The following December 2010 webinars have been archived and are now available for viewing:
InfoPeople: E-Rate, CIPA, and Library Filters: What You Need to Know
InfoPeople: Re-energizing Your Preschool Storytime
InfoPeople: Turning Customers into Champions: Marketing as a Team Sport
InfoPeople: User Experience Design for Web Services
Getting the Most from your Bookshelf: Care of Paper, Photos & AV [...]
For the third year in a row, library use statistics at Connecticut public libraries have gone up. All this in spite of cut-backs in many libraries of book budgets, open hours, and staff. The staffing level in public libraries is at its lowest level in 10 years. This new flyer illustrates the increases in state-wide [...]
Let the world know that 23 million people visited Connecticut Public Libraries last year, that they borrowed 33 million items, and that the total cost for all these libraries is considerably less than the New York Yankee payroll. Download and print the new “Connecticut Public Libraries” facts flyer. And find out how you can request [...]
The requirements governing E-Rate, CIPA, and filtering in libraries is often confusing.
*Has your library decided not to apply for E-Rate funds because of the filtering requirements?
*Do you get E-Rate or LSTA funds that require filtering but you aren’t sure if you are in compliance?
*If our library doesn’t filter, are there other laws we should be [...]
The following November 2010 webinars have been archived and are now available for viewing:
Connecting to Collections: Funding for Collections Care
InfoPeople: Top Tech Trends for the Non-Technical
InfoPeople: Writing a Library Behavior Code (Update)
SLJ: Collaboration Through Understanding
TSL: Baby Boomers: Serving the Next Generation of “Seniors”
TSL: Big eRef on a Small Budget Pt.1 & Pt.2
TSL: Creating Community through [...]
Library Directors and their staff spend a lot of time filling out the annual report each year. In return we would like to offer more than a small state aid grant (for those eligible) and a Statistical Profile with 194 pages of numbers. So this year we are prepared to send an Excel file of [...]
Designing a good library website is like building a complex house for a diverse group of inhabitants This webinar is designed as a tutorial on the theory of user experience design for your web services.
* Learn how to create positive user experiences in your digital branch.
* Learn to work with your users and [...]
Our work with libraries and educators around the country for several years helped to create the Competencies Index for the Library Field, published by WebJunction in 2009. In this year-in-review session, we’ll discuss the powerful, free resources you can access to make competencies work for you and your library, including the new [...]
Have you ever seen a clever book trailer online and wondered, “How did they DO that?”
Beth Gallaway will take some of the mystery out of book trailer production and empower library staff to develop programs about and around digital video “shorts” used to market print books.
During this one-hour webinar, attendees will:
*learn about [...]
Library Use Up in FY2010, Income and Staff Fall
According to recent data submitted by public libraries in Connecticut, library use statistics all rose again in the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
Circulation – up 4%
Library visits – up 2%
Program attendance – up 5%
Number of public access internet workstations – up 6% (up 45% in 5 years)
At the same [...]