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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.

Power Searching: alternative search engines, social media, and subject indices

Google, Bing, and Yahoo, are three of the most popular search engines used. Regardless of the one you prefer, chances are there will be information that cannot be found in these traditional sources.

In this second of our 3-part webinar series, we will focus on the other available search options, such as subject directories, social media, and alternate search engines, and how they differ from the popular engines used. We will discuss the pros and cons of using these alternate resources and when to use them.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will:

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!

Maker-centered Learning in the Library

An Infopeople online course, beginning  31 March – 27 April 2015

Are you interested in expanding the definition of literacy in your library programs and services to include the multiple literacies embodied by the maker movement? Would you like to learn more about maker-centered learning in libraries? Making doesn't need to happen in a makerspace – all libraries can be makerspaces whether they can provide a dedicated space or not.

This course will arm you with the tools necessary to:

Reel in Readers

An Infopeople online course, beginning  17 March – 13 April 2015

Here's a crash course on video production and digital animation that will help you learn how to expand your readers’ advisory services with book trailers - an animated or live action "preview" for a book. You will explore:

Developing a Digital Branch

An Infopeople online course, beginning  24 February – 23 March 2015

Would you like to expand and enhance your library’s online presence? Do you want to build an effective, user-friendly digital branch that is an active online community where customers can interact – with you and with each other?

During this course, you’ll learn:

5 Minutes On MARC

LIANZA and Nielsen present 5 Minutes On: MARC Download and WorldCat Link

5 Minutes On Searching

Nielsen and LIANZA present a 5 Minutes On presentation on Searching.

5 Minutes on Google Drive

This 5 Minutes On professional development video on Google Drive was created by Amberleigh Nicholson and details how Google Drive can be used by the library and information profession.

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