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BCR Closing But Members Have a Great Option

You’ve probably heard that BCR will shut down operations this year.  Luckily, we were able to negotiate free Lyrasis membership until June 2011 for our members, so there’s plenty of time to see how much money you’ll continue to save by joining them in … Continue reading

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Off the Shelf and Out of the Library

Marshall Shore gave a free webinar for Infopeople back on February 16, Off The Shelf: Looking Beyond Libraries for Innovation and Inspiration, and I finally got a chance to view it.  The premise was that there’s plenty of free training … Continue reading

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WebWise 2010 Webcast Available

A free online video recording of one of the preconferences, plus all the sessions and speeches from WebWise 2010: Imagining the Digital Future, the Institute of Museum and Library Services’s conference promoting high quality online content, is now available (with closed captioning).  If … Continue reading

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Great Opportunity to Learn How to Best Serve Older Adults

We’ve got great programs, materials and services for kids, teens and parents, and we seem to serve seniors well too, but how valuable are we to baby-boomers?  Well, here’s a rare free training opportunity that will teach you how to … Continue reading

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Reinventing Circulation Jobs

Carey  Hartmann (Assistant County Librarian), Lucie Osborn (County Librarian), both from Laramie County Library System in Cheyenne, WY and Carol  Edwards, Children’s Services Manager, Denver Public Library and I presented on this. It’s all about how to continue providing incredible customer service when … Continue reading

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Advocacy Training at PLA

For anyone who’s attending PLA 2010 next March, there’s a great two day free advocacy training opportunity.  Turning the Page: Building Your Library Community (scroll down to it for the description) is open to the first 200 people who check this option … Continue reading

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Reader Development or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Proust

A BCR colleague, Laura Olson, recently told me about the concept of Reader Development, which originally started in the UK.  Laura and her fellow library school students are really excited by this holistic approach.    I took a look at the website … Continue reading

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