Category Archives: Webinar

Community Connections Webinar

Colorado State Library in Session is offering a free webinar on Tuesday, June 17th at 12PM Mountain Time titled “Engaged, Embedded, and Enriched Creative Community Connections.”

The webinar features three librarians from public libraries  who will share their experience in building community relationships. Visit their website for more information on accessing this webinar.

Free ALA Webinar on Strategic Partnerships

ALA is offering a free webinar “Strategic Library Partnerships” on Monday, March 24th from 1-2PM CDT. This webinar will discuss partnerships between all types of libraries with local government and other community organizations.

The webinar will be limited to 100 participants, and you must pre-register before the event. More details can be found here.

Upcoming Webinar: Health Happens in Libraries

OCLC’s WebJunction is offering a webinar on Thursday, March 27th at 2PM EST titled “Health Happens in Libraries: Prioritizing Patron and Partner Engagement”.

This webinar will focus on how libraries can integrate health information according to the best practices developed by the Health Happens in Libraries project team. If you are interested, you can register here.

ASIS&T Webinar on Digital Forensics and BitCurator

ASIS&T has a Webinar on December 12.

Title: PASIG Webinar – Digital Forensics and BitCurator
Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM EST

It is free for ASIS&T Members, $20 for non-members. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

The BitCurator Project, a collaborative effort led by the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities at the University of Maryland, builds on previous work by addressing two fundamental needs and opportunities for collecting institutions: (1) integrating digital forensics tools and methods into the workflows and collection management environments of libraries, archives and museums and (2) supporting properly mediated public access to forensically acquired data.

The project is developing and disseminating a suite of open source tools. These tools are currently being developed and tested in a Linux environment; the software on which they depend can readily be compiled for Windows environments (and in most cases are currently distributed as both source code and Windows binaries). We intend the majority of the development for BitCurator to support cross-platform use of the software. We are freely disseminating the software under an open source (GPL, Version 3) license. BitCurator provides users with two primary paths to integrate digital forensics tools and techniques into archival and library workflows.

This webinar will introduce the BitCurator environment and briefly highlight support for mounting media as read-only, creating disk images, using Nautilus scripts to perform batch activities, generation of Digital Forensics XML (DFXML), generation of customized reports, and identification of sensitive data within data.

Participants who are interested in trying out the software in advance can download and install the BitCurator environment by following the instructions at:

Free Recorded Webinar on Career Services

ALA RUSA RSS Job & Career Reference Committee sponsored a presentation from the St. Paul Public Library about their work to assist patrons with unemployment through library services and community partnerships.

View the recorded webinar here.

Collaboration Meeting from OCLC – In Person or Online

OCLC is hosting a day long meeting at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA on October 15, 2013 from 9:00AM to 3:30PM PST. This event will also be available online.

“Getting off the Island: Collaborating to Create Boundless Collections” is described as being an interactive program that focuses on collaboration in collections. Visit this page to get more information or register for the event.

Collaborate with your IT Department

CSL In Session is an online learning series from the Colorado State Library, and this looks like a particularly good session.

Making I.T. Happen! A Toolkit for Building Collaborative Relationships with your IT Department

With Jon Soloman
When 05/15/2013 | 12:30p – 1:30p, Mountain Time

IT folks carry the stigma of being particularly non-collaborative, but the stereotype of the loner programmer barricaded in a cubicle is not necessarily accurate. The growing number of collaborative projects between library public services and IT departments make it necessary to examine relationships and create excellent communications for resulting success. This program will discuss proven management and collaborative techniques for building relationships, through self-assessment and teambuilding techniques, and will offer a glimpse into how strong relationships between IT and public services libraries can lead to award-winning and innovative projects.

ALA Editions Workshop on Collaborating with Teens

ALA is putting on this two-part workshop.

Session 1: Thursday, November 10, 2011, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern
Session 2: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 1:00pm – 2:30pm Eastern

Collaborating with Teens to Build Better Library Programs (ALA Editions Workshop)
Jennifer Velásquez
Item Number: 1541-8865
Publisher: ALA Editions
Price: $85.00

A New Era in Scientific Search and Discovery

Elsevier is sponsoring a webinar tomorrow on “Enabling the Research Community to Deliver a New Era in Scientific Search and Discovery.”

We continue our ongoing conversation about applications with three invited experts. Guest speaker application developers discuss how applications enable scientific researchers and librarians to further analyze, discover and enhance the research experience at the same time. Applications of differing disciplines and categories will be covered.

The presentations in this webinar will cover:
• Different research obstacles that applications can address
• Specific examples of applications that enhance the research experience
• How researchers, librarians and developers can collaborate to build new applications