Are you looking for the right policy to handle a specific need in your library? This section addresses everything from computer to privacy policies - and we're always looking for new content. We know that seeing examples and reading how other libraries have successfully implemented a policy, or how they have handled challenges, are great starting points for others looking to do the same.
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News / Last Modified: 13 February 2018
In fall 2017, WebJunction cohosted a series of webinars with TechSoup on social media in libraries. In conjunction with the series, library staff were asked in a survey, if social media policies were in place in their libraries. The most common respo...
Document / Last Modified: 06 June 2017
Stephanie Lamson, Preservation Librarian at the University of Washington, shares procedures for dealing with beg bugs and other library pests found in returned books.
Document / Last Modified: 05 June 2017
Summary of CIPA
News / Last Modified: 05 June 2017
A session at the annual Ontario Library Association Super Conference presented by Markham Public Library (MPL) staff, called Evolution of the Revolution: Customer Service at MPL, resonated with us at Halifax Public Libraries. MPL had been grappling w...
News / Last Modified: 08 May 2017
Since her first article, iFought the iPads (and iWon), Sally-Adrina has heard from several librarians struggling with a common problem: iPad passcodes. At Rapid City Public Libraries, they experienced the same issue. A child or an ad...
News / Last Modified: 26 April 2017
When Rapid City Public Libraries decided to add iPads to the Children's Area, I volunteered for the project. In the end this project took me a couple of months to tackle but the number of children using the iPads made it worth the effort. I hope by s...
News / Last Modified: 06 March 2017
Fandom, enthusiasts surrounding a particular work or interest, is becoming increasingly popular. Members of fandom, as well as those researching this phenomenon, agree that it has a positive impact on individuals including improved social and technic...
Document / Last Modified: 22 November 2016
Examples of library policies for e-reader use as shared by staff on WebJunction's LinkedIn Group
Webinar / Last Modified: 22 November 2016
Archive and related resources for a webinar presented on January 31, 2012 by David Newyear and Ming Heraty on e-device lending policies and procedures for libraries.
Document / Last Modified: 14 August 2015
These competencies for defining and implementing library technology policies are excerpted from the Systems & IT section of the Competency Index for the Library Field.