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If you are a librarian interested in privacy awareness and advocacy,  apply to be part of the Library Freedom Institute’s Cohort 3. The deadline is February 10. Learn more and find the application. Library Freedom Institute (LFI) is a FREE, privacy-focused...

Over $100 million federal dollars go to libraries each year, with distribution to states based on population.  The Census results will affect at least $1 Billion of library funding over the next decade.  Access this ALA report or go directly to the Counting for Dollars site. What...

Highlighted Content on WebJunction Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace: Employees with a high level of motivation at work have a positive impact on overall organizational success, but the topic of motivation is complex. Encouraging Motivation in the Workplace will help supervisors...

WebJunction’s FREE, online course catalog has 55 self-paced courses on library topics, as well as over 280 curated webinar recordings ready and available when you are. Explore the catalog today! Highlighted Content on WebJunction  Customer Service in Libraries: Meeting Evolving...

Learn more and register for the webinar, A Practical Guide to Privacy Audits.   ...

Particpate in these FREE Infopeople webinars: What’s New in Children’s Literature February 21 Presented by Penny Peck Discover books published in late 2017 and Spring 2018 that will be popular with children ages 0-12, including books reflecting diversity. Also, find...

Brian Dawson

  by Brian K. Dawson I have to start by thanking Mary Chute and the staff of the New Jersey State Library  for hosting the Futures Conference.  Peggy Cadigan and Betsy Beavers, both of the NJSL, were driving forces behind the event.  Additional support was provided by the...

Six webinars were offered by WebJunction this year!  Did you miss any?  If so, you can access the recordings in the WebJunction Course Catalog.  All webinars and courses count toward CE!  (a certificate is provided by WebJunction upon completion) Here are the titles and links...

Elizabeth Hess

  By Elizabeth Hess If you’re wondering what the “Internet of things” (IoT) means, don’t fret! You probably already know about this concept if you’re aware of connected devices or “smart” devices like Fitbits or even smartphones. The article Libraries and the...

The US Department of Education’s Office of Educational Technology released Guiding Principles for Use of Technology with Early Learner.  Four guiding principles are presented along with references to various educational guides and resources. Highlighted are:  how to determine...