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NEO’s Neighbors are Giving Shelves Away

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Free to a Good Home, Home Page Featured | Comments Off

NEO’s Neighbors are Giving Shelves Away

    NEO’s Neighbors are looking for a good home for their shelves.  They have several of these that are 25 feet long.  You will need to come to Hudson to pick them up by this Friday, August 1, 2014.  If you are interested please contact the NEO Office., 330-655-0531.

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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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We Asked…

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

We Asked…

We asked NEO’s experienced mentors…”WHY SHOULD I EVER CONSIDER ATTENDING A CONFERENCE …WHAT’S THE POINT?” Here’s what some of them  had to say… I would attend a conference if it was close by; if it was not too costly for the library; if the topics being covered were relevant to my position; if the topics being covered were new and innovative … The point of attending is to learn new things and catch up with colleagues. As librarians, conferences are our energy-makers! They invigorate us and light a fire under...

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Microsoft Office 2013 Series Coming Soon!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Microsoft Office 2013 Series Coming Soon!

CE Coordinator Melissa Lattanzi, an expert on Microsoft Office Suite programs and trainng, is designing a series of Office 2013 webinars for the fall of 2014. She wants to hear from YOU about what would help you in your job! Please take this quick survey (by July 1), so that she can create classes that matter in your work! Thanks, see you in...

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Exciting Times at NEO’s Grand Opening

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Exciting Times at NEO’s Grand Opening

If you missed our grand opening be sure to come by and visit us anytime. There are many face to face events to choose from that are held at the NEO Office. NEO was pleased to have Ned Parks leading a discussion on communication!  A great day to celebrate, learn and have fun!!

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Summer Emerging Tech Symposium

Posted by on Jun 19, 2014 in Home Page Featured | Comments Off

Summer Emerging Tech Symposium

Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tech Challenge presented by Colleen Kelly and Beth Hatch Would you like to find a fun way to challenge and motivate your staff to engage with Web 2.0 and other new technology?  Find out how the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library got 91% of their staff to participate in their Tech Challenge 2014.  They used the Badge OS plug-in with their WordPress  Intranet to challenge their staff in 40 different activities in a competition format.  What they started with was an idea of how to get staff involved.  What they got...

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Popar Toys Gives NEO Libraries 50% Discount!

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

Popar Toys Gives NEO Libraries 50% Discount!

Popar Toys, makers of eye-catching interactive children’s material, gives NEO libraries an eye-catching discount! All their products can be purchased at an amazing 50% discount.  These products are not currently sold by any retailers in Ohio.  Click here to go to our NEO $avings page and take advantage of this great Popar Toys discount.  Come to our Summer Emerging Technologies Symposium to see them first-hand. Add these extraordinary materials to your library’s...

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Get the NEO App

Posted by on Jun 10, 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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