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The American Library Association (ALA) is offering free materials to help libraries improve their community engagement and facilitation techniques...
Posted by Mary Jo Ryan on 8/27/2014 1:12 PM
Libraries use authority control to manage the names, uniform titles, series, and subject headings in their catalogs. Participants in this class will learn what authority control is and why it is needed, how to read a MARC authority record, and how to use the Library of Congress authority file...
Posted by Emily Nimsakont on 8/26/2014 1:17 PM
Last year, the private musings of Willa Cather were made available to the masses for the first time in a book co-edited by UNL's Andrew Jewell. About 550 of the famous author's letters were published in "The Selected Letters of Willa Cather." Scholars and fans greeted the book with excitement, but the volume contained only a fraction of the more than 3,000 pieces of correspondence ...
Posted by Michael Sauers on 8/26/2014 10:25 AM
At the risk of appearing like military-themed books are the only books that Nebraska Library Commission staff read during the summer, I've chosen a book that epitomizes this 100th anniversary of the start of World War I-for me...
Posted by Mary Jo Ryan on 8/22/2014 4:38 PM
Join us for next week's NCompass Live: "Tech Talk with Michael Sauers: RFID, Checkout Kiosks, Security Gates, and … a New Way to Check Out", on Wednesday, August 27, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. In May 2014, Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library went through an RFID conversion process...
Posted by Christa Burns on 8/22/2014 4:06 PM
1902 Nebraska Library Commission Biennial Report...
Posted by Lori Sailors on 8/21/2014 7:59 AM
It's been almost a year and a half since the national libraries (and many others) implemented Resource Description and Access (RDA) as their cataloging code...
Posted by Emily Nimsakont on 8/20/2014 2:09 PM
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