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WSL Updates for April 6, 2017

WSL Updates for April 6, 2017

Volume 13, April 6, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SCHOOL LIBRARY GRANTS 2) GRANTS FOR DIGITIZATION 3) NEH PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS 4) CIVILITY GOES VIRAL 5) IMLS GRANTS TO STATES 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) SCHOOL LIBRARY GRANTS The Washington State Library (WSL) is accepting applications for RSL-2: a new cycle of “Refreshing School Libraries” grants. The purpose of the grant is to help bolster schools’ nonfiction collections. We hope to help…

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WSL Updates for January 19, 2017

WSL Updates for January 19, 2017

Volume 13, January 19, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) WSL SERVICE CHANGES 2) FREE COMPUTERS – MIA LAB GRANTS 3) PRESERVATION GRANTS FOR SMALLER INSTITUTIONS 4) RECORDINGS AT RISK GRANTS 5) BEYOND GOOGLE – FINDING GOVERNMENT INFORMATION 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for March 31, 2011

WSL Updates for March 31, 2011

Volume 7, March 31, 2011 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) RESOURCE SHARING GRANT Q&A SESSION 2) FIRST TUESDAYS – SEARCH THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES 3) FUNDING FOR LIBRARY SUPPORT STAFF CERTIFICATION 4) NEW YORK TIMES AVAILABLE THROUGH LIBRARIES 5) MAKING SENSE OF THE CIVIL WAR 6) CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK (SOME FREE, SOME NOT) Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for February 17, 2011

WSL Updates for February 17, 2011

Volume 7, February 17, 2011 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) FREE GENEALOGY EVENT – BING CROSBY’S FAMILY HISTORY 2) WLA ANNUAL CONFERENCE – REGISTER NOW 3) PUBLIC RECORDS & OPEN MEETING FORUM 4) FREE WEBWISE CONFERENCE 5) HOST THE KING JAMES BIBLE TRAVELING EXHIBIT 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for December 30, 2010

WSL Updates for December 30, 2010

Volume 6, December 30, 2010 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) WSL GOES SOCIAL 2) GRANTS FOR THE BIG READ 3) TRAVEL OPPORTUNITY FOR SECONDARY EDUCATORS 4) AFTER-SCHOOL ARTS PROGRAMS RECOGNIZED 5) OPEN GOVERNMENT CONFERENCE 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for December 2, 2010

WSL Updates for December 2, 2010

Volume 6, December 2, 2010 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) FIRST TUESDAYS – GETTING THE WORD TO YOUR TARGET AUDIENCE 2) CARE OF PAPER, PHOTOGRAPHS, AND AUDIOVISUAL COLLECTIONS 3) SPEED-DATING FOR GRANTMAKERS 4) TRAVELING EXHIBITIONS CELEBRATE JEWISH ARTISTS 5) GRANTS TO AMERICA’S HISTORICAL & CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for October 28, 2010

WSL Updates for October 28, 2010

Volume 6, October 28, 2010 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) FIRST TUESDAYS – ROMANCE READERS’ ADVISORY 2) VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR DAILY OLYMPIAN INDEXING 3) SCHOLARSHIP MONEY AVAILABLE FOR FUTURE LIBRARIANS 4) LIS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE DIRECTORY 5) DIGITAL HUMANITIES START-UP GRANTS 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for July 22, 2010

WSL Updates for July 22, 2010

Volume 6, July 22, 2010 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) GETTING POLICYMAKERS TO LISTEN – ONE THING THAT *ALWAYS* WORKS 2) AMERICAN HERITAGE PRESERVATION GRANTS 3) INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMS FOR LIBRARIANS 4) TO UPGRADE MS OFFICE OR NOT 5) PICTURING AMERICA SCHOOL COLLABORATION PROJECTS 6) LOOK FOR A JOB USING ONLINE SOURCES 7) MATCH YOUR SKILLS TO THE BEST CAREER FOR YOU Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for June 10, 2010

WSL Updates for June 10, 2010

Volume 6, June 10, 2010 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) BCR TO LYRASIS TRANSITION HAPPENING NOW 2) EARLY LEARNING – TIME IS RUNNING OUT TO HAVE YOUR SAY 3) LOUISA MAY ALCOTT LIBRARY GRANTS 4) FLIP-IN’ OUT @ THE LIBRARY 5) NEW POSSIBILITIES IN COOPERATIVE CATALOGING? 6) TALK UP YOUR VALUE IN 30 TO 60 SECONDS 7) CREATING INVITING LOW COST TEEN SPACES 8) CHRISTIAN FICTION BOOK BUZZ Please follow and like us:

National Newspaper Archive Celebrates 1M Pages Online

National Newspaper Archive Celebrates 1M Pages Online

The National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP) recently celebrated adding 1 million pages to the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America site and adding 7 more states to the program. Read more about this major milestone at washingtonpost.com. The program is a combined effort of the Library of Congress, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and institutions from 22 states (including Washington State). Access to the historic newspaper archive is free at chroniclingamerica.loc.gov. Selected illustrated newspaper pages have also been uploaded on the Library of Congress Flickr Commons. Read more about Washington State’s participation in…

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