WebJunction News Archives

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    Are You Ready to Dig into Assessment Data?

    Back in April, WebJunction and OCLC Research hosted the first webinar in a three-part series on assessing, evaluating and sharing your library’s impact. With nearly 300 attendees in the first session, we know that this topic is important to libraries...

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    How Pie and Bingo was Born

    This is the first in a new series on WebJunction published in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL), highlighting innovative programming from member libraries serving small and rural communities. Thanks to our first ...

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    Social Library, Volume 112

    This fresh edition of our Social Library series brings innovation from five libraries who are using Facebook to share unique programming and services with their communities. From building blocks to courtyard gardens, and from a tool library to an art...

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    Bookmobiles that Break the Mold

    Bookmobiles, or mobile libraries, have been around since the 19 th century, when they were horse-drawn wagons bringing books to rural communities. Government funding in the 1950s and 60s created a bookmobile surge, and popularity has risen ...

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    Free July Webinars for Library Staff

    With tight schedules and limited budgets, these free online options are sure to help you meet your summer learning goals. Learn important and practical information related to emergency response planning, or even bedbugs, and take a deeper dive into t...

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    What TechSoup Offers Libraries

    TechSoup is the San Francisco based nonprofit that supports charities, public libraries, churches and foundations with technology support and resources. The organization has had a special interest in libraries since 2006 when it launched TechSoup for...

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    Social Library, Volume 111

    Our Social Library series continues, with everything from a shoe drive to a reading invasion, and from free toothbrushes to a free amp tune-up. These five featured libraries caught our eye with unique programming and community connections, and they j...

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    How to Make Space for Active Learning in Your Library

    Are you ready to imagine the possibilities that can come with an active learning space in your library? WebJunction has you covered! We're nearing the end of our IMLS grant-funded project, Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces, and we’re excited to sha...

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    Librarians Who Wikipedia: Anne Lefkofsky, Librarian, Public Library Albuquerque and Bernalillo County

    With nearly three decades of experience in librarianship, Anne Lefkofsky joined the OCLC Wikipedia + Libraries course in 2017 to expand her professional toolkit by learning with other librarians about Wikipedia. Intrigued by the opportunities that Wi...

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    WebJunction 2018 Satisfaction Survey

    WebJunction would like to collect your input in our 2018 Satisfaction Survey. The goal of this survey is to make sure that WebJunction continues to be the best resource it can be to support all kinds of library learning. Please take a few minutes to ...