November 8, 2:00-3:00pm Central Standard Time * Free
The upcoming legislature session will be a debate over priorities in the face of enormous budget shortfalls. What can you do to help libraries get the funding and programs they need to maintain current levels of service? Join TLA Legislative Committee Chair Joyce Baumbach as well as Susan Mann, Gloria Meraz, and Marty DeLeon for a discussion about the upcoming legislative session, issues, and advocacy opportunities. Bring your questions and ideas. The free webinar is intended for anyone interested in supporting libraries.
Three Simple Rules for Great Presentations
November 9, 2:00-3:00pm, Central Standard Time * Free
Lee Hilyer of the University of Houston Libraries will show you how to make the most out of your presentations. He describes three simple rules that can dramatically improve the delivery of your presentations—whether to an audience of students or faculty. He will provide practical, step-by-step and “before and after” examples will be discussed. This program is appropriate for anyone who gives presentations to an audience.
Push your library dollars farther through tech tips and tricks
November 10, 3:30-4:30pm Central Standard Time * Premium Webinar ($35 per person in groups of 5 or more; $45 per individual TLA member, $55 per non-member)
School librarian Angela Steagall will provide practical, easy, and clever ways to stretch your library resources. Learn creative ways to make the most of your assets, and to take maximum advantage of price breaks, free offers, and revenue sources to get the most for your library and your students in these difficult times. This webinar is intended for school librarians.
Speak Up Survey: Educational Technology and Learning for Today’s Children
November 16, 2:00-3:00pm Central Standard Time * Free
Be sure to join Project Tomorrow’s Julie Evans and Laurie Smith for an overview of the national 2009 Speak Up Survey, which for the first time contains information about Texas school librarians. Hear more about the exciting and challenging insights gathered from almost 300,000 stakeholders nationwide. Get a sneak peak at the 2010 survey and find out how you might leverage data from this incredible tool at your own campus. This webinar is also intended for school librarians.