All library professionals, employers, LIS students, and educators are invited to register now to participate in this free, online event.
Tomorrow’s technologies are shaping our world today, revolutionizing the way we live and learn. Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Internet of Things, Drones, Personalization, the Quantified Self. Libraries can and should be the epicenter of exploring, building and promoting these emerging techs, assuring the better futures and opportunities they offer are accessible to everyone. Learn what libraries are doing right now with these cutting-edge technologies, what they’re planning next and how you can implement these ideas in your own organization.
Webinar: Understanding Trauma-Informed Approaches in Public Libraries
Deadline: Registration closes at 4:30 p.m. Central on Monday, September 23, 2019
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
1-2 PM, CT
Join members of the PLA Social Work Task Force for this introduction to the use of trauma-informed approaches in public libraries.
A trauma-informed approach generally means understanding that library patrons may have experienced trauma and working with them to engender trust in libraries. Adopting trauma-informed approaches reduces barriers to library access, makes the library a more welcoming place, and positions the library as part of the solution for many of the issues faced by patrons experiencing trauma. Continue reading →
We invite your students to participate in a free webinar on Prospect Research: an exciting and growing field that employs many of the skills of library and information science on behalf of non-profit organizations.
The webinar will feature premier prospect researchers with varied backgrounds in library and information sciences about their transitions into prospect research and current work in the field.
Date and Time Tuesday, November 5, 2013 12:00-1:00 pm CST
Kristin Richardson – Director, Prospect Research Advancement Services – University of South Carolina
Amanda Robillard – Director of Prospect Research and Database Management, Carthage College
Katie Ingrao – Assistant Director of Prospect Management for the Office of Philanthropy – Rush University Medical Center
This webinar will be 60 minutes long. It includes: a brief introduction (by a SIG/ED officer) of the webinar and speaker will take 5-10 minutes; the presentation 30 minutes (by Dr. Kazmer); an interactive discussion session for 20 minutes (by Dr. Kazmer and a SIG/ED officer); a final wrap-up (by a SIG/ED officer). The presentation focuses on innovative technology and pedagogical methods to overcome systemic flaws and limitations in online learning, and will help solve problems we as educators have introduced into our own teaching and learning. Dr. Kazmer will discuss approaches that incorporate appropriate technology and take advantage of the systemic strengths of distributed learning environments. Then, webinar attendees will have a chance to reflect on the trials and errors derived from individual and collective experiences with online teaching during the interactive discussion session.
ASIS&T Presents …
Beyond the Polar Bear
Webinar Date: Thursday, May 26, 2011, 11:30am-12:30pm (EDT)
The BBC’s new Food site (bbc.co.uk/food) is completely rebuilt using principles of domain and data modeling. Domain-driven design breaks down complex subjects into the things people usually think about. With food, it’s stuff like ‘dishes’, ‘ingredients’ and ‘chefs’. The parts of the model inter-relate far more organically than a traditional top-down hierarchy. Continue reading →