Join the lady who wrote THE book on capital campaign fundraising, Andrea Kihlstedt, and campaign veteran, Gail Perry, to examine the ways campaigns are changing today.
Andrea and Gail are examining the 10 key areas you need to nail in order to have a successful campaign in 2013-14. They’ll offer you the results of their conversations with campaign consultants across the country on what’s happening today:
In this eye-opening webinar, you’ll learn what’s working and what’s not. And you’ll get the latest on campaign strategies for: the feasibility study, gift planning chart, case for support, campaign committee and donor recognition.
MOOCs (massive open online courses) provide educational opportunities at no cost or low cost online. Online learning brought distance education into the mainstream over the past few decades, but the MOOC, currently popular in higher education, brings learning to more students through large-scale interactive participation. This session will describe MOOCs, advantages and disadvantages shared with virtual worlds, and the future of the MOOC through examples of various types.
Novice yet earnest flipper Marie Slim (Teacher Librarian and Spanish Teacher) will share tips, tricks, hashtags, mentors, pitfalls and successes. Flipping is made for the library - one of you and 2000 who need you!
The ability to critically engage with and communicate through visual materials is becoming a core competency for participation in today’s highly visual culture. This presentation will share successful techniques for using images in libraries. Visual learning objects will show how images can frame an instruction session by capturing learners’ attention and preparing them to delve into conceptual content. Pedagogical considerations of using images in the classroom will also be discussed, with special attention to active learning. Attendees will take away concrete ways to integrate visual literacy into existing content.
Discovery service not doing what you hoped it would? Your library just bought a brand new video collection, but you can’t you find anything in it? As models like PDA and EBA become prevalent in all media formats, ensuring patrons can find what they are looking for is more essential than ever. But many types of content simply don’t rise to the top of discovery service searches, and other searches return too many unrelated results to be truly useful.
Here’s an idea: how about baking discovery into the actual resource? Let two product editors and a librarian walk you through their philosophy of search–that discovery shouldn’t mean losing discipline-specific searching, that videos and scores should be just as easy to find as books and periodicals, and cross-search should be a given – and then see examples of the impact this has on ease of use, find-ability, and ultimately, patron satisfaction.
The three most important components of a successful Special Event and the true definition of a “successful” special event.
- Why you should do them
- The most important ingredients of a “successful” special event
- The by-products of special events.
Learn about fall’s collection of new books for boys during this School Library Journal webcast event. From illustrated books to chapter books, and even audio books topics will range from superheroes to farmers, and then some! Attendees will learn some tips to promote and support genres that boys like, including comic books, graphic novels, sports, and nonfiction, as well as some ideas for creating reading role models and communities for boys grades K-12. If you want ways to get books in the hands of your guys this session will inspire you.
Join us for our Books for Boys webcast to be sure you have the latest releases ready for your readers. Our featured panelists from Annick Press, Random House Listening Library and Egmont USA will discuss genre trends, hot new releases, and upcoming titles.
Looking for additional funds to support library programs and services? Want to share the great ways you bring in gifts and support to your library? Join us for CSL In Session – an interactive online discussion forum. Our October topic will cover fundraising from the basics to a bonanza of alternative fundraising ideas. Take away strategies for improving both your library support and awareness in your community.
Doesn’t it seem that wherever romance goes, mayhem follows? And we all know that life as a teenager is full of both of these!
Join SLJTeen‘s Dodie Ownes as she moderates a free one-hour webcast featuring titles presentations from Soho Teen, Tor Teen, and Harlequin Teen,who will offer sneak previews of their new titles for Fall 2013 and 2014. You won’t believe some of the cover art—shocking, sexy, and sensational—that will have your young adult readers picking the book display clean.
- Soho Teen will be sharing Relic, the first in The Books of Eva series from Heather Terrell, will certainly pique the interest of fans of Game of Thrones and The Hunger Games; from veteran novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard, What We Lost in the Dark, explores the lives of three teens, two with a deadly allergy to sunlight, who witness a murder; and will acquaint you to their Alex Award-winners, The Night Birds, by Thomas Maltman, and Caring is Creepy, by David Zimmerman.
- You know Ender’s Game is coming to the big screen, so you’ll want to have the movie tie-in from Tor Teen available for your readers. We’ll also be hearing about the Tor Teen’s new Goddess War series from Kendare Blake (Anna Dressed in Blood), which is kicked off with Antigoddess. And weenie fans, god bless ‘em, will be delighted to know that Dave Lubar’s Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies will be on shelves soon.
- Harlequin Teen will be focusing on their “5 Star Reads” line-up which will include Through the Zombie Glass, Iron Traitor, Crash Into You, Pawn and White Hot Kiss.
Social Media for Nonprofits and Eventbrite is presenting a FREE workshop offering clear strategies, tactics, and resources for using social media to ensure the success of nonprofit fundraising events. If your nonprofit is planning an upcoming gala or fundraiser, this webinar is not to be missed!
Join industry experts for straight talk and helpful tools for posting and promoting your upcoming event; learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to maximize the success of your fundraisers; and find out how free scheduling, analysis, and optimization tools can help you save tons of time and work smarter, not harder.
Sign up now for this FREE, interactive workshop and learn how to harness the power of social media to drive results in the real world!
- The best times of day to post your messages to social media outlets and to send out emails.
- When to post your upcoming event to maximize attendance, and a clear step-by-step breakdown of how to create events on all the major social networks- Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn- and leverage them to drive attendance.
- How to use free tools to analyze how people are finding out about your events so you can focus on the partnerships and marketing efforts that matter.
- Tips for harnessing the time-saving potential of scheduling tools, so you can tee up your messages and posts in advance and have your campaign ready before it even goes live.
- Actionable insights on how to increase event turnout and donations by making it easy for people who already signed up to spread the word via shares and tweets, and for those unable to attend to donate.
- Tips for “socializing” your event with live Twitter feeds, custom hashtags, and more.
- How to use free tools to keep the experience going after your event ends, including sharing photos, stories, and highlights.