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June 26, 2024
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New app app Library Announces July Public Programs

The New app app Library announces its upcoming programming for July, which includes webinars and events related to historical events, genealogical services, small business development assistance, and other exciting topics. The following free programming requires registration and is available in person or online, as indicated in each listing.

Empowering Research and Learning: Exploring NOVELny's New Gale Resources (Online)

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | 10 AM -11 AM
Audience: All Libraries

Join us for an engaging webinar as we unveil the new resources available through NOVELny. Dive into a world of possibilities with your new tools for health, small business, reader’s advisory, test and career prep, and research as we show you how to navigate through a variety of resources, access trustworthy content, and make the most of valuable features that will take your exploration and discovery to the next level. This webinar will provide quick tips for putting these resources to work this summer, with additional sessions for each resource to be offered in the fall.


Constructing Disability after the Great War: Blind Veterans in the Progressive Era (Online)

Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Evan P. Sullivan's forthcoming bookConstructing Disability after the Great War(University of Illinois Press, 2024) is an exploration of how Americans -- both civilians and veterans -- worked to determine the meanings of identity for blind veterans of World War I. This talk draws on research from his book to highlight the experiences of a select group of blind veterans and what those veterans can tell us about the broader culture of American rehabilitation after World War I.

Dr. Evan P. Sullivanis an assistant professor of history at SUNY Adirondack. He specializes in histories of disability, gender, and war in the modern era, especially disabled veterans after World War I. His research has appeared in theJournal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era,the international journalFirst World War Studies,and numerous edited volumes on the history of veterans. Sullivan lives in Queensbury, New app.


Grant Resources from Candid (Onsite)

Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Senior LibrariansMichael MeyerԻAnn Wemplewill demonstrate the available at the New app app Library. Candid supports nonprofits with information, resources, training, and data to find funding opportunities, determine which funders are most likely to support their work, and become more visible to donors. In addition to scheduled group classes, individual tutorials are available by appointment only. This program will be held onsite at the New app app Library in the Cultural Education Center, Albany.



Summer Reading Help with Gale Literature: Books and Authors(Online)

Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Audience: Public Libraries

Join us for an exciting webinar on using : Books and Authors to support your summer reading and reader's advisory work. Discover how this powerful resource can enhance your programs and provide personalized book recommendations. Learn how to navigate the vast collection, explore curated reading lists, and find the perfect books for your readers.


Unlocking Opportunities: NOVELny's New Resources for Academic Success and Career Advancement (Online)

Monday, July 15, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for an exciting webinar highlighting NOVELny's newest resources: Gale Business: Entrepreneurship, Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management, and Gale Presents: Peterson's Test and Career Prep. Discover how these powerful tools can support your students' career development, enhance their leadership skills, and provide comprehensive test and career preparation. Learn how to navigate the databases, access authoritative content, and utilize features to empower your patrons on their academic and professional journeys. Don't miss this opportunity to explore the vast potential of NOVELny's new resources and help your students thrive!


Historical Newspaper Databases Available at the New app app Library (Onsite)

Monday, July 15, 2024 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Newspapers can serve as useful primary sources for historical research. They reflect the period in which they were created and provide a glimpse into society at the time. Senior Librarians Stephanie Barrett and Jane Bentley Turo will discuss online databases available at the New app app Library that contain full-text historical newspapers. They will demonstrate the effective use of America's Historical Newspapers and the New app Times online databases, emphasizing newspapers published in New app app. They will also demonstrate how to find and access New app app’s digital newspapers, which are freely available online. This program will be held onsite at the New app app Library in the Cultural Education Center, Albany.


Processing Collections: Setting Priorities and Developing Plans (Online)

Tuesday, July 16, 2024| 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 17, 2024| 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday, July 18, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, July 19, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday, July 22, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 24, 2024| 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

This course will cover a broad overview of archival collection processing, setting up the basics for why and how we process materials using archival principles and guidelines. Processing provides explicit intellectual and physical control for collections management, preservation, and access, developing description and context for archival records as well as improved housing conditions. All components of collections processing will be discussed, focusing on helping participants determine processing priorities and draft a processing plan for one small-to-medium-sized collection they are working with from their own organizations. There will also be a chance to share processing challenges and successes and hear from practitioners in the field discussing their processing case studies.


Copyright Basics and Considerations for Entrepreneurs (Online)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Join experts from the United apps Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO)Office of Policy and International Affairs to learn the basics of copyright and receive insights into copyright registration and enforcement.

Brian Yeh, J.D.is an Attorney-Advisor on the Copyright Team in the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs. His international portfolio includes Southeast Asia and South America. He follows developments in local copyright regimes and serves as a resource for interagency teams working on projects affecting these regions. He also is part of the U.S. delegation for meetings of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In addition, he contributes to the USPTO’s copyright analysis in domestic litigation, legislation, and other policy initiatives. He received a B.A. in Government from Cornell University and his J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law.


Genealogy Research with Ancestry Library Edition (Onsite)

Friday, July 26, 2024 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Senior Librarians Stephanie Barrett and Jane Bentley Turo will demonstrate the Ancestry Library online database, which is accessible at the New app app Library. Learn how to access Census records, genealogy and history books, maps, and other resources included in this database, as well as the resources on the Ancestry NYS page, which are freely available to all New appers. This class will also include search tips and strategies and how to create a family tree via Ancestry. This program will be held onsite at the New app app Library in the Cultural Education Center, Albany.


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