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Presentations from DigiPalooza

The presentations from DigiPalooza are available below (Sari Feldman’s presentation is available on Prezi,

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MOOCs: Lifelong Learning in the Library (Webinar)

Learn how you can leverage MOOCs to provide a program within the library that supports lifelong learning. Webinar topics will include: What is a MOOC? MOOC platforms How to run a MOOC meetup in your library When: Tuesday August 25th @ 10 am Presenter: Al Oliveras, Deputy Director, STLS Register here

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DigiPalooza 2015 Highlights

Recently I attended OverDrive’s International User Group Conference, DigiPalooza, in Cleveland, Ohio. As you might expect, the main focus of the conference is to share best practices to assist librarians in providing digital content to their patrons. However, I found the material presented at the conference to go above and beyond ebooks and audiobooks. The conference

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Promoting STLS Online Resources (Review)

On Monday August 3rd, I conducted a webinar highlighting some of the ways in which STLS member libraries can promote the availability of various online resources including STARCat, Freegal, Overdrive and Zinio. Here are some key points: Digital Collection Marketing Materials Freegal, Overdrive and Zinio offer various materials to help promote their products both online and physically within

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Tips for Promoting STLS Online Resources

Do you need some helpful hints on promoting various STLS online resources including: STARCat, Freegal, Overdrive and Zinio? On Friday July 31st @ 1pm, Al Oliveras, Deputy Director of STLS, will be conducting a webinar highlighting some ways you can promote the availability and increase usage of these resources. Topics covered will include: adding banners and

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Website Accessibility Webinar (Archive)

On Wednesday July 15th, STLS hosted a Webinar on Website Accessibility. Representatives from AIM Independent Living Center ( provided a wealth of information on the subject. Some highlights include an allusion to the Convention on the Right of Persons with Disabilities (Article 9) and Section 508 Of The Rehabilitation Act, a demonstration of WAVE (Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool, and information on

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