Day 2–ALA Councilor's Report

Council II has begun. This morning we will mostly be talking about procedural items; a few small changes in bylaws and organization. Following various reports Kent Oliver gave the Freedom to Read Report. He was happy to report that just this morning the Supreme Court struck down a case about distribution of material “harmful to minors.” This is a big victory for ALA.
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Free Webinar: Savvy Searching – from the e-VT Community Broadband Project


Savvy Searching:  Finding Credible Information Online – Whether it be finding quality health information, accurate data and statistics, or avoiding common pitfalls of the Web, learn about these simple tricks and tools to become a more savvy searcher online.

  • Friday June 24th 6:00-6:30pm
  • Monday June 27th 6:00-6:30pm
  • Wednesday June 29th 6:00-6:30pm

No registration necessary; to attend, simply log in at 5-10 min prior to the times above.

A recording of the session will also be available on the e-VT website.

Gale Admin Training

For those of you who missed it in March, we will be offering another session of the Gale Admin Training Webinar with Stacey Knibloe. It will be heldThursday, July 7, 1:00- 2:00 PM.

This workshop will cover how to use Gale’s new administrative tool, Gale Admin. Did you know you can have the limit to full text limit always turned on? Did you know you can have the Return to Library link go to any web page you like? Learn about all these preferences and more during this informative webinar!

To register, click on this link:

If you aren’t available on the day of the event, the session will be archived.

Free Library Continuing Education Events for June

Listed below are FREE programs The American Library Association, American Management Association, Booklist, Common Knowledge, Infopeople, insynctraining, LE@D, Library Journal, Lyrasis, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Nebraska Library Commission, Public Library Association, Texas State Library & Archives Commission, WebJunction, and the Wyoming State Library will be webcasting during June.

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More About the New England Library Leadership Symposium

The application for the New England Library Leadership Symposium (NELLS 2011) is due next week.  Please postmark your application by May 17th if you are mailing it, or email it by May 18th if you are submitting it electronically.  Please contact the co-Chairs at the emails listed below for more information.

Here is more information about NELLS:

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