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NCompass Live: A New Basic Skills

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Laura Johnson, Continuing Education Coordinator at the Nebraska Library Commission, talks about the transition from "Old Basic Skills" to "New Basic Skills," and how a more flexible program will help librarians develop the skills and knowledge that they need to provide great service to their community.

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NCompass Live: A New Basic Skills

  1. 1. New<br />Basic Skills<br />NCompass Live – February 16, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Just the Facts<br />Online, asynchronous<br />Modules<br />6 Requisite, 7 Elective<br />Duration 2-4 weeks<br />2 C.E. Credits<br />$10.00<br />Offered more frequently<br />
  3. 3. Advantages<br />Learn what you need<br />Fit into your schedule<br />Less Expensive<br />Get to know librarians from all over the state<br />Practice with online learning software<br />
  4. 4. Advantages<br />More<br />No travel time<br />No time away<br />No finding a substitute<br />Flexibility<br />
  5. 5. Come to school in your pajamas<br />
  6. 6. Let’s Take a Look<br />
  7. 7. NCampus<br />http://ncampus.nebraska.gov/<br />
  8. 8. Register<br />on the Library Training Calendar at:<br />http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/training/train.asp<br />These classes are currently available <br />to Nebraska librarians only<br />
  9. 9. Basic Skills<br />
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  11. 11. What Does This Mean to Participants?<br />
  12. 12. If you’ve completed Basic Skills:<br />You’ve fulfilled the requirements.<br />You don’t have to do anything.<br />You may take Modules to earn C.E. credits. <br />
  13. 13. If you haven’t started Basic Skills:<br />13 Modules<br />6 requisite:<br /><ul><li>Intellectual Freedom/Core Values
  14. 14. Collection Management
  15. 15. The Community & The Library
  16. 16. Customer Service
  17. 17. Organization of Materials
  18. 18. Communication</li></ul>7 elective:<br /><ul><li>Library Policy
  19. 19. Reference
  20. 20. Readers Advisory
  21. 21. Programming and Outreach
  22. 22. Management & Supervision
  23. 23. Leadership
  24. 24. Library Governance
  25. 25. Library Finance
  26. 26. Services to Children and Youth</li></li></ul><li>If you’re in the middle:<br />If you’ve taken Public Service<br />If you’ve taken Collection Development<br />You’ll get credit for:<br />Intellectual Freedom / Core Values <br />Collection Management <br />Library Policy<br />The Community and The Library<br />You’ll get credit for:<br />Customer Service <br />Reference<br />Readers Advisory<br />Programming and Outreach<br />
  27. 27. If you’re in the middle: (continued)<br />If you’ve taken Library Administration<br />If you’ve taken Organization of Materials<br />You’ll get credit for:<br />Organization of Materials<br />You’ll get credit for:<br />Management & Supervision<br />Leadership<br />Library Governance<br />Library Finance<br />Communication<br />
  28. 28. C.E.Credits<br />New Basic Skills<br />13 Modules, <br />each earns 2 credits<br />13 X 2 =<br />Basic Skills<br />4 classes, <br />each earns 6.25 credits<br />4 X 6.25 =<br />26<br />25<br />
  29. 29. Cost<br />New Basic Skills<br />13 Modules @ $10.00 =<br />$130.00<br />Basic Skills<br />4 Classes @ $35.00 =<br />$140.00<br />
  30. 30. For Further Information<br />
  31. 31. http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/libdev/basic/nbsfaqs.html<br />
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  34. 34. Your C.E. Record<br />http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/libdev/ce/lookup.asp<br />
  35. 35. Part of a C.E. Record<br />
  36. 36. Nebraska Librarian Certification Program<br /> Enroll at: <br />http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/libdev/ce/libcert.html<br />
  37. 37. Nebraska Librarian Certification<br />http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/libdev/ce/libcert.html<br />
  38. 38. Questions?<br />Contact:<br />Laura Johnson<br />Continuing Education Coordinator<br />Nebraska Library Commission<br />laura.johnson@nebraska.gov<br />1.402.471.2694 or 800.307.2665<br />

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