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Lori Phillips receives Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award

From the University of Wyoming Library News blog UW Libraries is pleased to announce that Lori Phillips, Associate Dean, is the recipient of this year’s Milstead Distinguished Librarianship Award. The late Agnes Milstead, a professor of education and library science at UW, established the award in 1993 to recognize significant contributions to the University Libraries in scholarship, […]

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 27

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library’s Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

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Supporting Students with Inclusive School Library Collections

By Melissa Snider Colter Elementary School Library As librarians and media specialists, we strive to build collections of print and digital materials that serve the information and literacy needs of our students and staff. Collection development choices are guided by many factors including curricular needs and student interest. We may also consider the backgrounds of […]

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Alzheimer’s Listening Sessions Make the Rounds at Wyoming Libraries

The University of Wyoming Center on Aging is among the sponsors with the Wyoming Department of Health for Alzheimer’s disease informative listening sessions throughout the state — many at Wyoming public libraries. Listening sessions are free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. All listening sessions will be held from 3-5 p.m. on the […]

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LRCC Fall Literacy Conference Call for Proposals

The University of Wyoming Literacy Research Center and Clinic’s (LRCC) Fall Literacy Conference for teachers around the state, “Sharpening our Focus: Comprehension Across Disciplines and Grade Levels,” will take place Sept. 22-23 at UW in Laramie, Wyo. The Wyoming School-University Partnership has been a co-planner for the conference. A Call for Proposals to present at […]

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Shining a Light on Staff: National Library Workers Day, April 11

Learn more from the American Library Association April 11 is National Library Workers Day (NLWD), a time to recognize library staff members for their public service contributions in transforming lives and communities through education and lifelong learning. In Wyoming, more than 1,400 workers are found in all types libraries, including academic, public, school and special […]

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March 2017 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the March 2017 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Have news you’d like included next month? Contact Susan Mark, WSL publications specialist, at susan.mark@wyo.gov or (307) 777-5915. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, too.

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Free Library Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 20

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library’s Training Calendar. You can subscribe and view the events in your calendar software, or you can find all the events at library.wyo.gov/services/training/calendar.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day and Happy Friday!

From Paige Bredenkamp, School Library Consultant Attached is a PDF of the March School Library Paige. While it is mostly informational, I am requesting feedback in a section titled “School Library Hotline.” Feedback can go a long way to demonstrate value of school librarians in Wyoming! Have a great weekend! Paige Download the File Here

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Gale Primary Sources a Treasure Trove of Information for Wyomingites

Today, March 17, Gale Artemis: Primary Sources will be rebranded as Gale Primary Sources. Links will redirect automatically, so there’s no need for libraries to update them. Through Gale Primary Sources, researchers from all walks of life can cross search a wealth of primary source content. Gale Primary Sources is licensed for state residents through funding from the University of […]

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