[Libs-Or] POSTPONED! Feb 4th Webinar: Free Content for Library Collections

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Tue Feb 1 08:11:17 PST 2011


The free webinar, Free Content for Library Collections, that was scheduled for February 4th has been postponed due to weather.  Please read the following email for details.  A past teleconference will air on February 4th from 9-10:30am.  We will let you know which one will air as soon as we find out.

Thank you,
Katie

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528


From: Russo, Catherine [mailto:Russoc at cod.edu]
Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 4:40 PM
Subject: FEB. 4TH TELECONFERENCE POSTPONED -- PAST PROGRAM TO AIR INSTEAD

Hello subscribers,

I regret to inform you that the February 4th teleconference, "Free Content for Library Collections" has been postponed due to weather. Apparently, a snowstorm to rival the Blizzard of 1967 is headed for Chicago and we were not certain our presenters and program host could get here from Philadelphia and Florida (there were scheduling conflicts as well).

So, the decision was made to postpone the teleconference for later this winter or early spring of 2011 (the date to be determined). A past teleconference will air this Friday in its place (the specific program to be determined).

I will send an announcement tomorrow morning to you and to all our subscribers as soon as I have more details.

As always, please let me know if you have questions.

Regards,

Cathy Russo
Teleconference/Webinar Services
College of DuPage
800 354-6587

From: Katie Anderson
Sent: Friday, January 14, 2011 1:16 PM
To: 'libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us'
Subject: Free Webinar: Free Content for Library Collections

Webinar Title: Free Content for Library Collections

Speaker: Michael Galloway and John Mark Ockerbloom
Cost: Free to Library Staff of Oregon Libraries
Date: Friday, February 4, 2011

Description:
The Internet offers a treasure trove of free resources that can greatly expand the range of information and services that libraries can offer their patrons.  But it's not always easy to find the best information to meet users' needs.  In this program, Michael Galloway, Manager, Digital Collections for ipl2: Information You Can Trust, and John Mark Ockerbloom, editor of The Online Books Page, will give a tour of some of the millions of books, magazines, journals, and informative web sites that can be accessed online for free.  They will discuss how they evaluate and describe online resources to include in their directories, how readers can find what they need in these directories and elsewhere online, and how they can distinguish useful information from unreliable or irrelevant sites.   You'll find out how you can integrate free online resources with your local library offerings in ways that give patrons better service than either online or print alone can provide.   And you'll also learn how your library and your patrons can contribute to this growing corpus of knowledge.

This webinar is 90 minutes in length-9am to 10:30am. Visit http://www.dupagepress.com/library-learning-network/ for additional information or contact Cathy Russo from College of DuPage directly at teleconference at cod.edu or 1-800-354-6587.

Location:
View the training via webcast from your personal computer or a computer you can access easily. Satellite coordinates and a URL for the webcast will be emailed to registrants approximately one week prior to each broadcast.

How to Register:
Register online at https://www.cod.edu/secure/software/registerteleconf.htm - registration is FREE.

Background Information:
This webcast is being made available free of charge to staff from Oregon libraries, paid for by the Oregon State Library with LSTA funds.

A DVD of this webcast should be available for you to check out from the State Library about one month after the date it was broadcast. DVDs of previous webcasts are available from State Library (http://catalog.willamette.edu/search~S2/X?college+of+dupage&SORT=DX&searchscope=2) through your library's establish interlibrary loan process. Learn more about these DVDs and other Library and Information Science professional resources at our blog (http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/).

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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