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Microsoft Office 2013 Overview

Thursday, May 1, 2014  10:00 – 11:00 AM, LW 211

Friday, May 9, 2014  10:00 -11:00 AM, LW 211

Monday, June 23, 2014 10:00 - 11:30 AM, LW 211 NEW!

Instructor:  Amy Polk, MCP, MCT, MCDST, Library Information Technology

This course will provide an instructor-led, hands-on experience with the latest version of Microsoft Office.  Users will have an opportunity to use the new Office suite before it is installed.  The course will be for all library staff and will cover what’s new in Office 2013 including:

    • Word
    • Excel
    • PowerPoint
    • Outlook

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Brown Bag Intensives: Designing Library Instruction for a Blended Learning Environment

Friday, June 6, 2014

12 noon – 1:30 PM

HSCL Teaching Classroom/Computer Lab (C2-3)

Communicore Building, 2nd Floor

 

Facilitators: 

George Hack, Ph.D., Instructional Designer & Clinical Assistant Professor, College of Public Health & Health Professions

Judith Roberts, M.S., Instruction Consultant & Training Program Coordinator, George A. Smathers Libraries

Blended learning is both a simple and a complex teaching strategy.  Although it’s been used in higher education for some time, there’s confusion about what it is, and how to use it to facilitate meaningful learning experiences for students.  

This workshop will explain what the term “blended learning” means and discuss how to design library instruction in a blended format to achieve learning objectives.  Participants will learn how to utilize blended learning environments to maximize the benefits of technology for what it does best, and use traditional class time for what it does best.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Define the term “blended learning.”
  • Discuss the importance of blended learning including the characteristics of
    • 21st Century students
    • 21st Century technology
  • Give examples of blended learning courses in the health sciences and other disciplines.
  • Identify opportunities to integrate library instruction into liaison areas. 
  • Design a blended unit of instruction.

Note:  Enrollees will receive a brief pre-workshop assignment prior to the training date. 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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T&P Series: Professional Development and Scholarship

Monday, June 2, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Library West 419

Professional development and scholarship is one of three criteria that form the foundation to any determination regarding a librarian’s qualifications for tenure and promotion.


In this session you can expect to gain insight into how to build a professional development and scholarship portfolio that shows evidence of distinction in this criterion. A few topics covered will be authorship, including co-authorship, grants, and sabbaticals. The format will be an open discussion and an in depth review of the elements that comprise the professional development and scholarship criterion. Please bring questions and examples from your draft packet.

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Tracing the Evolution of Linked Data - OCLC

Monday, June 2, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Library West 419

Five years ago linked data was introduced to the library community as a powerful technology with great promise for libraries, visionary but abstract. In the years since, what was a buzzword has become a fixture in our lexicon. Yet as our understanding of the technology has progressed and solidified, we still struggle to identify the specific benefits of linked data within our individual institutions. Join OCLC’s Ted Fons, Corey Harper of New York University, and Phil Schreur of Stanford University as they trace the evolution of linked data technology over the years, and demonstrate practical applications of the latest linked data technologies being utilized in libraries today. 


Ted will introduce the topic and provide a brief overview on the evolution of linked data; Corey and Phil will dig deeper with specific examples that will help illustrate this evolution. 


Corey will discuss next steps for LOD-LAM (Linked Open Data for Libraries & Museums), exploring tools and techniques to process, enrich and aggregate metadata. He will touch on recent developments, especially focused on efforts within the Hydra and Blacklight community and in the user groups for the Ex Libris product suite. Corey will give special attention to the need for use cases and experimentation. 


Phil will speak on Linked Data for Libraries, a promising new grant created through a partnership among Cornell, Harvard and Stanford universities. The project goal is creation of a Scholarly Resource Semantic Information Store (SRSIS) model that works both within the individual institutions and through a coordinated, extensible network of linked open data. Phil will discuss the choice of BIBFRAME as the common data format for this project and conversion to BIBFRAME from MARC data.

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Prezi Training for the Libraries

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, Marston Library 308

Presenter:  JoLaine Jones-Pokorney, UF IT Training

 

This 1.5 hour workshop introduces participants to Prezi, an online tool that can be used to create dynamic presentations. An education account is free for any person with an .edu email address. This workshop will get you set up with an education account and help you insert text, images and videos on your prezi canvas. You will also learn best practices for creating a great prezi!

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Introduction to Adobe Connect

Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 1:30 – 2:30 PM, LW 211 NEW!

Monday, June 23, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00 PM, LW 211 NEW!

Facilitators:
Amy Polk, MCP, MCT, MCDST, Library Information Technology
Judith Roberts, MS, Library Human Resources

This training session will provide an instructor-led, hands-on experience with Adobe Connect. Users will meet together physically in the classroom and connect virtually via Adobe Connect from the lab PCs. The session is designed for new Adobe Connect users, but is also for participants who have limited Adobe Connect experience who’d like refresher training. Important: Each participant should bring a headset with mic to the class.

The session will cover:

 

-Attending a meeting
-Navigating Adobe Connect
-Communicating in a meeting
-Requesting meetings
-Hosting meetings
-Configuring Audio & Video
-Content & Screen sharing
-Inviting participants
-Closing the meeting
-Best practices for virtual meetings/trainings

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Managing Student Assistants in Academic Libraries – Three Part Series - FLW

Tuesday, August 12, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library West 419, Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library West 419, Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

Thursday, August 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library West 419, Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

 

Academic libraries depend on hard-working, dedicated student employees to provide staffing, quality service, and collection management and maintenance support. This three day, two hours each day class will explore, through discussion, examples, and exercises, best practices for selecting, training, managing, and maintaining a high-quality student workforce in academic libraries.

By the end of this class, you will be able to:

  • Develop criteria for interviewing and selecting the best student assistants
  • Schedule students effectively across a range of hours, including nights and weekends, using a variety of scheduling strategies
  • Plan the development and evaluation of student assistants
  • Develop appropriate evaluation procedures
  • Delegate appropriate work to student workers so that their skills and personalities are best utilized
  • Motivate student workers, and instill a sense of pride in students about their work in libraries.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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T&P Series: Responsibility and Research Narratives

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM, Library West 419

Presenters:  Tom Caswell (from the T&P Committee), Rebecca Jefferson, and Rae Jesano

 

Drafting the Responsibility and Research Narratives for your packet can be daunting.  The Narratives are a key component of the Tenure and Promotion packet.

This workshop will be an excellent opportunity to learn about the requirements for the Narratives for mid-career review and T&P packets.  A member of the T&P Committee will provide an overview of what the T&P Committee expects and considers when reading the narratives.  A panel of librarians will share how they developed their Narratives, writing strategies, tips and success stories.

Please bring questions and examples from your draft packet.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Rights Management in UFDC - CANCELLED

Thursday, July 17, 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM, Library West 419

Presenter:  Christine Fruin, J.D., MSLIS, Scholarly Communications Librarian

In order to better inform UFDC visitors and all library staff of the copyright status of items uploaded into the digital library’s many collections, a new core set of rights management statements have been developed for use by those working on digital projects and curating digital collections. This workshop will explain not only when and how to apply the new rights management statements but also discuss how to request a new rights management statement for collections to which the new core set does not apply.

The workshop will be recorded for later viewing.

Target Audience:  All library faculty and staff who are engaged in uploading items into UFDC, including the IR@UF, should attend this workshop.

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Community Engagement through the Declaration for the Right to Libraries - ALA

Monday, June 9, 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM, Library West 419 and Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

 

The Declaration for the Right to Libraries initiative has flourished as a successful public awareness, advocacy and community engagement tool since its launch last year.  This final, free webinar in ALA President Barbara Stripling’s Libraries Change Lives series will feature case studies of how this initiative is being used to create positive change in libraries.

Libraries of all types from coast to coast have hosted Declaration signings, and speakers for this session will discuss their approach and share examples of how they used the Declaration as a means to engage their communities in discussions about their needs, as well as the value of the library.

Presenters include Hadi Dudley, library director of the Bentonville Public Library (Ark.), Jeff Simpson of Troy University and the Alabama Library Association, Mary Reiman, director of Library Media Services at Lincoln Public Schools (Neb.) and Lisa Hoenig, library director of the Redford Township District Library (Mich.).  ALA President Barbara Stripling will moderate the webinar and discuss her vision for the Declaration during her presidential year and beyond.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Academic Social Networks: The Promise and the Challenge - NFAIS

Friday, June 13, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Library West 419 and Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

Presenters: Alex Gil, Digital Scholarship Coordinator, Columbia University Libraries; Richard Price, Founder, Academia.edu

 

Social networking sites exist for all kinds of communities.  What do academics have to gain from participating in such environments and what is the value of increased visibility on platforms such as Mendeley, Academia.edu, and Researchgate beyond personal branding?  This 90-minute webinar examines the value of these plaforms represent for service and content providers.  Gil and Price will discuss:

  • Why faculty members are encouraged to post profiles to these social networks, and pre-print PDFs of research output
  • Potential benefits to academic institutions, as well as for faculty
  • The impact and value of social networks from the perspective of the researcher (peer review)
  • Proportionate use by humanities/social sciences/STM communities
  • Usage data from Academia.edu by researchers and institutions of higher learning

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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How Practicing Professionals Can Get Hands-On Experience in Digital Curation - Lyrasis

Tuesday, June 24, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM, Library West 419

Featured speakers at the live webcast include:

George Coulbourne, Library of Congress

Andrea Goethals, Harvard University

Kari Smith, Massachusetts Institute for Technology

Alix Bentrud, LYRASIS

 

As the final event in LYRASIS' NEH-funded Preservation Town Hall series, LYRASIS will be hosting a town hall meeting showcasing three different models for gaining hands-on experience in digital curation. Three speakers, George Coulbourne (The Library of Congress), Andrea Goethals (Harvard University) and Kari Smith (Massachusetts Institute for Technology), will present on different education/training opportunities, followed by an open panel discussion with attendees to discuss existing models, as well as existing needs.

As practicing professionals, it can difficult to obtain the education and experience needed to advance skills and career opportunities. Readings and discussion of acquiring, curating, and managing digital content can only go so far. You need to experiment with tools, workflows, and best practices.  Learning theories provide a good base, but hands-on experience comes next but this can be difficult if your organization is not yet actively engaged in digital curation.  Graduate school programs offer internships, but where do working professionals go to get similar opportunities? Where can we gain experience, try out new tools and see how our peers are using them?

For some there is the possibility of a focused residency; stepping away from your work place and immersing yourself in digital curation projects at an active library, museum, or archives.  For others, there may be regional options; a residency that doesn't require you to move far afield.  But for many, stepping away from your job and home is not an option so what opportunities might be available to you? What kind of training model might best fit your situation and how can you get involved?

 

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Training

Thursday, July 10, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Smathers Library Room 100 and Health Sciences Library Room C2-41A

Presenters: Peter Miller; Tabatha Pursley; Bonnie Smith

 

The primary objective of this training is to provide library employees with an overview of the Libraries procedures for disaster and emergency response. Topics covered will include the role of rally points; responsibilities of Building Emergency Coordinators and Area Supervisors; hurricane preparedness; a demonstration on how to use the Automated External Defibrillator (AED); and available resources in the Libraries and at UF.

This training is designed for all Library employees and will include ample time for questions.

Libraries Disaster and Emergency Planning Committee

Peter Miller (Chair)

Verne Burch

Barbara Hood

Tabatha Pursley

Bonnie Smith

Josh Spurgin

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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NEFLIN Tech Services Interest Group

Wednesday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Library West Room 419

 

Hunter Eck from Embry-Riddle will present information about the OCLC Worldshare Metadata Collection Manager, which is a free service for those libraries which subscribe to OCLC cataloging services. It provides a way to get all vendor-supplied MARC records for electronic subscription databases from one source/interface and sends update and delete files as well. This should be an informative and useful presentation.

We host quarterly meetings/programs for those people interested in Technical Services issues. Our goals are to:
  • Provide continuing education programs on Technical Services subjects
  • Facilitate exchange of ideas among those with day-to-day Technical Services responsibilities
  • Incorporate new technology in the Technical Services workflow

Interest Group Leader: Laura Kirkland, duPont-Ball Library, Stetson University

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Beyond the Gate and Counting: Collecting and Organizing Building Use Data in Public and Academic Libraries - LLAMA Webinar

Wednesday, July 23, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, Library West Room 419

 

Organized by the LLAMA MAES Data Collection for Library Managers Committee,this webinar will feature two presentations exploring multiple aspects of collecting space and building use data.

The first presentation will focus on the sampling methodology used to gather space utilization data within an academic library. In order to have a better understanding of physical space usage, detailed examinations of physical space usage were performed in the Thomas Cooper Library, at the University of South Carolina's Columbia campus. In that study, a correlation method was devised to assist in the data collection of reference statistics, avoiding the need for daily tallies.

The second presentation will review the latest iteration of the data collection process at The University of Arizona Library (UAL). Formed in 2011, the Library Space Usage Assessment project sought to answer questions about how public spaces in the library were being utilized. Using iPads and a newly developed online data collection form, they gathered observational data on customer activity throughout the library. This presentation will demonstrate the tools used, the lessons learned, and how data collection has been incorporated into ongoing customer needs assessment and strategic planning.

By the end of this webinar participants will:

  • Understand methodologies used to collect building use data.
  • Be familiar with the tools used to collect building use data.
  • Learn the various types of building use data that can be collected.
  • Know how to organize the building use data that is collected.

 

Presenters:

Presentation 1: Daniel S. Dotson, Mathematical Sciences Librarian, Science Education Specialist, The Ohio State University, University Libraries; Joshua Garris, ILS Administrator, University of South Carolina

Presentation 2: John C. Miller-Wells, Library Information Analyst, Access & Information Services Team, University of Arizona Library

 

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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LID Series:  Converting Instructor-led Courses to e-Learning

Thursday, July 24, 2014, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM, LW 419

 

Be sure to mark your calendars to attend this fifth installment in the LID Series!  It is a showcase featuring some of the online and distance education courses and learning objects Smathers’ librarians have developed.

 

Learning Objectives

 

During the session, participants will

 

  • View examples of what fellow librarians are doing with online learning
  • Discuss some best practices, tools and techniques for creating online learning objects
  • Discuss ideas for converting face-to-face courses to online learning

 

Target Audience:  Library Instructors

 

The agenda includes:

 

Interactions in Distance Learning/e-Learning

Mary Edwards

                             

Showcases

LIS 2001:  Introduction to Library and Internet Research

Overview and demo of this UF online course; how to work with instructional designers to convert f2f courses to online courses

Missy Clapp

 

Using Videos in Library Instruction

Videos from the Marston Science Library

Denise Bennett

 

Distance Learning in the Health Sciences

Use of videos in Pharmacy education, maintenance and update

Rae Jesano

 

Best Practices

Judith Roberts

 

The Library Instructional Design (LID) Workshop Series provides opportunities to share best instructional design practices among library instructors and provides training in planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating instruction. The series consists of six interactive workshops. Each session runs 60 – 120 minutes.  Sessions may include lectures, discussions, learning activities, demonstrations and showcases. Participants may receive reading and reflection activities prior to some workshops.

 

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Sustainability Implementation Toolkit

Thursday, July 17, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Library West Room 419

 

As faculty and students continue to build new digital projects, how can institutions develop end-to-end systems that address the needs of those projects over time?

Earlier this month, Ithaka S+R published Sustaining the Digital Humanities: Host-Institution Support beyond the Start-Up Phase and the Sustainability Implementation Toolkit to help librarians, IT staff, and other university administrators assess the DH activity on their own campuses. Now, in this free one-hour webinar, author Nancy Maron will walk through the practical steps the Toolkit offers in order to help you define and develop a DH strategy aligned with your campus priorities.

Participants will learn:

  • How to use surveys and interview guides to assess your local DH landscape
  • How to identify overlaps and gaps in your campus support for DH
  • How to bring together key campus stakeholders and develop a strategy for supporting digital scholarship practitioners and the resources they create.

 

Instructor: Nancy Maron, Program Director for Sustainability and Scholarly Communications, Ithaka S+R

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Overview: Data and UF Data Resources

Thursday, July 17, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Library West Room 211

Presenter: David Schwieder and Joe Aufmuth

This is the first in a series of workshops presented by the Digital Management Curation Task Force. The series is designed to help library staff understand data and data issues, and to assist patrons with data reference tasks.                        

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Data Management Series: Data Reference Workshop

Wednesday, July 23, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Marston Library Room L308

Presenter: Denise Bennett

Raise your awareness and confidence in providing  basic service to patrons who ask about obtaining data.  We’ll focus on reference interview techniques, strategies for finding datasets, and differences across disciplines. 

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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DMPTool Workshop

Tuesday, July 29, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Library Room 419

Presenter: Hannah Norton

Part of the Data Management/Curation Task Force training series for librarians and library staff, this session will introduce DMPTool.  This web-based product is freely available for researchers to use in writing data management plans for grant proposals and has been customized for UF researchers.  In addition to DMPTool itself, this session will address the basic elements of data management planning.            

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Responsible Conduct of Research

Wednesday, July 30, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Library Room 419

Presenter: Michelle Leonard

Academic integrity is vital to the success of the research lifecycle in any discipline. But knowing how to recognize and incorporate good research practices may not be as simple as you imagine. This workshop will give you the skills to incorporate the research process, responsible conduct of research, into your library instruction.

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Copyright and Data

Tuesday, August 5, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Library Room 212

Presenter: Christine Fruin

This workshop will cover copyright issues that arise in the creation and usage of data, including public access to datasets under federal policies, licensing of datasets using Creative Commons,  and usage and ownership of data created at the University of Florida pursuant to the University’s Intellectual Property Policy.                            

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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T&P Series - Mid-Career Review

Friday, July 18, 10:30 – 11:30 AM, Library West Room 419

Presenters: Brian Keith, Leilani Freund and Patricia Morgan

This T&P session will include the following two components:

  • Overview of the midcareer review process – presented by Brian Keith; and
  • Brief discussion of the packet preparation – and question and answer period.  The Chair of the Tenure and Promotion committee and a candidate who recently submitted a packet will be available for questions.

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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C&RL Forum: Mapping Library Contributions to Campus Internationalization

Wednesday, July 23, 2:00 – 3:30 PM, Library West Room 212

Webinar: 2:00 - 3:00pm followed by an Open discussion: 3:00 - 3:30pm

Representatives from the UF International Center have been invited to join us for this webinar and participate in the open discussion regarding internationalization at UF and the role of the UF Libraries

 

Campus internationalization can be defined as “broadly referring to institutional efforts to integrate an international, global and/or intercultural dimension into the teaching, research or services function.”¹ How do academic libraries contribute to campus internationalization efforts? How do library internationalization efforts differ from or reflect campus internationalization efforts? What services do libraries offer that support internationalization and what library organizational structures are most conducive to building these services? What are areas for growth? Join College & Research Libraries for a live panel conversation on library internationalization efforts. The panelists will discuss their C&RL pre-print study “Mapping Library Contributions to Campus Internationalization” and share ideas for both administrators and front-line librarians working to build these services. 

¹ ACE American Council on Education, “Mapping Internationalization on U.S. Campuses: 2012 Edition Survey” (2012), 1. [Accessed 29 January 2014].

 

Moderator

Evviva Weinraub Lajoie: Evviva is the Director of Emerging Technologies & Services at Oregon State University Libraries & Press. 


Panelists

Elizabeth (Liz) Cooper: Liz is the Head of Research and Instruction at the University of Colorado Denver’s Auraria Library. 

Laurie Kutner: Laurie is a Library Associate Professor in the Information and Instruction Services Department in 
the Bailey/Howe Library at the University of Vermont. 

Steven W. Witt: Steven is the Head of the International and Area Studies Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Mini Grant Awarded Project Showcase & Workshop

Wednesday, August 13, 11:00 – 12:30 PM, Library West Room 212

Presenters: Suzan Alteri, Jessica Belcoure, Thomas Caswell, Christine Fruin, April Hines, Rebecca Fitzsimmons, Dan Reboussin, Jana Ronan

Featured projects:

  • Forging a Collaborative Structure for Sustaining Scholarly Access to the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature
  • A Graphical Approach to Marketing the IR@UF
  • Bringing Order to Chaos: Government House Archives Processing

  • Collaborating with Strangers In and Outside Mass Communications
  • Panama Canal Museum Collection: Digitization, metadata capture, outreach and educational tool creation for a set of Panama and Canal-focused stereographs
  • The Parker Elephant Data Sheets
  • Freedom Summer Oral History and Library Curation Project

 

The workshop will cover the following topics:

  • Lessons learned and results presented by recent mini grant recipients about funded 2013/14 projects 
  • Steps for preparing mini grant narrative and budgets for mini grants (up to $5,000) and emerging technologies (up to $10,000)
  • Mini grant review panel and process

 

NOTE: The next Mini Grant application deadline is October 15, 2014.

 

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Storage Holdings Boot Camp (ALF/ILF Personnel only)

Section 1:  Aug. 12 AND 14, Auxiliary Library Facility

Section 2:  Aug. 18 AND 21, Auxiliary Library Facility

Presenter: Naomi Young

NOTE: Register for one section only.

Storage Serials Boot Camp This two-day intensive class is intended for FLARE staff who create and edit serial holding records. Course materials will be provided.

Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to serials standards & concepts
  • Understanding older records and how they may affect inventory processes
  • Coded fields
  • Special problems and oddities
  • Fields for print archiving documentation

 

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Introduction to 3D Printing

Thursday, September 18, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Marston Science Library Room L308

Wednesday, October 8, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, Marston Science Library Room L308

Presenter: Sara Gonzalez, Hannah Norton, and Denise Bennett

 

Are you curious about 3D printing - how does it work and how you can create and print your own 3D models?  In this class, we will cover 3D printing, learn how the Makerbots print, and introduce basic 3D modeling and online model repositories.   All attendees will receive a voucher to print a small model on the MSL 3D printer.

 

 

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Presentation/Training on GitHub and Neatline

Tuesday, August 12, 1:30 – 3:30 PM, Library West Room 212

Presenter: Alex Gil

 

This is a presentation/training on GitHub and Neatline as two digital humanities tools, by Alex Gil. Alex is an internationally respected Digital Humanities expert. Attendees are recommended to bring laptops where they can install software, if available, and to attend for the presentation with or without laptops. This presentation/training is part of the Digital Humanities Library Group (DHLG) Training Series with the DHLG’s Mini Grant for the Developing Librarian Training Project. The full draft of the complete DHLG schedule (with many trainings pending confirmation) is here: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/AA00022054/00005

 

 

                           

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Project Development/Management, Project Charters & Researcher Prenups

Wednesday, September 3, 1 – 3:00 PM, Library West Room 212

Facilitators:  Bess de Farber, Michelle Leonard and Laurie Taylor

Projects may be analyzed from hierarchical and partitive schematic points of view.  On the macro level is project management, which defines the overall project including the timeline, the establishment of goals, making sure the objectives support the goals, working with the budget, identifying teams, and making sure that the tasks are being completed.  It’s a specific set of operations to run a project.

On the micro level is the project charters and the prenup. This is the in-the weeds day to day operations of how the team functions and works, and defines how best to achieve the end results.  Project management ensures that the project charters are in operation.

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

  • Define circumstances and characteristics that support the need for project management, planning and creation of a definition document
  • Identify components and activities included in project planning
  • Identify elements of a project charter, including a scope statement, deliverables, milestones, project plan, constraints, attribution, statement on professionalism and goodwill, etc.
  • Practice applying principles learned in order to create a project plan and project charter as a member of a team
  • Identify reasons/examples for using project charters
  • Assess and critique project charter elements as part of the full project charter in support of a specific project
  • Construct a project charter (including a scope statement, deliverables, milestones, and project plan with tasks and resources)

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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ClimateQual® Lite Webinar

Thursday, September 11, 12:15 – 12:45 PM, Library West Room 419

 

 

Learn more about the new ClimateQUAL Lite survey protocol in a free ARL online seminar. The ClimateQUAL survey collects information about (a) library staff perceptions of the organization’s commitment to the principles of diversity, (b) staff perceptions of organizational policies and procedures, and (c) staff attitudes. The survey addresses such issues as diversity, teamwork, learning, fairness, current managerial practices, and staff attitudes and beliefs.

 

ARL, in partnership with the University of Maryland (UMD) Industrial/Organizational Psychology (I/OP) Program, offers the ClimateQUAL protocol to the library community.

 

Libraries that participate in ClimateQUAL have the option of administering ClimateQUAL Lite, a shorter form of the ClimateQUAL survey that preserves data integrity while allowing institutions to assess library staff perceptions of many of the same issues covered by the long form of the survey.

 

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.


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Introduction to Special Collections:  What a Researcher Should Know

Thursday, September 4, 1 – 3 PM, Library West 212

 

Facilitator:  Peggy McBride, University Archivist

 

This workshop will provide a brief overview of Special Collections, emphasizing collection strengths, as well as, a short discussion of the role of the archivist in appraising, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and providing access to records of enduring value, according to the principles of provenance, original order, and collective control to protect the materials’ authenticity and context.  Participants will engage in a conversation about collaborating with the Archivists/Curators in the use of their collections.

This workshop is part of the Developing Librarian Digital Humanities Pilot Training Project

Participant outcomes:

 

  • Knowledge of the collection strengths of Special and Area Studies Collections
  • A better understanding of what an archivist does
  • The role of the archivist/curator in the use of their materials
  • Using Special Collections materials
  • The difference between a librarian and an archivist

Registration: UF Libraries employees register through the Instruction and Training Database.

All other parties please register via email here.