Energize STEM Learning with Maker Spaces


August 27, 2015
11:00am Pacific
Join AccessScience and electronics guru Simon Monk for this live webinar. Simon will demonstrate how to encourage hands-on exploration of STEM subjects through innovative, interactive maker projects. Register
Data for the Non-Data Librarian

August 18, 2015
1:00pm CDT
Does the idea of answering a data or statistics question make you break out in a cold sweat? Never fear! Join experienced data librarians Jen Darragh and Hailey Mooney to learn their vetted approach to answering whatever questions come your way in the webinar “Data for the Non-Data Librarian.” Register
Technology Planning Tips for Small Libraries
August 19
11:00am PDT
How do you maximize your technology resources? When should you replace computers? How do you manage software updates? Do you have enough bandwidth to support patron Internet use? Technology decisions can be difficult to make, but a technology plan can help you focus your efforts. Join us for this free webinar to learn from small libraries that have used technology planning to make better decisions, be more prepared, and improve services to their communities.
The Modern Library: Meeting Users On Their Own Terms

September 2, 2015
3:00pm ET
In today’s networked world, public libraries are required to support a more diverse, mobile, and connected population, re-envisioning workflows to serve their communities on users’ terms. This webinar will demonstrate how new technologies are enabling libraries to engage and serve users in innovative and expanded ways. Wellington City Libraries in New Zealand and the Western Plains Library System in Oklahoma are two libraries that have successfully reached their communities beyond library walls through inventive programs and services. Register

Have your eBook User Experience Both ways: New Options for Online and Mobile Access


August 27
3:00pm EDT

This summer, EBSCO is making major strides in the eBook user experience with the release of their new online viewer and mobile ap. The online viewer will automatically provide users with a new look and feel, updated tools, and support for both PDF and EPUB eBooks online as well as for download. The free mobile app will enable users to seamlessly download and read eBooks, as well as bookmark, annotate, and save them to a personal bookshelf. Register
Best Practices from America’s Best Small Libraries: Marketing & Outreach for Small Libraries

August 25, 2015
3:00pm EDT
Marketing and outreach are crucial for libraries of all sizes, but doing so on a small library budget and staff size presents unique challenges. How do you get out to community events when there’s no one else to keep the library going while you’re gone? Learn actionable techniques for how to be your own graphic designer, copywriter, and outreach specialist. Register