July 29, 2014

Pinterest & Twitter Class – Sept. 12th

Valle and Megan will be teaching a Pinterest and Twitter class on September 12th from 10am to 12pm in the System’s Lab.

Take advantage of these very popular social media tools to communicate with your patrons and the public!

Registration is required Please contact Megan.

Details coming soon…

Patrons have access to JobNow! via the State Library through April 2013

JobNow is a unique service that features expert resume assistance, live interview preparation and career coaching.

JobNow services include:

  • Live Interview Coaching: Jobseekers get live interview practice from online job coaches.
  • Premium Resume Lab: Online resume/cover letter assistance from trained writing experts.
  • Job Resources: Users can draw from a carefully-selected library of interview tips, resume templates, career assessments, and other valuable resources.
  • Introducing Brainfuse Cloud Pack: Online storage for resumes, cover letters and other files important to your search. Files are always accessible and stored on the Brainfuse server in a secure environment.
Adult Learning Center

Designed for adult learners, our Adult Learning Center  offers test preparation (including the GED and the U.S. Citizenship Tests), an expert writing lab, study tools, and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.

JobNow is made possible through a federal American  Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) award funded  through the New York State Education Department/New York State Library.

Access to JobNow / Adult Learning Center

Residents of New York State may use JobNow here (using a New  York State  Driver License or Non-Driver Photo ID) or through their local library.

OverDrive Webinar – Next Generation Digital Library

“Ladies and gentlemen, it’s almost time! The final touches have been added and we are all ready to raise the curtain on Next Generation Digital Library. It looks like you are just as eager as we are because seats are quickly filling up for our big show. Don’t miss out on all the excitement coming to your digital library and grab your seats today…before it’s too late!

In case you missed it, here’s all you need to know…

Who: Library & school staff

What: Next Generation Digital Library (FREE live webcast)

When: September 5 – 28, 2012

Where: From your computer with speakers or headphones

How: Register today!

During these live interactive webcasts, you’ll learn all about exciting developments coming to OverDrive-powered digital libraries, including:

  • Browser-based eReading with OverDrive Read
  • APIs for integrating OverDrive content with library discovery tools
  • In-library discovery of digital collections via OverDrive Media Station
  • Publisher-supported device lending via Test Drive
  • Content Reserve, automated collection tools and a fresh design
  • Self-service help & training resources

Coming September 5: New on demand modules (5 to 20 minutes each). Create a personal learning plan and complete your sessions when it’s convenient for you!

For more about Training Month 2012, click here.”

Create Dynamic Online Trainings – July 26, 2012

Free Webinar
Click here to register >>
“Curious about how to create effective online tutorials, screen captures, and courses? Join our webinar on Thursday, July 26 at 11 a.m. Pacific time, to find out more.
During this webinar, we will be hearing from training experts dealing with the nonprofit and library sector. Janet Fouts will share her thoughts on planning an online training, from wireframing your course or tutorial to general skills and practices. Experts from Idealware will be discussing creating very short videos and on-demand training modules. Tune in for practical advice on making your online trainings as effective as in-person events.”