Category Archives: Free Event

A Look at Hot Spot Lending

By   03/02/2017
04/27/2017
1:30 PMto3:30 PM

Nearly every library in the United States provides access to the internet for on-site library users, but some libraries are enabling users to take the internet to-go. Come hear about the experiences of two public libraries with their Wi-Fi hotspot lending programs. The speakers will discuss the nuts and bolts of lending Wi-Fi hotspots including: service provider information, data usage, coverage area, circulation procedures, costs, patron response, and future plans. The presenters will share the benefits—and potential pitfalls—of Wi-Fi hotspot circulation applicable to public, school, and academic libraries in the region.

When: Thursday, 4/27 1:30pm – 3:30pm
Where: CDLC Offices

Presenter: Scott Jarzombek and Catherine Stollar Peters
How much: Free
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Finding Grey Lit for Systematic Reviews: Can It Be More Black and White?

By   03/02/2017
03/22/2017
2:00 PMto3:30 PM

Including grey literature in systematic reviews is an important strategy for reducing bias in included studies, but there are significant challenges to designing and carrying out a grey literature search. Librarians can expect systematic review teams to turn to them for expertise in conducting, managing, and documenting a grey literature search. This webinar provides participants with a framework for grey literature decision-making and tips for managing the search process, so that they can deliver black and white (clear and credible) results.

When: Wednesday, 3/22 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Where: CDLC Offices, a Hosted Webinar

Presenter: Barbara Folb
How much: Free

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