October 31, 2014

WebJunction Receives $250,000 IMLS Grant to Support Libraries’ Roles in National Broadband Adoption Efforts

From Today’s Announcement: Today the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced a $250,000 award to WebJunction to work with state libraries in Illinois, Mississippi, and West Virginia; federal policy makers; and the national nonprofit Connect2Compete to help national digital literacy efforts effectively work with libraries to plan for and deliver digital literacy training. […]

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 […]

Texas State Library and Archives Commission joins WebJunction Partner Program

From OCLC: The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has joined the WebJunction Partner Program, which provides library staff in Texas access to courses through the WebJunction community to keep skills up-to-date and help libraries respond to current patron needs. WebJunction-Texas is a new service offered by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for […]