Welcome to WebJunction Florida!
As a staff member of a Florida library, you have many available training options. Last year, the Division of Library and Information Services made 259 webinars available to 7,714 people. Our recordings of live events were viewed over 3,298 times. Additionally, 255 people enrolled in 780 asynchronous online courses, and 49 face to face learning opportunities were presented to 1,398 Florida library staff.
Need assistance? Contact Melissa Hooke, or call: 850.245.6632.
WebJunction Florida is brought to you by a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.
Our new subscription to Tech-talk.com offers the following features:
- Tech-BYTES: weekly email on software productivity (i.e., Microsoft Office, Adobe or various browsers).
- Tech-TOPIA: Access database articles with breakthrough ideas for working more efficiently.
- Tech-QUESTION: Ask how-to questions on any topic Tech-Talk.com covers.
Please contact your regional multitype library cooperative (MLC) to subscribe to this service. If your library is not a member of a MLC, please contact Amy Johnson or call: 850.245.6622.
25 July 2014
Autism is the fastest growing disability in the United States and Florida is on the cutting edge in serving patrons on the autism spectrum. In this webinar Anne Leon, Executive Director of Public Library Services, Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University- a joint use partnership between NSU and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners and Dr. Nancy Everhart from Florida State University's School of Information will present their programs. Anne will inform participants about All Star Storytime, a small-group library storytime started in 2010 and adapted for children aged 3-5 yrs. who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Nancy will describe Project PALS (Panhandle Autism Library Services), an IMLS-funded professional development initiative that is designing four online webinars for librarians on how to serve patrons with autism and how the this project has been developed with input from the field.
04 August 2014
As the summer is drawing to an end, this webinar will freshen the information given in April, 2014 on how to fill out the new summer stats survey. Guest speaker Katrice Stewart, State Data Coordinator, will guide you through the material so you can successfully fill out the form from which the summer allotments are calculated.
14 August 2014
Join this webinar to learn the top ten skills for teaching tech to patrons, whether it’s one-on-one or in a class.
20 August 2014
This webinar presents a sustainable volunteer training and management model to apply when libraries have big dreams but lack the staffing required to pursue them.
18 September 2014
Join this webinar to explore a toolbox of 25+ free tech tools that you can use to help your library better serve patron needs and to work smarter.