Collection Maintenance

Getting Started with Digitization: An Introduction for Libraries

 

Do you have special collections that need to be digitized? Digitization projects can be a big undertaking, but the key to success is in the planning process. Libraries must consider content selection, scanning processes, copyright, and making content available for public use.

New Spring Nonfiction for the Library, Classroom and Home

 

With the elevated emphasis of higher learning standards, providing patrons with informative, high-quality (and highly appealing) nonfiction is more vital than ever. Outstanding nonfiction is key to meeting the needs of all readers, from the very youngest library users to high school students.

Going Digital

 

Join us for a one hour free webinar that briefly introduces the critical components of digital content creation and collection development.

Register HERE!

Riding the Range from Your Armchair

 

Do you need to find westerns writers other than Zane Grey and Louis L’Amour for your patrons?

Join Nebraska Library Commission staff for a discussion of western stories that are historical, contemporary, mystery, romance, traditional, or maybe jump new cliffs.

Register HERE!

Best New Children's Books of 2015

 

Sally Snyder, Nebraska Library Commission's Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Services, will give brief book talks on new titles that could be good additions to your library's collection. Titles for preschool through elementary school will be included.

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Best New Teen Books of 2015

 

Sally Snyder, Nebrask Library Commission's Coordinator of Children and Young Adult Library Service, and Jill Annis, Librarian at Elkhorn (NE) Grandview Middle School, will give brief book talks on new titles that could be good additions to your library's collection. Titles for middle and high school ages will be included.

Spanish Language Collection Development with Diana Miranda-Murillo

 

Diana Miranda-Murillo from the Austin Public Library will give us an update on the current tools she is using for Spanish language collection development -- from the traditional tools (catalogs and websites) to the not-so-traditional ones like book tubers and social media.

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Going Digital

 

Join us for a one hour free webinar that briefly introduces the critical components of digital content creation and collection development.

This webinar will be presented by two of the following LYRASIS professionals.

Who Done It? And Who Figured it Out? The NLC Booktalks Mysteries

 

Books that fall within the mystery category take up a goodly share of the fiction shelf space in public libraries. It seems that sooner or later, most active readers read mysteries. Within the genre, there’s just about something for everyone - romantic mystery, historical mystery, cozy, hardboiled, detectives professional and non from all walks of life, and even some non-human - mysteries run the gamut. And the readers can’t get enough of their favorite detective series.

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