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The fourth annual Big Talk Conference will be February 27. This free one-day online conference is aimed at librarians from small libraries; the smaller the better. Each of outhe speakers will be from a small library or directly works with small libraries. Topics will range from...

WHEN:  Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 1:30 PM ET WHO CAN PARTICIPATE:  The Disaster Information Specialist monthly meeting is open to everyone – please spread the word and invite others in your organizations, send to your email lists, and post to your social media accounts. TOPIC:...

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Time: Prepared Content from 1p.m. to 2p.m. Q & A with the Team from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Presenters: Stacey Aldrich & Carrie Cleary Registration Link: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3969069114686537218 Why Should You Attend?  Hear summaries...

A Connect & Communicate Series Virtual Discussion Friday, January 30, 12:00pm During this hour, academic librarians are invited to share their experiences confronting dangerous situations in the library, as well as their concerns, thoughts, ideas, and suggestions for keeping...

Here are a few links to follow up on the Demographic Profile webinar held this past December: 1)      The Webinar can be accessed through POWER LIBRARY. 2)      All of the Demographic Profiles are now available via POWER LIBRARY. 3)      Please take a moment and send...

Wild Apricot is offering a free webinar, Tools for More Effective Board Meetings,  on January 21 from 2:00pm – 3:00pm. Learn more and register. ...

InfoPeople is offering an online course from February 24-March 23, 2015 on building a digital branch.  For those outside California, and those not InfoPeople partners, the cost is $150.  Click here for course description and registration. ...

USCIS & IMLS Webinar On December 17, 2014 USCIS (US Citizenship & Immigration Services) and IMLS presented a Webinar on the overview of customer service tools and resources for public libraries.  USCIS is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United...

Ring in 2015 with 8 MLA CEs, a Project Plan, and MAR Funding to Make it Happen! MAR invites applications for our next round of funding opportunities, which are due March 13, 2015. Funding is designed to support our network members, as well as to encourage outreach activities aligned...

Check out the Resources for Libraries provided by the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, ALA and PLA. The tools are designed to help libraries strengthen their role as community leaders. Included are worksheets and recorded webinars on assessing the community, community conversations,...