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NCompass Live

NCompass Live is the Nebraska Library Commission's weekly webinar series, covering a variety of library activities and topics. The show is free and open to anyone to watch.

Upcoming NCompass Live Sessions

Title Date Time Registration 
NCompass Live: The 2018 Public Library Accreditation Process Jun 2710am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Collection Development Made Easier with Ingram Jul 310am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: WebJunction: The Learning Place for Libraries Jul 1110am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Many Languages, Many Cultures: Responding to Diverse Health Information Needs Jul 1810am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Emergency and Disaster Response Planning for Libraries Jul 2510am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Engaging Your Community Aug 110am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Ditching Dewey: How we converted from Dewey to BISAC and lived to tell about it Aug 810am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Some of Our Favorites: The System Directors Talk Books Aug 1510am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Excel for Librarians Aug 2210am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: We Find and We Fix: Connecting a Community at the Library Aug 2910am-11am (Central)Register

Archived NCompass Live Sessions

NCompass Live is broadcast live, every Wednesday, from 10am - 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website or use the World Clock Time Zone Converter. In the Time Zone Converter, NCompass Live is broadcast from "U.S.A - Nebraska - Lincoln".

These one-hour sessions are hosted by Christa Porter, the NLC's Library Development Director, every Wednesday at 10:00AM (CT) and include a mixture of presentations, interviews, book reviews, Web tours, mini training sessions, and Q & A sessions presented by NLC staff and guest speakers. Attendees ask questions and participate in the show via VoIP, using their own microphone, or in the live text chat.

Sessions are recorded for anyone who may want to see it again or who cannot attend it at the scheduled time. Registration for a live session is not required to view the archived recording.

NCompass Live is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. GoToWebinar works on Windows, Mac, Google Chrome OS, Linux, iOS and Android devices. GoToWebinar login instructions are sent to registered attendees after registration for a session has closed. The Registration End date is listed on each session page. Please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.

Suggestions for NCompass Live sessions are welcome! Please contact Christa Porter if you would like to request a session on a topic, or if you would like to present on a topic.

Nebraska libraries: NLC C.E. Credits: If you attend a live session, you do not need to apply for your C.E. credit - the attendee list is provided to the NLC Continuing Education Coordinator and the credit is automatically added to your record. If you watch an Archived Session, you will need to apply for your C.E. Credit. Check the C.E. Guidelines for information on earning C.E. Credits. Please contact our Continuing Education Staff with questions about C.E. Credits.


For more information, contact Christa Porter.