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The 2019 KLAS Users' Conference will include a pre-conference with hands-on training sessions to be held in the Computer Training Room of the Palm Beach County Library System's Main Library located at 3650 Summit Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL.

Transportation from the Holiday Inn Palm Beach Airport – Conference Center to the library and back will be provided by Molly Trolley.

All pre-conference sessions are now included in the conference overview schedule. Additionally, you will find more info about the pre-conference including a schedule, descriptions of each session, and a registration form in this article.

 

KLAS UC2019 Hands-on Pre-conference Schedule

 Time Pre-Conference Session Title
 9:00 AM-10:15 AM KLAS Scavenger Hunt
 10:30 AM-12:30 PM  Effective Search Strategies in KLAS
 1:30 PM-3:30 PM Effective Search Strategies in KLAS
3:45 PM-5:00 PM KLAS Scavenger Hunt

 

KLAS UC2019 Hands-on Pre-Conference Session Descriptions

All pre-conference sessions are limited to 12 participants. This is determined by the number of available workstations and how many participants the Keystone trainers can support.

KLAS Scavenger Hunt - How well do you know KLAS? Your guided-practice worksheet will present scenarios that will challenge you to undertake various tasks, and independently explore parts of KLAS you may be less familiar with. Take it slow and ask questions of the Keystone Staff as you get stuck, or compete for bragging rights and a prize against your fellow power-users as you find the hidden corners and functionality of KLAS.

Effective Search Strategies in KLAS - There are a lot of ways to find records in KLAS, including one that staff tends to overlook: the WebOPAC. Which tool and what search strategy is the best way to find the info you need quickly and efficiently? Compare methods and learn a new approach to searching for KLAS records. Your Keystone trainers will introduce you to each search method in KLAS and then guide you through practice exercises.

KLAS UC 2019 Pre-Conference Registration

Registration for pre-conference sessions is now open.

You must be registered for the 2019 KLAS Users' Conference prior to registering for pre-conference sessions. Also, breakout session information and registration is now available.

Pre-conference session registration by Friday, May 3 is required to participate in these sessions. Each pre-conference session timeslot is limited to 12 participants. This is determined by the number of available workstations and how many participants the Keystone trainers can support.

Session slots will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. If all the slots are filled, waiting list order is determined by your registration date.