Community Organizers Handbook
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 31 August 2010 - 9:34am
Check out NetSquared's new Community Organizers Handbook that covers all aspects of local community organizing. This wiki is a great resource for your library in connecting with community groups, whether through meetings and programs you sponsor, or by sharing this resource with your local groups.
ARSL-ABOS 2010 Conference
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 25 August 2010 - 6:14am
The Association for Rural & Small Libraries (ARSL) and the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services (ABOS) will have their 2010 ARSL-ABOS Joint Conference
in Denver, Colorado, on October 14-16. The theme is "Magic in the Mile High City." Designed for directors, staff and trustees of small libraries, bookmobiles and outreach staff, attendees will find information that is helpful, practical and relevant.
WebJunction's Digitization & Preservation Symposium
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 24 August 2010 - 1:55pm
Tomorrow, August 25, 2010, WebJunction is hosting a two-hour symposium that will feature presentations on current trends and practical approaches to library digitization and preservation projects.
Register Now to join in learning about:
Great Advocacy Tool: OCLC's How Libraries Stack Up Report
Submitted by Stephanie Gerding on 20 August 2010 - 10:39am
This report has been out a few months, but I finally got a chance to look at it. I was surprised that it is only 2 pages (could have read it sooner!). But it is full of great stats about the varied roles libraries play in our communities (economic, social and cultural). This report is great for distribution at community meetings, and it could also be emailed to appropriate leaders and shared with all library staff. The technology training statistics caught my eye: