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The Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined together to form Candid. The Foundation Center is the world’s leading source of information on philanthropy, fundraising, and grant programs.  Read  Caitlyn Boland’s previous post about The Foundation Center and Funding...

Brandy Karl and Ana Enriquez of the Penn State Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communications and Copyright will answer your questions during these one-hour webinars: Dates/Times: February 12: 1 to 2 p.m. March 26: 1 to 2 p.m. Zoom Call Information: Join Zoom Meeting:  https://zoom.us/j/333444441 One...

    The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is pleased to announce that institutions of higher education may now obtain IP-authenticated access to all the e-resources provided in POWER Library.  Previously, these institutions were only eligible for IP-authenticated...

Ashley Flynn is the new Director at the Cambria County Library.  Read about it! ...

InfoPeople is offering the following FREE webinars: Balancing Books and Social Issues: Homelessness and Trauma Date:  Wednesday February 6, 2019 Presented by Elissa Hardy With numerous budget cuts to social services programs, public libraries are encountering more individuals experiencing...

I’m happy to share this invitation to join the Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) at an exciting time of growth and change in OCL’s Bureau of Library Development (BLD.)  With the arrival of new leadership in Sue Banks, Director of BLD, we are renewing our commitment to...

Last Keystone Webinar for this grant cycle to be offered An additional Keystone webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 5, due to the weather cancellation of a previously scheduled webinar. If your library is considering applying for a Keystone Grant for Public Library Facilities in...

Khan with Woodward

    The Baldwin School Libraries hosted author Hena Khan in December.  Khan is is a Pakistani-American Muslim who enjoys writing about her culture and religion. She met with students in PreK – Grade 6 to share her journey as a writer and explain the need for more diverse...

The NASIG Diversity and Inclusion Award is open to members of an unrepresented group in the NASIG community who are in a position of a professional nature with primary responsibilities for some aspect of information resource management (e.g., serials and/or e-resources acquisitions,...

Find professional development opportunities in February 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...