GMR Lake Effects
GMR Lake Effects is a webinar held on the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m. Central Time. Date and/or time changes will be clearly indicated.
To obtain an MLA Continuing Education certificate for viewing recordings of Lake Effects sessions, you must do so within two weeks of the recording date.
Please register here for available sessions.
- eXtreme project management: change-driven project lifecycles (September 18, 2014)
- For the September Lake Effects, Gerald (Jay) Jurek will explore alternatives to traditional project management. Jay will discuss when and why libraries benefit from project management. He will explain three change-driven project life cycles which contrast with traditional project management.
- Presenter: Gerald R. Jurek, Jr., Visiting User Experience Librarian (Facilities) & Assistant Professor, UIC Library of the Health Sciences. Jay is a Librarian and Visiting Professor at the Library of the Health Sciences (LHS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is currently charged with oversight of the major renovation at LHS, and a variety of service improvement programs at this library.
- MLA CE available until: 02 October 2014
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- CE: Each session has been approved for 1 hours of Medical Library Association Continuing Education Units:
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- Please register if you want MLA CE (whether you plan to listen live or to the recording); Registration is available while the class is eligible for CE
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- Evaluation 2.0: Trends, New Ideas, Cool Tools (August 21, 2014)
- The era of long surveys full of yes-no questions and five-point scales is waning. The emerging trend in evaluation practice emphasizes interaction and social engagement of stakeholders. This webinar will present tools and methods designed to accommodate this trend. Topics include story-based evaluation methods, technology tools to support data collection, and data visualization techniques that can generate broad interest in evaluation findings.
- NLM Exhibition Program: K-12 Resources (July 17, 2014-rescheduled from March)
- The Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine "creates lively and informative exhibitions and educational resources that enhance awareness of and appreciation for the collections of the National Library of Medicine." In this Lake Effects, Samanthi will discuss the Exhibition Program and traveling exhibits, with an emphasis on the wealth of K-12 educational resources designed to promote understanding of how the past informs the present and can shape the future.
- Presenter: Samanthi Hewakapuge, MLS, MA
- Presentation (129 kb)
- Resources for LGBTQ Health (June 19, 2014)
- According to HealthyPeople.gov, "Research suggests that LGBT individuals face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights." Tune in for a Pride Month presentation on health disparities in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) communities. Health information resources for health care practitioners as well as consumers for these populations will be provided.
- Presenter: Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
- Practicum Programs for Library School Students (September 20, 2012)
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