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Wyoming Digital Archives Adds 1 Millionth Document

The Wyoming State Archives has accepted the one millionth document into their Digital Archives and celebrates the exponential growth of this secure storage method for the state’s valuable records. Wyoming Digital Archives by the numbers: 7 years 1,000,000 records 190 individual users in: 19 state agencies 12 county offices 1 municipal office (Sundance, coming soon!) … Continue reading Wyoming Digital Archives Adds 1 Millionth Document

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Explore GoWYLD.net from Stats to Widgets

Join us for our webinar, “GoWYLD.net from the Staff Side: From Stats to Widgets,” on Tuesday, February 25 from 11:15 a.m. until noon MST. Register to attend. (Webinar ID 159-031-667) This webinar will explore where to find database statistics and announcements, FAQ’s about access, database product information and marketing tools, guides and handouts, and much … Continue reading Explore GoWYLD.net from Stats to Widgets

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Potluck Dishes Still Needed for WLA Reception

The Wyoming Library Association is counting on YOU — if you’re planning to attend the 2020 WLA Legislative Reception and would like to partake in the annual potluck dinner, bring a contribution! There are not currently enough sign-ups to provide food for both legislators and library guests, and there is still a dire need for … Continue reading Potluck Dishes Still Needed for WLA Reception

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Wyoming Monuments and Markers Online Map

Wondering what those historic markers along the highway are all about? Never have time to stop as you drive by at highway speeds? Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources has announced a new and searchable Monuments and Markers Interactive Map. The GIS-based database contains a profile for each of the 1,000+ monuments and markers, including … Continue reading Wyoming Monuments and Markers Online Map

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Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of February 17

Free, online, continuing education events for the week of February 17 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 MST Monday, Feb 17 (7-8 am) Champions:  We are in This Together – … Continue reading Free Continuing Education Events for the Week of February 17

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Deadline Extended for Library Leadership Applications

The deadline to apply for the 2020 Wyoming Library Leadership Institute has been extended until March 15. WLLI will be held July 31 – August 1 in Pinedale, Wyoming. PLEASE NOTE: The information and application that was posted originally had an incorrect email address. Completed applications should be sent to wyllinstitute@gmail.com. Learn more and apply … Continue reading Deadline Extended for Library Leadership Applications

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February 2020 Outrider Now Available

Find a wrap-up of the latest in Wyoming library news in the February 2020 Outrider newsletter from the Wyoming State Library. Subscribe today, and we’ll send the Outrider straight to your email inbox each month. You can also see past issues. Do you know any library colleagues, trustees, advocates, or volunteers who might be interested in the Outrider? Please … Continue reading February 2020 Outrider Now Available

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Tips for Public Library Policy Development

Reposted from the Colorado Virtual Library’s Trustee Corner Are you looking to develop new policies (or revise existing policies) in 2020? The Loveland Public Library shared tips for public library policy development which they gained in 2019 after completing a full update of their policy manual. The first tip they shared is to identify stakeholders. … Continue reading Tips for Public Library Policy Development

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New Books at the WSL

The latest additions to the Wyoming State Library’s collection are available to you through WYLDCAT. Questions, comments, or suggestions for purchase may be directed to Library Development Manager Brian Greene at brian.greene@wyo.gov or (307) 777-6339. Coaching Copyright Smith, Kevin L. and Erin L. Ellis Chicago : ALA Editions, 2020 Creative Commons for Educators and Librarians Creative Commons … Continue reading New Books at the WSL

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WSL Closed on Presidents’ Day

  The Wyoming State Library will be closed on Monday, February 17, in honor of Presidents’ Day. We will resume our normal hours on Tuesday, February 18. Remember — even when the library’s closed, you can always download the latest audiobook, ebook, or digital magazine from GoWYLD. See gowyld.libguides.com/econtent for details.

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