenters at TCEA and TLA. In this webinar, Nancy Jo and Shawna will walk participants through the process of initiating a Makerspace with both no-tech and high-tech resources. They will also discuss the ways in which each of them have created times and places for students to participate in Makerspace activities.

Description: A Makerspace is a place for curation, design, collaboration, creation, and evaluation. In education, Makerspaces need to have clear goals, ties to the curriculum, student led events, and a place for students to take initiative.


“Tech Tools with Tine: 1 Hour of Social Media, part 1: Needs Analysis”

Date & Time: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SAST

Presenter: Tine Walczyk

Description:  In our Tech Tools with Tine series, trainer Tine Walczyk typically tackles a single online tool for one hour. For this spring 2015 series, we're doing something a little different. For the first three webinars, Tine will put her focus on a different aspect of social media use by libraries. In this week's webinar, she'll be presenting part 1: Needs Analysis. Topics discussed include when to use which tools, conducting user surveys, meeting your patrons where they live online, and thinking through your purpose for using social media.


Carterette Series Webinar

(Georgia Library Association and the Georgia Public Library Service)


"I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My Own: Information Access and Civil Discourse in the Digital Age"

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 2:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)

Presenter: Brandy Horne, works in the Gregg-Graniteville Library at the University of South Carolina Aiken as an Instruction and Reference Librarian, and she is currently the Secretary of the CSRA Library Association. In addition to presenting at the Georgia COMO conference three years in a row, Brandy was a speaker at TEDx Telfair Street in Augusta in 2014.

Description:  In this webinar, Brandy Horne will outline different factors that can influence, and even hinder, our ability to access information in a digital environment, and she’ll discuss how the information we do access can ultimately impact our ability to engage in civil discourse. Finally, addressing some possibly conflicting directives from ALA documents, such as the Core Values of Librarianship and the Code of Ethics, she’ll look at how libraries might strike a balance between showing patrons how to find the information they need and helping them to find the information they want. 



خالص تحياتي وتقديري،
د. غدير مجدي عبد الوهاب



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