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NCompass Live: WebJunction: Resource for Rural Libraries
 

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WebJunction is the online community where library staff come together to connect, create, and learn. If you have not looked at the offerings at Web Junction lately, it's time to take a look. ...

WebJunction is the online community where library staff come together to connect, create, and learn. If you have not looked at the offerings at Web Junction lately, it's time to take a look. WebJunction provides resources and training specifically for rural and small libraries covering advocacy, funding, outreach, training, technology, and more. Join Christa Burns, Special Projects Librarian at the NLC, to learn what your colleagues across the country are doing to bring library services to their rural and small communities.

NCompass Live - September 23, 2009

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    NCompass Live: WebJunction: Resource for Rural Libraries NCompass Live: WebJunction: Resource for Rural Libraries Presentation Transcript

    • Resource for
      Rural Libraries
      NCompass Live – September 23, 2009
    • Connect
      With colleagues and groups; Around content and training; Planned or spontaneously
      Create
      New communities, relationships, insights, opportunities, and learning
      Learn
      The skills to be more effective at your job and improve your organization
    • WebJunction History
      Gates Foundation’s 5 year Library Program
      Nebraska - http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/libdev/ gates/gatesactivities.html
      Launched May 2003: Gates Foundation awarded OCLC and partners a three-year grant to build a Web-based community for public access & technology support
      New WebJunction re-launched August 2008 – New grant (Summer 2007) from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    • Why A New WebJunction?
      Evolving library community needs
      Need for a refreshed platform and technology
      Changing social technology landscape
      New tools to help more library sizes and types
      Significant learning enhancements
    • The New WebJunction!
    • http://www.webjunction.org/
      Tabs connect you to the activities and content you care most about
    • You control who sees your info.
      Member Info
      But if you don’t share it, Libraryland won’t see it!
      Profile Page
    • Groups!!!
    • http://webjunction.org/rural
    • Questions???
      Christa Burns
      Special Projects Librarian
      Nebraska Library Commission
      christa.burns@nebraska.gov
      800-307-2665