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May 2013, Volume 5, Issue 5

Continuing Education Alert


Check Your Calendars!!

One Book SD

Choose Privacy Week
May 1-7

National Library Legislative Day
May 7-8

Children's Book Week
May 13-19

BookExpo America
May 30– June 1, Javits Center, New York City

ALA 2013 Annual Conference & Exhibition
June 27– July 2, Chicago, Illinois

SD Festival of Books
Sept. 20-22, Deadwood

Tri-Conference: NDLA, MPLA, SDLA 2013
The Library: All Travelers Welcome
Sept. 25-27, Sioux Falls


Featured e-Resources of the Month
Genealogy eResources—where history is new


Continuing Education Opportunities

 

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Upcoming RACE webinars

 

Advanced Searching in Online Resources: Better Search Results are Easier Than You Think!

Thursday, May 2, 2013, at 11:00 am CT (10:00 am MT)
Presented by Julie Erickson and Jane Heitman Healy, Electronic Resources Coordinators

Having trouble coming up with search results that meet your information needs? Craft better searches more easily using the State Library online resources advanced search features. This session will look at advanced search features in Proquest, World Book and more. You will come away with a new confidence in your search skills!

Register today at library.sd.gov.

 

eBooks – the Changing Landscape in South Dakota Schools

Thursday, May 9, 2013, at 4:00 pm CT (3:00 pm MT)
Presented by Joan Upell, School Library Coordinator, and Julie Erickson, Electronic Resources Coordinator

Seventy-five percent of SD citizens have access to downloadable eBooks and audiobooks from public libraries. What’s the scene at your school? Attend this session to hear more about your options and learn where to look to bring downloadables into your students’ lives.

Register today at library.sd.gov.

 

More CE Opportunities

May 1

Recruiting Professional Volunteers
(12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)

When the Traditional Communications Office is No Longer Enough
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 2

Sizzling Spring Cookbook Buzz
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 7

Inbound Marketing: The Latest Techniques to Attract More Donors, Volunteers, and Others
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Worlds of the Imagination: What's New in SF/Fantasy
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 8

The Three Languages of Appreciation
(12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Managing Fundraisers; for the Non Fundraising Executive
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Behind the Scenes with Gale Publishing Stories
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 9

Event Information: Booklist Webinar—Hooking Reluctant Readers with Middle Grade Series
(1:00 pm – 2:00 pm CT; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Fall 2013 Librarian Preview
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 14

Books for Kids: Spring Reading for Growing Minds
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 15

Effective Strategic Planning part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report
(12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CT; 11:00 am – 12:00 pm MT; online webinar)

Planning: A Small Library's Strategies for Tech Success
(1:00 pm – 2 pm CT, 12:00 pm – 1 pm MT; online webinar)

Facebook for Executive Staff
(2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT; 1:00 am – 2:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

May 16

Be the Change: Raise the Bar with Effective Collaborations
(5:00 pm – 6:00 pm CT; 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm MT; online webinar)

 

 

 

 

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