Past Webinars -- Ineligible for CE Credit

Past Webinars from September 1 2012 - August 31 2013
Listed in Reverse Chronological Order

Listings that display the SBEC logo SBEC logo indicate that the live offering of this Webinar qualified for SBEC credit (provider number is #500799).

Webinars available here are for informational/reference purposes ONLY and are ineligible for continuing education credit.

Past Webinars -- Ineligible for CE Credit (Other Years)

Aug 14
2013

 

2014 Contract Overview 

[Closed audience - TSLAC competitive grant award recipients for 2014 only. Registration for this event was sent via email to invitees by Erica McCormick, TSLAC grants administrator.]

Aug 1
2013

 

2014 TSLAC Grant Awards - Next Steps

[Closed audience - TSLAC competitive grant award recipients for 2014 only. Registration for this event was sent via email to invitees by Erica McCormick, TSLAC grants administrator.]

July 26
2013

TEAL Library Highlights: Mobile Technology Training for Your Community BTOP funded Webinar

As libraries become experts in digital literacy, they are expanding library service offerings and reaching beyond their physical walls. This webinar features a panel of Texas library staff from Arlington, Lancaster Veterans Memorial and Salado Public Libraries, all participants in the Technology Expertise, Access and Learning for all Texans project (TEAL). Marc Marchand from Arlington Public Library discusses the creation of a new, library-run computer lab within an existing Parks and Recreation facility, and he explains how the TechLink Mobile Technology lab is expanding the reach of the library. Robin Hall from Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library  shares her experience offering computer classes at the local Senior Center, and Jeanie Lively from Salado Public Library provides an overview of the innovative Tech-To-Go Program, which provides laptop computers to patrons for check-out (just like books!).

Panelists:

  • Marc Marchand, Library Services Manager, Arlington Public Library
  • Robin Hall, Administrative Aide, Lancaster Veterans Memorial Library
  • Jeanie Lively, Library Director, Salado Public Library

Resources:

July 19
2013

TEAL Library Highlights: Technology Training at the Library BTOP funded Webinar

Libraries are on the front lines of digital inclusion and digital literacy efforts across the state. This webinar will feature a panel of Texas library staff from Gilbreath Memorial Library (Winnsboro, TX), Rita and Truett Smith Public Library (Wylie, TX) and the Library at Cedar Creek (Seven Points, TX). Panelists will share their experiences planning and offering computer classes as part of their participation in the Technology Expertise, Access and Learning for all Texans project (TEAL). Is your library thinking about offering classes?- Join us to learn from the experiences of other libraries!

Panelists:

  • Pam Dumse, Assistant Librarian, Gilbreath Memorial Library
  • Sondra Price, Library Director, the Library at Cedar Creek
  • Elizabeth Tate-George, Electronic Services Librarian, Rita and Truett Smith Public Library

Resources:

July 18
2013

DIY Options for Mobile Websites

Are you interested in do-it-yourself options for developing a mobile website for your library? The Texas State Library is planning on offering training on this topic, but we need your input.  In this webinar, Christine Peterson of Amigos Library Services covers a range of common DIY mobile options.  Watch the recording, then take our quick survey.

Apr 9 2013

Reporting Errors Workbook for Public Libraries Annual Report (Repeat Offering)
Texas public libraries complete the Public Libraries Annual Report each year. Once your library’s report is submitted, staff at TSLAC complete an analysis of the data for any potential errors or accreditation issues. You are then sent a reporting errors workbook, which outlines the accreditation issues, possible errors, and any requests for clarifications. Attend this Webinar and learn how to quickly determine whether the library’s report needs amending or if your library may have an accreditation issue. You will also learn how to use the workbook to assist in planning for the next year’s report.

Feb 12
2013

Reporting Errors Workbook for Public Libraries Annual Report
Texas public libraries complete the Public Libraries Annual Report each year. Once your library’s report is submitted, staff at TSLAC complete an analysis of the data for any potential errors or accreditation issues. You are then sent a reporting errors workbook, which outlines the accreditation issues, possible errors, and any requests for clarifications. Attend this Webinar and learn how to quickly determine whether the library’s report needs amending or if your library may have an accreditation issue. You will also learn how to use the workbook to assist in planning for the next year’s report. NOTE: This Webinar will be repeated on April 9 - details available here.

Jan 29
2013

 

Beneath the Surface: The 2013 Texas Summer Reading Teen and Adult Programs
Join dynamic presenter Michelle Beebower for an exciting journey between the covers of the 2013 Texas Summer Reading Program manuals for the teen Beneath the Surface and adult Groundbreaking Reads programs.  Learn about some of the great details available in the program manuals, get highlights of some of the amazing activities and ideas the manuals provide, and learn about the various tools available to help you plan summer reading for your local teens and adults. 

Jan 22
2013

Dig Into Reading: The 2013 Texas Summer Reading Children’s and Early Literacy Programs
Presenter and performer Kim Lehman helps dig up some of the amazing goodies available in your 2013 Texas Summer Reading Program children’s and early literacy manuals.  Get highlights of some of the fun activity and craft ideas the manuals offer, get a wealth of tips to help you plan your programs, and learn about how the information available in the program manuals can help you make your summer reading program the best ever!

Jan
17
2013

 

Demo of Data Collection Website for Public Libraries
Public libraries complete the Public Libraries Annual Report each year, in order to be accredited by the State Library. For the second year, public libraries will be utilizing the Texas LibPAS data collection website. This webinar will introduce the audience to the data collection website and review various report sections, highlighting changes in the report for local fiscal year 2012. Participants will also get tips on edit checks and submitting their library’s report.

Jan
15
2013

 

Applying for TSLAC Competitive Grants: What You Need to Know
Erica McCormick, TSLAC's Grants Administrator, explains what you need to know to apply for TSLAC's grants.

Jan
10
2013

 

Funding your Mobile Solutions: a program from TSLAC
TSLAC presented an informational webinar, including a Q & A session, to introduce and explain the funding opportunities available to TexShare libraries in a new subsidy program.

Dec
13
2012

 

Making the Choice: Mobile Solutions for Your Library
The first step for any library wanting to have a mobile presence is to determine the best approach for its customers and community.  In this webinar, Christine Walczyk explores the different mobile strategies for libraries, covers the pros and cons of each approach, and outlines the considerations such as cost, implementation time, staffing resources, and community characteristics.

Dec
11
2012

 

TSLAC Grant Funding Opportunities for FY14
Erica McCormick, TSLAC's Grants Administrator, provides an overview of the FY14 grant opportunities from TSLAC.

Oct
16
2012

 

Every Community Online Referral Program
A follow-up to last April's webinar, Don Shirley of Connected Texas explains a new fundraising program available to Texas public libraries. Receive $5-10 per patron order of discounted computers and broadband services.

Sep
26
2012

 

Intro to grants management for FY13 grantees, Part 2 of 2 [Closed Webinar due to specific audience]
Erica McCormick, TSLAC Grants Administrator, provides part 2 of an introduction to grants management for FY 2013 grantees.

Sep
12
2012

 

Intro to grants management for FY13 grantees, Part 1 of 2 [Closed Webinar due to specific audience]
Erica McCormick, TSLAC Grants Administrator, provides part 1 — performance reporting of a 2-part introduction to grants management for FY 2013 grantees.

Correction:
The information regarding the frequency of Impact grants reports is incorrect in the webinar. Impact grant reports (performance and financial) are due 2x/year (March and September). The PDF document of the webinar slides is correct.

Sep  06 2012

 

A Survey of the Continuing Education Landscape for Texas Librarians
It should go without saying that in this age of rapidly changing information, librarians must engage in continuous learning in order to remain relevant and beneficial to their patrons. What continuing education opportunities should all Texas librarians know about? Who are some of the major providers of continuing education for librarians in Texas? And what are some of the best ways to keep up with opportunities as they become available? Join Naomi DiTullio and Irena Klaic (Texas State Library), Ted Wanner (Texas Library Association) and Christine Peterson (Amigos Library Services) for this vital survey of the continuing education landscape for librarians in Texas. Please note that we experienced technical difficulties during this Webinar -- as such, the recording has been edited in order to provide a more pleasant viewing experience.

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