Free: August Wednesday Webinars!

The Georgia Library Association and Georgia Public Library Service are
pleased to announce the August sessions of the Wednesday Webinar series,
which highlights trends, innovation, and best practices in Georgia
Libraries. The webinars feature Georgia speakers, but registration is open
to anyone, anywhere. Topics are chosen to be of interest to employees of all
library types, and each session is approved for one Georgia Continuing
Education (CE) contact hour each. Please forward this announcement as you
see fit.

Free Learning: Developing No Cost, Online Learning for Patrons and Staff
Jay Turner
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 10:00am – 11:00am Eastern Time
Separate registration is required for each hour-long session.

Jay Turner, maverick Training Manager of the Gwinnett Public Library knows
that keeping library staff current and up-to-date when valuable resources
(time and money) are decreasing can be challenging but not impossible. He
uses free and low cost authoring tools to create customized e-learning
courses to meet his library’s specific learning needs. Attend this webinar
and learn how you, too, might use these tools to your library’s advantage!

For details and to register:

You will be sent additional information prior to the event including the
link to join.

Tech Tips Training Series
Karen Douglas
Wednesday, August 18, 2010, 11:15am – 12:15pm Eastern Time
Separate registration is required for each hour-long session.

The “Tech Tips” series at the Athens-Clarke County Library was created in
2009 to provide public and staff training on current software, technology,
and social media trends. “Tech Tips” sessions have included live, how-to
demonstrations including Facebook, Adobe Photoshop, Skype, Twitter,
Podcasting, YouTube, eBay, etc. as well as recorded sessions available for
those unable to attend the face-to-face training sessions. Join Karen
Douglas as she describes various aspects of this highly successful
program…. including finding trainers, scheduling sessions, necessary
equipment, advertising and creating a video recording of the session.You’ll
leave with an arsenal of tips for setting up your own version of “Tech Tips”
in your library.

For details and to register:

You will be sent additional information prior to the event including the
link to join.

We hope you’ll join us for one or both of these webinars. To learn more
about upcoming and archived Wednesday Webinar sessions, please visit our
site at

Sarah Steiner, Georgia Library Association, PACE Chair,
Pat Carterette, Georgia Public Library Service,
Buffy Hamilton, Wednesday Webinars Steering Committee,

About Buffy J. Hamilton

I am a writing and Language Arts teacher who loves learning, literacy, stories, learning, dogs, poetry, fabulous shoes, and good lip gloss. I began my career as a high school English teacher in 1992 and then became a high school librarian and 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker before returning to the classroom in August 2016.

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