We would like to have pictures from your Summer Reading Program to share on the WVLC Flicker page. The first six libraries that send photographs, either by e-mail or U.S. Mail will receive a small selection from this list. Send the picture to Suzy McGinley, Youth Services Consultant.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Bank of America Charitable Foundation announced the 2011 guidelines for the American Heritage Preservation Program. This public-private partnership will fund the preservation of endangered and fragile art works, rare books, scientific specimens, and historical documents (photographs, maps, deeds, etc.) held in small and medium-sized museums, archives, and libraries. The grants of up to $3,000 are aimed at completing stand-alone conservation projects that convey the essential character and experience of the United States. Access application guidelines/instructions here.
For questions about museum projects, please contact Christine Henry, senior program officer, at 202-653-4674. For questions about library or archival projects, please contact Kevin Cherry, senior program officer, at 202-653-4662. The deadline for application is September 15, 2010. Read press release in its entirety...
Individuals searching for information regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill may be directed to the newly created GOSIC research guide. The site is a collaborative effort of academic institutions and scientists.
Lifelong Education @ Desktop (LE@D) has announced the release of its newest title: Kit Keller’s Online Research Strategies for Librarians. This course explores the online resources that impact library services, providing tips and techniques for improving Web search capabilities. You may now register for this title by applying the WVLC discount coupon.
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