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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 Shows

Title Date Time Registration 
NCompass Live: NO NCOMPASS LIVE THIS WEEK Sep 27- (Central)
NCompass Live: APPLE in Kansas - Training for New Library Directors Oct 410am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Learning Opportunities and Resources from WebJunction Oct 1810am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech: How Augmented Reality Can Create Optimal Literacy Experiences Oct 2510am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Racial & Gender Bias in Search Nov 810am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Best New Children's Books of 2023 Nov 2210am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech Nov 2910am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Using Creativity to Grow & Develop Dec 610am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Summer Reading Program 2024: Adventure Begins at Your Library Dec 2010am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Best New Teen Reads of 2023 Jan 3, 202410am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Auditing Library Websites Jan 17, 202410am-11am (Central)Register

Archived NCompass Live Shows

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, 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.

Certificate of Completion - A “Thank you for attending” email is automatically sent from the GoTo Webinar system to all attendees who log in to a live session. A PDF Certificate of Completion is attached to that email. That message serves as proof of attending the live show.

The show is recorded for anyone who may want to watch it again or who cannot attend at the scheduled time. Registration for a live show is not required to view the archived recording.

NCompass Live is presented online using the GoTo Webinar online meeting service. GoTo Webinar works on Windows, Mac, Google Chrome OS, Linux, iOS and Android devices. GoTo Webinar 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 GoTo Webinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.

Suggestions for NCompass Live episodes 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 show, 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 Show, 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.