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Project ENABLE (Expanding Non-discriminatory Access By Librarians Everywhere) http://projectenable.syr.edu is a FREE training program for librarians to gain the knowledge and skills they need to provide more effective library and information services to patrons with disabilities....

This InfoPeople online course goes from, March 10, 2015 – April 6, 2015 The fee is $150 for those not in the California library community or an InfoPeople partner. During this course, which is targeted at first time managers and supervisors, you will learn: .  The role and...

When:  January 27th 3pm InfoPeople is presenting a  free webinar: Creating Baby Spaces in the Public Library At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will: *  Understand the developmental stages in infancy that provide key windows to developing future literacy *  Build...

Information Today shares Ebooks in 2015: Trends and Forecasts, Part 1 ...

Learn more about the Computers in Libraries 2015 conference, which will be held in DC April 27-29. ...

Entires for the Webby Awards will be accepted until January 30th. The Webby awards honor: Websites, Online Film & Video, Advertising & Media, Mobile Sites & Apps, Social Media.  Learn more. ...

The application deadline for the Scholastic Library Publishing National Library Week Grant has been extended to Monday, Jan. 26. The library that develops the best public awareness campaign using the National Library Week theme will be awarded $3,000 to promote its library and library...

The fourth annual Big Talk Conference will be February 27. This free one-day online conference is aimed at librarians from small libraries; the smaller the better. Each of outhe speakers will be from a small library or directly works with small libraries. Topics will range from...

Don’t delay: Enroll by the January 15 deadline This is too important to put off. If you don’t enroll in a health insurance plan before the end of open enrollment, you won’t have coverage for 2015. The sooner you enroll, the sooner you’ll begin receiving coverage.     It’s...

WHEN:  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM ET WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The Disaster Information Specialist monthly meeting is open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts. TOPIC:...