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SWFLN Advanced Resource Description & Access (RDA)

This workshop will move participants beyond the basics of Resource Description & Access (RDA).  The instructor will cover RDA for non-book items, such as video recordings and sound recordings.  New MARC fields will be explained, and examples and activities will help participants better understand the differences between the AACR2 and RDA records for non-book items. …

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SWFLN Monsters, Mysteries and Magic: Spooky Resources and Program Ideas

Looking for alternatives for Halloween programming?  This webinar will feature multimedia resources, research ideas and activities around the general themes of monsters, mysteries, and magic for working with preschoolers, school aged children, and teens. Presenter:  Dr. Susan Smith Dr. Susan Smith is the Technology and User Experience Librarian and Associate Professor at Hodges University.  She …

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SWFLN Becoming a Library & Information Professional

Are you considering getting your Master’s in Library and Information Studies? Learn about the School of Library & Information Studies at Florida State University and School of Library & Information Science, Master’s Degree Program. Dr. Christie Koontz from FSU will be there to share information about the 36-hour completely online master’s degree programs.  If you …

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SWFLN D is for the Diversity of Differences in Our World

Although we often automatically connect “diversity” to culture, one of the first definitions of diversity that you’ll see in the dictionary is “variety.” And variety we have in our library environments!  Age, gender, culture, race, upbringing, personalities, geographical background, education, learning styles, social status, profession, introvert/extrovert, spirituality, political beliefs, relationships…the list goes on and on. …

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SWFLN The Future of Social Libraries: Emerging Tools for Marketing your Library

This concluding session of the series will cover some emerging trends in social tools and try to see into the future to understand where it all might be going, and what it will mean for libraries. We’ll see examples of libraries doing ‘leading-edge’ things with new tools, including mobile. Be prepared to be inspired! Academic …

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SWFLN Advanced Collection Development: Special Materials and Resource Sharing

This is the third session in a series of three webinars on collection development. The third session will focus on particular types of resources, including ebooks, databases, devices, and other materials. We will look into new trends in collections and ways that social media can inform selection choices. We will also discuss ways that resource …

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SWFLN Intermediate Collection Development: Assessment, Policy and Budgets

This is the second session in a series of three webinars on collection development. The second session will dig into how librarians assess and develop collections based on community needs, within the limitations of a budget. It will introduce methods and tools for assessment and for creating a collection development policy. Academic Library staff will …

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