Thursday, May 21, 2015

Learn something new EVERYDAY

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As librarians, we know how important learning is. We help people find the information every day. But when was the last time you took some time to learn something?

With a variety of learning resources,  BadgerLearn Pro is the one stop shop for your continuing education needs! This free collection is maintained by volunteers from the Department of Public Instruction, WiLS, and WPLC (Wisconsin Public Library Consortium).

Resources for the Month of May!

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Bridging the Digital Divide Learn about the digital divide and how to work together to provide digital literacy to your library users. 
Library Websites on a Budget: Tools, Tips, and Tales Does your library website need a makeover? It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to improve your online presence. 
Budgeting, Part 1 John Thompson, IFLS (Indianhead Federated Library System) Director, discusses using the planning process to help inform budgeting, gives resources for planning, and suggests budget line items, and helps think about priorities. 
Basic Web-based Reference This course will help you provide basic web-based reference service involving e-mail and chat.
Written by:
Kara Ripley, Resources for Libraries and Lifelong Learning