LILRC’s Kicking-Off Summer with Three New Continuing Education Events!

With summertime right around the corner, we’re offering three new continuing education programs to help you kick-off the summer with new ideas, skills, and more!  Take a look at our current CE line-up:

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Farmingdale State College, Greenley Library

Inventors, entrepreneurs, tinkerers, students and curious patrons visit your library every day. Discover how to help these patrons understand what type of intellectual property protection they may need, learn about the recent changes in Patent Law and view a demonstration of a patentability and trademark search.

Presenter: William Salas, Patent and Trademark Librarian at The Smithtown Library’s Patent and Trademark Resource Center.
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Friday, June 6, 2014
Farmingdale Public Library

It is more important than ever in today’s society for libraries to communicate its value to its consumer base (patrons). This program will look at marketing as a whole then focus on what libraries can do to increase public awareness to the many programs and services offered. Practical tips, tricks, and strategies on how to market your library using traditional forms of advertising as well as the new social media tools will be discussed including community outreach, press releases, newsletters, blogs, email, and more.

Presenter: Victor Caputo, Director of Public Relations/Programs for The Bryant Library.
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Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Lindenhurst Memorial Library

This session will provide an overview of the procedures and key elements of collective bargaining that are specific to both the public and private sector. This will include a snapshot of the bargaining process, with an emphasis on effective preparation, how to determine the make-up of the bargaining team, the importance of proper planning, understanding bargaining strategies and tactics, and developing coping skills to help during the collective bargaining process. Participants can expect to receive an enhanced understanding of the collective bargaining process in general, including contract negotiations, and contract administration, while gaining insights that can help better prepare them for the intricacies of employee relations.

Conducted by: Center for Human Resource Studies, New York Institute of Technology

Presenter: Dr. John Coverdale, Center for Human Resource Studies Advisory Council and President, Center for Workplace Solutions

The Center for Human Resource Studies at NYIT’s School of Management advances human resource management through education and research. It offers an M.S. in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations, professional development education and training for business, human resource and employee/labor relations professionals, and research and consulting services.

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Registration for all program is now open!  If you need additional information or have any questions, please feel free to contact the LILRC office at 631-675-1570 x207.



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