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The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is pleased to announce that two new statewide online learning e-resources are now available through Niche Academy, a platform of free tutorials for library staff and the general population. The Pennsylvania Library Staff Academy is available...

For session descriptions and to register, please visit: https://powerlibrary.org/librarians/get-training/2020-fall-training-registration/ Join us this fall for a series of online training webinars focusing on ways to use POWER Library resources to complement public library digital...

POWER Library will be updating e-resource names and icons on August 3. This will affect most of the e-resources provided by Gale. These changes will not require updates to any links. Only the icon and name of the e-resource will be updated. Your “List All” and “Help...

Registration is Open for POWER Library Spring Training! HSLC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2020 POWER Library Spring Training.  Sessions will focus on E-Resources, Programming Ideas with POWER Library, Chat with a Librarian (sneak-peek at new software!),...

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I am pleased to announce that the Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development (GAC) approved a new set of Guidelines for the Statewide Library Card System. Last updated in 1999, the new guidelines are more concise, offer greater clarity about the program for library staff...

Online Resources for Auto and Small Engine Repair I am pleased to announce that Auto Repair Source and Small Engine Repair Reference Center (SERRC) will soon be available in POWER Library.  Selected as a result of competitive bidding, these two EBSCO e-resources will increase...

Fall 2019 POWER Library Training Dates and Locations are now available! September 17 – Crowne Plaza (King of Prussia) September 18 – Ephrata Public Library September 19 – Bucks County IU22 (Doylestown) September 24 – Appalachia – IU 8 (Altoona) September...

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<iframe src=” https://www.googletagmanager.com/ns.html?id=GTM-5ZZ9XQ9 ” height=”0″ width=”0″ style=”display:none;visibility:hidden”></iframe> Gale Digital Resources Now Available at More Than 2,600 Libraries Across Pennsylvania HARRISBURG,...

Registration Now Open for POWER Library Spring Training HSLC is pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 POWER Library Spring Training.  Sessions are planned on the new Gale e-resources, ILL (SHAREit), and PA Photos and Documents (Islandora). The training is in-person...

  ** This offer to Institutions of Higher Education will be suspended until contract issues regarding the addition of academic libraries to POWER Library are resolved. Please contact HSLC with any questions The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) is pleased to announce...