December 19, 2014

State Library of North Carolina Announces $1.4 Million for Books, Outreach, Technology

From a North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Announcement: N.C. Department of Cultural Resources Secretary Linda A. Carlisle announced today that the State Library Division of the Department of Cultural Resources is awarding $1.4 million in federally funded grants for 71 local and statewide library projects for community outreach, library book collections, technology improvements and […]

A New “How To” Video from NC State Library: “Saving your Facebook Data”

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The State Library of North Carolina has produced and made a 6.5 minute video available (to all) with instructions about saving/backing-up your Facebook data to a local drive and/or the cloud and WHY it’s important. This video is part of the State Library and North Carolina State Archives, Inform U. project. See Also: More Videos […]

North Carolina: NCPedia Adds 24,000 New Articles

From the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources: Secretary Linda A. Carlisle today unveiled a partnership between the State Library of North Carolina and UNC Press to make the six volumes of the “Dictionary of North Carolina Biography” and the “Encyclopedia of North Carolina,” some 24,000 articles in all, available as part of the Web […]

Library Services for Job Seekers: "Project Compass Lights a Path to Workforce Recovery"

Project Compass is a partnership between OCLC, the State Library of North Carolina, and IMLS. From the Web Junction Site: With a follow-on grant awarded by IMLS in October 2010, Project Compass turned its focus to training frontline library staff, providing them with strategies and resources to enhance their services to job seekers and other […]