Year: 2010

Basic 21st Century Technology, Information & Communication Skills for Successful Citizens

Basic 21st Century Technology, Information & Communication Skills for Successful Citizens – Paul Alford, Learning Services Manager at Citrus County Public Library In order for Floridians to thrive and prosper in today’s information and technology based culture, they need to know a great deal about use of technology, information and communications.  Fortunately, for some time now, […]

WebJunction Florida Now Available

The State Library and Archives of Florida is proud to announce WebJunction Florida. This Web site provides Florida library staff access to free, self-paced online courses. Course topics include: Application Software Customer Service and Interpersonal Skills Library Management Library Services Networking and Security Organizational Management Personnel Management Technology · Web Design and Development The complete […]

Big Read Tampa Kickoff Ceremony

Join Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative in kicking off The Big Read Tampa celebrating Amy Tan’s The Joy Luck Club, at John F. Germany Public Library, Saturday, May 1 at 4 p.m. In a partnership with the Straz Center for the Performing Arts and with support from the Friends of the Library of Tampa-Hillsborough County, […]

Pasco County Library System Wins Two FLA Awards

Major congratulations to the Pasco County Library System on winning two FLA awards! The Florida Library Association (FLA) has awarded two FLA Awards to the Pasco County Library System. Libraries Director Linda Allen won the Librarian of the Year award.  This honor is presented “in recognition of outstanding and ongoing contributions to Florida librarianship.” Ms. […]

Sunshine State Leadership Institute Applications now being Accepted

Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute: Year 7 The Sunshine State Library Leadership Institute prepares individuals to lead libraries today and into the future.  If you are a dynamic, creative, and achievement oriented individual who is interested in increasing and improving your library leadership knowledge and skills, apply today. Beginning in 2010, the Institute will be […]

Important changes to the OCLC NetLibrary Service

OCLC announced last week that EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) and OCLC have signed an agreement for EBSCO to acquire the assets of the NetLibrary division. NetLibrary eBook content and eAudiobook subscriptions will continue to be available on the NetLibrary platform. EBSCO plans to provide access to the NetLibrary eBook content on the EBSCOhost® platform, one of […]

Rethinking Resource Sharing Innovation Awards 2010

The Rethinking Resource Sharing (RRS) Innovation Awards recognizes and honors an individual or institution for changes they made to improve users’ access to information through resource sharing in their library, consortium, state or country. It is hoped that the award will encourage libraries and librarians to make changes in how they do resource sharing to […]

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