Follett Workshop @ UWCSEA East – Thu, Nov 21 & Fri, Nov 22

Jenna Emerson, Tim Ramsey, and Larry Gilbert are running a Follett Workshop in November at UWCSEA East.

Click here to register or see more information.

Day 1 – Destiny Training for all levels: 
Destiny usage, tips and tricks and hands on exercises.  What’s new in Destiny 11.0, digital reources integration and more  
Discussion Items:

  • Destiny training including an overview of what’s new in Destiny 11.0
  • Individual sessions available to address specific school related issues
  • Resource sharing with other libraries, RDA, eBook integration
  • Finding library materials outside of traditional Destiny search
*Agenda details and times are subject to change
Day 2 – Follett Resources for the Library: Exploration and Training
Follett eBooks and digital solutions, Titlewave, Collection Development and more 
Discussion Items:

  • Throughout the day, Destiny users will have the option of meeting with the Destiny Doctor, Larry Gilbert 
  • Digital Content
    • What tools are being used in schools to meet digital demands
    • Challenges facing schools with regard to digital content
    • Marketing digital content
  • Connection with the classroom
    • New ways to support classroom instruction and build reading skills
    • Nurturing students reading progresson in a digital world
  • Collection Analysis and Collection Development
    • Effectively analyze your library collection
  • Tools for mapping your collection development and using these results to ensure continual support of the library program

   *Agenda details and times are subject to change

The workshop is being hosted in our school’s Centre for International Education — which offers a variety of workshops, all of which are open to anyone.  Check out the list here.

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