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Nebraska Librarians Invited to Broadband Technology Fairs

A series of Broadband Technology Fairs is scheduled across the state in March and early April. The theme highlights “The Power of Business – What’s Next” as experts will focus on how businesses can adapt and use online applications successfully in their operations. The events are part of the Broadband Initiative that is expanding efforts […]

Get the word out with

Research shows that library customers want their community libraries to provide them with books—and so much more! Building on this reality, the Nebraska Library Commission is providing a tool kit and resources to help Nebraska librarians get the word out: In Nebraska Libraries: Books Are Just the Beginning! The October 2, 2013 edition of NCompass […]

Money Smart Week @ your library® April 20-27, 2013

The Money Smart Week® public awareness campaign is designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country, including Nebraska libraries. Libraries sponsoring activities and events to stress the importance of financial literacy and inform consumers about where they can […]

Computer-Related Training Session Options @ your library® Provided by Metropolitan Community College

Metro Community College Training Click on this link to read more: Metropolitan Community College, one of our new Library Broadband Builds Nebraska Communities (LBBNC) program partners, is ready to work with participating LBBNC libraries to schedule computer-related training sessions at no cost to your library or to your customers. The flyer attached will help to answer […]

What Seniors Want to Know: Health Resources

Spotlight! On NLM Resources -Wednesday, February 27, 1:00 MT/2:00 CT What Seniors Want to Know: Health Resources, including the redesign of NIH Senior Health– presented by Marty Magee. The session will include information on health topics, directories for finding healthcare, drug information, exercise, diet and issues related to aging. This online training is FREE. […]

February Webinar Explores Information Security

The Nebraska Public Service Commission in partnership with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is offering a webinar this Wednesday February 20th that you and/or business folks in your community may be interested in watching. Please see their announcement below for more information. February Webinar Explores Information Security When people enter personal information into a website, they […]

2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries Schedule Now Available

The full schedule for the 2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries online conference is now available! You will find it on the 2013 Schedule page. Information about our presenters is available on the 2013 Speakers page. We are still collecting details from our presenters, so some descriptions and speaker bios are not posted yet. Additional […]

2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2013 Big Talk From Small Libraries conference is now open. Details can be found on the registration page on this site. As a reminder: The schedule of presentations has not yet been set and there’s still time to submit a proposal. The proposal deadline is Friday, January 11th and we hope to […]

Library Staff and Supporters Invited to Basic Broadband Webinar

Wish you knew more about the basics of broadband, but you don’t know who to ask? This beginner level webinar will introduce you to terms, tools, and concepts that will help increase your understanding. We will be joined by special guest, library consultant Kieran Hixon. Topics will include: What is the difference between the various […]

Webinar Scheduled to Assist Job Seekers

Effective December 2, 2012 Nebraskans qualifying for Unemployment Insurance were notified that they can no longer claim weekly benefits through the telephone system. They are REQUIRED to claim weekly benefits and REQUIRED to complete a weekly work search log through the Nebraska Department of Labor Website at The Nebraska Library Commission has scheduled a January […]

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