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June 2021

LILRC Webinar: I Have Something to Tell You – A Conversation with Author and Educator Chasten Buttigieg

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

Please join LILRC in welcoming author Chasten Buttigieg for a moderated discussion about his bestselling book I Have Something to Tell You: A Memoir (Atria Books, 2020). LILRC members who attend will be entered to win copies of the book, newly released in paperback! About the Book: “Throughout the past year, teacher Chasten Glezman Buttigieg has emerged on the national stage, having left his classroom in South Bend, Indiana, to travel cross-country in support of his husband, former mayor Pete Buttigieg, and…

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LILRC Webinar: Directing the Genealogical Reference Interview

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States

Do you dread genealogy questions at the reference desk? Overwhelmed by the seasoned genealogist's details? April Earle will walk us through answering some of the most common and daunting genealogy reference questions using FamilySearch and other free websites. April Earle is a member of the Library Faculty at Farmingdale State College. In addition to her role there, she serves as a Genealogy Consultant at Mastic-Moriches-Shirley Community Library. She also teaches a course in Genealogical Resources and Services through St. John's University's…

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SENYLRC’s 2021 Annual Meeting

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

The 54th Annual Meeting of the council will be held online via zoom on Friday, June 4, 2021 from 10am–12pm. This event is free and open to all in the library community. Registration is open! The meeting program includes a brief membership meeting, an update on yearly activities, featured speaker Jessamyn West, remarks by Lauren Moore State Librarian, awards presentation, and trustee recognitions. The theme for this year’s meeting is “we all learned something new this year.” We look forward…

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LILRC Webinar: Houston We Have a Podcast

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Gary J. Jordan, Public Affairs Officer at NASA, will share the origins of Houston We Have a Podcast along with stories of podcasting guests, insights into NASA's behind-the-scenes operations, metrics, and agency strategy.Bring your podcasting questions! Presenter Gary Jordan has been working at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX for 6 years. His responsibilities include managing media relations for the International Space Station (ISS), Commercial low-Earth orbit and Commercial Crew; leading the digital multimedia content team; hosting live television commentary…

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CDLC Webinar: Rethinking Academic Streaming Video Acquisition

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Please join us for a workshop on Rethinking Academic Streaming Video Acquisition, presented by Charlie Remy, Associate Professor, and Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library. COVID-19 has significantly increased demand for streaming video while, at the same time, many libraries are facing budget cuts. Learn how a mid-sized academic library is building a high-quality collection of perpetual access streaming videos by purchasing content directly from filmmakers/independent distributors and hosting these videos on a secure streaming…

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Webinar: Defend Yourself – Safer Libraries, Two-Part Series

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on June 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Webinar Description: Libraries and their employees face challenges in handling difficult or threatening situations while providing good service to their communities. Defend Yourself helps libraries address these challenges with a comprehensive training that covers de-escalation, active bystander skills, boundary setting, and empowerment self-defense. This training is experiential, trauma-informed, and will help: Promote a safe and respectful workplace for all staff, Maintain good, productive relationships with patrons,  Create a shared toolbox of skills for dealing with difficult patrons and any harassment…

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LILRC Webinar: Vertical Files Demystified

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

What is a vertical file?  Simply put, it is a filing cabinet with folders dedicated to people, places, events, and other topics relating to a community.  It is the first stop for a librarian or archivist to send a researcher with questions about a popular subject.  The Society of American Archivists defines it as, “an example of an artificial collection.” This workshop is for anyone who wants to begin a vertical file for their organization and for those looking to…

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MLA Webinar: Tell Your Research Story – Visualization, Design, and Messaging

June 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
Online via MLA NY United States + Google Map

Librarians are not only delving into teaching data visualization to their patrons, but also utilizing visualizations to communicate their own research. This webinar serves the dual purpose of role-modeling how to teach data visualization and teaching you how to apply design principles and targeted messaging into your professional activities. You will be introduced to universal design strategies - such as color, font, proximity, and shape; targeted messages for specific audiences; and ethical and accessibility principles. Learning Outcomes By the end…

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New York State Library Webinar: Intellectual Property 101

June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
NY United States + Google Map

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovations as you transition from idea to product. The session will cover: • What is the USPTO? • An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets • Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP • How to get started in protecting your intellectual property. As the Eastern Regional Outreach Director for the U.S. Patent…

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ESLN Webinar: Changing Environment of Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries

June 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Academic resource sharing has been impacted over the last 18 months due to an unprecedented pandemic causing temporary physical library closures and reduction or elimination of sharing resources. Additionally, the impact of understanding the virus lifespan on physical materials also shaped how libraries are providing resources and fulfilling ILL requests in a timely manner. This session will provide updates from various library groups on how COVID impacted the library’s or group’s mission of sharing materials, the creation of new or…

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