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What is this all about?

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

What is this all about?

Augmented Reality: Bringing the Digital to Life Thursday, August 28, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m. from Your Desktop Augmented reality sounds strange and right out of science fiction, but it is actually very real, and also very much a part of your library today.  Learn about what augmented reality is and how it works. Discover how it is already in and a part of your library collection today, and how it will continue to show up more and more around...

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Pronunciator Gives NEO Libraries a Great Discount!

Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Pronunciator Gives NEO Libraries a Great Discount!

Pronunciator, one of the largest language learning companies and highly recommended by CHOICE Magazine, is giving NEO Libraries a 25% discount on their services!    On top of the 4,000 possible course combinations, they will be launching ProRadio, a streaming music service for language learners, which will be an included option in all subscriptions.  Click here to visit our NEO Group Discount page and click on Pronunciator’s logo to find out how you can take advantage of this great...

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We Asked NEO’s Mentors…

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

We Asked NEO’s Mentors…

“What’s the best way to improve your work relationship with your boss?”  Take a look at how some of them responded. And, ask your own questions! Just go to NEO’s “Mentor on Call” page (http://mentors.neo-rls.org/users), find someone whose experience and advice you could use and email them!  Connect just once or every week for 30 years…it’s up to you! • I think open, honest communication is key. Bringing things that concern you to your boss and not allowing things to ‘fester’ helps...

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Share VOYA

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Share VOYA

Get your library added to NEO’s routing list and share this mag with your staff. Just contact us at 330-655-0531 or email Rachelle Perry at rachelle.perry@neo-rls.org. Libraries will be asked to keep the journal for no more than two weeks, before moving it along to the next location.

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Get the NEO App

Posted by on Aug 8, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Get the NEO App

For quick access to NEO via your phone or tablet, download the NEO App now. Check in with NEO from anywhere, anytime! Don’t miss the perfect event to help you excel at your job. Call NEO with any questions, concerns or ideas for new services or classes.

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Day for Circ Staff

Posted by on Aug 1, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Day for Circ Staff

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Parma-Snow Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library We start the morning with Love Your Teens, Don’t Hate Them Teen Librarian Christina Getrost will give you tips on how to work with teens when they come into your library.  Learn how not to fear and/ or be frustrated with them. Followed by Detect, Diffuse and Delight your Difficult Patrons presented by Kathy Pape, Director of Conneaut Public Library. How about a fresh approach handling challenging library situations and difficult patrons?  The library...

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New Jobs Posted

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

New Jobs Posted

Mentor Public Library Akron-Summit County Public Library Stark County District Library Amherst Public Library Hudson Library and Historical Society Take a look at NEO’s Help Wanted section of our website and see who is hiring.

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Ohio Library Leaders

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Ohio Library Leaders

Congratulations to NEO’s Holly Klingler and to all the graduates of LLO 2014!

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Join your technical services colleagues!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Join your technical services colleagues!

Come learn about Special Collections, bring your questions and get answers. Thursday, August 14, 2014 @ NEO Office in Hudson This workshop will provide a brief overview for technical services librarians of the main aspects of cataloging special collections materials.  The focus will be on cataloging books as our starting point, but other formats can be discussed if there is interest among the group. The second part of the workshop will allow time for a hands-on session and discussion. The presenter will bring items to catalog for practice...

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New Emerging Techbits Podcast

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

A new app that can identify the species of a bird by a snap, Amazon’s new smartphone, a wearable device that claims to know your state of mind, and a drone loaning program.  Click here.   TechBits topics: Birdsnap, a bird recognition app | Amazon’s new Fire smartphone | Spire wearable device | USF Library’s drone loaning program Birdsnap: http://birdsnap.com/ Mentalfloss article: http://bit.ly/1vRC3Ie Amazon Fire smartphone: http://amzn.to/1osXInm Spire wearable device: TechCrunch article: http://bit.ly/1lNE4j3 Spire...

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Surprise Guest!

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Surprise Guest!

NEW ADDITION TO THE SYSMPOSIUM!!! All are welcome to come celebrate the recent release of KSU’s in-house author, Angela Johnson’s new children’s book, All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom with a FREE cake and punch reception in the SLIS Morantz Room directly after the symposium event. Angela Johnson will also be autographing her books that day. Don’t miss it!  Register...

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ALAO Registration Now Open

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

ALAO Registration Now Open

Registration is open for the 40th Annual Academic Library Association of Ohio Conference on November 14, 2014 (Pre-conference November 13, 2014) at The Kalahari Resorts • 7000 Kalahari Drive • Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Check out the Conference Website: http://www.alaoweb.org/conference and register at  http://www.alaoweb.org/event-830948 Early Bird Registration ends September 19, 2014 Registration Closes: October 22, 2014 No Refunds after October 22, 2014 Keynote address: Diversity, Professional Development & Participation: How Academic...

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Emerging Tech Symposium

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Emerging Tech Symposium

NEO held it’s 2nd Emerging Technologies Symposium today.  Over 35 attendees participated in learning about Google Glass, smart watches, augmented reality and so much more.  Be sure to watch the NEO website for details of the 3rd Emerging Technologies Symposium which will be scheduled in February 2015!

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NEO partners with Kent State University SLIS!

Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

NEO partners with Kent State University SLIS!

This is the 7th year that NEO has partnered with Kent State University School of Library Information Science. Featured author:  Steve Sheinkin, the award-winning author of several exciting books on American history for young adults including Lincoln’s Grave Robbers and most recently The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights. Closing Keynote: Julie Cummins children’s author of Flying Solo: How Ruth Elder Soared into America’s Heart and Women Daredevils: Thrills, Chills, and Frills to name a...

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Connect and Inform Your Customers

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Connect and Inform Your Customers

Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 10:00 a.m from Your Desktop In a sea of social media, and with approximately three billion Internet users to date, it is no surprise that organizations are migrating online to reach their customers. Social media and mobile-friendly websites have become the top-priority of any thriving organization. Moreover, many small companies and non-profit organizations are noticing the benefits of using these free or cheap tools, finding simple but extremely effective methods to connect and inform customers. In this webinar,...

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