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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Archives Studies Concentrations

This is the second installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the Archives Studies concentration…

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Romance in the Stacks: Why Genre Fiction is Important for Student Engagement

Reading is a skill, and practice makes perfect. As academic librarians, we need to encourage our students that they can find ways to mitigate the unrewarding reading they have struggled through in…

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Machine Learning based Descriptive Metadata Generation for Library Archives - Dhanushka Samarakoon

As libraries and cultural heritage organizations continue to acquire and digitize cultural and historical treasures, in the hopes of making them available to the general public, it is important to…

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Rec & Read: Expanding services with library kiosks at Westminster Public Library: From Idea to Implementation

Even before the 2020 pandemic, Westminster Public Library had been looking for ways to re-invent itself as a brand that exists outside four walls. Since the buildings were closed for much of the…

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How to Deal with Budget Cuts - Keith Rocci

Libraries will never have enough funding. It seems like more and more our budgets are shrinking. This presentation will discuss dealing with budget cuts proactively. Understanding how to evaluate…

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Bringing Local History Alive - Marlys Lien and Mary Carpenter

Does your library have a special collection full of rich historic details about the community you serve? While relatively few people actively seek out primary local history materials, everyone…

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Documenting History - Inclusion, Memory, Community

Who built Portland? What cultural moments do our neighborhoods reflect? What is the history of the city and where is it recorded? Is it complete? Starting from these questions, this panel begins from…

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Policy Audits and Beyond: Creating Effective Library Policies Step by Step - Dr. Andrew Smith

This seminar will guide you through the process of taking an inventory of your current library policies, evaluating their usefulness to your daily operations and revising or renewing them to serve…

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Jessi Barrientos Webinar - By the People, For the People: Creating Community Profiles

Westminster Public Library has taken a hyper-local focus and created innovative strategies to satisfy the needs of all patrons in our service area. Explore how to create a data-driven community…

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Tips from the Trenches: Managing a School Library

A 20-year library veteran will share strategies for tackling the management side of a school librarian's responsibilities. Most people become school librarians because they love books and…

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ERM Expert interviews - Rachel Erb on licensing

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E-Resources Expert Interview with Jill Emery on Evaluation and Assessment of Electronic Resources in Libraries

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