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From           Sarah Greene, Director, State Library of Pennsylvania Date             April 24, 2020 Re                 Pennsylvania Libraries COVID-19 Digital Archive   Pennsylvania Libraries COVID-19 Digital Archive The State Library of Pennsylvania...

There are many questions in the library community about safety when handling circulating materials and library collections in general. Sign up for this webinar for guidance on this topic and to address your concerns. Webinar: Mitigating COVID-19 When Managing Paper-Based, Circulating,...

MEMO TO:  Public Library Directors; District Library Administrators and Consultants; System Administrators; Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development; Office of Commonwealth Libraries Staff cc: Statewide library email distribution lists at 4:00 pm on March 23, 2020 FROM:...

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Two attendees of Les Bénévoles created and taught the use of a data base to record all non-book artifacts for the Darby Free Library. The Library had a room dedicated to the history of the community and none of the realia had been previously catalogued.  The volunteers, Collection...

NEH Creates New Grant Program to Support Humanities Infrastructure                    Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions new challenge grants WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2018) — The National Endowment for the Humanities...

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...

IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants Webinar on July 25 to help applicants submit by September 1 deadline Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round...

Collections as Data – Stewardship and Use Models to Enhance Access What happens when researchers with powerful computing tools meet massive digital collections? What discoveries are made? What new directions and best practices in scholarly research emerge? Hear from scholars...

LEXINGTON, KY – The Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) announce the free and open availability of content developed through its ongoing Continuing Education Connector Project via the COSLA public website. The Connector Project leverages the expertise of continuing...

Efforts to make digital collections held by Pennsylvania libraries, museums, and related cultural heritage organizations widely and freely available via the web are underway.  In August 2014, a state-wide group of library leaders from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries/the State...