WebJunction News Archives

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    Social Library, Renovation Edition

    A message on Facebook inspired this special Renovation Edition in our Social Library series. These five libraries are transforming their spaces to respond to community needs and are providing improved access to resources, technology, and programming ...

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    Librarians Who Wikipedia: Paul Flagg, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library

    Paul Flagg began editing Wikipedia last year during his MLIS studies at the University of South Florida. Currently a staff member at Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library, Flagg edits articles on a range ...

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    Bike the Branches at Brooklyn Public Library

    On May 20, Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) hosted the fifth annual Bike the Branches event, a day-long bike ride through BPL's 60-branch system, including a race for both amateurs and professionals, self-guided tours for the more leisurely bikers, and ...

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    Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together—FAQs

    Frequently asked questions related to the Wikipedia + Libraries: Better Together online training program.

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    Librarians Who Wikipedia: Allison Frick, Glenside Free Library

    Allison Frick, Youth Services Librarian at Glenside Free Library, a branch of the Cheltenham Township Library System (Glenside, PA), recently began to use Wikipedia as a tool to teach information literacy skills at her library. She finds that engagin...

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    Social Library, Volume 87

    We continue our Social Library series with a fresh set of inspiration from libraries and their community partners. From Milwaukee to Western Australia and from sketchbooks to naturalization ceremonies, these libraries are growing readers and engaging...

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    Wikipedia and Public Libraries: OCLC Research Update at ALA 2017

    A video presentation of Wikipedia and Public Libraries project by Sharon Streams and Monika Sengul-Jones at the OCLC Research Update in Chicago, at ALA Annual Chicago, on June 26, 2017.

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    'Virtual Story Time' Offers a New Way to Experience Books


    Story time is a popular tradition at public libraries throughout the country, but story time events at the Tennessee State Library and Archives have a special twist: instead of performing with groups of eager children crowded at her feet, the li...

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    Webinar Will Preview Free Training Program and Explore Benefits of Working with Wikipedia

    Registration is open for a July 19 webinar, "Wikipedia for Libraries: Preview the Possibilities, Discover the Opportunities," that will preview WebJunction’s fall 2017 training program and describe how public library staff ca...

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    Free July Webinars for Library Staff

    As the summer shifts into high gear, make some time to learn something new, or brush up on an area of interest. Find a learning buddy or two to view a webinar with you, and enhance your learning with a local discussion. This list of 57 webinars, cove...