How do you protect patron privacy in the digital age? Online activities like job searching and social media have presented challenges in keeping our personal information from being shared. Join us as we discuss the importance of patron . . .
This webinar will introduce library staff to Canva and share how Cuyahoga Falls Library is using their account to create easy and attractive signage, assist with social media marketing and increase circulation.
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9.6.2018 - Communication Is a Two-way Street When It Comes to Change
When you think about change, are you excited about embarking on a new adventure or are you dreading the unknown? For most people, acceptance of change is often dependent upon what the proposed change is, whether or not they had input to the . . .
Weeding, the withdrawal of materials from a library’s collection, is a necessary process of collection development. Some library professionals, however, may find the task of weeding daunting. Why should we weed? How often should we weed? What . . .
9.11.2018 - How to Develop and Execute a Marketing and Communications Plan for Your Library
You've heard all about it and know it's important, but just how do you create and leverage it to the best of your library's advantage? During this hands-on workshop, attendees will gain an understanding of the importance of developing and executing . . .
9.12.2018 - Library Website Design: Is Your Site an Obstacle Course?
Library websites can be prone to a number of issues that frustrate their users. Many sites use outdated conventions, anecdotal "data" or fail to use standard practices, resulting in poor experiences for patrons, and a loss of credibility . . .
The management of student workers brings its own unique set of challenges and rewards. Whether you are managing work study students in a university library or regular student employees in a public or special library, there are many aspects to . . .
Being a new supervisor can be a daunting experience. The ability to share successes and find answers to your challenges can go a long way toward making the transition a positive one. Please join us for this self-directed group open to all . . .
Brainstorming is an incredibly powerful innovation tool. From solving problems to generating creative, groundbreaking ideas, the act of brainstorming can spark fresh and extraordinary concepts, vision and actions. Is there a systematic way to . . .
Join Ben Gulyas, Deaf Services Coordinator at the Coventry Village Branch of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library, who will talk about the various aspects of making your library Deaf-friendly. He will give tips for . . .
Managing staff remotely is not always easy. Receive ideas and tips on how to effectively manage remote staff from Enda Bracken and Caroline Vicchiarelli, two experienced Branch Services Directors at the Cuyahoga County Public . . .
11.13.2018 - College Readiness: A collaboration between local schools and colleges
As the number of students enrolled in College Credit Plus courses continues to rise across the state, many colleges and universities find themselves challenged to adequately serve and provide support to this unique group of students. Columbus . . .
Are you struggling to make the best collection choices for your community? Why not make data-driven decisions for your collection? Learn how Deb Lambert, Director of Collection Management, Indianapolis Public Library, uses evidence-based . . .