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FLICC MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT MA2005-6

Teleconference Series for Library Technicians

Soaring to Excellence 2005

The 11th Year of Training and Educational Opportunities for Library
Technicians--Registration and program details below

Now in its 11th year, the Soaring to Excellence series continues to
offer excellent programming on technical and workplace issues for
library technicians. This year, the series will feature three sessions:
The Role of Teaching in Modern Libraries, Dealing with Difficult People,
and Reference Tools for the Information Age.

Each video program will be supported by practical information,
discussion questions, worksheets, and bibliographies. For more
information on the sessions and for advance program materials, point
your browser to http://www.dupage.edu/COD/index.php?id=11.

Individuals who attend all three sessions earn a certificate of
completion.

Date
Tuesday, January 18, 2005;  Friday, March 11, 2005; Tuesday, April 26,
2005

Time
9:30 am - 12:00 pm including a 30-minute Q & A session. (Registration
begins at 9:00 am. There is no entry to the Library of Congress prior to
8:30 am.)

Place
Mary Pickford Theater, Madison Building, 3rd floor, The Library of
Congress--Use Main Entrance at 1st Street and Independence Avenue, S.E.,
Washington, D.C.

Metro
Orange and Blue Lines

Sponsors
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, and the FLICC Education Working
Group
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered by the College of DuPage,
IL.

Registration
$90 (charge to FEDLINK Training Account/FT)--$100 (for all other
transactions)

Visit the FLICC Educational Programs Web site at
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html to register online.

To view a PDF version of this Meeting Announcement visit
http://www.loc.gov/flicc/ma/2005/ma0506.pdf.

Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at (202)
707-6362 TTY or [log in to unmask]

Information
Call FLICC (202) 707-4800; TTY (202) 707-4995

Cancellations
Cancellations must be called into the FLICC office (202-707-4800) 48
hours prior to the start of an educational program or the full fee will
be charged.

PROGRAM DETAILS

The Role of Teaching in Modern Libraries

Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Library staff are increasingly called upon not just to find information
for their patrons, but also to teach their patrons skills related to
finding, evaluating, and using information. This teleconference explores
the expanded roles of librarians in today's modern libraries.

Dealing with Difficult People

Friday, March 11, 2005

In the Age of Information, people have come to expect results
immediately! Perennial favorite Deb Johnson provides some practical
advice on how to deal with impatient and frustrated patrons.

Reference Tools for the Information Age

Tuesday, April 26, 2005

What are the best reference tools available, both in print and online?
This final teleconference for 2005 covers a number of areas related to
reference and to providing library staff with the best and most
up-to-date tools available, with a special focus on consumer medical
information.

Soaring 2005 Web Site:
http://www.dupage.edu/COD/index.php?id=11