EveryLibrary Advocacy Series: Setting up a Door to Door Community Engagement Plan
Presented by John Chraska of EveryLibrary and Jared Oates of Niche Academy, June, 2017
This webinar includes detailed instruction on such topics as evaluation of where in your community a “door to door” or location-based library card campaign will be most effective, how to find potential new patrons, and tools to identify the best canvassing locations and to create promotional materials for your campaign. It was presented live on June 13, 2017 and runs 55 minutes.
- Setting up a Door to Door Community Engagement Plan (.mp4)
- Setting up a Door to Door Community Engagement Plan (.ppt)
Writing Professional Book Reviews, May 19, 2017
Presented by Tracy Carr, Library Services Director at MLC
This short webinar offers guidance and tips for writing book reviews for publication in professional journals.
Summer Library Programs for Adults, April 2017
Trustee Shorts, Spring 2017
Each of these brief webinars presents a different topic which pertains board of trustee membership. While not intended to replace traditional board training, these webinars can serve to orient new board members and may be a resource for current board members. We will continue to post new sessions as they become available.
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
- Statistics for Public Libraries FY16 (Webinar)
- Statistics for Public Libraries FY16 (PowerPoint)
- Reference Chart 2016 (Excel)
- Counting Local Databases
- Staff Directions (Word)
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.
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT WEBINAR SERIES
Monthly from July 2015 to May 2016, we presented these webinar series on topics or genres in collection development:
- July 2015
- August 2015
- Adult Non-Fiction (Webinar)
- Adult Non-Fiction (PowerPoint)
- List of Non-Fiction Mentioned, Links and Read-a-Likes (Word)
- September 2015
- November 2015
- December 2015
- February 2016
- March 2016
- May 2016
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