Blog Posts by Teresa.Lipus

Is Your Broadband Sufficient?

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You might think that your broadband is completely sufficient for your library’s needs, but:

Recent Changes at logo

By Gina Persichini, technology & access services consultant has seen a lot of changes this year. Here is a recap of new content, and information about what you might see for the LiLI Portal in the near future:

Upcoming ILA Annual Conference

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The Idaho Library Association (ILA) 2015 Annual Conference, “Libraries Leading the Way,” will be held in Boise, at Boise State University.

Calls for Nominations: Libraries and Librarians

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Best Small Library in America Nomination—public libraries

Postmark deadline:  September 9, 2015

Publications Available from Office of Attorney General

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The Office of the Attorney General recently published several manuals of interest to public libraries:

Registration open for Labor's 2015 Career Development Workshops

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Idaho’s Career Development Workshop tour will start Sept. 23 in northern Idaho and conclude on Oct. 16 in Nampa.  Session choices include an overview of PTE SkillStack and Advanced Opportunities, Basic CIS and CIS Portfolio Use and Administration, and College Planning with Next Steps Idaho.

Share your thoughts about ICfL's Overview video

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The Idaho Commission for Libraries recently put together an overview of the State of the State’s Libraries. Commission staff members encourage public library trustees, directors, and library staff to view this 17-minute video and provide some feedback so we can see if video presentations are a tool that you find useful.

Call for Nominations: 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

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The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting nominations for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service award, which recognizes libraries and museums that make significant and exceptional contributions in service to their communities.

Host a WATCH PARTY for July 13 "White House Conference on Aging"

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Recently, the White House announced the 2015 White House Conference on Aging to be held July 13. This event occurs only once every 10 years.

July 1 Changes to Idaho Code

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Effective July 1, 2015:

Title 74:  Transparent and Ethical Government takes effect.  The link to this new title is now live.