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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...

The National Network Library of Medicine (NNLM )Training Office (NTO) and Southeastern Atlantic Region (SEA) have invited applications for their two-day interactive, hands-on Library Carpentry workshops in Baltimore, MD and Salt Lake City, UT this spring. Library Carpentry focuses...

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  I’m pleased to announce that the Pennsylvania Public Library Accounting Manual (2018, PDF) has been revised and updated.  An Office of Commonwealth Libraries’ (OCL) team, led by Library Advisor Diana Megdad, along with Certified Public Accountants at McKonly & Asbury,...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 8, 2018) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will offer a second round of its new Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants, with an application deadline of August 1. NEH announced the new grant program, designed to create and...

TechSoup and TechSoup for Libraries supports nonprofits by providing access to donations and discount rates on software, hardware and services from major brands. Some of the brands include Microsoft Office, Adobe, Tableau, Cisco, Dell, Windows Server, Symantec, Quickbooks, AWS,...

NEH Creates New Grant Program to Support Humanities Infrastructure                    Matching grants to stimulate public-private investment in cultural institutions new challenge grants WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2018) — The National Endowment for the Humanities...

New online summer reading software is available for 2015.  This year Counting Opinions’ Reading Club will be the software available for Pennsylvania libraries to use to increase their reach for summer readers.  The software will allow libraries to customize the software as much...