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Nearly 100 percent of libraries offer tech training and workforce programs, study finds

According to a new study from the American Library Association (ALA), nearly 100 percent of America’s public libraries offer workforce development training programs, online job resources, and technology skills training. Combined with maker spaces, coding classes, and programs dedicated to

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Confused about e-government services? Participate in free Lib2Gov webinars

The American Library Association (ALA) and the Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) at the University of Maryland at College Park are pleased to announce the re-launch of Lib2Gov, an online e-government resource for librarians. Over the past few months,

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Digital Inclusion Survey deadline extended to Nov. 22

When the ALA filed its comments with the Federal Communications Commission advocating for libraries in the E-rate program, broadband data from past ALA and University of Maryland Information Policy & Access Center (iPAC) research was a centerpiece. Thanks to these

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The Digital Inclusion Survey: A new way to define your library

Is your library meeting the digital needs of your community? This is a complicated question, and one you need an answer to when reaching out to community stakeholders. This is also a timely question as it feeds into a hot

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Don’t Forget: Learn How to Provide E-government Services to Patrons

To assist libraries in providing e-government services to patrons, several library and information organizations will host the no-cost webinar “Libraries & E-government” on May 30, 2013, from 2:00–3:00p.m. EST. Register for the webinar to learn: Learn how to use LibEGov

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