WebJunction News Archives

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    Join a Misinformation Escape Room at PLA

    Do you like escape rooms? Do you want to understand how an escape room can be used to help inform library patrons about misinformation? If you plan to attend the upcoming PLA conference, we invite you to learn more by participating in The Euphori...

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    Socially Connected Communities: Solutions for Social Isolation

    A new report on Socially Connected Communities: Solutions for Social Isolation published by Healthy Places by Design highlights how librarians and other leaders can work together to address this issue. The report was developed based on a series of co...

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    Resources for Planning Your New Model Library

    This article provides an overview of the New Model Library research, supporting learner guide, examples from public libraries, and information about an upcoming webinar on the topic. We hope that these materials can help facilitate local conversa...

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    Libraries Learn from Eviction Focus

    As a continuation of the Improving Access to Civil Legal Justice initiative, WebJunction focused on the eviction crisis, developing resources that strengthen library staff’s ability to respond to eviction questions with confidence and help close the ...

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    Impacts and Reflections: Digital Stewardship Training Initiative

    A pressing concern for staff working in tribal archives, libraries, and museums (TALMs) is appropriately managing and preserving the unique and diverse cultural heritage materials—digital and analog—that are in their care. Similar concerns often hold...

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    Pima County Library: Building Community through Cultural Humility

    It’s no secret that a lot of really wonderful people work in libraries. I learn so much from having regular access to motivated, smart people who are so passionate about helping others. The best librarians possess a unique blend of conviction, commit...

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    Digital Stewardship Training for Tribal Archives, Libraries, Museums, and Small Public Libraries

    OCLC's WebJunction, in partnership with Washington State University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, is creating a series of free online courses developed for staff at tribal archives, libraries, museums (TALMs), and small public librar...

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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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    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...