WebJunction News

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...