At the July Board Meeting, the following statement on collaboration was approved:
LIPA, MALLCO and NELLCO, having acknowledged a shared goal of expanding and supporting collaboration among law libraries, are committed to working together in furtherance of that goal. The leadership of all three organizations will encourage and support cross-organization collaboration where such effort is mission-consistent, efficient and efficacious.
These efforts may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Author Beth Ziesenis is a technology expert who speaks to 60-plus groups a year about the best free and bargain apps and online resources that will help you Release Your Inner Nerd to become more organized, efficient and awesome at work and home. Click on Beth's picture to get a taste of what's in store for you during this 8-Part webinar series.
Each 90 minute webinar is based on one chapter of Beth's most-recent book, Nerd Know How: The 27+ Best Apps for Work and How to Use 'Em! In each session, attendees will learn about low- or no-cost technology tools to help you maximize your efficiency and effectives in each of the 8 areas. Attendees can register for one or all of the sessions by clicking on the register now button below.
The eight sessions, running from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (central) are:
Webinar 1: Organize - Tuesday, December 1 - The webinar series kicks off with the building blocks of organization. Learn how to get your ducks in a row with in-depth looks at Dropbox, Evernote, IFTTT and LastPass.
Webinar 2: Collaborate - Thursday, December 17 - How can you play well with others? This webinar has the answer. You'll discover collaboration tools such as Trello, ScheduleOnce, Join.me and Zoom.
Webinar 3: Share - Tuesday, January 12 - Everyone suffers from information overload, so you need to be clear and precise when you communicate. This webinar focuses on four tools that help you share information with technology: Jing, Adobe Reader, Issuu and Prezi.
Webinar 4: Design - Monday, January 25 - Graphic designers have talent that many of us don't. This webinar gives you tools that will put the power of someone else's genius into your hands. Join us for facts about Pixlr, Canva, 123RF and Dafont.
Webinar 5: Create - Tuesday, February 2 - Building on the Design Webinar, you'll learn more about how to create professional-quality graphics and multimedia for next to nothing with Animoto, Piktochart and Tagxedo.
Webinar 6: Travel - Friday, February 19 - If you've ever found yourself in an airport taxi trying to dig out the reservation confirmation for the hotel you need to go to, you need this webinar. We'll look at travel tools such as TripIt and Waze that get you where you need to go without the hassle.
Webinar 7: Outsource - Tuesday, March 1 - So maybe you have attended all the webinars in this series, and you're thinking, "How am I going to find time to put these apps into action?" The answer... outsource! This webinar shares services that let you outsource tasks and projects without breaking the bank. Focus: Fancy Hands, Fiverr and Upwork (formerly Elance).
Webinar 8: Google - Tuesday, March 22 - For the final webinar in the series, you'll discover free Google services that can streamline your organization, email, collaboration, research and much, much, MUCH more.
Please plan to attend 1 or all 8, depending on your needs and schedule. All sessions will be recorded and made available to MALLCO and NELLCO members for on-demand viewing.