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Leveraging User Data for Strategic Decisions – Free Webinar

Continuing the theme of data and its strategic use that was started in our November 2013 session on “Big Data”, we will explore how libraries can (and should be) gathering data about their users and then analyzing that data to make decisions and take actions that impact their library or overall institution.

WHAT: Leveraging User Data for Strategic Decisions
WHEN: Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12:30 – 1:30 PM (EST)
Webinar session begins at 12:30 PM – link will be provided to registrants

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Webinar – New Roles, New Opportunities: What Will SLA’s Revised Core Competencies Mean for Your Career?

The Rio Grande Chapter of SLA invites you to join them on Thursday, March 27, 2:00pm-3:00pm (EDT) for:

New Roles, New Opportunities: What Will SLA’s Revised Core Competencies Mean for Your Career?
Presenter: Kim Dority

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Writing for Publication – Webinar

Date: March 19, 2014

Time: 2 pm – 3pm EST

To register go to: http://lmd.sla.org/2014/02/lmd-webinar-writing-for-publication/

Some may dream of seeing their name in lights, but many of us would be happy with plain black and white. Join the Leadership and Management Division as we explore the challenges and rewards of writing for publication. Speaker Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader, will address working with a traditional publisher to produce his two books. And even if you don’t think you have a book in you, you could consider writing articles for the library trade press, which will be covered by Stuart Hale, Senior Writer and Editor of SLA’s Information Outlook.

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“The Accidental Learner”– Free webinar with Cindy Hill

The SLA-San Francisco Bay Region Chapter is pleased to host a FREE online webinar!

All “accidental learners” in the information profession are welcome. Spread the word to your interested colleagues. This information is also available at http://sanfrancisco.sla.org/category/events/

The Accidental Learner:
40 sources (or more!) in 60 minutes
Presented by Chapter President Cindy Hill

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 8:30-9:30 EST (5:30-6:30 Pacific)
Cost: FREE!

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Free Webinar: Billion-Dollar Surprises: How and Why Business War Games Pay Off

Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Register here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/119670214

Business war games sound cool. That’s because they are. Business war games are not about war; they’re about learning. They put your knowledge of your business to better use and they lead to much better strategy decisions. In this thought-provoking webinar you will encounter case studies from real-life companies that used business war games to make tough, important decisions. You will learn:

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Buying and Selling Information: A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success

Presented by: Mike Gruenberg

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT

Mike Gruenberg is the author of “Buying & Selling Information; A Guide for Information Professionals and Salespeople to Build Mutual Success” which is being published by Information Today and which will be available in March. The information contained in the book can dramatically change the way libraries buy information, negotiate more effectively with vendors and as a result save time and money for their organizations. The book deals with “real life” examples of how to work with library vendors and partners. For more information and to register click here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/593984726

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Webinar: Everyday Leadership for Special and Solo Librarians

Everyday Leadership for Special and Solo Librarians

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 5 to 6 pm ET

The SLA Solo Librarians Division and the SLA New York Chapter have teamed up to present a webinar series with veteran library trainer Pat Wagner of SIERA (sieralearn.com).

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Going to SLA 2014 in Vancouver?

Are you starting to make plans for SLA 2014 in Vancouver?

Visit the Western Canada Chapter’s conference hosting website (http://vancouver.sla.org) for insider information from chapter members on hotel choices, recommended activities, getting to and from the airport, and short trips you could add to your visit.

What appeals most to you most . . .

  • a week long dramatic Alaska cruise to see a glacier?

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When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY

 

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