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ALA, Depts. of Ed. and Labor to Host Webinar on Workforce Funding

On October 27, 2014, the American Library Association (ALA) will host “$2.2 Billion Reasons to Pay Attention to WIOA,” an interactive webinar that will explore ways that public and community college libraries can receive funding for employment skills training and

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Free webinar: Giving legal advice to patrons

Every day, public library staff are asked to answer legal questions. Since these questions are often complicated and confusing, and because there are frequent warnings about not offering legal advice, reference staff may be uncomfortable addressing legal reference questions. To

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Webinar archive: Fighting Ebola with information

Archived video from the American Library Association (ALA) webinar “Fighting Ebola and Infectious Diseases with Information: Resources and Search Skills Can Arm Librarians,” is now available. The free webinar teaches participants how to find and share reliable health information on

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Save the date: 2.2 billion reasons libraries should care about WIOA

On October 27, 2014, the American Library Association will join the Department of Education and the Department of Labor in hosting “$2.2 Billion Reasons to Pay Attention to WIOA,” an interactive webinar that will explore ways that public and community

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Watch and learn: Making the election connection for libraries

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the American Library Association (ALA) and Advocacy Guru Stephanie Vance collaborated to host “Making the Election Connection,” an interactive webinar that explored the ways that library advocates can legally engage during an election season, as

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