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Brian Dawson

  by Brian K. Dawson I have to start by thanking Mary Chute and the staff of the New Jersey State Library  for hosting the Futures Conference.  Peggy Cadigan and Betsy Beavers, both of the NJSL, were driving forces behind the event.  Additional support was provided by the...

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has released the data from the 2015 Public Library Survey, and a new report based on the 2014 data. Access the site Find your library and explore the data–find information on more than 9,000 public library systems...

Up to 20 scholarships to the Research Institute for Public Libraries (RIPL) 2018 event in Atlanta, Georgia (July 29 – August 1, 2018) are available to staff working in rural and small public libraries in the United States. These scholarships are funded by the Institute of Museum...

NLM and NNLM Educational Opportunities The National Library of Medicine and the National Network Library of Medicine are offering FREE webinars! Note their new class registration system which requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes...

Confused or upset

    If you missed any WebJunction webinars, the archives of these sessions can be found in the WebJunction Course Catalog!   Here are the titles and links to the descriptions on WebJunction (scroll down each page to access recording link and handouts): Civility...

MAY 23 Measures that Matter: A View into the Current Public Library Data Landscape Part one in a three-part webinar series about Measures that Matter, a project from IMLS and COSLA, surveying the current state of public library data, assessing current strengths and weaknesses...

Karen Hilbert

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Funding Reminder! Applications for projects starting in May are due next week on Monday, April 17 at 5 PM ET. If you have questions or need assistance with your funding application, please contact us as soon as possible to set up a consultation! Through Health Equity Change Makers,...

The Pennsylvania State Data Center has released a research brief on the Commonwealth’s working women, who make up 47.9 percent of the workforce.  Access statistics from 2011-2015.   ...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region is getting ready to announce funding opportunities for 2017-2018—Get an insider’s view of the application process: Applying for NNLM MAR funding – Sponsored by MAR  March 3, 2017 noon -1:30 pm ET. The session...