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July 2010
Volume 2, Issue 7

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

SDLA Branch Out 2010
July 27, 2010. Augustana, Sioux Falls.

Library Card Sign-up Month 2010
September, 2010

SDLA Annual Conference
September 22-24, 2010. Sioux Falls.

Festival of Books
September 22-24, 2010. Sioux Falls.

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read
September 25 - October 2, 2010.

2010 Indian Education Summit
September 26-28, 2010

Teen Read Week
October 17-23


Continuing Education

Library Challenge: Electronic Resources Edition 2

Are you up to the Challenge? Join us for the summer edition of the State Library Electronic Resources Challenge! It all happens online from June 28 through September 10.
More Information

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July 1

  • Expanding Your World Through Web Conferencing (WebJunction)
    (12:00 – 1:00 pm CT ; 11:00 am -12:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    This webinar will showcase success stories of library staff who are using web conferencing tools to host virtual conferences, produce e-learning activities, collaborate with remote staff and host virtual meetings. More Information.

  • SIRS Discoverer
    (12:00-1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 7

  • Creative Commons: Not Just for Nerds (CharityFinders)
    (12:00 pm -1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am - 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    Creative Commons is revolutionizing the way we use images, video and other web content. No longer is everything locked away and permission-based. More Information.

  • Learning Express Library
    (9:00 -10:00 am CT; 8:00 – 9:00 am MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

  • 35 Ways to Maximize Fundraising Through Your Website (CharityFinders)
    (1:30 – 2:30 pm CT ; 12:30 – 1:30 MT; online webinar)
    Learn how to plan and build a site which not only has a lot for the user to see, but a lot for the user to do as well. More Information.

July 8

  • Ancestry Library
    (12:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 12

  • SIRS Discoverer Webfind: Educator Tools
    (9:00 – 10:00 am CT; 8:00 – 9:00 am MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    (2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 14

  • Nonprofit Boards and Effective Governance (CharityFinders)
    (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    This webinar will offer a range of concepts and tools for effective nonprofit board recruitment, orientation, stewardship, guidance and leadership development. More Information.

  • SIRS Issues Researcher: Educator Tools
    (12:00 – 12:45 pm CT; 11:00 – 11:45 am MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

  • Heritage Quest
    (2:00 – 4:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 3:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 19

  • SIRS Issues Researcher
    (2:00 – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 20

  • World Book for Schools
    (10:30 – 11:30 am CT; 9:30 – 10:30 am MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 21

  • Accountability 101: Basic Nonprofit Financial Documents (Charityfinders)
    (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT ; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    This webinar will offer an accessible introduction to nonprofit accounting and to the primary documents used to communicate your organization's financial reality to funders, potential donors, board members, and the interested public. More Information.

  • Learning Express Library
    (1:00 – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

  • Ancestry Library
    (2:00 – 4:00 pm CT; 1:00 – 3:00 pm MT; online webinar)
    More Information.

July 28

  • Understanding the Engagement Factor: Engagement Strategies in Social Media (CharityFinders)
    (1:30 pm – 2:30 pm CT: 12:30 pm -1:30 pm MT; online webinar)
    In this webinar, we’ll take a look at Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, and blogs. We’ll also look at some creative engagement using Linkedin. More Information.

Upcoming August Events

  • RACE Webinar: Lexiles Part 1: The Basics, August 12

  • RACE Webinar: Lexiles Part II: Electronic Resources, August 18

  • See full August Calendar!

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Archived Learning Opportunities

WebJunction
WebJunction provides monthly webinars on a variety of topics. Webinars will be archived for several months following an event. More Information

OPAL
Online programming for All Libraries (OPAL) provides a wide variety of programming topics. More Information

SirsiDynix Institute
SirsiDynix provides free access to industry-leading speakers and events. Their mission is to support librarianship and advance the work of librarians around the world. More Information

Infopeople
Infopeople provides training for the California State Library. Although the training they provide is for California libraries, they do allow free access to their archived webinars. More Information

Foundation Center
The Foundation Center provides free short web-based training courses (webinars) on foundation fundraising, proposal writing, and all that goes into getting the grants you need. More Information

BCR (Bibliographic Center for Research)
BCR is a multistate library cooperative based in Denver. Although the training they provide is for member libraries, they do allow free access to their Friday Forums. More Information

Open Eye
Two hour-long courses, Building Accountability Into your Team and Activating Your Programs Strategy and Evaluation that were recorded in November 2009 are directed towards managers and directors in nonprofit organizations who would like to learn strategies for increasing accountability amongst their team members. More Information

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