Workshops and Webinars

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Webinar Archives:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) - Understanding the law (webinar)

what - Has a patron brought a comfort animal into the Library?  Do you have spaces in your library that are not wheel chair accessible?  Have you ever been asked to make accommodations for people with disabilities at your programs?  These are ways in which the Americans With Disabilities Act affects libraries and library services.  This webinar will address common situations that arise for libraries including service animals and public accommodation.  We will discuss the requirements of the ADA and what libraries need to know to comply.

whenTuesday, June 13th, 11:00 a.m.

who - anyone affiliated with a public library in Michigan

archive - view webinar here

presentation - powerpoint slides

trainer – Anne M. Seurynck, Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, aseurynck@fosterswift.com ; www.fosterswift.com

Human Resource (HR) Issues in Library Environments (webinar)

what - a three-topic presentation on human resource issues in public library environments. The three topics to be covered are (1) considerations when making decisions about compensation of library employees; (2) a review of challenges when completing performance reviews and sharing of how KDL has overcome many of these with a new method of managing performance called “the check-in process”; and (3) candidate employment assessments – history of success and the new tool developed by KDL for libraries of all sizes to use to add more science to the art of hiring staff.

whenThursday, June 8th, 10:00 a.m.

who - anyone affiliated with a public library in Michigan

archive - view webinar here

presentation - powerpoint slides

trainer – Brian L. Mortimore, SPHR, Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development, Kent District Library bmortimore@kdl.org

Parliamentary Procedure and Running Effective Board Meetings (webinar)

what - the focus will be on how to run a successful meeting. We will provide a primer on parliamentary procedure to help attendees gain knowledge and understanding in order to attain a level of comfort in the basics of making motions and voting on the matters before them. Topics to be covered include: the difference between a motion and a resolution; the requirement of a roll call vote; the definition of a quorum and handling motions. We will also cover the basics of the Open Meetings Act, including notice, minutes, and public comment rules.

who - anyone affiliated with a public library in Michigan

archive - view webinar here

presentation - PowerPoint slides Follow-up question

trainer – Anne M. Seurynck, Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC, aseurynck@fosterswift.com ; www.fosterswift.com

NIS Health Insurance partnership with the Michigan Library Association (webinar)

what - information on the partnership between National Insurance Services and Michigan Library Association to offer health insurance options to MLA member libraries

when - Tuesday, May 16th, 11:00 a.m.

who - anyone associated with a public library in Michigan

archive - view webinar here

trainer - Brian Mitchell, GBDS, market Development, National Insurance Services, Inc., www.nisbenefits.com

Introducing TumbleBooks to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - learn about TumbleBook Library, TumbleBookCloud, and AudioBookCloud

TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of over 1000 eBook titles for elementary schools and public libraries.  The content included helps students and young children strengthen their literacy skills and is most appropriate for those in grades K-6. Included in a TumbleBookLibrary subscription is a collection including animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, music playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels as well as math stories and so much more.  TumbleBookCloud is an online database of e-books and other digital content featuring over 1000 titles, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, national geographic videos, and more.  This resource supports a wide range of readers’ interests and levels with hundreds of High-Interest/Low-Level content. In addition, our new AP English section makes hundreds of curriculum books available to readers. AudioBookCloud is an online collection of audio books with unlimited streaming access.  No downloads, no software, no wait.  This collection offers over 1400 audiobooks with tiles ranging from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters to everything in between. 

who - anyone interested in learning more about tumblebooks for their library.

archive - view webinar here

trainer - Jacqui Liepshutz, Vice President, Sales (jacqui@tumblebooks.com)

Introducing Hoopla to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - a webinar demo of Hoopla, a digital media service that allows your patrons to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to play on a computer, tablet, phone, and TV.  Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. There are hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. http://hoopladigital.com

who - anyone interested in learning more about Hoopla for their library.

archive - view webinar here

presentation links - http://hoopladigital.com http://midwesttape.com

trainer - Nick Anderson, Account Executive, Midwest Tapes, NAnderson@midwesttapes.com

Introducing Bibliotheca 3M cloudLibrary to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

What – learn about cloudLibrary  eBook and audiobook solution, designed to be accessible to library users wherever they want to read or listen. It provides cross-platform user capabilities, intuitive browsing, downloading, reading, and listening and can integrate fully with self-service kiosks and discovery stations inside your library. Integrated with both NoveList™ and LibraryThing™ to provide book jackets, synopsis, reviews and ratings to enhance content discovery. The cloudLink program allows libraries with private collections to share available materials with other libraries while prioritizing use by local patrons first. See this brochure for more information.

Who – anyone interested in learning more about cloudLibrary

archive – coming soon

presentation links - coming soon

Trainer – Brett Ward, Cloud Specialist

Introducing OneClickdigital to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - a webinar demo of OneClickdigital, Recorded Books audiobook titles, as well as content from all major publishers, together with an eBook service. Libraries can combine eBooks and audiobook titles in one collection, offering a comprehensive platform for content.  https://www.recordedbooks.com/our-products/digital-resources

who - anyone interested in learning more about OneClickdigital for their library.

archive - view webinar here

presentation links - Pricing considerations ; top 250 e-audio collection ; one click adult list ; one click YA-children's list ; OneClickdigital Trial

trainer - Bethany Leach, Recorded Books national account manager

Introducing Playaway/Findaway to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - This presentation will cover the Findaway suite of pre-loaded products, including Playaway, Launchpad, Bookpacks, View, and Lock. Findaway offers unique solutions to help public libraries provide the best content for their patrons and communities.  products are preloaded, secure, and simple to use, allowing access for all, regardless of age or technical ability.  Audiobooks – Playaway; Apps – Launchpad; Print + Audio – Bookpacks; All-In-One Video – View; eBooks – Lock eReader.  

who - anyone interested in learning more about the findaway suite of products for their library.

archive - view webinar here (coming soon)

trainer - peter wuerl, ACCOUNT MANAGER

Introducing TLC Library•Solution ILS to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - learn about Library•Solution, TLC’s most widely used integrated library system has features and functionality designed for libraries of any size, from single-site installations to multi-location consortia. Available for on-site implementation or as a hosted solution, Library•Solution is the preferred automation system for more than 4,500 libraries worldwide. https://tlcdelivers.com/public-libraries/

who - anyone interested in learning more about Library•Solution for their library.

Archive - view webinar here

another offering - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4UsnS4i_7A

trainer - Phillip Green, regional sales manager

Introducing Biblionix Apollo ILS to the Mid-Michigan Library League (webinar)

what - learn about the Biblionix Apollo ILS (Integrated Library System), designed from the ground up by practicing librarians to be a hosted ILS for public libraries with fewer than 300,000 items. Because of Internet delivery, the system requirements for Apollo are simple. No particular hardware or a particular operating system is required. Plus, since Apollo is hosted only, it’s optimized for on-line use, providing rapid response times. https://www.biblionix.com/products/apollo/

who - anyone interested in learning more about Apollo ILS for their library.

presentation links - more information for mmll members Learn More (PDF)

trainer - Cameron Charbonnet

MMLL webinar: Introducing ODILO to Mid-Michigan Library League Libraries

what - learn about ODILO, an eBook and audiobook platform that provides libraries with more options beyond the one-copy. one-user model. Check out this 30-second video for more information: https://vimeo.com/168199414.

who - anyone interested in learning more about Odilo for their library.

archive - view webinar here

trainer - Mark Eaton, director of sales, north america and australia

MMLL Webinar: Plymouth Rocket EventKeeper Calendar (webinar)

what - follow-up Training on how to input your own events into a shared calendar for Mid-Michigan LIbrary League, and how to display either the group calendar or just your local event calendar via a link on your website

who - any member of the mid-michigan library league who wants to use the shared calendar system provided by the cooperative on your behalf

archive - View first webinar here

trainer - Jim Stewart, Plymouth Rocket, inc.

MCDA webinar: Michigan Public Library Records Management

what - training on what records must be retained by public libraries in Michigan, and for how long. Sponsored by the Michigan Cooperative Director's Association

who - anyone affiliated with a public library in Michigan

presentation slides - powerpoint presentation

links - General Retention Schedule #17 - Michigan Public Libraries

DTMB Records management website

Michigan history center archives FAQ

MCDA webinar: District Library Establishment

what - discussion of the steps involved in establishing a district library in Michigan

who - anyone affiliated with a public library in michigan

archive - view webinar here

Presentation slides - see powerpoint slides here

trainer - Anne M. Seurynck, Attorney, Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC. www.fosterswift.com

 

 

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