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Free webinar: Helping patrons understand Ebola

Reminder: On Tuesday, October 14, 2014, library leaders from the U.S. National Library of Medicine will host the free webinar “Fighting Ebola and Infectious Diseases with Information: Resources and Search Skills can Arm Librarians.” The webinar will teach participants how to find and share reliable health information. Recent outbreaks across the globe and in the U.S. have increased public awareness ... Read More »

Webinar: Fighting Ebola with information

Recent outbreaks across the globe and in the U.S. have increased public awareness of the potential public health impacts of infectious diseases. As a result, many librarians are assisting their patrons in finding credible information sources on topics such as Ebola, Chikungunya and pandemic influenza. The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging librarians to participate in “Fighting Ebola and Infectious ... Read More »

Copyright Office under the congressional spotlight

Last Thursday, the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet held a hearing to gather information about the work of the U.S. Copyright Office and to learn about the challenges the Office faces in trying to fulfill its many responsibilities. Testifying before the Committee was Maria Pallante, Register of Copyrights and Director of the Copyright Office ... Read More »

Reminder: Social Security webinar this week

Reminder: The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging librarians to participate in “My SSA,” a free webinar that will teach participants how to use My Social Security (MySSA), the online Social Security resource. Do you know how to help your patrons locate information on Supplemental Security Income or Social Security? Presented by leaders and members of the development team of ... Read More »

Free webinar: Understanding Social Security

Do you know how to help your patrons locate information on Supplemental Security Income or Social Security? The American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging librarians to participate in “My SSA,” a free webinar that will teach participants how to use My Social Security (MySSA), the online Social Security resource. Presented by leaders and members of the development team of MySSA, ... Read More »