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Join us for next week's NCompass Live, "Strategic Planning in a Nutshell", on Wednesday, February 4, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. Do you have a plan? The new Nebraska Guidelines for Public Library Accreditation require that a library have an up-to-date strategic plan in place...
Posted by Christa Burns on 1/30/2015 12:52 PM
This past week, I was looking for comfort reading while I was home with a bad cold. I suppose everyone has their own requirements for a good comfort read. For me, that's almost always an old friend-a book that I've enjoyed before...
Posted by Laura Johnson on 1/30/2015 9:00 AM
Nebraska Library Commission staff posing at entrance to NLC in the Atrium Building, 1993...
Posted by Lori Sailors on 1/29/2015 8:00 AM
ProQuest is offering two months of trial access to their most popular K12 databases: CultureGrams eLibrary eLibrary Science Government Reporter History Study Center Learning: Literature ProQuest Research Companion SIRS Decades SIRS Discoverer SIRS Issues Researcher SIRS Renaissance SIRS WebSelect Trial Dates: January 27, 2015 through March 27, 2015 Trial access instructions were distributed via a January 28, 2015 message to the TRIAL mailing list...
Posted by Susan Knisely on 1/28/2015 2:52 PM
This week, in between answering public library survey related questions and reviewing actual surveys that have been submitted (the deadline is February 13, 2015), the Dude has been thinking about this new element on the survey asking for the number of annual wireless internet sessions...
Posted by Sam Shaw on 1/28/2015 12:00 PM
We are having balmy January days here in Nebraska, but people in colder parts of the country may be glad to know that January is National Hot Tea Month. While there are only a few days left in the month, a hot cup of tea is always a good way to ward off the winter chill...
Posted by Emily Nimsakont on 1/28/2015 9:28 AM
SF author, and recent entry in the Commission's Friday Reads, Jack McDevitt is being honored this year. Jack McDevitt, science fiction author is the 2015 winner of the Robert A. Heinlein Award...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 1/28/2015 8:17 AM
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