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Archive webinar available: Giving legal advice to patrons

An archive of the free webinar “Lib2Gov.org: Connecting Patrons with Legal Information” is now available. Hosted jointly by the American Library Association (ALA) and iPAC, the webinar was designed to help library reference staff build confidence in responding to legal

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Free webinar: The latest on Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak continues, the public must sort through all of the information being disseminated via the news media and social media. In this rapidly evolving environment, librarians are providing valuable services to their communities as they assist their

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Reminder: Free webinar “Giving legal advice to patrons”

Reminder: To help reference staff build confidence in responding to legal inquiries, the American Library Association (ALA) and iPAC will host the free webinar “Lib2Gov.org: Connecting Patrons with Legal Information” on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, from 2:00—3:00 p.m. EDT. The

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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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