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May 2020

Starting a Digitization Project Webinar

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Starting a Digitization Project Webinar Friday, May 8, 2020     2:00 – 2:45 PM REGISTER HERE There are important decisions to make before undertaking a digitization project. This webinar will discuss how to create the building blocks of a successful project. Topics include: choosing a collection; ownership and copyright; metadata; selecting a vendor; and more! Have a pressing question about digitization? Submit a question ahead of time during registration. Time allowing, we'll cover any questions received. There will also be…

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NNYLN Webinar: Crisis Communications for Non-Profits (Part 1)

May 12 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

NNYLN Webinar: Crisis Communications for Non-Profits (Part 1) Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 1:30 – 3:00pm Crisis communications consultant and interim chair at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Michael Meath will lead a free workshop designed to provide participants with a simple formula to follow to help preserve their organization’s reputation during its most critical hours. The world of crisis communications has changed dramatically. People no longer wait for organizations to put together lengthy responses that…

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METRO Webinar: Libraries and the Employment Crisis

May 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

METRO Webinar: Libraries and the Employment Crisis Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 4:00 – 5:00pm One in six Americans are now out of work. That staggering statistic will certainly impact library operations, from staff reductions to the sheer number of patrons who will need our services. Please join us for an online discussion with NYPL’s Marzena Ermler, BPL and ULU’s Djaz Zulida, and Renaissance Solutions’s Steven Davis. We’ll discuss steps to take now in order to prepare for a job…

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SCLRC Webinar: Productivity 101

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

SCLRC Webinar: Productivity 101 Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 – 11:00am Workshop Overview: Productivity. It’s important, but we often struggle with how to stay organized so that we are productive. We struggle with email, time management, and managing workloads. We want to delegate tasks, and even say “no” to some, but we struggle with the best way of doing that. In this interactive webinar, you will learn and use methods for these areas, and become more productive. Both paper and…

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Know Your Rights: Copyright Hacks for Librarians and Educators Webinar

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Know Your Rights: Copyright Hacks for Librarians and Educators Webinar Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 2:00 - 3:30pm REGISTER HERE Most people know librarians and educators have special rights under the copyright laws, but can they easily recite them?  Join the league of people who can! Presented by WNYLRC's "Ask the Lawyer" attorney, Stephanie Adams, this 90-minute, illustrated, live and interactive session will help you learn and remember the special rights of librarians, archivists, and educators.  We'll cover the basics…

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NNYLN Webinar: Crisis Communications for Non-Profits (Part 2)

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

NNYLN Webinar: Crisis Communications for Non-Profits (Part 2) Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 9:30 – 11:00am Crisis communications consultant and interim chair at the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University Michael Meath will lead a free workshop designed to provide participants with a simple formula to follow to help preserve their organization’s reputation during its most critical hours. The world of crisis communications has changed dramatically. People no longer wait for organizations to put together lengthy responses that…

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Virtual Happy Hour: Freedomland USA amusement park

May 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Virtual Happy Hour: Freedomland U.S.A. Thursday, May 21st at 4:00pm REGISTER HERE Do you love amusement parks? Ever heard of Freedomland U.S.A., the American-history themed amusement park in the Bronx from the 1960s? Most people haven't! Together we will explore the inspiration for this forgotten park, how it depicted American history through its attractions, and why it (suspiciously) failed after just five operating seasons. Presenter Maya Rook is a historian, artist, and writer living in Rochester, NY. She holds an MA…

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June 2020

The 2020 Census Counts Webinar

June 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The 2020 Census Counts Webinar June 1, 2020 at 2:00 - 3:00pm REGISTER HERE Communities that don’t get fully counted in 2020 will miss out for the next ten years. This is the time to get involved; the Census counts -- and so do you! Join Hillary Loveless-Medina, Regional Field Manager at Census Counts, as she shares information and updates about the 2020 Census as well as instructional resources, lessons, and activities that can be used to teach and promote…

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Reopening Libraries in NYS Webinar

June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Responsibilities and Challenges of Reopening Libraries in NYS Webinar Tuesday, June 16, 2020 at 1:30 - 3:00pm REGISTER HERE Public libraries have been given permission to reopen with restrictions as part of NY Forward’s phase one in the reopening process. What does this mean for you, your library, and your community? If you do decide to reopen as part of this phase, where should you begin? Hear from directors of both libraries and library systems in rural and urban…

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Covid-19 and Workplace Safety Webinar

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Covid-19 and Workplace Safety Webinar Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 2:00 – 3:30pm REGISTER HERE This webinar will cover: What is a virus? What is a coronavirus? How could coronavirus be acquired or spread at work? Considerations for re-occupying/re-opening the physical building/facility. How could workplace exposure to coronavirus be prevented? Hierarchy of controls for hazard reduction Presenter: Nellie Brown is the Director of Workplace Health and Safety Programs for the Worker Institute at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. A…

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