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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,...

Check out the following Professional Development Opportunities for the month of January: Monday, Jan. 5 Global Teacher Librarian with Andy Plemmons & Joyce Valenza (TL Virtual Café) Never before have we had truly effective tools for synchronous conferencing and media-rich asynchronous...

ALA is offering several archived webinars on copyright: CopyTalk series: “Introducing the Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use of Collections Containing Orphan Works of Libraries, Archives and Other Memory Institutions” The webinar was hosted in December 2014 by the ALA and...

WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has over 25 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 100 curated webinar archives ready and available when you are. Create a free WebJunction learner account today, and you’ll find a wide range of topics, including...