WebJunction News

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

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    Research in Context: Making an Impact in Library Communities

    At the 2015 ALA Midwinter conference in Chicago, Chrystie Hill, Director of OCLC's Community Relations, shared insights on how her team (including WebJunction), seeks to translate the knowledge, evidence and models available to public libraries, and ...

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    A Challenge from OpenIDEO

    We've been following the work of IDEO, and more specifically OpenIDEO, and are very excited to share with you, their latest Challenge. We 've submitted a 'Contribution' to the Challenge and invite you to take a look at what we've prov...

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    Supporting Learning and Attention Issues in Children

    Libraries serve as a portal to information for parents, educators and caregivers to learn more about supporting childhood development and education. From providing services such as storytimes to our youngest users, to online homework help – public an...

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    Wisconsin Webinar Archives Added to Catalog

    We are excited to announce that we've recently added six new webinar archives to the catalog thanks to the Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), which serves 42 public libraries in 8 counties and is based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

    Jamie Matc...

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    Health Happens in Libraries Through Community Engagement

    Five U.S. public libraries have recently been selected as participants in the 2015 program activities of Health Happens in Libraries. Staff at these libraries will plan and implement community health activities that will establish or deepen local par...

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    WebJunction 2015

    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 2014 and some of the things we're looking forward to in 2015.

    More than 6,000 library staff attended WebJ...

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    TechSoup Webinar Archives Added to Catalog

    Last year, WebJunction launched our new learning catalog, learn.webjunction.org, providing free access to library-focused self-paced courses and webinar archives. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation, and many state library agen...

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    Analysis and Reflection

    It's important to us that the resources and learning tools we provide at WebJunction are useful to library staff practicing in the field. To that end we organize an annual Member Satisfaction Survey and ask you to give us your feedback. Your response...

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    The Giving Garden: An OCLC Day of Caring

    Every fall, the OCLC Seattle regional office has the opportunity to participate in our local United Way’s Day of Caring, an annual volunteer day dedicated to supporting local nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve.

    As a global...

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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...