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Entries Tagged as 'News from the Field'

Free Webinar: Inclusive Information Access: Assistive Technology in Action

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off

Wednesday, February 18, 11:00AM-12:00PM PST
Does your library technology accommodate users with disabilities? From public access technology to online resources, libraries must be sensitive to the needs of all users, especially those who may not be able to fully access information using traditional technology.
Join us for this free TechSoup for Libraries webinar [2] to learn what [...]

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Tags: News from the Field · Outreach

NYLA Advocacy Day

January 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off

[ February 25, 2015; ]     Library advocates can visit one-on-one with their legislators to inform them of NYLA’s State Budget Priorities for the year.

Advocacy Day Handout: Advocacy materials are distributed to Advocacy Day attendees to use in their meetings with legislators and staff.
Why is it important to travel to Albany to talk with my legislators about library issues?

Libraries need you to speak [...]

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Tags: Event · News from the Field · SALS News

Adobe Digital Editions 4.0: What you need to know

October 16th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Southern Adirondack Library System is committed to protecting the privacy of staff and members of the library community. We are concerned by the security and privacy implications of reports that Version 4.0 of Adobe Digital Editions (ADE 4.0) collects data about user reading habits and transmits this data to Adobe’s servers without encryption. This [...]

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Tags: Let's Talk · News from the Field · Overdrive

Digital Literacy Training

October 14th, 2014 · Comments Off

The New York Library Association (NYLA) announces the last in its series of Digital Literacy train-the-trainer workshops.
Where: NYLA office, Guilderland, NY
When:   November 18, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
What:    Two sessions (morning and afternoon): one on the state-recommended digital literacy curriculum and one on how to teach the curriculum to adult learners
Who:     All [...]

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Tags: News from the Field