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Heart Mountain in the News

The Heart Mountain Japanese-American Internment Camp is once again in the news. WREN (Wyoming Rural Electric News) published an article on Estelle Ishigo in its April 2018 issue. Ishigo’s husband was Japanese-American. When he was relocated to Heart Mountain during World War II, she went with him and recorded life at the camp in her sketches, […]

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UW Libraries Awards Open Textbook Grants

From University of Wyoming News University of Wyoming Libraries recently awarded open textbook grants to five faculty members to implement open educational resources in their classes. The open textbooks resulting from the grants are projected to save UW students more than $50,000 each semester. “The innovation and creativity of UW instructors in this round of […]

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Resources for Armed Forces Day

From U.S. GPO Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces.  Armed Forces Day, which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May, is part of Armed Forces Week. It was with the idea for citizens to come together and thank our […]

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Free Webinar: A Look at the State of School Librarianship

American schools are going through a period of dramatic change, and school libraries are changing right along with them. With changing budgets, changing technology, and changing student needs, the role of the school librarian seems uncertain. Join Hilda Weisburg for a free webinar to explore the state of the profession. She’ll discuss the key challenges within the […]

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Webinar: Building a Culture of Learning with Library Boards

WebJunction has an upcoming webinar of interest to trustees: Building a Culture of Learning with Library Boards. This free, online event will take place on Thursday, May 24, from 1-2 p.m. MDT. This webinar is hosted in collaboration with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries.

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SHRAB Grants Help You Put Your Records Online

Does your library, museum or archives have amazing historical records collections that you would love to share with the public?  Do they need some repair, or digitization before you could mount them on your website? The Wyoming State Historic Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) funds requests for up to $2500 for these types of projects through […]

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Statewide Access to Selected Databases to be Provided by UW Libraries

The University of Wyoming Libraries and the Wyoming State Library have news to share regarding statewide access to selected resources. Many in the Wyoming library community are aware that impending budget cuts led the State Library to examine some of the database subscriptions. The University of Wyoming Libraries will pick up subscriptions to most […]

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Albany County Public Library Selected for Great American Read Grant

Albany County Public Library in Laramie is one of 50 public libraries selected nationally to receive programming grants for “The Great American Read,” an eight-part PBS television series and multi-platform initiative that celebrates the joy of reading and the books we love. More than 220 public libraries applied for the $2,000 grants, which will support public […]

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Library News in Brief

New NNLM Webinar: ‘Beyond the Memes: Social Media Evaluation’ The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest Region has archived its April PNR Rendezvous webinar (above), ‘Beyond the Memes: Social Media Evaluation.’ Learn the basics about social media analytics, and how to use the data to evaluate social media campaigns and programs. PNR Rendezvous is […]

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‘What in the World?’ at Centennial Branch Library

From University of Wyoming News University of Wyoming students and faculty members will give three presentations during the sixth annual “What in the World?” summer program at the Albany County Public Library Centennial branch. All discussions are free and open to the public. The sessions, moderated by Jean Garrison, UW Center for Global Studies (CGS) […]

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