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Digital Bytes

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NEW! Creating a Web Button for Library Stories
Time: 6:35
In this Digital Byte, Anne talks about an easy and convenient way to collect library stories.

New! Library Employment, Part 3
Time: 5:41
In Part 3 of this series on Library Employment, Jamie shares where to post library jobs, and how WVLS can assist.

New! Library Employment, Part 2
Time: 5:13
In this three-part series on library employment, Jamie talks about how to post an open position of employment for your library.


Recent Digital Bytes

Google Form Registration
Time: 15:38
In this Digital Byte, Anne talks about how libraries can use Google Forms for library registrations and summer library program activities.

Library Employment, Part 1
Time: 8:27
In this first of a three-part series, Jamie talks about what should be be in a library job posting and description.

Time: 8:51
In this Digital Byte, Anne talks about Bitmoji, and how it can be used to promote your library and its programs.

Captioning Library Videos (part 2)
Time: 7:36
In this Digital Byte, Jamie talks about tools that libraries can use to caption videos.

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
Customer Service
Databases/Online Resources
  • JCW Resume Builder 10:29  Watch
  • NoveList Plus 10:50   Watch
  • Sharing Gale Courses Links 2:15    Watch
Marketing, Social Media & Advocacy
    • 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


Technology Tools
  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Website Immediately   14:31    Watch      Training Guide
  • Images on Websites 12:24   Watch
  • Online Digital Book Club 7:35  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
WVLS Resources

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