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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: Bedbugs in the Library?! Jun 2310am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Pretty Sweet Tech - Spatial for Librarians: A 3D Meeting Space Jun 3010am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: History Nebraska: Taking History Online Jul 710am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Finding Partners & Preparing Staff: Teaching Technology in the Library Series (Part 3) Jul 1410am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Accessing Census Data Jul 2110am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Marketing & Follow-Up: Teaching Technology in the Library Series (Part 4) Jul 2810am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: Small Libraries Will Save the World! Implementing Sustainability at the Library Aug 410am-11am (Central)Register
NCompass Live: The Kreutz Bennett Donor-Advised Fund: Grants to Nebraska's Small-Town Public Libraries Aug 1110am-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.

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 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 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.