Despite a slight rescission in the State Library’s budget for State Aid Payments to principal public libraries, we still expect to release payments to eligible libraries in January or February of 2013. The total amounts will be about the same or just slightly less than last year. Find out the actual amount of your library’s [...]
•Are your attempts to control your library’s environment successful?
•Do your staff feel confident with implementing security policy?
•Are you really in charge of your library, or are the patrons in charge of you?
These questions and more will be answered during Warren’s frank and direct session on the essential elements you need to make your security program [...]
The following December 2012 library webinars have been archived and are available for viewing.
ALA: Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes & Impact
InfoPeople: Basic Graphic Design for Library Staff: Quick & Easy Solutions
OCLC: What Would Walt Do?: Quality Customer Service for Libraries
OCLC: Outreach Programs in Rural Communities: Simple Steps for Results
PLA: E-Book Action: Inform & [...]
Has your library registered? It is not too late. Money Smart Week @ Your Library is an initiative to promote financial literacy to your patrons by offering free seminars and activities throughout the week. Register by January 2 to be a part of Connecticut’s initiative this year. Money Smart Week programs are held April 20-27, [...]
Budget season has arrived for many libraries, so the State Library is releasing the preliminary version of Connecticut Public Libraries: A Statistical Profile, July 2011 – June 2012. There are also preliminary versions of the Automatic Chart Makers. These are all Excel files which you can download from WebJunction Connecticut.
Please note that the official versions [...]
How do you respond when patrons ask why there aren’t more e-books at the library? It’s not an easy question. Turn your (and your patron’s) frustration into action. Attend PLA’s and learn about two creative e-book campaigns initiated by libraries, as well as a comprehensive communications template kit to help you develop your own! You’ll [...]
In order to assist libraries to have a mobile presence useful to, and used by, their customers, TSLAC is initiating a program to provide subsidies to TexShare member libraries to develop or upgrade their mobile presence. The first step for any library wanting to have a mobile presence is to determine the best approach for [...]
You can’t avoid it any longer – mobile web browsing is here in a big way. According to Pew, 45% of Americans own a smart phone – up 10% from May 2011. This is why our next webinar is all about mobile.
We’ll discuss the difference between responsive and adaptive design, mobile best practices, [...]
How do librarians and educators keep up with the continual stream of new advancements? How do they motivate and support library staff in staying current?
To facilitate a national dialogue on digital literacy education, the American Library Association (ALA) will host the free webinar “Assessing Digital Literacy: Outcomes and Impact” on December [...]
*Have you been asked to create your library’s flyers and feel all at sea?
*Are the ones you have created being ignored?
*Are you still finding grammar and spelling errors and leaving important things out?
*Are you really seeing what your customers see?
*Looking for quick and easy ways to improve your graphic design?
For the past 20 years personal [...]