The presentation will provide an overview of records and information management (RIM) ethics. RIM ethics is envisioned as a professional ethics for records and information professionals. As a body of knowledge, it will share characteristics and issues with other fields such as librarianship and accounting but will have its own distinctive values and perspectives. Issues important to RIM ethics include: Truth/Deception, Information Privacy, Confidentiality, Conflicts of Interest, Whistle blowing, and other topics related to the ethical management of information. Issues covered in the presentation will include characteristics of professions and their specialized ethics, the relation of professional ethics to business ethics and our common morality, codes of ethics, and the distinguishing features of RIM ethics.
- Frustrated that you cannot think of a recommendation when a child asks for a “good book to read?”
- Tired of recommending the same books because you can’t think of anything new to recommend to a child visiting the library?
Discover the new books that you can recommend to children who use your library! Hear about books published in Fall 2012, and upcoming Spring 2013 titles, that will be popular with children ages 0-12. These include picture books, easy readers, transitional fiction, genre fiction for middle grades, graphic novels, poetry, nonfiction, and more!
Hear about books that will appeal to the “reluctant reader,” boys who may have drifted away from reading, and books that will have popularity with a wide audience of children.
At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:
- Be able to identify “read-alikes” – other books you can recommend to children after you find out their favorite book
- Discover books that will grab the attention of reluctant readers, including the newest graphic novels for kids, nonfiction, and popular culture titles
- Be able to name some new books relating to the Common Core
- Hear a recap of the recent ALA awards (such as Newbery, Caldecott, etc.) and other recent children’s book awards, to make sure you have these available to recommend
- Take away a list of helpful websites to use when doing readers’ advisory, and sites that will help you keep up-to-date on the latest children’s books
This webinar will be of interest to: any library staff or volunteer who serves children ages 0-12, in either public or school libraries.
This webinar has reached maximum capacity. The video recording of this event will be available on the Booklist webinars archive page on April 22 for anyone wishing to view it.
Few librarians are ever ambivalent about weeding—some weed with abandon, while others would rather do just about any other library task. In this hour-long, free webinar Rebecca Vnuk, Booklist editor for Reference and Collection Management, will present the basics of weeding a collection as outlined in her popular Corner Shelf feature, “Weeding Tips.” She’ll be joined by Miriam Tuliao of New York Public Library and Mary Cohen of Palos Verdes Library District who will offer practical advice and discuss the benefits of using collectionHQ.
L is for new spring picks for your library. O is for the only books you’ll want to see. V, they’re very, very extraordinary. E, there are even more romances for your patrons to adore. Romance is in the air this spring, and we know your patrons will love these upcoming releases. Join Library Journal managing editor, Romance editor, and RWA Vivian Stephens Industry Award winner Bette-Lee Fox in uncovering the sweet, sassy, sultry, salty, and sexy spring romance selections from Siren Audio Studios, Sourcebooks, and Baker Publishing Group. Sign up today for your chance to join us for some fine romance.
This three-part series will explore the question, “How can technology support independence and participation for people with cognitive disabilities?” After this session you will be able to:
- Use three strategies for task analysis that can be applied to decisions about where and when technology can support.
- Identify at least two commonly available tools to support task completion and daily routines.
- Identify at least two specialized tools that are designed to support task completion and daily routines.
The sequestration is but one financial crisis that has and will continue to impact the non-profit world. From the recession to the sequester and even staff turnover can negatively impact your revenue. Using proactive practices is a sure fire way to be ahead of the curve for any financial crisis your organization will endure. We’ll discuss tactics and approaches to diversify your organization’s funding streams to help reduce any funding crisis now and in the future.
- Proactively addressing financial crisis situations to lessen impact to your organization
- Learn tactics to diversify your funding streams
- EXPLORE: Practices to explore the most optimal opportunities for your organization
- How technology can be your savior in tough times
Tweens are not quite children, but not quite teens. What’s the best way to offer services to this group to keep them engaged at your library and in reading? Join us for this interactive session to discuss best practices for effective tween programming, policies, reading advisory, and more. Hear examples from Colorado public libraries and share your experiences in serving this important audience.
Explore the world of corporate support and tools and resources on corporate giving.
Seeking to target companies that might fund your organization?
Finding it hard to get information?
Need to get beyond the Yellow Pages?
Join us for an introduction to the world of corporate support for nonprofits and funding research tools to help you identify corporate prospects. We'll answer such questions as:
- What are the motivations behind corporate giving?
- What is the difference between a direct corporate giving program and a company-sponsored foundation and how does it affect my approach to research?
- What are the different pathways to partnership with a company?
- How can I match my organization's needs with the interests of a corporation?
- How can I use the Foundation Center’s resources to locate corporate funders?
We will include a case study illustrating a corporate-nonprofit partnership.