Blog Posts by Shirley Biladeau

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Handheld Librarian Online Conference

First one -- Handheld Librarian Online Conference focusing on mobile library services.
July 30, 2009 -- $49 for individual -- $89 for group

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    Career Information System / Idaho Works

    Yeah! To date 37 Idaho public libraries have expressed interest in participating in the year-long subscription to Career Information Systems via the Department of Labor. Still looking for the other 67 public libraries!

    Is your library interested ? Still time to consider .. contact me at shirley.biladeau@libraries.idaho.gov today!

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      2009 Changes to Open Meeting Laws

      Be sure to check out the changes in the Idaho Open Meeting Laws -- these impact the boards of both city and district libraries. You can read more on the Idaho Commission for Libraries' Website under Library Laws.

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        Career Information System / Idaho Works

        The Idaho Commission for Libraries and the Idaho Department of Labor are collaborating to bring Idaho public libraries access to Career Information Systems database.

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        Leadership 2.0

        Today with the buzz of Web 2.0 and everything else 2.0 , Michael Hyatt has a great post on Leadership 2.0. I love the way he uses the words embrace, demonstrate, celebrate, employ, practice, and build in terms of leadership!

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        Preservation Workshop This Summer and Fall

        Western States Preservation Assistance Service is once again collaborating with the Idaho Commission for Libraries to present a two-part workshop on disaster planning and preservation for libraries and archives in Idaho. Dates are August 5 and September 18 and the workshop location will be the Idaho Commission for Libraries in Boise.

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        Libraries as Learning Organizations

        WebJunction is hosting a Libraries as Learning Organization Webinar on May 26, 2009. If you are interested in more information about this concept, register for this webinar at http://evanced.info/webjunction/evanced/eventsignup.asp?ID=1592

        A great opportunity to discover how libraries are using this concept to enhance their flexibility in this time of change.

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          Library Science Courses in Idaho

          If you are interested for Library Science courses for paraprofessionals, don't forget the online program through the College of Southern Idaho. CSI offers an Associate degree, built around the core of Introduction to Library Science, Reference, Cataloging, and Library Technology. You can see the curriculum and course descriptions at http://www.csi.edu/liis/.

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          WebJunction Idaho Survey

          If you are a user of WebJunction Idaho, please Click Here to take a 5 minute survey to tell ICFL about how you use WebJunction and its value to you as an Idaho Librarian! Your input will be greatly appreciated!

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            Resources for Libraries Assisting Job Seekers

            Here are some resources you may consider offering your job seeking patrons through public access computers or computer training:

            O*NETTM OnLine!