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Library Programs for Children with Disabilities - Dr. Bobbie Sartin Long

Bobbie Sartin Long is an Assistant Professor at SLIM who researches library service to underserved populations including individuals with disabilities, individuals facing incarceration, folks who are…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Area of Academic Libraries

This is the sixth and final installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the area of academic…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Leadership and Administration Concentration

This is the fifth installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the Leadership and Administration…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Youth Services Concentration

This is the fourth installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the Youth Services Concentration with…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: School Library Media Licensure and Concentration

This is the third installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses the School Library Media Licensure and…

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Conversations with SLIM Professors: Health Information Professional and Informatics Concentration

This is the first installment of a series of virtual conversations between SLIM faculty and students based on degree concentration areas. This session discusses Health Information Professional and…

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Gendered Artificial Intelligence and Implications for Libraries

Artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly finding a place within libraries in the form of virtual assistants. Though digital, virtual assistants nevertheless embody gender, evident when their…

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Empathetic Librarianship - Keith Rocci

This presentation will discuss empathy in the library profession. We will briefly discuss some best practices to build empathy skills, such as cultural humility, person-in-environment, and creating…

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Open Educational Resources & Academic Libraries: Opportunities for Connection and Collaboration

This presentation will review research regarding use of OER, or Open Educational Resources, by faculty and students in higher education. Faculty and students present differing perspectives and…

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Libraries and Non-Traditional Information Seekers: Integrating Cultural Competencies into Literacy Education

Working with information seekers from nontraditional populations is a challenge for many public service librarians. In this webinar, we will discuss how to turn these challenges into opportunities…

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The Google Effect: How Search Engines, YouTube, and Other Sites Promote Misinformation

This webinar will introduce recent scholarship that explores how search engines' and social media's algorithms can lead to very different search results for different people and how this…

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Emily Vardell - Health Insurance Literacy in Libraries

Today many adults have difficulty knowing how to find a physician, fill a prescription, use and pay for medications, and use health information to make informed decisions about their health.…

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SLIM Virtual Event - Dr. Blanche Woolls (SLIM Faculty Q&A)

Dr. Blanche Woolls was originally scheduled to answer questions from SLIM students and faculty on the following topic. Due to technology issues, Dr. Woolls was unable to join but the SLIM faculty…

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Ready for a New Year: the Power of Your Story

Gearing up for the new school year after COVID-19 and remote schooling is just around the corner. Join Nikki D Robertson for just the boost you need to bring back that “new library smell”…

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Adapting to Change - Korey Erickson

People believe that they are flexible and open to change. So why is that when change comes there is pushback? Why do people feel like their world will end when change comes? Learn how a…

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Knowledge is Health: The Intersection between Health Information and Health Literacy

The provision of health information is an important goal for most librarians wanting to insure their users become health literate. Librarians have a long history of delivering health information…

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