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WebJunction Indiana’s membership grew to over 2,000 strong by the close of 2008 after 50 Indiana librarians and library staff members joined the online community last month. Indiana’s 2,047 members rank it among the top three largest statewide communities. Indiana membership has grown well over 300% since becoming an official WebJunction partner state in June of 2007.
Over the past 18 months, library professionals have taking advantage of hundreds of hours of free profession-enhancing coursework through WebJunction Indiana. These courses have varied from basic computer skills to advanced web design and from using the Internet to library management skills. Most courses also meet Library Education Unit (LEU) requirements for certification.
The State Library would like to thank WebJunction Indiana members for helping making our state’s online community one of the best in the nation.
If you have yet to register for WebJunction Indiana, doing so is free and easy. Simply log onto www.in.webjunction.org, set up your new WebJunction member account, and begin taking advantage of WebJunction’s resources today.
Release courtesy of the American Library Association
nation, Americans are saving newspapers, posters, buttons, and
bumper stickers to commemorate the historic election and
inauguration of Barack Obama. Anne-Imelda M. Radice, Director of
the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS),
encourages citizen-collectors to make sure that their
presidential inauguration collections will be preserved long
into the future.
For more information on preserving your collections, check out the Care For Collections section found in the IMLS’s Guide to Online Resources.