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Academic Library Marketing 101: Identifying Priorities, Creating a Budget, and Tailoring your Message

June 8, 2022 

Join Stephanie Espinoza Villamor and Kimberly Shotick to learn how to create assessable outreach, create marketing goals tied to institutional priorities, draft a related budget, and tailor your communication strategy.

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Fun For All: Game-Based Programming Across the Generations

June 15, 2022 

Join Michelle Goodridge and Matthew Rohweder for tips and tactics to establish a variety of game-based programming in your library. Participants will leave having ideas for cross-generational and specific user group programming suggestions outside of the perceived core game user group - because you're never too old to have fun!

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A New Frontier: Setting Your Library Up for Remote Work Success

June 22, 2022 

Join author and librarian Molly Virello to learn how librarians can lay the framework for successful remote work in a library setting. Molly will cover the conversations library staff, managers, and leadership should have in order to create library-specific remote work policies, including laying out expectations, term limits, and criteria in order to facilitate working outside of traditional library spaces.

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Designing Student-Centered Research Guides

July 13, 2022 

Creating and maintaining research guides that students actually use is an ongoing challenge for many librarians. Join Amy Barker and Ashley Hoffman as they give an overview of their study and highlight practical design tips that will be easily transferable to other libraries. Learn how to quickly implement homegrown usability testing, what students look for in a subject guide, and how to use LibGuides features to design usable guides.

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Sustainable Thinking for the Future of Libraries

July 20, 2022 

Our future depends on all of us working together with empathy, respect, and understanding to adapt to the many challenges facing society. Libraries play an important and unique role in promoting community awareness about resilience, climate change, and a sustainable future. Join Rebekkah Smith Aldrich to explore the importance of infusing the core value of sustainability into everything we do, and demonstrate how libraries that lead into the future using ‘sustainable thinking’ fulfill our mission as libraries in new and innovative ways.

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