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August 2021

Second Tuesday at Ten!

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2021

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

To encourage staying connected with each other during this time, we invite you to join us online second Tuesdays at Ten! Staying connected is important during this unprecedented time. CLRC is looking to stay engaged with our members by offering the library community an opportunity to chat, discuss, and check-in with colleagues around the region. Please join us for our monthly online Zoom meeting every second Tuesday. Call in to say hi, ask questions, provide updates, and talk to your…

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MLA Webinar: What’s Needed to Make a Literature Search Reproducible? An Introduction to PRISMA-S

August 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online via MLA NY United States + Google Map

PRISMA-S is a new reporting guideline designed to help librarians, information specialists, and teams conducting systematic reviews and evidence syntheses describe their methods and results in a transparent and reproducible manner. In this session, we'll go through the 16-item PRISMA-S checklist and discuss how to use the checklist and the corresponding explanation and elaboration document to your advantage. We'll look at examples of good reporting--and reporting that could be improved in this interactive session. Learning Outcomes By the end of…

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LILRC Webinar: Coffee+Conversation – Social Media Librarians Virtual Meetup

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join your fellow social media librarians for our next virtual meet up. We will have an open conversation about new and ongoing challenges. All are welcome!

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Webinar: Exploring Inclusive Public Service

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: This interactive webinar will cover some of the core assumptions of libraries and how this impacts our public service. We will discuss what inclusive public service is and explore the possibilities it opens up.  About the Presenter: Sofia Leung is a Chinese American librarian, facilitator, and educator. She is a founding editor at up//root: a we here publication, and the co-editor of Knowledge Justice:Disrupting Library and Information Studies Through Critical Race Theory. Sofia holds a Master’s in Library…

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First Meeting of CLRC’s *NEW* Sustainability SIG!

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join us for the first meeting of the CLRC's *new* Sustainability Special Interest Group! This group meets to discuss how best to reach our community to convey a sense of urgency regarding the state of our planet. Our focus is on the three pillars of sustainability: sustainable practices are environmentally sound, socially equitable, and economically feasible. Meeting ID: 826 8703 7370Passcode: 256801 All CLRC events are open to CLRC members and members of the Empire State Library Network. All attendees…

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RRLC Webinar: That Happened Here?! – Using Local Primary Sources in the Classroom

August 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Primary sources can ignite a passion for history and sharpen critical information literacy skills. In this webinar, participants will discuss how to bring primary sources to life in the classroom. Part presentation, part discussion, participants will understand: - where to find primary sources - how to use the Library of Congress analysis tool - how using primary sources in the classroom gives students the opportunity to practice critical observation skills necessary to confidently navigate today's information world Presenter: Miranda Stefano…

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METRO Webinar: Data Breaches – What Libraries Can Do To Prevent Them

August 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Data breaches are terrifying, and cause for a lot of consternation. Join this session with our experts Dan Ayala and Gary Price to talk through what can be done on an individual level as well as by library IT staff to avoid having sensitive information compromised. We will also discuss resources libraries can share with their communities to help them avoid such a fate as well.

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METRO Webinar: Compassionate Career Services, Part Three – When and How to “Teach People to Fish”

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

We’re finally emerging from the worst of this historic pandemic, and current economic trends finally favor workers. Businesses are hiring again and benefits are ending. Meanwhile, the digital divide is still an issue we have to contend with and many of the patrons we work with need us more than ever. Libraries are uniquely positioned to provide essential services to those who are looking for work. We’ve got the skills, the resources, and the ideals to truly help our communities.…

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ESLN Webinar: Coordinated Collection Development Information Session

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Join Barbara Lilley, Library Development Specialist at the Division of Library Development, for an overview of the NYS Coordinated Collection Development Aid program. Registration is required. This session is sponsored by the Empire State Library Network. If you have any questions, contact Kathleen Gundrum or Laura Osterhout.

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RRLC Webinar: Library Data in Context

August 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

This webinar will cover how to use a combination of public and local data sources to make decisions through context evaluation, visualization, and data analysis. Case studies incorporating data analysis tools such as R, Tableau Public, ArcGIS, and PolicyMap will be discussed. Workshop learning objectives: - Understand the research lifecycle as a continuum - Understand how context shapes data collection, analysis, and presentation - Discover practical applications of common data analysis tools - Create actionable insights from public and local…

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