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Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui Library Assistant's Day

Are you a Library Assistant? Or, do you know a Library Assistant? Then make sure to have Thursday 10th August 2017 free in your diary!

In July 2014 Lincoln University’s Library, Teaching and Learning (LTL) website launched our online chat service AskLive, allowing online users to enter into a live text chat with a member of LTL staff.

Social Media with DK

We're very excited to be working with social media guru DK (that’s right, just a D and a K) to bring you Social Media Masterclasses!

New Self-Guided Curriculum for Digitization

Through the Public Library Partnerships Project (PLPP), DPLA has been working with existing DPLA Service Hubs to provide digital skills training for public librarians and connect them sustainably with state and regional resources for digitizing, describing, and exhibiting their cultural heritage content.

Virtual Privacy Lab

The San Jose Public Library is offering a Virtual Privacy Lab where you can learn, (for free!), about about privacy topics and generate a custom privacy toolkit geared towards your online needs. The toolkits include links, tips, and resources that empower you to customize your online identity. You can also email or print your privacy toolkit for future use.

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Webinar: How to protect the freedom to read in your library

What do you do when a patron or a parent finds a book in your library offensive and wants to take it off your shelves? How do you remain sensitive to the needs of all patrons while avoiding banning a title? How can you bring attention to the issue of book banning in an effective way?

Online Social Media Course with Hootsuite (and it's free...)

Learn the fundamentals of social media marketing now—with six free online courses

Digital Media Labs: From Concept to Funding to Management

An ALA webinar on Thursday 5 February 2015  at 8.30am (NZ Time)

Customizing Library Vendor Tools for Better Customer Service

An Infopeople webinar on Friday 21 February 2015 at 9am (NZ Time)

  • Are you struggling to make several vendor-hosted tools behave like a cohesive website?
  • Frustrated by the lack of customization available in your vendor tools?
  • Do your users get confused by vendor tools designed for librarians?

There might be an answer!

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