Continuing ed: “Successful Secrets for New Supervisors” in-person workshops

Registration is open for the Knowing You, Knowing Them: Success Secrets for New Supervisors workshop, co-sponsored by the State Library of NC and NCLA/LAMS. This workshop is presented by trainer & consultant, Linda Bruno. The registration fee has been waived for this workshop so that it may be attended for free by library staff! Lunch ...

New library director: Madison County Public Library System 1

New library director: Madison County Public Library System
Please join us in welcoming Melanie Morgan as the new director of Madison County Public Library System. In Melanie’s own words: As soon as I crossed the Madison County border, I felt at home.  It is a beautiful area with kind and welcoming people.  It is definitely a place where my husband and I would ...

Workshop: “Librarian Career Strategies,” NCLA RT on Ethnic Minority Concerns

Workshop:
Are you a recent MLS graduate, looking for your first professional position? Are you trying to move from librarian to a supervisory position? Are you interested in being a library director or dean? Are you not interested in working in a library at all, but are looking for a non-traditional career for librarians? If so, ...

New and improved: Digital Inclusion Library Data

New and improved: Digital Inclusion Library Data
You may recall that back in May 2014 we posted about the exciting new Digital Inclusion Mapping Tools for libraries. Well recently, the mapping tools have gotten an upgrade and there is even more data available! A new set of data now appears below the map. This includes “Public Access Technology and Infrastructure,” “Digital Literacy/Public ...

New in DigitalNC: September 2014

New in DigitalNC: September 2014
Yearbooks from the Museum of the Albemarle now Online Twelve yearbooks for Pasquotank, Camden, Gates, and Perquimans Counties, and a class reunion book are now online, contributed by the Museum of the Albemarle. Camden County High School (Camden) (1953) Central High School (Elizabeth City) (1948, 1961) Central High School Class of 1951 Reunion Elizabeth City High ...

Coming soon . . . a new season of learning from the State Library of North Carolina!

NC LIVE, LibGuides, RDA, and something special for NEW supervisors & managers.  Details follow – Looking for NC LIVE training?  We’ve got lots of choices for you, starting with . . . The all-new Introducing ProQuest: A Hands-on Training Experience workshop!  These half-day hands-on technology sessions are taught by NC Master Trainers and the content ...

New online continuing education portal for your staff

New online continuing education portal for your staff
Hundreds of online continuing education courses are now available to you and your library staff through SkillPort! The subscription to these courses is made possible through the State Library and an LSTA statewide grant project. SkillPort is an online portal for approximately 450 self-paced courses covering technology, communication, interpersonal skills, customer service, management, and more. Also ...

New library director: Cabarrus County Public Library 3

New library director: Cabarrus County Public Library
Please welcome the new director at Cabarrus County Public Library, Emery Ortiz. Emery just came to Cabarrus County from Onslow County, where she was the Assistant Director of the library. Emery received her MLIS from UNCG in 2009, and a Bachelor’s in English at UNCC before that. In Emery’s words, “I am very interested in the ...

New IMLS funding to support the Digital Public Library of America announced

New IMLS funding to support the Digital Public Library of America announced
Press Release: Institute of Museum and Library Services [September 30, 2014] Abstract: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced a $999,485 grant to the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) for a major expansion of its infrastructure. The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely ...

State Librarian’s Update October 2014

Join State Librarian Cal Shepard on Thursday, October 16 from 10:00 AM  to 11:00 AM for all the news on the most recent developments at the State Library of North Carolina including: News from the Government & Heritage Library and Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped; News about activities from the Library Development consultants; ...