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June 2020

METRO Webinar: How To Be A Good Ally

June 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Racism and oppression won’t come to an end until we all engage in the process of educating ourselves and taking action. This webinar seeks to open a discussion on de-centering whiteness as we work toward a just and equitable city, state, and country. Join panelists Jessie Daniels, Jessica Hochman, Maura Smale, and Polly Thistlethwaite as we discuss how white supremacy pervades our systems, how to do anti-racist work in all areas of our lives, and what it means to join…

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Webinar: Coronavirus and Communicable Disease in the Workplace

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Webinar Description: This webinar will cover: What is a virus? What is a coronavirus? How could coronavirus be acquired or spread at work? Considerations for re-occupying/re-opening the physical building/facility How could workplace exposure to coronavirus be prevented? Hierarchy of controls for hazard reduction About the Presenter: Nellie Brown is the Director of Workplace Health and Safety Programs for the Worker Institute at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. A certified industrial hygienest, biologist, and chemist, Nellie earned her…

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WNYLRC Webinar: Boost Your Library’s Customer Service with Virtual Chat Reference

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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About the Webinar: Whether we are working from home during a pandemic or helping patrons from our offices and reference desks, virtual reference is an important aspect of the service we provide to our communities. Please join UB librarians Kim Plassche and Jill Hackenberg as they share chat reference tips for newcomers and veteran chatters. Learn techniques to help you deliver excellent customer service including creating your own canned messages for frequent questions, finding primary sources online, working with patrons…

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July 2020

Virtual Continuing Education Focus Group

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online Via Zoom NY United States + Google Map

Come help CLRC prepare for their next Plan of Service! CLRC is currently in the process of creating their next Plan of Service. In order to do that we’ll need YOUR feedback! We’ll be an online focus group for all of our members to discuss the past and future of continuing education offerings. Come join us to review events and workshops you’ve enjoyed and talk about what we could be doing better! Those who attend will be entered into a raffle…

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Webinar: Bystander Intervention Training

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Webinar Description: This interactive training will allow participants to understand what being a bystander is and how they can serve as an active bystander. Through examples, discussions, and videos, participants will be able to develop strategies and skills to best serve their populations and be seen as an ally and support system. About the Presenter: Bennie D. Williams currently serves as the Assitant Dean of Students/Director of the Multicultural Center at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Prior to this,…

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