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August 2020

LILRC Webinar: Ask An Archivist – Torn Paper Repair for Archival Collections

August 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Learn how to repair tears in documents and maps using conservation-level methods and materials.

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Webinar: Book Clubs – One Way to Connect in Times of Social Distancing

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: Virtual Book Clubs can be the great connector between the library and diverse members in the community, even during the time of little human interaction. Learn tips and best practices to reduce uncertainty and build confidence in conducting a virtual book club, with marginalized populations: individuals experiencing homelessness, youthful offenders, and older adults. About the Presenter: Pamela McCarter is the Equity Initiative Leader/Outreach Coordinator with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library. Her efforts at the library are geared to develop and…

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NYLA ASLS Briefinar Series

August 10 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 24, 2020

NY United States + Google Map

Ever wondered what makes Special Libraries so special? NYLA’s Academic and Special Libraries Section (ASLS) is conducting a series of short interviews with librarians from various Special libraries to give us all a sneak peek into this fascinating area of our profession. Learn more about the collections, clients, and daily operations of New York State’s special libraries and the interesting people who run them. Interviews will be broadcast live and recorded for future viewing. These are SHORT and easy to…

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METRO Webinar: Racism, Capitalism, and Libraries

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join April Hathcock, Dave Ghamandi, and Emily Drabinski for a discussion on the connections between racism and capitalism. We'll discuss the extent to which these concepts are intertwined and, indeed, inextricable. We'll identify modes of rising up against both these concepts, and detail why we need to dismantle our economic system in order to repair the injustices that are visited upon individuals based on their race, class, and/or gender. And, as always, we'll look to the library as a locus…

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CDLC Webinar: Library Security

August 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
NY United States + Google Map

All are welcome to join this virtual program sponsored by CDLC's Preservation Interest Group! Library security is all about protecting patrons, property, and valued collections. The first course of action is the development of policies and procedures and implementing them into the daily work of your organization. Guest speaker Sarah Schmidt, Director of Special Collections & Archives, Union College, will lead the discussion. Sarah has over twenty years of experience working in large academic libraries and is a current member…

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CLRC RS SIG – Resource Sharing Special Interest Group Meet Up

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States

CLRC has opened a communication network among our region's resource-sharing, technical and access services library staff through a Special Interest Group (RS SIG)? We each have unique department workflows, challenges and concerns but are similar in believing in the core library value of sharing. Some of CLRC's RS SIG interests include: * familiarizing members with CLRC Resource Sharing services including ILL, medical Information reimbursement, cataloging and delivery * providing updates to subscription services such as OCLC, RDA and Docline * providing an outlet for support from CLRC and member libraries…

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METRO Webinar: Privacy Audits at the Library

August 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Looking to understand how your library is protecting the privacy of your patrons? Wondering how you might identify areas for improvement in safeguarding sensitive information? Join a webinar with Bill Marden (New York Public Library) and Erin Berman (Alameda Country Library) to hear how your library can audit its online and offline records, resources, databases, and more.  

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ESLN Webinar: Academic Reopening Panel

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join us for a panel of academic librarians and administrators who will discuss their plans for reopening libraries when semesters begin this fall. Panelists include: * Gerald Beasley, Carl A. Kroch University Librarian at Cornell * Janet H. Clarke, Associate Dean, Research & User Engagement at Stony Brook University Libraries Fantasia Thorne-Ortiz, Library Department Chair at SUNY Onondaga Community College * Michelle Young, Dean of Libraries at Clarkson University. Some questions for the panel include: * How do you ensure…

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SCRLC Webinar: Academic Libraries in an Extraordinary Time

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online via Shindig NY United States + Google Map

Description: How is higher education responding to the global pandemic as well as the mobilization against antiblack racism? What role have libraries played, and how are they changing as a result? This presentation begins by examining the events of an extraordinary 2020, which saw libraries participate in a sudden migration away from in-person interaction while engaging racism in society and their history. We continue by exploring trends and plans for the next academic year, as colleges and universities decide to…

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RRLC Tech Camp 2020

August 17 - August 20
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Tech Camp 2020 is going virtual! Join us August 17-20, 2020 for four half-days of interactive online learning! Registration is now open for our annual Rochester Librarian Tech Camp conference! This FREE event is open to all school, public, academic, and special library staff! Through a variety of online sessions, learn from industry professionals on topics related to technology, education, and collaboration (TEC) in library services and practices. Attend all of the sessions or just register for the ones that…

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