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Digital Bytes

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NEW! Sticky Notes
In this Digital Byte, Kristie talks about the advantages of using digital Sticky Notes. Watch

 

 

Recent Digital Bytes

Collaborative Children’s Book Center
In this Digital Byte, Kristie talks about the resources offered at the Collaborative Children’s Book Center (CCBC). Watch

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library
In this Digital Byte, Kristie covers the services and resources provided by the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library and how public libraries can be a connecting point for their local patrons that encounter temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations. Watch

Shared Google Sheets
In this Digital Byte, Kristie walks through the shared Google sheets to assist with library programming. Watch

 

 

Latest Digital Byte

Annual Report
  • Keeping Track: Recording Program Statistics in the Wisconsin Public Library Annual Report 32:29   Watch     Transcript
Continuing Education
  • Continuing Education Resources  5:22   Watch
  • Forms for Public Library Certification   6:35   Watch
  • Professional Development Opportunities  5:54   Watch
Customer Service

 

Databases/Online Resources
  • Finding Books By Grade Level   4:56    Watch
  • JCW Resume Builder 10:29  Watch
  • NoveList Plus 10:50   Watch
  • Navigating the Legal Reference Interview 14:55   Watch
  • Discovering Legal Resources 14:48   Watch
  • Access to Justice  19:39  Watch
  • Legal Programs in Libraries  10:03  Watch
DEI (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion)
  • Any IDEA?  18:24   Watch
  • Breaking the Binary 17:56   Watch
  • Tools for People with Disabilities  6:40   Watch
Marketing, Social Media & Advocacy
    • Bitmoji  8:51   Watch
    • Communications Tips (While Wearing a Mask)  8:07  Watch
    • Creating a Bitmoji Library 12:34   Watch  More Resources
    • Creating Transparent Logos 6:28  Watch
    • Free Stock Photos   5:32    Watch
    • Introduction to Canva 27:44    Watch      Digital Bytes Training Guide
    • MailChimp   6:08   Watch
    • Photo Editing Apps    5:55  Watch
    • Print Friendly   2:55   Watch
    • Scheduling Facebook Posts    4:06   Watch
    • Scheduling Facebook Posts On Your Mobile Device   2:59   Watch
    • Social Media Message Optimizer  5:26  Watch
    • Images on Websites Time: 12:24 Watch
    • URL Shorteners   2:35   Watch
    • Writing a Press Release  9:03     Watch   Training Guide
    • Zoterobib: Creating a Bibliography    4:05  Watch
    • 13 Tips for Library Legislative Day  Watch
    • Visual Tips for Presentations 10:50  Watch

 

Technology Tools
Websites
  • Bitmoji  8:51   Watch
  • Creating a Web Button for Library Stories   6:35   Watch
  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Website Immediately   14:31    Watch      Training Guide
  • Google Form Registration15:38   Watch
  • Images on Websites 12:24   Watch
  • Online Digital Book Club 7:35  Watch
  • Publicizing Google Slides to the Web  4:11  Watch
  • Sliders Accessibility and Mobile-Friendly Design  4:57  Watch
  • Spring Cleaning for Your Website    8:00   Watch    Training Guide
  • URL Shorteners   2:35   Watch
Workplace Problem Solving & Culture
  • Basic Computer Skills   10:17    Watch
  • CDC App  4:11  Watch
  • Challenging Colleagues   14:04   Watch     Training Guide
  • Internal Customer Service: Strong Work Ethic   11:41   Watch    Training Guide
  • 7 Tips for Unpleasant Conversations   3:42  Watch
  • Making a Mistake  6:51   Watch
  • Meeting Tips   11:12   Watch   Training Guide
  • Mindfulness App  2:12  Watch
  • Library Employment, Part 1  8:27  Watch
  • Library Employment, Part 2   5:13   Watch
  • Library Employment, Part 3   5:41   Watch
  • Password Protecting a Document   3:30   Watch
  • Positive Work Culture   12:33    Watch     Digital Byte Training Guide
  • Print Friendly   2:55   Watch
  • Supporting & Representing Indigenous People in the Library
    22:31  Watch
  • Tomato Timer  4:08   Watch
  • Hemingway App   3:21   Watch
  • Unpleasant Conversations (During a Pandemic) 9:15  Watch
  • Windows Snipping App   3:37   Watch
  • Zoterobib: Creating a Bibliography  4:05  Watch
WVLS Resources
 

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