Archive for 30.12.2013

Webinar for librarians

“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ is a series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians. IFLA President-Elect Donna Scheeder will be the keynote speaker on 14 January 2014 .
The free webinars are presented by IFLA’s Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section (CPDWL) and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) in partnership with the American Library Association.

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Featured Digital Libraries

A complete collection of the Digital Libraries of the Week featured in AL Direct, American Libraries’ weekly e-newsletter, since 2007. A new Digital Library will be added each week. (americanlibrariesmagazine.org/aldirect)

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How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities

Pew Internet & American Life Project just released a new report on “How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities”. It says that Americans strongly value the role of public libraries in their communities, both for providing access to materials and resources and for promoting literacy and improving the overall quality of life. Most Americans say they have only had positive experiences at public libraries, and value a range of library resources and services. Find the report here: http://libraries.pewinternet.org/2013/12/11/libraries-in-communities/.

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