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The Stand for Your Mission Awards will recognize nonprofit boards that have “established advocacy as an expectation for engaged and effective board leadership and, by doing so, are helping their organizations realize their missions and set priorities in partnership with policymakers...

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has selected projects to feature on their website and two of them are from Pennsylvania!  Chester County Public Library’s Digital Media Lab project and Lancaster Public Library‘s Maker Passes Program were highlighted. ...

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Consumer Health Complete was removed from POWER Library on 12/31/2018.  Health & Wellness Resource Center is available as the primary health e-resource in POWER Library and is a comprehensive, consumer health resource providing authoritative information on health-related issues...

Sarah Greene

I’m very excited to announce that Sarah Greene has accepted the position of Director, Bureau of State Library (BSL) with the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL).  Sarah will join our leadership team late January 2019. Greene’s Career Sarah is well-qualified for this position....

Larry Nesbit

  I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in August 1970 and began work at Mansfield University a few weeks later as the education librarian.  It was a perfect match for me because it permitted me to use my undergraduate and graduate backgrounds in education, as well...

OCLC’s WebJunction program, in partnership with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, is accepting applications from small public libraries (serving communities with fewer than 25,000 people) interested in engaging their communities in a process to transform physical...

NewsGuard is launching its News Literacy Partnership, which is sponsored by Microsoft, and is teaming up with universities, libraries and K-12 schools across the country. Learn about the FREE browser extension, NewsGuard, which reviews and rates news and information for credibility...

Planning for the library’s 80th anniversary, star gazing events and the receipt of an energy grant are a  few of the items mentioned in this Tribune Review article and video [2:39] about the Mt. Pleasant Free Public Library. ...

Find professional development opportunities in January 2019 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may interest you. All WebJunction courses and webinars...

Libraries in Wayne County and Pike County are highlighted as community centers in this News Eagle article. ...