WebJunction News

You'll find here stories that we have posted that have news and information specifically about WebJunction.

  • WebJunction 2015

    As we turn the page on another year (plus a month), we at WebJunction would like to take an opportunity to share some of our successes in 2014 and some of the things we're looking forward to in 2015.

    More than 6,000 library staff attended WebJ...

  • TechSoup Webinar Archives Added to Catalog

    Last year, WebJunction launched our new learning catalog, learn.webjunction.org, providing free access to library-focused self-paced courses and webinar archives. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation, and many state library agen...

  • New Year's Resolutions - Put a Goal on It!

    We are all familiar with the tradition of establishing resolutions for the New Year. Maybe not so many brownies and a little more walking? Or maybe spending more time with friends and family? Whatever the resolution, there is often a powerful sense o...

  • Infopeople Webinar Recordings Added to the Course Catalog

    In July, WebJunction launched our new learning catalog, learn.webjunction.org, providing free access to library-focused self-paced courses and webinar recordings. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation, and many state library...

  • Analysis and Reflection

    It's important to us that the resources and learning tools we provide at WebJunction are useful to library staff practicing in the field. To that end we organize an annual Member Satisfaction Survey and ask you to give us your feedback. Your response...

  • Learners at the Center

    Twelve years ago this summer, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded OCLC and four partners a $9 million grant to build and launch an online learning community for library staff. In 2002 the Web was still young and barely participatory. Soci...

  • WebJunction 2014

    As we turn the page on another year (plus a month), we at WebJunction would like to take an opportunity to share some of our successes in 2013 and some of the things we're looking forward to in 2014.

    Just like the libraries it serves, WebJunct...

  • New Grants to Support National Continuing Education for Libraries

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) recently awarded OCLC two 2013 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program grants aimed at strengthening and sustaining continuing education programs for libraries nationally. A grant award of $289,38...

  • OCLC's WebJunction Marks 10 Years of Supporting and Serving Libraries

    This month, OCLC's WebJunction celebrates 10 years as an online learning community for library staff.

    On May 12, 2003, a celebration at the U.S. Library of Congress marked the launch of WebJunction.org, a new online community dedicated to sh...

  • WebJunction Celebrates Ten Years of Continuous Learning

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and OCLC launched WebJunction in 2003 to champion library staff and amplify the value of libraries in the communities they serve. Ten years later, there is much to celebrate. Overall, more than 80,000 library w...