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Library Talks: Excel Basics--Building Skills for Beginners

Event Type: Continuing Education
Date: 11/13/2018
Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Time: 4:30 PM
Description:
 Are you a new or beginning Excel user? Do you want to efficiently and effectively organize and record your library’s data in a spreadsheet format? Join Tamia Taylor-Bader, Technology Consultant, as she introduces you to Microsoft Excel 2016, a powerful tool for library data collection and communication.

In this training, build your knowledge and confidence using formatting and shortcut tools to create useful spreadsheets and easy-to-understand graphs to effectively share information with your board, your community and the state. With Tamia’s expert instruction and application practice, you will feel better prepared to organize, analyze and evaluate all kinds of data, including circulation, collection, patron usage numbers, as well as to create budgets and schedules.

Learn how to:
• Create and format a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel 2016
• Construct and apply basic mathematical and statistical formulas on a spreadsheet
• Generate beginner charts and graphs to effectively display your library’s data

This training will take place in the SCKLS computer lab with mock data to use for practice, so no need to bring your own device. However, if you have specific library data you’d like to use, please feel free to bring it on a flash drive. After attending this foundational training, consider joining our SCKLS team on Wednesday, November 14th for further Excel instruction in the “Library Talks: Numbers Tell Your Story” session.

Registration is limited to 12 participants and the deadline for registration is Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Light snacks will be offered compliments of SCKLS.


Location: Computer Lab
Registration Ends: 11/3/2018 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
 Registration is open only to SCKLS member libraries staff and board members.
Contact: Tamia Taylor-Bader, SCKLS Technology Consultant
Contact Number: 800-234-0529, x. 128
Presenter: Tamia Taylor-Bader, SCKLS Technology Consultant
Status: Closed


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