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Find professional development opportunities in November 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction!  All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library CE requirements. Remember to check WebJunction Courses, WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library...

Professional Development Opportunities in June 2021 Find professional development opportunities in June 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction!  All WebJunction courses and webinars are FREE and count towards Pennsylvania public library CE requirements. Remember to check WebJunction...

Find professional development opportunities in April 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library Staff Academy (Niche Academy) and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that...

Access resources, including training on grant writing, from Candid.  Candid was formed from GuideStar and the Foundation Center.  Several libraries offer a Candid hub!  Check out the article. Access other posts on grants in the Compendium. Check out Candid’s Visualizing...

Find professional development opportunities in March 2021 by topic or date at WebJunction! Remember to check WebJunction Courses,  WebJunction Webinars, the PA Library Staff Academy (Niche Academy) and the Compendium for other continuing education opportunities that may...

This year, six participants of the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Leadership Academy (PALS) have been given the opportunity to identify and write articles about the work of libraries for publication in outlets such as the Office of Commonwealth Libraries’ Compendium and...

Jasmine Woodson

  by Jasmine Woodson, Education & Learning Design Librarian, Library and Technology Services Lehigh University In June of this year, 15 librarians gathered in a Harrisburg conference center over three and a half days as participants in PaLA’s Pennsylvania Academy of...

Ashley Flynn

By Ashley Flynn One short year ago, my group mates and I were immersed in a professional development workshop unlike any other. We graduated from PALS, the PaLA Academy of Leadership Studies, with the 2015 class. On the surface, this workshop is designed to increase the leadership...

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Yes! You can now subscribe to the Compendium! Subscribers can receive an e-mail for all postings. Check the right side of the Compendium for the link to receive the Compendium in your inbox. You still have the option of RSS feeds for categories! Tell your co-workers and trustees! ...

Adam Balcziunas

By Adam Balcziunas Last year, the Compendium switched formats from an email newsletter to a blog. While there are advantages to each format, several of my colleagues have mentioned that they feel disconnected from the Compendium now that it doesn’t automatically appear in their...