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How To Be a Good Information Consumer

When: 10/24/2014
8:30 AM
Where: Westmoreland Intermediate Unit
United States
Contact: Alexander Kirby

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How To Be a Good Information Consumer


8:30Registration/Continental Breakfast
9:00- 10:00
Session 1
10:15 - 11:15
Session 2
12:45-1:45Session 3
2:00-3:00Session 4


Session 1

Help Your Patrons Get a Job! - John Swartz, Employment Interviewer, Westmoreland PA Careerlink

A review of job & career sources &services by area PA Carerlink Offices.

Session 2

Riffing On, Not Ripping Off: Responsible Attribution & Use of Online Resources

Brandy Karl, Copyright Officer, Penn State University

During this session we will explore the use of online resources inside the library and discuss how to advise patrons with use questions, including the creation of a patron guide to obtaining free to use art, photographs, music and other media.

Session 3

Evaluating Health Information Online - Lydia Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic region

Learn how to identify the best health information online and how to utilize free resources available from the National Library of Medicine.

Session 4

Digital Tools for All Your Devices - Alexander Kirby, Information & eLearning Librarian, Pennsylvania Highland Community College

Learn online tools that can improve library services for you and your library users.

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