WebJunction News

You'll find here stories that we have posted that have news and information specifically about WebJunction.

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    Library Transformation, Community Transformation

    This month our focus is on transformations. Transformations in libraries, transformations in communities, and, as it happens, our own transformations going on here at WebJunction. Read on to learn more about the exciting changes going on and get more...

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    Learners at the Center

    Twelve years ago this summer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded OCLC and four partners a $9 million grant to build and launch an online learning community for library staff. In 2002 the Web was still young and barely participatory. Soci...

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    Internship Available

    WebJunction Content Producer and Story Gatherer

    Contribute to WebJunction's value as a resource to the library field by creating and acquiring new content related to current practice and success stories in public librarie...

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    WebJunction 2014

    As we turn the page on another year (plus a month), we at WebJunction would like to take an opportunity to share some of our successes in 2013 and some of the things we're looking forward to in 2014.

    Just like the libraries it serves, WebJunct...

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    New Grants to Support National Continuing Education for Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently awarded OCLC two 2013 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grants aimed at strengthening and sustaining continuing education programs for libraries nationally. A grant award of $289,38...

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    OCLC's WebJunction Marks 10 Years of Supporting and Serving Libraries

    This month, OCLC's WebJunction celebrates 10 years as an online learning community for library staff.

    On May 12, 2003, a celebration at the U.S. Library of Congress marked the launch of WebJunction.org, a new online community dedicated to sh...

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    WebJunction 2013 Member Satisfaction Survey

    Every year, WebJunction creates a survey to collect input from its members. The goal of this survey is to make sure that WebJunction continues to be the best resource it can be to support all kinds of library learning. Please take a few minutes to sh...

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    WebJunction Celebrates Ten Years of Continuous Learning

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and OCLC launched WebJunction in 2003 to champion library staff and amplify the value of libraries in the communities they serve. Ten years later, there is much to celebrate. Overall, more than 80,000 library w...

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    YOU are WebJunction

    Join us as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the launch of WebJunction! We're reflecting on all the amazing work you've accomplished in libraries this past decade and sharing thoughts about what inspires us in our work. We look forward to celebrat...

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    Inspiration to Take with Me

    On our 10th Anniversary, we’ve been asking our community and ourselves to think about how we’ve been inspired by WebJunction. This exercise has been bittersweet for me because after five years with WebJunction, I’m leaving to begin a new position wit...