Accelerate Your Career with a Degree from Drexel Online

Drexel University
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Published: 15 April 2015
Accelerate Your Career with a Degree from Drexel Online

Continuing your education is an important step towards career advancement, and there's no better time than now to get started. Through a partnership between WebJunction and Drexel University, WebJunction members are entitled to receive up to a 40% tuition reduction on Drexel's over 100 top-rated online degree and certificate programs.

Drexel University's online programs offers the same quality education you would receive on campus, but in a convenient, online format perfect for the working professional.

Available programs include Drexel's ALA accredited Library & Information Studies, ranked #10 nationally among "America's BEST Graduate Schools" by U.S.News & World Report. Drexel University's... Read more

The Social Library, Volume 8

Jennifer Peterson
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Published: 14 April 2015
The Social Library, Volume 8

Welcome to Volume 8 of the Social Library, our weekly feature highlighting the great work of those organizations we follow on Facebook.

This week surfaced a range of events and services that hightlight the outstanding partnerships that libraries leverage in order to better to engage with their communities. Here are some ideas sure to inspire.

The Chestertown Branch of the Kent County Public Library in Maryland is hosting an event next week, The Short of It, led by members of three local writing groups who have challenged themselves to take the concept of "short story" down to 250... Read more

Telling Stories with Games at Your Library

John Pappas
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Published: 09 April 2015
Telling Stories with Games at Your Library

Storytelling games are a natural fit for a library. A library, itself, is a collection of stories. They are in the books, the movies, the media. They inhabit the meeting rooms, the social spaces, the computers. People meet, create and imbue a library with stories. So let us talk about storytelling games.

In a Storytelling game, one of the main mechanisms is for the players to creatively craft disparate narrative elements into a cohesive story. Perhaps symbols on a die roll need to be interpreted to make sense. Maybe cards are played that need to be linked together with a... Read more

Stories of Health Happening in Your Libraries

Liz Morris
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Published: 08 April 2015
Stories of Health Happening in Your Libraries

Get inspired by these examples of libraries supporting their patrons with health information, sent to us over the past two years. If you have a story to share, please don't hesitate to send it our way!

Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library | Bristol, PA | Community Served: 9,633 - Submitted By | Dana Barber, Library Administrator | October 2014: "The Grundy Library is busy building a partnership with our local hospital Lower Bucks Hospital. Currently, we are partnering to provide access to Affordable Care Act (ACA) navigators who are available on Tuesdays at the Library to assist individuals one-on-one with... Read more

67 Free April Webinars for Library Staff

Ahniwa Ferrari
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Published: 01 April 2015
67 Free April Webinars for Library Staff

Again this month, there's no shortage of webinars for library staff to explore to meet learning needs. This list comes out every month and is regularly updated here on our Free Training page. For additional training, check out the WebJunction Catalog, now free and open to library staff everywhere.

Read on for 67 great free webinars being offered for library staff and non-profits in the month of April.

April 1: How to Kill Your Book Club (or never be asked back again) (Nebraska Library Commission) - On this April 1st, we take a light-hearted look at the many ways you... Read more

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