WebJunction News

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

  • Join us at these ALA Conference events in San Francisco

    Are you headed to the ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco? Several members of the WebJunction team will be there and invite you to participate in these events! We'll also be sharing our thoughts and insights back with the WebJunction community in ...

  • Now AvailABLE: ABLE Courses in the WebJunction Catalog

    Some people mention them simply as ABLE. Others know them by their full collection title: Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program. "The Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program is an amazing collection of library-specific se...

  • 17 New Webinars Added to the WebJunction Catalog

    We've connected with another webinar provider to bring you even more archives to access via the WebJunction catalog at learn.webjunction.org. The Nebraska Library Commission hosts the weekly series, NCompass Live, with fantastic production by Christa...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...