Phase 1 of the change to WebJunction services, which included the introduction of unlimited courses, webinar preregistration, and certificates of completion for affiliated members, is complete. (Minnesota and sixteen other states participate in the WebJunction Community Partner Program and receive these new benefits.)
The following features/functionality and bug fixes were made available in WebJunction on August 21, 2011:
The course confirmation [...]
There’s still time to learn how to help patrons with those legal information questions. Sign up for one or more of the Legal Research sessions offered by the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries (MALL).
To gain basic legal research skills, library staff typically have three choices:
*take a course in legal bibliography from a local library school
Wondering why you can’t see the list of courses when you visit the WebJunction Minnesota course catalog?
As of July 1, 2011, you have to be logged in to your WebJunction account in order to see the list of course offerings. In addition, your account has to be affiliated with Minnesota.
Questions? Contact us at mnwebjunction [...]
Staff with training responsibilities may appreciate this free, two-day, online conference, offered by WebJunction and the ALA Learning Round Table.
–With registration, participants may attend one or more sessions live, as their schedule permits.
–With or without registration, staff may view the session archives later.
–Twitter users may tag or search for tweets with #learntrends.
Consider hosting a Viewing [...]
Posted on behalf of my colleague, Bruce Pomerantz:
The June issue of Streaming News is posted on the State Library Services website. Please share this message with colleagues.
In the June issue:
Nancy Walton is New State Librarian
DeLaSalle High School Librarian Named Minnesota History Day Media Specialist of the Year
In DEED, a Twitterer Receives Recognition
Minnesota Librarians in Print and Online
Through the efforts of library colleagues around the country, here is a compilation of free or low-cost online webinars relevant to libraries from various sources. Many of the webinars will be archived, so check the relevant site later if you can’t attend the live online event. If you have additions, please use the comments field [...]