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FY16 Continuing Education Training Calendar Archived Webinars:



Privacy and Your Patrons, December 8, 2016

Presented by: Ally Mellon, Information Services Director, Mississippi Library Commission

Some best practices for protecting patrons’ privacy and confidentiality are presented in this hour-long webinar.


Annual Statistical Report Webinar, October 3, 2016

Presented by: Joy Garretson, State Data Coordinator, Mississippi Library Commission


MAGNOLIA Flash Webinar Series, August – October 2016

In these short sessions, Joy Garretson, MLC Development Director, reviews the best practices for completing database searches in MAGNOLIA.  In addition, in each session she discusses usage of a different major MAGNOLIA database, as listed below.  Archived recordings of each live webinar session, along with the associated Powerpoint file, are posted here.

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 1:
Academic Search Premier (Webinar)
Academic Search Premier (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 2:
NoveLIST (Webinar)
NoveLIST (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 3:
Mississippi Digital Library (Webinar)
Mississippi Digital Library (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 4:
History Reference Center & Literary Reference Center (Webinar)
History Reference Center & Literary Reference Center (Powerpoint)

MAGNOLIA Flash Session 5:
TopicSearch (Webinar)
TopicSearch (Powerpoint)



Monthly from July 2015 to May 2016, we presented these webinar series on topics or genres in collection development:


Youth Services Webinar: Collaborations between School and Public Libraries and Media Mentorship, October 7, 2015

Presented by: Amy Koester, Youth and Family Program Coordinator; Skokie Public Library, Skokie, IL