How excited are we?! Any day of the year, Seattle is a dream destination. It has a lovely skyline, is home to bookstore after bookstore filled with new, used & collectible books gathered in super charming shops. Coffee is at the top of the food pyramid. All that spells, let’s do this. But, add to that — an invasion of Librarians upon the city, January 25-29, and our Springys will wake up extra early to fight you for the window seat!
While you’re at ALA Mid-Winter, come see us in Booth #1004. Although we won’t be throwing any giant fresh fish at you, you can catch our incredible presentation lineup!
For those of you who are home minding the library. Stay tuned! We’ll be live streaming some of these amazing sessions. Head over to our Springshare Facebook Page at the scheduled local Seattle time and you’ll be right there with us. You can even ask questions in the comments area. We’ll make sure the speaker sees them so you can get answers.
LibStaffer Workflows Forms: handle all your job applications, hiring, and scheduling in one tool!
- Friday – 6:00pm to 6:15pm
- Saturday – 11:30am to 11:45am Streaming Live on Facebook
- Sunday – 3:30pm to 3:45pm
LibChat: “Let me show you how…” Screensharing in Real Time
- Friday – 6:30pm to 6:45pm
- Saturday – 3:30pm to 3:45pm Streaming Live on Facebook
- Sunday – 11:00am to 11:15am
- Monday – 12:30pm to 12:45pm
Payment Required: Using the Billing and Payments with LibCal for Events & Spaces
- Saturday – 1:30pm to 1:45pm
- Monday – 11:30am to 11:45am
LibCRM: A CRM for Outreach & Liaison Librarians
- Saturday – 2:30pm to 2:45pm
- Sunday – 11:30am to 11:45am
- Monday – 10:30am to 10:45am
Access Denied! Using LibAuth to restrict LibGuides CMS
- Saturday – 4:30pm to 4:45pm Streaming Live on Facebook
Best Practices for Images in LibGuides
- Sunday – 1:30pm to 1:45pm
LibGuides Gallery Boxes
- Monday – 9:30am to 9:45am
Troy University – The Library Has That?: Using LibGuides to Promote Library Services.
- Saturday – 10:00am to 10:15am Streaming Live on Facebook
The Troy University Librarians provide services to students, staff, and faculty at four Alabama campuses and around the world. LibGuides were used to provide a centralized point of reference to answer recurring questions. Join Elizabeth Dill, Kelly Wilson and Rachel Hooper as they discuss these guides and how they have impacted their librarians and services to their patrons.
East Central University: Strength-Share: How the Linscheid Library Used Springshare’s Discussion Board for Librarian Team-building
- Sunday – 10:00am to 10:15am Streaming Live on Facebook
The librarians at East Central University underwent a project in 2018 to improve employee communication and relationships. Join Patrick Baumann to learn about the project origins and more. Attendees can expect to take away creative ways to use Springshare products to improve their work environment.
Texas Tech University: Using LibGuides Across Subjects: A Science Librarian Perspective
- Sunday – 12:30pm to 12:45pm Streaming Live on Facebook
Jessica Simpson will discuss how she’s customized guides to meet the needs of students across disciplines. Attendees can expect to take away great tips for making their guides more useful.
Fort Vancouver Regional Library: LibAnswers Queues and FAQs in a Public Library Setting
- Monday – 11:00am to 11:15am Streaming Live on Facebook
While LibAnswers can be used to answer patron questions, the sky is really the limit in how you use it to manage patron communication. Learn how Fort Vancouver Regional Library customized queues for Reading Suggestions, Proctoring, and Technology Assistance services, and see how they use FAQs to proactively address trends in patron questions.