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College of DuPage Multimedia Services

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Works: 225 works in 300 publications in 1 language and 1,912 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Nonfiction films 
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Most widely held works by College of DuPage
Library as place : where people want to be( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 51 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
Library spaces : future needs( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 51 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
Library transformation : making it happen( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 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
Time management : getting things done by Soaring to excellence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores common misconceptions about time management; barriers that affect our ability to get things done; four basic options for dealing with multiple responsibilities; practical techniques for managing work and using time more effectively
Next Gen librarianship : where do we go from here? by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today's multigenerational library workforce faces a number of both internal and external challenges. To meet these challenges, we need to learn how to work together effectively, keep connected and current, and draw on individuals' unique strengths. In a graying profession, we also need to pay attention to succession planning, passing on institutional wisdom, and recruiting, retaining, and mentoring the next generation
Google book search : its impact on scholarship and libraries( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 43 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
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 42 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
Library management hot topics : a roundtable discussion with experienced library managers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Viewer-suggested topics include: roles of support staff in libraries, team-building when the director won't lead, library recruiting, keeping staff motivated, disaster planning, and strategies for working with faculty"--College of DuPage web site
The best from the Web by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 40 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 39 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?
Best new technologies : keeping up with the storm by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program discusses the new technologies that are now available for libraries to utilize which help librarians more effectively connect with their communities and involve community members in developing resources and content. This program will examine the challenges librarians face as the world of Web changes and grows. It will explore several of the newest technologies, investigate why librarians are adopting them and how they're being used, and examine sensible approaches to choosing and implementing the technologies that are right for your library
A technology toolkit : survival skills for everyone by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 38 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 36 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
Dealing with difficult people by Ben Bissell( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the age of information, people have come to expect results immediately. This program provides some practical advice on how to deal with impatient and frustrated patrons
Reversing the ratchet : basic technology adoption strategies for library workers by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 35 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
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 35 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
Information literacy for life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guest panelists discuss information literacy and the teaching of information literacy skills required to enable lifelong learning
Building another bridge : equal access to technology for special populations by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical approaches for working with library patrons who have special needs, particularly people with disabilities and the elderly. Focuses on access to technology and assistive technologies
Google and your patrons by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Librarians need to understand Google and the search engine environment because it is now a viable and necessary resource for finding information. However, the goal should be to promote Google as just one option in the universe of information resources, and to develop user education that creates awareness about the full spectrum of information options - and when those options are appropriate to different information needs
Libraries, the universe, and everything : always a river, sometimes a library by Soaring to Excellence( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rick Anderson explores three ways the library profession is broken, and four ways to fix it. He uses the Mississippi River as a metaphor for patron behavior, and gives new and useful ways to think about patrons
 
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Alternative Names
College of DuPage. Information Technology. Multimedia Services

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English (51)