Upcoming CE Opportunities!

There are almost 90 learning opportunities (many free of charge) available for library staff during February. The sessions cover a wide range of topics, such as RDA, networking, STEM, data, collections, grants, NC LIVE, and more. Be sure to check out the listings at the Train Station, your one-stop destination for continuing education and professional ...

Webinar featuring Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s ONE Access program

The State Library will be hosting a webinar on Charlotte Mecklenburg Library’s ONE Access program entitled, “ONE Access: A library/school partnership integrating student access to library resources.” Learn more about the partnership between Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library which allows all students to use to use their Student ID number to access and check out ...

Programming Highlights: Be a Pet’s Hero at New Hanover County Public Library

Programming Highlights: Be a Pet's Hero at New Hanover County Public Library
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...

Upcoming CE opportunities from the State Library

The State Library is pleased to announce some new continuing education opportunities for the winter and spring of 2016! Please visit the Train Station calendar for complete details and registration links. Cataloging and RDA Cataloging Serials and RDA This half-day (morning) workshop explains the differences and similarities between AACR2 and RDA for serials cataloging. This ...

Winston-Salem State University appoints Wanda K. Brown to Director of Library Service

Winston-Salem State University appoints Wanda K. Brown to Director of Library Service
From the press release: Wanda K. Brown, has been appointed director of library services at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). Accomplished in library services, Brown brings more than three decades of comprehensive library experience to the position. Prior to her WSSU appointment, Brown was associate dean of Wake Forest University’s Z. Smith Reynolds Library, where she ...

In Case You Missed It: A round-up of recent library-related news and interesting reads

Let us know if your library was in the news! Email Amanda Johnson to make sure your library is featured. DigitalNC, the website of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center was named as one of the 75 best genealogical websites. Catawba County Library’s TechConnect space was highlighted for making new technology accessible to all in ...

Programming Highlights: Zoom Pass at Alamance County Public Libraries

Programming Highlights: Zoom Pass at Alamance County Public Libraries
This post is part of a series highlighting the North Carolina Public Library Directors Association 2015 Programming Award recipients.  We hope to not only recognize these innovative programs and their achievements, but also to facilitate sharing of programming ideas across the state.  Do you have a program at your library that you’d like to share ...

Monthly Report: December 2015

Monthly Report: December 2015
Activities / Accomplishments Kelly Agan continued work on enhancing the North Carolina state parks content in NCpedia to co-inside with the 2016 state parks centennial. So far approx. 30 new articles on individual state parks have been added along with links to documents and images in NC Digital Collections (and other state agencies), a timeline ...

In case you missed it: A round-up of recent library-related news and interesting reads

Let us know if your library was in the news! Email Amanda Johnson to make sure your library is featured. Our own Cal Shepard was quoted in Library Journal’s article focusing on the changing fundraising landscape facing libraries.  The article also mention’s Lincoln County Library Director, Jennifer Sackett and her work organizing last year’s Day ...

The North Carolina Community College Library Association Conference is accepting proposals

The North Carolina Community College Library Association Conference is accepting proposals
Registration is open for the 2016 NCCCLA Conference to be held at Surry Community College in Dobson on Thursday & Friday, March 10-11. The conference theme is “Designing Better Librarians: Best Practices for Continued Relevance.” Presentation proposals are being accepted through January 25! Proposals related to the theme are preferred…  Submit proposals here. We hope ...