Call to all Library Technicians - sign up for this 2007 series Soaring to Excellence 2007 Video Series Three Wednesdays Morning Sessions on February 7, 2007, March 7, 2007, May 16, 2007 9:30 a.m. * 12:00 p.m. Now in its 13th year, the College of DuPage is offering Soaring to Excellence, its excellent series on technical and workplace issues for library technicians. This year it features three sessions: Best New Technologies: Keeping Up with the Storm This program will examine the challenges librarians face as we enter the world of Web 2.0. It will explore several of the newest technologies, investigate why librarians are adopting them and how they're being used, and examine sensible approaches to choosing and implementing the technology that are right for your library. Next Gen Librarianship: Where Do We Go from Here? Today's multigenerational library workforce faces a number of both internal and external challenges. To meet these challenges, we need to learn how to work together effectively, keep connected and current, and draw on individuals' unique strengths. The Best from the Web Learn about web resources for your everyday job, whether you work at a public desk or behind the scenes in tech services. Leave this session with your "best of the Web" toolkit and make providing the best information for your patrons easier. Each video program offers practical information, discussion questions, worksheets and bibliographies. For more information point your browser to http://www.dupagepress.com/COD/index.php?id=1168. Individuals who attend all three sessions earn a certificate of completion. Date Three Wednesday Sessions: February 7, 2007, March 7, 2007, May 16, 2007 Time 9:30 a.m. * 12:00 p.m. (Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. There is no entry to the Library of Congress prior to 8:30 a.m.) Place The Library of Congress Madison Building Pickford Theater, 3rd Floor 101 Independence Avenue, S.E. Washington, DC Metro Capitol South (Orange/Blue Lines) Sponsor FLICC Education Working Group/College of DuPage Information Call FLICC (202) 707-4813 TTY (202) 707-4995 Request ADA Accommodations five business days in advance at [log in to unmask] Cancellations Make cancellations 48 hours prior to the start of an event or the full fee will be charged. Registration $100 for FT Accounts/$110 all others. Register online at http://www.loc.gov/flicc/feveform.html.