February 22, 2017

Webcasts

Library Journal‘s dynamic and informative webcasts span a wide spectrum of topics and audiences to help viewers improve their libraries, build collections and better service patrons. We cover a wide range of topics including collection development, technology, publishing and author interviews and each webcast is available free for both live and archive viewing. Our webcast presentations are so popular that in a recent survey, 99% of attendees enjoyed receiving information in this format and 72% of respondents have recommended our webcasts to colleagues.

Building Success Skills: A Solid Foundation for All

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Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2017, 3:00 PM ET
A lack of fundamental skills can often create barriers to success. Those seeking to overcome such barriers need a supportive pathway as they endeavor to acquire these skills and connect with a new learning or work environment. Join LearningExpress and our panel of state, public, academic and school librarians as they discuss the importance of building the foundational skills that adults and students need to succeed.
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Open Science: Beyond Open Access

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View this webcast to learn from our panel of experts as they discuss the challenges and benefits of Open Science in the context of global health and medical concerns. They will explain how the disruptive concept of Open Data can reshape and improve the nature of research and results.
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Body, Mind and Spirit Spring 2017

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As the New Year begins we continually find readers seeking their pathways for the year ahead. Join us for a truly inspiring webcast and learn about a few evergreen library favorites along with plenty of upcoming releases covering everything from aromatherapy and stress management, to the psychology of dreaming, to understanding consciousness, life, and death through quantum physics.
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The Importance of Globally Curated Music Literature for Music Programs

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Thursday, January 26th, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
With the preponderance of music literature available, it’s increasingly important for institutions with music programs to have a strategy for evaluating sources. In this webcast event, we’re proud to bring you experts who are very active in the field of musicology who will share their views on the relevance and importance of curated music literature that is thoughtful, current, comprehensive, and global in scope.
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PostMARC’d: Delivering A New Approach to Cataloging

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2017, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Join TLC and Library Journal at 3pm Jan. 18 for a webcast on LS2 Cataloging, which introduces a linked data approach to the cataloging experience that moves libraries beyond a traditional MARC editor. The innovative use of glossaries to maintain data consistency, a new series service supplying titles linked to genres and audience level, and improvements to batch editing of bibliographic, item, and authority records deliver an improved user experience for library staff and a better discovery experience for library users. Make sure your library is ready for the advantages of LS2 Cataloging by registering for this free one-hour webcast.
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Community Conveners

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Past winners of the LibraryAware Community Award share their stories of how deep engagement with community needs won them the honor, and how they’ve since leveraged it to drive more positive change and put the library front and center.
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Limitless Libraries, Unlimited Potential

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Thursday, December 15, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
As libraries continue their mission to become community cornerstones, there is a new spirit of cooperation between public and school libraries. Nowhere is this more evident than in Nashville, where Nashville Public Library and Metro Nashville Public Schools have partnered to create the Limitless Libraries cooperative to improve school libraries, resource sharing, and student access to learning materials. The Library Corporation’s CARL•X was selected as the shared ILS at the heart of this project. You’re invited to join TLC and Library Journal for a special webinar to discuss the Limitless Libraries concept and how it could work for your community.
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An Indie State of Mind

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Wednesday, December 7th, 2016, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT
The indie book movement has become a vibrant part of America’s reading culture, and that’s in no small part due to advances in digital self-publishing. With more than 90% of U.S. libraries lending eBooks, libraries have unparalleled power to bring their best local writers to their patrons’ attention and beyond. This webinar will illuminate how Library Journal’s SELF-e program supports statewide, library-driven writing contests to find the best indie books in your community and make them available to library patrons.
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InstantFlix—Providing a Voice for Independent Filmmakers

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
This Library Journal webinar features an enagaging panel of experts, including IndieFlix founder Scilla Andreen, a selection of independent filmmakers, and a librarian currently promoting the service. Join the webinar and discover how your library can help spread the voice of independent filmmakers to your patrons.
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Libraries – Unite Your Patrons: Check Out the Latest Trends in Community Reads Programs

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Thursday, December 1st, 2016, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Don’t miss this lively discussion about their experiences and best practices for many different aspects of Community Reads projects, such as planning, title selection, promotion, challenges faced and lessons learned.
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