Archive for the "Promotion" Category

Nebraska Librarians Encouraged to help Library Customers Access Financial Aid Toolkit

The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid recently launched a new website called the Financial Aid Toolkit :A One-Stop Shop for Financial Aid Resources Who is the Financial Aid Toolkit for? The toolkit is for librarians; staff or volunteers at community based organizations; guidance counselors; college access advisers; and anyone who assists students through […]

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 BooksAreJustTheBeginning.com

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 […]

Libraries Featured in EveryoneOn Media Campaign

EveryoneOn.org is a national three-year media campaign—currently underway—to raise awareness of the importance of digital literacy. The campaign’s mission is to promote the personal relevance of computer and high-speed Internet use among non-users, and to connect them with free digital literacy training. It is likely that, in many cases, this training will be provided through […]

Add your success stories …

IMLS (the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency that provides funding to states and libraries) is asking for your help in getting success stories on two separate national initiatives related to broadband connectivity. See below for where to send any examples or experiences you have on either. 1. Libraries are asked to […]

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 […]

Nebraska Libraries Invited to Participate in EveryoneOn

Connect2Compete Digital Literacy/EveryoneOn in Nebraska EveryoneOn is a national campaign powered by Connect2Compete—a national nonprofit organization—bringing together leaders from communities, the private sector, and leading foundations. Through our programs and the power of technology, we will improve the lives of Americans – regardless of their age, race, geography, income, or education level. The use of […]

Idea for Newspaper Column: Library Broadband Customer of the Week

I have to jump in here with an idea I’ve had, and have sold to newspaper people, but never gotten a library to do. How about using your library’s message as the headline, then a photo of a different user each week with their quote about the library…why they like and use the library, a book […]

Webinar on Wellness this week! Wed, Oct. 24, 2012, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT.

Spotlight! on National Library of Medicine Resources – Wellness -Wed, Oct. 24, 2012, 1:00 MT, 2:00 CT. “Wellness” is such a broad topic that it’s made up of many components. For this month’s Spotlight! session, Jim Honour will recommend some wellness resources that focus on exercise, physical fitness, complementary/ alternative medicine, prevention and personal health […]

What Accidental Marketers Need to Know Workshop

As you have already heard, library marketing guru Kathy Dempsey is coming to Lincoln in November. We are very lucky to have her do two different presentations for us! On Thursday, November 29, she will be the SELS/ELS Fall Colloquium speaker with the topic “Building Community Partnerships: 25 Ideas in 45 Minutes”. Visit the SELS […]

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