Join us for November’s Gale Geek webinars: your weekly half-hour webinar featuring topics, subjects, and scandals associated with libraries across all markets. Tune in to hear the Gale Geek interview each week’s Gale Expert and learn how you can do more with your library’s resources!
November 7: Library Marketing on a Shoestring
Most libraries agree that high usage and foot traffic in their library is important; however, not every library has a large budget to market their services and resources. Sally Dewey, Electronic Resources Manager from Arlington Public Library, is an expert on marketing on a shoestring; call in to this week’s Gale Geek to hear her tips, tricks, solutions, and best practices.
November 14: Data Visualization, Smithsonian Institution, and the Public Humanities
We are honored to say that we will be joined this week by Professor Steven Lubar, director of Brown University’s John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Professor of American Studies, and former Chair of the Division of the History of Technology at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Dr. Lubar will be joining us to discuss new innovations and philosophies around data visualization and analysis, what they offer the public humanities, and what, exactly, “digital humanities” means. You won’t want to miss it!
November 21: The Librarian as Teacher
Overcoming common misconceptions about librarians, Kathleen L. Roy, Library Media Center Director at Cretin-Derham Hall School in St. Paul, MN, will be sharing with us ways in which she operates day-to-day as a teacher. With advocacy for her students at the center of her mission, Kathleen will touch on how she works collaboratively with her teachers, administration, and parents to provide a successful learning environment in her library and beyond.