November 2001

CAMLS Events and other training
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Technology Training Opportunity

Thursday, December 6, 6 p.m. Software Answers will host a free "Closer Look" seminar on Microsoft Certification at their facility at I-77 & Rt. 18 in Montrose. This seminar will cover the training and testing required for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified SolutionDeveloper (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), and the NEW Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) paths. There will also be a discussion of the recent changes in Microsoft's position on retiring the Windows NT 4.0 certifications.

"Closer Look" is a free seminar series hosted and sponsored by Software Answers Training and Consulting Services Groups. Seats are limited! For additional information and registration go to or call 800-638-5212.

Upcoming CAMLS Committee meetings

Monday, December 3
Community Outreach Committee
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Shaker Heights Public Librar
From an Activities Director's Viewpoint: Cooperative Activities for Librarians and Activities Directors For Seniors.
Pam Nicholson, Activities Director, Menorah Park Center for the Aging will give suggestions as to how librarians can present programs to seniors in an assisted living or nursing home setting as well as intergenerational program ideas.

Tuesday, December 4
Technology Trainers Committee
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
East Cleveland Public Library - North Branch
Tech Trainers Training Partnerships. Various committee members will form a panel to share their experiences with partnering with organizations in their community. Next year's officer nominations will also take place.

Thursday, December 6
Digitizer's Interest Group
1:30 3:30 p.m.
Shaker Heights Public Library

Planning the future
of the the Digitizer's Interest Group (DIG) will be discussed as ideas are exchanged and strategies developed.

Monday, December 10
Joint meeting between Children's Services & Young Adult Services Committees
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cuyahoga County Public Library - Administration Building
"The N-B-Tweens". A joint committee meeting with the Childrens and Young Adults Committee on issues librarians are facing with patrons who fall "N-B-Tween" the Children's and YA departments. Also, a heads up with the current literature out to attract the attention of grades 4-6.

Thursday, December 13
Reference Services Committee
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cuyahoga County Public Library - Independence Branch
Equipping staff to deal with problem behavior. John Dunn, Security Specialist at Cuyahoga County Public Library will speak about how a library should position themselves with policies and guidelines and what resources are available for problem patrons.

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