Idaho Commission for LibrariesAddress: 325 W State St., Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2150 | In-State Toll Free: (800) 458-3271
Printed from the Idaho Commission for Libraries website: http://libraries.idaho.gov
Using Technology for Time Management: Tools and Techniques for Library Staff and
Team, an Infopeople online course, will be offered February 19 to March 18, 2013. Would you like to use your smartphone, laptop, or tablet to help you be more efficient? Technology is making time management even easier with the availability of free and low-cost tools for time tracking, task management, goal and priority setting, and team projects. If you are interested in taking this course and would like to access a seat sponsored by the Idaho Commission for Libraries sponsored, read on.
Trying to identify the best way to use today's social media is a struggle at best! If you are feeling a bit left out and wondering where to go -- no worries, you are not alone!
To help ease the confusion and give Idaho libraries a competitive edge, the Idaho Commission for Libraries through its online @ your library project (funded by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Project, Broadband USA), has commissioned the development of a Social Media Kit.
In this kit, you will find information on successfully using Facebook and Pinterist as marketing/media tools. This will be followed by a Libguide on social media which will expand to other resources such as Twitter and newer tools as they evolve.
During the College and Career Ready Summit in summer 2012, library staff explored the role they could take in moving more Idaho students on to college and career paths.
The Libri Foundation is currently accepting applications for its 2013 BOOKS FOR CHILDREN grants.
Introducing a new monthly webinar which provides a platform for you to share your knowledge, connect with other library professionals, and get your questions answered. Join Idaho library community guest experts from 12:30-1:30 pm MT (11:30-12:30 pm PT) to explore new library trends and services (no registration required ~ all sessions will be archived). The first one is January 14, 2014 - What's New at LiLI? Join Gina Persichini in exploring the new facets of Libraries Linking Idaho! Log in at http://icfl.adobeconnect.com/ce ~ More information at http://libraries.idaho.gov/freetraining
The Idaho Commission for Libraries, through a grant from the Library and Services Technology Act, Institute of Museum and Library Services, is now providing access to Infopeople and Amigos courses for members of the Idaho Library Community. Read further to find out how to qualify and access the courses:
In March and April of 2013, libraries around the state will be hosting WebJunction workshops. Last spring, WebJunction changed to a new platform for both the content and the courses. In this two-hour workshop, we will explore the tips and tricks for navigating the two new sites. Join us if you can! If your library would like to host a workshop for staff and colleagues from neighboring libraries, please contact Shirley Biladeau at email@example.com to check on available dates. More information at http://libraries.idaho.gov/freetraining
The Commission offers this outreach program to publicly-funded public libraries in
With the assistance of a planning grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and an advisory board made up of representatives from seven organizations, the Public Library Association (PLA) is researching current summer reading programs and creating a searchable national map of summer reading programs for both patrons and library staff to use.