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Big News for RBDigital and CloudLibrary

Some exciting changes are happening with both RBDigital and CloudLibrary in April. First off, the Wyoming State Library will launch the RBDigital Unlimited subscription service that will increase the unlimited, simultaneous access titles from approximately 8,000 to 28,000. All content from the RBDigital family of imprints, including all Recorded Books titles that are one year […]

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Today’s Document: Citizen Archivist Takeover

The National Archives is always finding gems to feature on Today’s Document, and for the whole month of April, they’re hosting a citizen archivist takeover. Here’s your chance to see one of your favorites featured — and we have a few suggestions with Wyoming connections. Participating is easy! Simply click their search link to browse […]

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Take the GoWYLD.net Survey

If you’re a Wyoming librarian, student, or library patron who’s made use of the resources at GoWYLD.net, here’s your opportunity to weigh in on what should be included. You are invited to take this short survey to help the Shared Purchases Committee evaluate and set priorities for these resources. Take the survey. The survey will be […]

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Newly Renovated LCCC Library Reopens

Laramie County Community College’s Ludden Library recently reopened after a $6.2 million expansion. The project was funded with $2.6 million from the LCCC Foundation and $2.5 million from the Wyoming State Legislature, with the balance coming from a mill levy and major maintenance funds. The new library space is already busy with students and members […]

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Wellness in the Library Workplace Online Course starts in April

From the American Library Association You’re a library worker. You are already helping those in your community find health information. But what are you doing to manage your own well-being?  Are you a supervisor? How are you helping to ensure your staff stays healthy (physically, emotionally, etc.)? Individual and community well-being are inherently connected. Thus, […]

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Tools for Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, and the Association of Specialized Government and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASGCLA), a division of the American Library Association, has created a free toolkit designed to help you create a more welcoming and accessible library environment for visitors who experience developmental, cognitive, and intellectual disabilities. National Developmental Disabilities Awareness […]

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New Women’s Rights Teaching Resources

Reposted from the National Archives Hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities are available on a new webpage devoted to Women’s Rights and Roles in American History on DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. It’s one of their several Popular Topics pages. Many of the documents, photos, and other primary sources […]

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Let’s Laugh With WSL NASA Selfies

March 19 is National Let’s Laugh Day, and we hope we can bring you a chuckle with our Wyoming State Library staff floating in space, thanks to the NASA Selfies app, available for both Apple and Android. The app was created to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the launch of NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. The new NASA […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of March 18

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of March 18 from the Wyoming State Library Training Calendar. Descriptions are below. 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. All times MDT Monday, Mar 18 (12:30-1:30 pm) Library Data & Evaluation (Idaho Commission for […]

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Federal Budget Recommendation Would Eliminate IMLS

President Trump’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget recommendation, “A Budget for a Better America,” once again proposes to eliminate funding for the Institute of Museum and Library Services. While this is the third year that the President’s budget recommendation has proposed eliminating IMLS, Congress has actually increased funding for the agency over that time period. In […]

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