How the Other Half Reads: Collection Development & Curation on Homelessness and Housing Insecurity
Homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse are interrelated topics that many of our patrons struggle with. These titles will help staff, affected patrons, and patrons who want to know more about these subjects. In this short webinar, we’ll discuss a couple of key titles, as well as provide lists for further reading and addition to library collections.
Deep Tweets: Advanced Research Techniques for Twitter
Tracy Z. Maleeff
Tuesday July 19th – Noon EST
Get insight into the advanced search features of Twitter and open up a new resource for data mining. Learn how to extract information using unique search strings. Basic Twitter knowledge is best for comprehension of this session.
Bring Girls Who Code to Your Library!
July 5, 2016 – Noon EST
Help us close the gender gap in tech! Girls Who Code is a free program designed for 6th-12th grade girls to explore coding in a fun and friendly environment. Clubs are typically hosted in schools, colleges, libraries, and community centers during the academic year. Join me to hear more about the benefits Girls Who Code can bring to your library community!
Welcome to the 2016 – 24 Hour Read In live stream! Even if you can’t make it in person, you can still watch us read from afar. If you want to support ULU in providing the Read In this year, click here for more info.
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