Category Archives: Online Resources

That All May Read: What IS a print disability? An answer + resources

Libraries are commonly understood to be the repositories of the human experience, storehouses which take that human experience and, from it, create opportunities for library consumers to “learn, grow, and know”. But what if someone you know has a print … Continue reading

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National Geographic launches new community: “GeoEducators”

 As someone who really likes working with kids and knows how exciting and challenging it can be to present STEAM programs, I just found out about a great resource to share. If you’re someone who works with kids (librarian, educator, … Continue reading

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Coursera – high-quality online CE courses…and they’re FREE!

While serving on the Washington Library Association’s Marketing & Communication Committee, my task — because the subject is something I’m very passionate about — was writing articles in the WLA’s eConnections newsletter about continuing education opportunities for library staff and for library customers. I informed readers about very library-staff-specific resources … Continue reading

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For those of you who want to incorporate vitality to your social media with visual content – here are 55 free templates!

  We know we’re visual animals, and according to this August 2013 article from Inbound Marketing written by Pamela Vaughan: And in social media? Visuals pretty much make or break your presence. In fact, photos on Facebook generate 53% more Likes, … Continue reading

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OverDrive is bringing you some fresh help

OverDrive is bringing you some fresh help. For those of you who use Overdrive for your eBook needs, check out the new help site. As a Librarian, I will say that Overdrive Help is awesome – I’m always impressed by … Continue reading

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Get Free Training with Microsoft Virtual Academy

If you live in Washington state, chances are that your community library has a great resource if you want to learn how to use Microsoft Products (Windows, SharePoint, SQL Server, etc.): Microsoft IT Academy. You can enroll in high-quality courses that will prepare … Continue reading

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K-12 Resource Guide: Resources by Content Area

K-12 Resource Guide: Resources by Content Area. Awesome resource list provided by UW Educational Outreach for those working with youth (children & teens) in the Puget Sound region.

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