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Michael Lear

  by Michael Lear, Rare Collections Librarian, State Library of Pennsylvania mlear@pa.gov Preservation of Paper-Based Materials Overview Paper-based materials are subject to damage by multiple external and internal factors. Careless handling can result in tears. Staining...

The U.S. Census Bureau will conduct a series of FREE data access webinars to all interested data users. Attendees will learn how to access demographic, socioeconomic, housing and business data from the Decennial Census, American Community Survey, Local Employment Dynamics, Economic...

NEWS RELEASE: CB18-145 SEPT. 13, 2018 — The U.S. Census Bureau today released its most detailed look at America’s people, places and economy with new statistics on income, poverty, health insurance and more than 40 other topics from the American Community Survey (ACS). Many...

Libraries and Community Discourse Recently a friend asked why Martin Library hosts community forums and town hall meetings. My response as director of Martin Library was, “These are exactly the types of community events that should occur in a library.” Martin Library and all...

Sign up for these FREE WebJunction webinars! From Facilities to Trauma: Disaster Planning and Community Resiliency at Your Library Tuesday, January 30, 2018 ♦ 3:00 pm Eastern ♦ 60 minutes  Register Recent catastrophes have highlighted the important role public libraries play...

Allison Frick

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....