An annual award consisting of $3,500 and a 24k gold-framed citation given to a library organization whose application demonstrates greatest merit for a program of staff development designed to further the goals and objectives of the library organization.
Staff development is defined as:
“a program of learning activities that is developed by the library organization and develops [...]
Literacy and education grants grants to help children are awarded throughout the year for specific programs with measurable outcomes. We desire to provide support for children in literacy and education programs such as summer reading programs, early childhood education programs and literacy programs for children with special needs. The grant request deadlines are at the [...]
ALSC’s Bookapalooza Program will offer select libraries a collection of materials that will help transform their collection and provide the opportunity for these materials to be used in their community in creative and innovative ways. For more information go to: http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/profawards/Bookapalooza/index.cfm
The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Janet Ingraham Dwyer has joined its staff as the new Youth Services Library Consultant. Janet will be in charge of ongoing youth services activities at the State Library, in particular the Summer Reading Program, Choose To Read Ohio, and Ready to Read. She will [...]
The Medical Library Association (MLA) is now accepting applications for The Donald A. B. Lindberg Research Fellowship. The purpose of this fellowship is to fund research aimed at expanding the research knowledgebase, linking the information services provided by librarians to improved health care and advances in biomedical research. The endowment [...]
The USAC School and Libraries News Brief from October 16 focused on Technology Plans. Remember, if you are applying for Basic Telephone Services you do not have to have a Technology Plan. However, the State Library highly encourages all public libraries to have an E-Rate certified Tech Plan on file. And you should have a [...]
The latest update to Science Online adds more than 130 new or newly colored illustrations, more than 200 new entries on all aspects of life science, plus a new feature that makes it easy to view the most popular records in the database. Continue reading for more details about this update.
It’s time to start thinking about E-rate applications for the coming year, beginning with your technology plan. A technology plan is required before requesting and receiving E-rate discounts on all services other than basic telephone service.
The basic requirements for a technology plan are as follows:
* It must be written before the Form 470 is filed.
Contact: Angela Thullen
ALA Public Programs Office
Program Officer, Communications
CHICAGO – The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) selected 4,000 school and public libraries throughout the country to receive the sixth annual We the People Bookshelf. Libraries from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and several U.S. [...]
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October 14, 2009
Contact: Marsha McDevitt-Stredney
Marketing & Communications
State Library of Ohio
274 E. 1st Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
The State Library of Ohio recently hosted a Find Help in Tough Times webinar for library staff throughout Ohio. The webinar featured speakers from eight state agencies presenting programs and services to help Ohioans during these tough [...]