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As Higher Ed moves into developing and encouraging more Open Educational initiatives, how can libraries leverage collections available to them, become part of the conversation, and help build our growing OER communities? Register today for the upcoming webinar “Unlocking the Library of Congress: Enhancing your OER Initiatives via the Library’s Collections” scheduled for Tuesday…(Read More)

As our world becomes increasingly mediated by computer, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) have become critical components in sustaining the flow of electronic data between providers and consumers. As you’ve helped members of your library community find and use data, you’ve likely seen references to APIs as a means of accessing or interacting with…(Read More)

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The world is becoming data-driven as business, academia, and the media embrace the analysis and visualization of data in their day-to-day activities. As a result, library patrons now need not only help finding facts and figures, but help with turning that raw data into analysis and presentation. This webinar will describe and…(Read More)

Looking for big datasets for free? The U.S. Federal Government has been providing access to their statistical data for years, even before the Internet ever existed. Why? How do we get to the data? Will we always have access? Who has the best statistics? Why are other organizations now giving their numbers away for…(Read More)

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As the world embraces data, so must librarians. Increasingly librarians are facing reference interactions that necessitate or would be enhanced by, a foundational understanding of data. This webinar will serve as an introduction to the data reference interview, the advantages and issues involved in using data in a reference transaction, and how to approach issues…(Read More)

Everyone is strength-basing! Whether it’s library users or staff, come learn how the strengths-based approach can transform your reference/interview/consultants and formal or informal instruction/training. This approach values the uniqueness of learner’s perspectives and builds on their prior knowledge and experiences. During the RUSA preconference titled “Flip the Script…(Read More)

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RUSA invites experienced librarians and subject matter experts to submit proposals for webinars and online courses to be added to RUSA’s outstanding online learning offerings. We particularly encourage submissions that address innovative services and trends, emerging technologies, management and leadership or, staff-training in following topic areas: Reference services User instruction Assessment of services…(Read More)

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