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December 2020

NNYLN Webinar: Instructional Videos for Everyone (2-Part Program)

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

What exactly is an instructional video? An instructional video is “any video that demonstrates a process, transfers knowledge, explains a concept, or shows someone how to do something” (Simon, 2020) They can literally be about anything, and anyone can make them. In this 2-part program, we will learn how to make our own instructional videos. Instructional videos are a great way to relay information, however, the process can seem intimidating and be time-consuming. Together, we will learn about creating effective…

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LILRC Webinar: How to Build an Anti-Bias Library

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

What's an anti-racist library? And why should we be trying to build one? Simply put, an anti-racist library is one that actively works to dismantle racism and promote equality. How can we build one when we can find racial bias all over our libraries-- in our collections, our discovery systems, and our interactions with patrons and other staff? In this workshop, we'll talk about identifying and addressing microaggressions, implicit bias, and biased library systems, in pursuit of building an anti-racist…

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RCLS Webinar: Committee Leadership Training – How to Run a Meeting

December 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Presenters Carolyn Bennett Glauda, Southeastern New York Library Resources Council, and Joanna Goldfarb & Jen Park, Ramapo Catskill Library System, encourage any library staff, directors, and trustees to attend a session regarding committee leadership. This training is appropriate for anyone who is new to a leadership position in a committee, would like to learn more about how to effectively run meetings, or who is interested in assuming a leadership position in the future. Attendees will "walk away" with the following…

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METRO Webinar: Broader than Broadband – Brooklyn Public Library’s Digital Equity Strategy

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

More details coming soon! Digital equity is a complex set of conditions that requires that every New Yorker has access to affordable broadband, adequate devices, necessary software, digital literacy skills, and a community of support. Persistent digital divides exist in communities -- urban, suburban, and rural -- across New York; in fact, more than 25% of students in New York lack access to the Internet and/or appropriate devices to participate in remote online education. The challenges to student connectivity can’t…

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New York State Library Digital Equity Webinar Series

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 24, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on October 29, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on December 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Digital equity is a complex set of conditions that requires that every New Yorker has access to affordable broadband, adequate devices, necessary software, digital literacy skills, and a community of support. Persistent digital divides exist in communities -- urban, suburban, and rural -- across New York; in fact, more than 25% of students in New York lack access to the Internet and/or appropriate devices to participate in remote online education. The challenges to student connectivity can't be considered in isolation,…

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CDLC Webinar: Preservation Interest Group – Response and Recovery from Unwanted Water Events

December 8 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Unwanted water? Unwanted water is the most common emergency affecting your collections, whether from a leaky building, a burst pipe, or even local area flooding.Learn how to reduce the risk, prepare in advance, and how to respond quickly! Join area organizations and University at Albany's Ann Kearney and Karen Kiorpes on December 8, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. for this discussion on Response and Recovery from Unwanted Water Events. All are welcome, including people from outside the Capital District!

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Second Tuesday at Ten!

December 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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NNYLN Webinar: Raising Your Level of Librarian-Faculty Collaborations

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Description: In this session, attendees will learn about online faculty-librarian collaborations from two librarians who worked with faculty to create an embedded librarian program that began with a basic level of collaboration via a presence in the learning management system and has since grown to include more advanced levels of collaboration including synchronous and asynchronous information literacy opportunities and even assignment and course modification and creation. In addition to seeing examples of all levels of collaboration, attendees will learn the…

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NNYLN Webinar: Workplace Wellness – COVID Edition

December 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on December 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Over the course of three, one-hour sessions, participants will gain an understanding of why worksite wellness programs are so valuable and how to get started. Each month will build on the previous session as we work together to help launch effective, sustainable worksite wellness programs based on each worksite’s individual needs. Although worksite wellness programs may include many aspects of wellness, these workshops will give particular emphasis to mental health as this is a growing need during this pandemic. Each…

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Webinar: SMART Goals – A How-To, Hands-On Working Session

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: When creating project, team, or organizational goals, we are often told to make them SMART. What does it mean to have goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-based? How do you create SMART goals?  How does their creation help you think about your definition of success? This 90-minute working session will teach you about SMART goals. In other words, how do you make them specific, measurable, achievable, relevant and time-based, without making them unreasonable? You will…

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