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Nocera, Jim

Overview
Works: 150 works in 200 publications in 1 language and 2,796 library holdings
Roles: Director, Producer
Classifications: Z682.4.L52, 023
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Most widely held works by Jim Nocera
Disaster planning by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Michael McColgin discusses disaster planning for libraries, including fire prevention and safety issues, insurance coverage for library materials, evacuation plans, and the salvage of damaged materials
Making copyright work for your library ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discussion focusing on copyright issues facing librarians and educators in the digital age
Library transformation making it happen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panel of academic, school and public librarians from around the U.S. explain how they planned and initiated specific activities and programs in their libraries to reach out to patrons, expand library services, increase library usage, and improve public perception of libraries. Panelists answer questions phoned in by teleconference participants after their presentations
Dealing with difficult people by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Debra Wilcox Johnson discusses different types of problem behaviors in people. She then presents strategies for dealing with difficult people, and useful phrases library staff may use to diffuse the situation
Library spaces future needs ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alan Kirk Gray moderates a panel discussion featuring practicing architects experienced in planning and design of all types of libraries and information facilities. With a wealth of support visuals, this program explores the relationship between function and form in library spaces
Google book search its impact on scholarship and libraries ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An exploration of the future of mass digitization, focusing on Google's effort to digitize the world's texts and make them fully searchable. Panelists discuss the implications for libraries, higher education, and publishing
A technology toolkit survival skills for everyone by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Covers some electronic resources every library worker needs to know, including e-mail, the internet and the World Wide Web, search engines, and spam blockers; includes information on privacy and security
Library marketing tips & techniques ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses techniques being used by innovative librarians to promote their libraries and services. Listen to the success stories of fellow librarians as they share their personal experiences in finding interesting and effective ways to mass-communicate and promote the value of their libraries
People watching with a purpose meeting needs before they need it by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Libraries (public, school, and academic) are re-visioning their roles in communities, moving beyond the rapidly outdated paradigm of creating services for patrons and students and instead partnering with community members in building meaningful experiences: whether those happen within the library's walls, on a digital network, or in cultural and political spaces. Taking an asset-based, grassroots view, librarians and library educators advocate using a community informatics model toward library services, where significant engagement can happen. In this program, we discuss this paradigm shift, why it's so necessary, and what it looks like in the real world
The best from the Web by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panel of experts compiles a toolkit of the best the web has to offer library workers. Learn about web resources that will assist you in your everyday job, whether you work at a public desk or behind the scenes in tech services. Leave this session with your "best of the web" toolkit and make your job of providing the best information for your patrons easier
Trends, fads or folly spotting the library trends that really matter by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In surveying the landscape of our profession and the technological trends that impact it, it is simple to identify several new technologies that could be used by libraries to improve or enhance the patrons' experience with and perception of the Library. This program will investigate new trends in libraries such as patron-created folksonomic cataloging (del.cio.us, LibraryThing and the new breed of OPAC's), libraries and librarians in virtual environments such as Second Life, as well as give an update on libraries and social networks (mySpace and facebook). Are these trends? Just fads? Plain old Folly? We'll deal with a central question in this teleconference: To what extent do Libraries need to quickly adopt new technologies into their programs? Or, just because you can do it, does that mean that you should?
Library support staff soar to great heights how library workers give back by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses specifically on library support staff and what they are already doing to enhance their jobs, their skills, their libraries, their attitudes, and their relationships with patrons, students, or co-workers
Library as place where people want to be ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses what public and academic libraries are doing to transform their images from building with books into centers for their communities and campuses in order to become the place where people want to be
Challenges, tools and opportunities new tools for enhancing digital reference ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the tools, strategies and techniques to help your staff deliver top-notch service. Leading experts from public and academic libraries share their experience. New products for cross-platform searching, serials management, and scheduling are showcased
A professional toolkit skills for advancement by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses skills needed for professional advancement for library staff. Topics include mentoring, creating professional portfolios, career ladders, professional organizations and meetings, and information about the American Library Association's initiatives concerning library support staff
The role of teaching in modern libraries by Soaring to Excellence ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The panel discusses skills needed by library staff not only to find information for but also to teach patrons the skills needed to find, evaluate, and use information
Virtual reference a leadership view ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Purchasing library technology is often a matter of give and take. This is your chance to give industry leadership a professional librarians perspective and take away a better command of the future of reference services tools. Frank Hermes, Vice President of Cooperative Discovery Services of OCLC and, Phil Kesten, Chair of the Department of Physics at Santa Clara University and founder of Docutek, will give you their view of the future. John Berry, past president of ALA, will lead a panel of experts to ask the kind of questions to give you the kind of information you need to plan for the future of reference services at your library"-College of DuPage website
Reversing the ratchet basic technology adoption strategies for library workers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This Soaring to Excellence presentation addresses the challenge of the technology ratchet and how to keep it from tightening its grip on library workers. Steven Bell will share ideas and techniques for regaining control over library technology with an exploration of better ways to identify, adopt and leverage the technologies that make sense for us and that create a better library user experience for our communities. With the right attitude and approach every library worker can develop a personal professional development strategy for keeping pace with the technology curve
Information literacy for the 21st century learner reaching at-risk high school and community college students ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Panelists present an overview of information literacy theory and practice with special attention to AASL and ACRL standards and identification of core competancies as well as the IMLS grant project's assessment instrument. They will stress the importance of teaching college-level skills in high school and will address the disconnect between high schools and colleges in the teaching of information literacy skills and how active assessment can help
Reference services: virtual, digital, and in-library a new model for effective delivery ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A panel of experts explores the continuing dramatic changes coming to library reference services
 
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