Blog Posts by Shirley Biladeau

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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!

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    Buying Hardware and Software: A Small Library View

    As I am preparing for a Wimba session exploring the Technology Tab on WJ Idaho, I found this article which may be useful for small libraries -- although it is dated 2005, the links are still good and information solid. So if you are having Technology concerns (hardware/software) this may be helpful!

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    Registration OPEN for Libraries=Learning Organizations

    The Idaho Commission for Libraries will host its first online conference -- Libraries = Learning Organizations --on May 14, 2009 from 9 AM to 12 Noon MDT.

    Registration for Libraries=Learning Organizations is now open.

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    Time to Think ...

    That's a luxury you say!? Yes it is. However, taking time to think, read, and explore new things is so important to our personal and professional growth.

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    Thinkfinity

    Check out this great tool! Thinkfinity is part of Verizon's education, literacy, and technology initiative.

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    SPLAT 101 --- IS BACK!!

    Members of SPLAT, the Special Projects Library Action Team (http://splat.lili.org), have refreshed the content from last fall's Splat 101 and are ready to guide you in exploring six technology-based resources. Register for this opportunity to learn how the tools can be used in libraries to provide better service.

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    Libraries = Learning Organizations

    Submit your proposal today!!! The Idaho Commission for Libraries will be hosting its first online conference on May 14, 2009. The theme is Libraries = Learning Organizations.

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    Demographics from Pew/Internet

    The Pew Internet Project Data has released a January 2009 report on the demographics of Internet use.

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    Competencies, pathfinders and more ... O my!

    WebJunction has identified general competencies for library staff at all levels. A new feature on WebJunction Idaho is now access to "guides" for finding information related to individual competencies on WebJunction Idaho. This includes content, discussions, courses, and outside links.