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A Ready Reference Refresher

September 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm

Apply for a seat in this one-hour webinar.

Ready Reference Service is reference service finished or replied in a very short time in a minute if possible. It is an important reference service and it is related to such information that is provided directly to the patron in a short period of time. It also includes such reference services which direct the readers to reference sources immediately.

Attend this reference refresher and learn more about: 

  • free reliable sources used by other librarians
  • online reference interviewing
  • handy websites for basic information
  • information for job hunters
  • educational material for families and teachers
  • an in-depth look at government resources
  • ways to keep track of websites and resources

Kira Smith-Biography

Kira Smith is a virtual reference provider for Florida’s Ask A Librarian Service and a presenter for Novare Library Services. She has Master’s Degrees in Library Science and Education. Kira is a former public librarian, elementary school teacher and childbirth educator. She has lived in New York, Louisiana, Texas, and Florida. She enjoys teaching, technology, and travel.

CALL EXCLUSIVE: This webinar is only available to California Library staff. Register to attend live or visit the CALL Academy one week after delivery for a recording.