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Entries Tagged as 'News from the Field'

Choose Privacy Week Free Webinar – May 5, 2014

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments

Registration is now open for “Defense Against the Digital Dark Arts,” the 2014 Choose Privacy Week webinar. Presenter Eric Stroshane, field services librarian for the North Dakota State Library, will discuss how online surveillance works, give practical tips on improving privacy on public computers and provide a better understanding of current legal threats to digital [...]

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CDLC ILL Field Day: It’s Not Just ILL Anymore

April 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off

[ May 7, 2014; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] •Get the latest news and developments about statewide ILL initiatives and CDLC programs

•Receive an update about NOVEL databases from the New York State Library Research Library Director

•Learn about a statewide demand-driven e-book pilot

•Hear directly from OCLC about the ILL platform migration to WorldShare Interlibrary Loan

Spend the day with your colleagues sharing ideas, learning from each [...]

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Free eBooks for National Library Week April 13-20th

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments

Anyone with an Android, IOS, or Kindle Fire tablets can download and read over 20,000 quality titles for free at
Total Boox’ list of ebooks includes an array of fiction and nonfiction titles bearing imprints of the world’s premier publishers, including O’Reilly, FW Media, Sourcebooks, Other Press, Elsevier, Red Wheel Weiser, Berrett-Koehler, Open-Road, and many [...]

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Community Education Project Launched by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

April 10th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), in coordination with its national and local partners, is developing a strategy to help public libraries become the go-to source for unbiased financial education and resources in their communities.  Why libraries?  Consumers may not know where to turn for unbiased help when facing a financial decision or problem and the [...]

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