WebJunction News Archives

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    Drive Social Media Success That Connects on a Personal Level

    How can you engage purposefully on social media with the different communities your library serves while also addressing larger, system-wide goals and policies? The concept of “social care” offers a clue. Social care differs from traditional customer...

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    2022 National Day of Racial Healing

    The National Day of Racial Healing (NDORH) is an opportunity for people, organizations, and communities to call for racial healing, bring people together in their shared humanity and take action together to create a more just and equitable world.

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    Free January Webinars for Library Staff

    There's no time like the new year for learning! Whether or not you've got a list of resolutions, you're sure to benefit by attending some of the webinars on this month's list, or perhaps there are topics you'd like your trustees or library friends to...

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    Pandemic Perspectives: Navigating Changes and Connections at the Connecticut Library Consortium

    Amanda Stern is the events and special projects manager at the Connecticut Library Consortium, a statewide membership collaborative serving all types of Connecticut libraries by helping them strengthen their ability to serve their users. Amanda has a...

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    Successful Partnership Model Provides Legal Assistance Across Colorado

    Ric Morgan is a humble man who brushes off any accolades to himself and gives all the credit to librarians. “Go give the librarians a hug. Thank the librarians, they’re the ones who make this all possible!” Morgan is referring to successes of the Vir...

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    Pandemic Challenges and Learning Outcomes from RAILS

    Monica Harris is the Associate Executive Director of RAILS (Reaching Across Illinois Library System), which serves approximately 1,300 academic, public, school, and special library agencies in northern and west-central Illinois. We caught up with Mon...

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    Request for Proposals: Evaluation Consultant

    OCLC seeks to engage an evaluation consultant for Supporting Library Responses to the Opioid Crisis, a grant project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The engagement will run from December 2021 – August 2023 and support the eval...

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    Eviction Resources for Libraries

    Housing insecurity is widespread, in part due to unemployment and related financial issues during the COVID-19 pandemic. The civil legal process of eviction is complex and can be confusing to renters and landlords alike. People experiencing eviction ...

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    Build on Strengths When Responding to a Crisis

    As the REALM project (REopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums) continues to gather and adapt science-based information to inform local decision making by libraries, archives, and museums, it’s been essential to listen to the real-world experiences...

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    CFPB Resources: Helping Patrons with Rental Assistance

    This job aid is for library staff assisting patrons (both renters and landlords) who are inquiring about or applying for rental assistance through the federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program.