Workforce Services

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This section includes resources to help your library provide services and support to job seekers, small business and entrepreneurial start-ups, and the unemployed. Browse the Materials section for resources to create localized staff training session on workforce services in your library or region. Many of the resources here were collected as part of the IMLS-funded Project Compass, a national initiative to support public libraries' services to the struggling workforce.

See also the Project Compass Curriculum Workbook and Materials.

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Museums, Libraries, and 21st-Century Skills

 Webinar / Last Modified: 03 February 2014

Archive and associated resources for December 1, 2010, session with Mary Chute as part of Serving the 21st Century Patron 2010, online conference.

Working with Your Workforce Center

 Webinar / Last Modified: 03 February 2014

Archive and associated resources for the April 20, 2011, webinar with Melinda Ludwiczak, Jerry Vitzthum, and Marlene Moulton-Janssen on workforce agency/library partnerships.

Understanding Compassion Fatigue in Your Library

 Webinar / Last Modified: 03 February 2014

Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on May 31, 2012 by Linda Bruno on compassion fatigue and how it affects you and your working environment.