During the Gale Geek webinars, you’ll hear from each week’s Gale Expert and learn how you can do more with your library’s resources! Register to attend each webinar, and join the conversation #galegeek
October 3: Keep Your Faculty in the Loop
Jennifer Smathers, Head of Technical Services, is passionate about coordinated collection development, marketing, and connecting with user needs. Come learn about how she has practically implemented this passion at SUNY Brockport and how you can steal these best practices for your own library.
October 10: Stats Don’t Lie: Libraries Make Big Impacts (rescheduled)
Small libraries are making BIG impacts. Amy Dodson, Director of Pine River Public Library, will be speaking to us about the importance of statistics; specifically, making the pitch for quality over quantity when considering statistics. Come learn about what made Library Journal call her library “The Best Small Library in America” for 2014.
October 17: Secure Library Models
Vailey Oehkle, Director of Libraries at Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon; was honored today as a special mention for Library of the Year. Come to learn about how Multnomah developed a secure model for their library, and how you can implement these best practices at your own library.
October 24: The Power of Visuals: High School Library-Classroom Collaboration
Mary Seligman, teacher librarian, and Michal Cohan, English teacher at Port Washington High School discuss one of their many successful collaboration projects, one that now spans grades and departments: a visual image project, useful for students from English language learners in the 9th grade to AP U.S. History students. Learn how they use this and other projects to teach students critical thinking, research, and writing skills.
October 31: Calling All Patrons: Perfecting Community Outreach (rescheduled)
Effectively reaching out to your community can be tricky. Join us this Friday as Laura Damon-Moore, Co-Founder of the Libraries as Incubators Project, shares her expertise on community outreach. We’ll be discussing different strategies and how Analytics On Demand can help the cause.