Partnerships & Collaboration

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When the library builds partnerships, it strengthens the ties to its community, shares resources, and builds positive relationships with diverse stakeholders. Reaching out to initiate community partnerships begins with identifying both traditional and non-traditional partners and exploring new ways to work together. Effective collaborations are sustained through a shared commitment to serving the ever-changing needs of the community.

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Amp Up Your Technology Training

 Webinar / Last Modified: 17 July 2018

A webinar on technology training for communities. Learn how OASIS Connections classes are helping communities build skills and confidence using computers, the Internet and today's technology.

Taking Community Partnerships to the Next Level

 Webinar / Last Modified: 29 May 2018

This webinar presents innovative approaches to establishing community-led partnerships, grown from relationships built on shared goals and values.

Cataloging as Collaborative Librarianship

 Webinar / Last Modified: 22 May 2018

Archive and associated resources for the June 2, 2011, webinar with Rebecca L. Lubas, Amy Jackson and Sever Bordeianu on cataloging partnerships.

Librarians from Mongolia Visit OCLC Seattle

 News / Last Modified: 21 May 2018

Ninety minutes is all it takes to cross oceans, continents, and cultures to find library synergy. That was the experience when staff from the OCLC Seattle office had the chance to sit down and talk about libraries with two Mongolian librarians from t...