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WebJunction has content!  Check out this WebJunction page on weeding: Seven Answers to Seven Weeding Questions Deciding how to weed your library’s collection can be daunting. Decisions about criteria and policies are important to address to provide guidance and clarity to...

Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together This fall, WebJunction will offer a FREE online training program for US public library staff to learn to confidently engage with Wikipedia. Wikipedia + Libraries is a nine-week course (September 13 – November 15) that includes six live online...

Find professional development opportunities in August by topic or date at WebJunction. Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and  WebJunction’s course catalog.   All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards CE requirements. Pennsylvania...

These upcoming webinars are now open for registration. Can’t attend a live session? All WebJunction webinars are recorded and available for free in the Course Catalog. All provide CE credit for Pennsylvania public library staff! More Than #MotivationMonday: Motivating Your...

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...

Reading stories

  WebJunction is offering a FREE self-paced course:  Supercharged Storytimes! The course is developed with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services This is a self-directed learning experience–there are five modules within this course, each with a 1-hour...

Find professional development opportunities in July by topic or date at WebJunction! Also check out upcoming WebJunction webinars and WebJunction’s course catalog. All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards CE requirements. Pennsylvania library workers...

This fall, WebJunction will offer a FREE  online training program for up to 500 US public library staff to learn to confidently engage with Wikipedia. The course will provide a collaborative learning environment for public library peers to build their Wikipedia skills, implement...

WebJunction Webinar: Effective Online Outreach June 29  3:00pm-4:00pm How did a small two-person library capture national media attention, become a focus of high-profile museum exhibits, and generate 13 million views of its online photos in just a few years? They built on a framework...

Access the FREE Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program, which provides basic library knowledge and skills for staff members who have no formal education in library science, in the WebJunction Course Catalog!  The courses are organized into 3 key topical areas, Collection...