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Wyoming PBS Feature on the Natural Trap Cave

From the University of Wyoming Libraries blog University of Wyoming Libraries’ Digital Collections has been working with the UW Geological Museum to digitize specimens from the Natural Trap Cave at the base of the Bighorn Mountains. This exciting collaboration results in both detailed images and 3D scans of fossils that can be printed. You can […]

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Big Talk From Small Libraries is Tomorrow

Want awesome ideas for small libraries? Join the Big Talk From Small Libraries 2018 online conference tomorrow, February 23. It’s free and online, so you can tune in from your desk. Registration is still open, so head over to the Registration page and sign up. They have a great agenda for the day, with seven 50-minute sessions plus five […]

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To Be Bilingual; Benefits of Knowing Two Languages

By Pamela Mejia de Rodriguez Reposted with permission from Colorado Virtual Library In this country that I’m living now or being more specific, the state that I am now living, Colorado, I have developed a new hobby thanks to my husband. I am talking about skiing! Even though I have only gone skiing two times, I already […]

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WSL Librarian at GRO-Biz Conference

Karen Kitchens, the Wyoming State Library’s State Publications Librarian, was in Rock Springs today at the GRO-Biz Conference & Idea Expo. Here, she’s with USPTO Denver Office Supervisory Patent Examiner Garth Rademaker (left) and U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (center). Sen. Enzi is the founder of the conference and expo. GRO-Biz helps Wyoming businesses offer their products or […]

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What’s for Dinner in Federal Documents?

Here at the Wyoming State Library, we enjoy some of the quirky items we find in our historical government documents. We went exploring our early 20th Century copies of the Farmers’ Bulletin from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and found a few meals you might or might not want on your table. Have these recipes stood […]

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February 2018 Outrider Now Available

  Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the February 2018 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. Have news you’d like included? 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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Upcoming Webinar: In Depth With the New AASL Standards, Part II

Join Jennisen Lucas, Wyoming School Librarian and American Association of School Librarians (AASL) Affiliate for the second part of her in-depth tour of the new AASL school library standards. February’s installation will be the Shared Foundation, “Include.” This free webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 27, at 3:30 p.m. MST Come for the information; […]

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of February 19

Free, online, continuing education events for this week from the Wyoming State Library 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. All times MST Monday, Feb 19 (11-12 pm) Motivate Monday with Fundraising Expert Pamela Grow (Motivate Monday) How are nonprofit professionals jump starting […]

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Guidance from YALSA on Teen Services Competencies

In 2017, the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) released its Teen Services Competencies for Library Staff. In recent weeks, they’ve been delving into these competencies and how to implement them effectively in libraries on the YALSA blog. If you’re looking to learn more to better serve your young adult patrons, you might explore these […]

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