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PA Photos and Documents Islandora Update Webinar When:  December 3, 2018 2:00pm Earlier this year, Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting (HSLC) conducted an RFP for a new digital repository software platform for PA Photos and Documents. The open-source platform Islandora was...

YA Authors, Contests and More On August 15th, School Library Journal is offering a FREE Virtual Conference, for teen and young adult services librarians, and educators from public and school library settings, as well as teen advisory groups, book clubs, and anyone who loves YA/teen...

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....

Sarah Meitzler

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....

Joyce Homan

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....

Pennsylvania eBook Consortium

The Pennsylvania eBook Consortium Continues for the 2017-2018 school year…at the same pricing as this year! What is the Pennsylvania eBook Consortium? The Pennsylvania eBook Consortium began for this 2016-2017 school year and allows schools to access a comprehensive library...

By Elizabeth Hess It appears that we can no longer consider self-publishing a mere trend, if recent statistics are any indication! In 2014, Publisher’s Weekly reported on a study that found “self-published books now represent 31% of e-book sales on Amazon’s Kindle Store”...

InfoPeople is offering a FREE webinar “What’s New in Young Adult Literature-2016,”  with presenter Michael Cart on Wednesday, May 18th at 3pm EST. The world of young adult literature is an innovative, dynamic one that has become one of the most vibrant areas...

Sarah Applegate

    by Sarah Applegate A new year means new book orders!  Here’s a list of “coming soon”, new, and newer books to help you bulk up your PA Forward literacies collection. Titles are grouped by age within the literacies.  Most are nonfiction but I tried...

Mark you calendar for some of the  following Professional Development opportunities below.  The online webinars are first listed by topic or interest group and then by date, with the summary and registration links. Of special interest is the April 24th interview with Siobhan...