Monday, August 22, 2011

OverDrive's Digipalooza Recap - August 25, 2011


Thursday, August 25 at 10 a.m. Register here. OverDrive held their bi-annual conference during the last week in July. Join Mary Knapp from Madison Public Library, Charles Danner from Portage County Public Library, and Sara Gold from WiLS as they recap the highlights and latest OverDrive news.
This webinar will be recorded and posted here when available.
(Jean Anderson, South Central Library System, August 15, 2011)

Monday, August 8, 2011

The Post Recession Library - Free Webcast Event!


Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 1:00 PM CST
How can libraries and librarians utilize the economic downturn to reintroduce themselves to their community? Now more than ever, libraries are uniquely positioned to lead their communities. Technology is no longer a luxury but a way to continue to provide services to a community that so desperately needs them. By embracing technology the library can reinvent itself in the midst of tough economic times.

PANELISTS
R. David Lankes, Professor and Director LIS Program, Syracuse University, School of Information Studies, NY
Bill Pardue, Reference and Virtual Services Supervisor, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, IL
Corinne Hill, Director, Dallas Public Library, TX
1 hour free webcast event  |  Register at: www.libraryjournal.com/postrecessionlibrary
Can't make it August 17? No problem!
Register now and LJ will notify you as soon as the webcast is archived and available for on-demand viewing at your convenience!

Monday, August 1, 2011

BadgerLatte Webinars for Fall 2011

See how BadgerLink can perk up your classroom! 
Thursdays at 3:30  (30-45 minute sessions) 

The BadgerLatt√© webinar series explores BadgerLink’s rich collection of information tools. Each session covers one resource, database, or interface and is open to anyone who wants to learn. Fall 2011 is designed for teachers and library media specialists.  

 
Curriculum - DATE / SESSION / TITLE 

9.15 Ready, Set, Watch: Using ECB VideoLink in Your Classroom.  To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0HY 

9.22 Plan on Encyclopædia Britannica: Using EB Resources to Find Lesson Plans. To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0Mf

9.29 More than Books: Using TeachingBooks.net to Prepare Your Curriculum To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0Qk 

10.6 Standardize Me: EBSCO’s Guide to Finding and Using State Standards. To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0TF 

Professional Development - DATE / SESSION / TITLE                                           

10.13 What’s New?: EBSCO’s Guide To Professional Development Materials, Part 1. To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0W7 

10.20 What’s New?: EBSCO’s Guide To Professional Development Materials, Part 2. To Join Click: http://ow.ly/5x0ZA 

Kara Ripley, Reference and BadgerLink Training Librarian Department of Public Instruction kara.ripley@dpi.wi.gov or 608.224.6165
BadgerLink is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning. The project is funded through the Wisconsin Universal Service Fund with partial support provided by the Library Services and Technology Act using funds received from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).