MLS Workshop Handouts

On this page you will find selected handouts and useful websites from MLS workshops led by MLS consultants as well as contracted instructors who have given us permission to post here.

Listed in alphabetical order by workshop title.
Click on handout title to download.



2012 MLS Annual Meeting (November 5, 2012)

Introductory Remarks

  • Greg Pronevitz, Executive Director, Massachusetts Library System: MLS Update - slides [PowerPoint]

Keynote Speaker

  • David Gerzof Richard
    Marketing Recalibrated: Your Library at the Core of the Community
    presentation [Vimeo.com] - slides [PowerPoint] – audio [MP3]

    • David Gerzof Richard is the founder of BIGfish.  At night he masquerades as a professor of social media and marketing at Emerson College.  He has inspiring ideas and shares them, often on national television and radio. 

Afternoon Panel: Stories from the Field

  • Mary Anne Antonellis, M.N. Spear Library, Shutesbury  - slides [PowerPoint]
  • Rachel Costello, Pentucket Regional High School, West Newbury  - slides [PowerPoint]
  • Nancy O’Sullivan, d’Alzon Library, Assumption College, Worcester  - slides [PowerPoint]

Closing speaker

  • Jennifer Koerber: Living in the Future: Libraries Supporting the Next Wave of Cultural Evolution – slides [PowerPoint]
    • Jennifer Koerber is the Web Services Librarian at the Boston Public Library, and an independent trainer and speaker in emerging technologies and the social web. Her home base online is www.jenniferkoerber.com

The Accidental Reference Librarian


Beyond Powerpoint (Keynote, Kingsoft, Office Mobile, Prezi, etc.) [LibAssist webinar]


BISAC: A New Way to Organize with the Patron in Mind

  • BISAC Resource Guide  (This guide includes complete powerpoint presentation, articles, and links.)  NEW!! Just added – Archived Webinar Parts 1 & 2.  Check out the links on the Guide.

Can’t Miss Books with Pat Keogh


Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries (January 18, 2013) - Brandon Butler, Director of Public Policy Initiatives at the Association of Research Libraries (ARL).


Connecting Boys with Books with Michael Sullivan (September 20, 2012)


Copyright Basics: What Library Folks Really Oughta Know  (January 16, 2013) - Mary Minow, Consultant with LibraryLaw.com. and Manager of the Stanford Copyright & Fair Use website.


Copyright – Hot Topics! (January 30, 2013) - Mary Minow, Consultant with LibraryLaw.com. and Manager of the Stanford Copyright & Fair Use website.


D.I.Y. – Great Tech “How-To” sites Top Tech Sites series [LibAssist webinar]


Educational Software - Must Have Apps for Mobile Devices series [LibAssist webinar]


e-readerpalooza: e-readers and libraries


Emergency Planning for Public Libraries – - Presenter: Dr. Steven B. Goldman is an internationally recognized expert and consultant in Business Continuity, Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery, and Crisis Communications. He has over 30 years experience in the various aspects of these disciplines, including program management, plan development, training, exercises, and response strategies.


Geek the Library Awareness Campaign


GoToWebinar Attendee Quick Reference Guide


Health Apps  - Must Have Apps for Mobile Devices series [LibAssist webinar]


Internet Security Best Practices Top Tech Sites series [LibAssist webinar]

 


Introduction to Intellectual Freedom(May 2012)
Presented by Carolyn Noah, Assistant Director, MLS


iPad Checklist – what you need to know and the apps to download


Jing – Screencasting and screen-capture made simple!


Keeping up with Technology Trends – Top Tech Sites series [LibAssist webinar]


Library Apps – Must Have Apps for Mobile Devices series [LibAssist webinar]


Mashable Sharing with Social Media series [LibAssist webinar]


Massachusetts Center for the Book webinars
Presented by Sharon Shaloo, Executive Director,  Mass. Center for the Book.

Webinars (current & archived):  https://vimeo.com/channels/mlsmassbook

First Fridays Series: Books that Massachusetts Readers Will Want to Know About  


Participating in Creative Commons with Michael Sauers (November 27, 2012)

Pinterest - Sharing with Social Media series [LibAssist webinar]


Power Searching: Alternative Search Engines, Social Media, and Subject Indices. [LibAssist webinar]


Power Searching: Advanced search operators [LibAssist webinar]


Power Searching: Alternative Search Engines, Social Media, and Subject Indices [LibAssist webinar]


  • Productivity “Office” Software Apps - Must Have Apps for Mobile Devices series [LibAssist webinar]

QR Codes: What Your Library Needs to Know [LibAssist webinar]


Resumes Unplugged [webinar presented by Meredith Lavine of Artful Résumés]

    • slides [Prezi]
    • handout: Librarian Resume How-To [PDF]
    • handout: Commons Library/LIS Action Verbs” [PDF]
    • handout: “10 Tips to Stand Out as a Candidate” [PDF]

SASP – Susan and Sarah’s Picks


Serious Gaming for Librarians


Shopping for Technology: Get the Biggest Bang for your Dollar
[LibAssist webinar]


 Social Software Must Have Apps for Mobile Devices series [LibAssist webinar]


State-wide Databases provided by the MLS & MBLC


Stumbleupon - Sharing with Social Media series [LibAssist webinar]


Succession Planning presented by Susan A. Henry, May 2011


Truth about Bedbugs


Tumblr - Sharing with Social Media series [LibAssist webinar]


Twitter: a starting place for Librarians


WordPress Training Blog [URL]
-Links and posts on how to use WordPress in the library setting