Idaho Commission for LibrariesAddress: 325 W State St., Boise, ID 83702
Phone: (208) 334-2150 | In-State Toll Free: (800) 458-3271
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Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus
As the Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) wraps up the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant project, we continue to get the word out about online resources, evaluate the project’s impact, and support libraries’ efforts to bridge the digital divide.
Two toolkits for advancing broadband adoption and digital literacy have recently been made available:
Election dates are the third Tuesday in May (May 21, 2013) and the Tuesday after the first Monday in November (November 5, 2013) each year. On the Trustee page at http://libraries.idaho.gov/landing/trustees find the following election resources:
By Gina Persichini, networking consultant
Libraries using OCLC's interlibrary loan tools will see significant changes to the interlibrary loan (ILL) system in 2013. OCLC is currently migrating from WorldCat Resource Sharing (on the FirstSearch platform) to World Share ILL (on the worldcat.org platform). All Idaho libraries will begin the process of moving to the new platform in August 2013.
By Stephanie Bailey-White, networking consultant
The Idaho Commission for Libraries (ICfL) has opportunities for elementary school library staff that we wanted to make sure you knew about.
The Idaho Commission for Libraries is thrilled to welcome Jeannie Standal as our new school library consultant. After earning a Master of Library Science from East Carolina University, Standal became the media coordinator for a middle school of 800 students in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.
ABLE (available now): The newly updated, online Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE) Program, provides basic library knowledge and skills for staff members who have no formal education in library science.