April 19, 2018

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.

Navigating the “Wild West” of Apps

Thursday, Apr. 19, 2018, 2PM-3PM ET /11AM-12PM PT
Projections show there will be more than 5 million apps available by 2020. With a commitment to bridging the digital divide, how can librarians navigate this “Wild West” of digital content to provide relevant and appropriate educational apps for their patrons?
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Orange High School Library – A one-stop-shop for students to prepare for their futures

Tuesday, Apr. 24, 2018, 2PM-3PM ET /11AM-12PM PT
Are your students ready to meet the challenges of college, a career and their futures? Join us to learn how one high school in New Jersey has become a one-stop-shop to aid their students in preparing for and succeeding in high-stakes exams such as the SAT test.
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Quality Research Solutions to Maximize Remaining Budgets

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 1PM-2PM ET /10AM-11AM PT
What digital content will bring the most value to your library? Join EBSCO and Library Journal as we highlight tips for expanding your library’s collection while ensuring your remaining budget dollars go toward the most valuable resources available for your faculty and students.
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The New Frontier in Single Sign-On

How can OpenAthens simplify your life and make research easier for your users? Join us as we demonstrate experiences as an end user and the administrator. You can be the library champion by providing seamless access to content with single sign-on while less effort is required from you.
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DRM-Free Made Easy: Expanding Access for Researchers and Choice for Libraries

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is technology used to control the use of digital content and devices after purchase. Although the intention is to prevent unauthorized redistribution, this technology creates certain restrictions and device boundaries that can impact a student’s research.
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SELF-e + Short Form Content: Self-publishing for Local Writers

SELF-e, a turnkey self-publishing program, now accepts content from every writer in the community, whether it’s poetry, short stories, journalism or beyond. Join us to hear more about how libraries, their patrons and local writers all benefit from a cycle of creating, sharing and discovering local writers.
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The Newest Graphic Novels: What’s Hot for Spring

What’s looking good for spring? Join moderator Alea Perez along with a panel of insiders who will share some of the hottest graphic novels hitting the shelves this season. Comics are forever pursuing diverse subjects and themes, so be sure to tune in to this lively and informative webcast.
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How Magazine Archives Enhance Academic Research

How can digital magazine archives enhance and enrich academic research? Join us as EBSCO’s Clive Wright shares librarians’ and faculty members’ experiences with magazine archives from his visits to over 1,000 academic librarians across North America, Latin America and Europe.
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Get a Grip on Grants: From Searching to Spending

Feeling overwhelmed by the grant writing process? With a little insight based on real-life experiences from #TheLibraryLife, our panel of experts clarifies the grant preparation and application process, sharing some best practices that are sure to help you win the materials funding you need.
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Increase Library Hours & Access with open+

The open library model has been successfully implemented in over 500 libraries of all types and sizes in Europe since 2004 and is making its way to libraries in North America. Learn more about the flexibility of this approach and how open+ delivers a different level of service for today’s self-service library user.
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