What is the history of reparations in this country and in California specifically? follow this series to see how it is being addressed today. Check it out on KQED News Youtube or Kqed.org/reparations.
Engaging the Community & Decision Makers – Benchmarks
Edge's benchmark assessment tools for libraries engaging community and decision makers.
Check out our library related resources: education, networking, mentoring, professional associations, and listservs. See Resources in the main menu.
California Information Literacy/Digital Literacy Survey: DEADLINE 8/1/13
LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy), a group of librarians from many types of California libraries, needs your help in crafting effective models of lifelong, sequential information literacy/digital literacy/competency instruction, to share with you and with all other California libraries.
Please help LILi, your own library and other libraries by completing this general survey about instruction in or through your library. The survey should take about 10 minutes to complete.
New On-Call Listserv for On Call Librarians
Is one of the following words in your job description? Temporary part time Hourly On-call Substitute Pool Adjunct Casual Do you work without a regular schedule and benefits? Do you hire, manage, administer, schedule, train, or otherwise interact with such employees? BayNet is pleased to announce the creation of a new listserv intended to facilitate … Continue reading New On-Call Listserv for On Call Librarians
Input needed for a survey on use of social media by SF Bay Area information professional groups
Stephanie Roach, Technical Services Librarian at John F. Kenndy University, is researching use of social media by information professional groups, including those made up of students, paraprofessionals, and/or professionals. Her research is primarily focused on the San Francisco Bay Area library community, though she is also interested in responses from other information professionals (museums, archives, … Continue reading Input needed for a survey on use of social media by SF Bay Area information professional groups
The Ecology of Libraries poster now on Sale
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Check out Science at Lawrence Hall of Science
The Lawrence Hall of Science, UC Berkeley announced a new community outreach program,"Check Out Science". CHECK OUT SCIENCE is a series of science kits that children and their families would be able to check from their libraries, just like they would check out a book. This is a new way for families to explore science … Continue reading Check out Science at Lawrence Hall of Science
New web resource: Networking in the Bay Area
Learning how to network, to build and create connections, and lead others effectively is key to career development and success. Whether one is looking for an internship, getting a first job, or changing career paths, networking not only serves as a needs-to-skills matchmaking process but also provides valuable information at every stage of the job … Continue reading New web resource: Networking in the Bay Area
Choose Privacy Week, May 1-7
Choose Privacy Week will take place May 1-7, 2011 and is an ongoing program of the American Library Association. Choose Privacy Week is an initiative that invites library users into a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. The campaign gives libraries the tools they need to educate and engage users, and gives … Continue reading Choose Privacy Week, May 1-7
Mining Enterprise Intelligence — Another Role for Information Professionals
Librarian and information professionals have skills that can be adapted and applied in a way that may not have occurred to them: to help their organizations that are desperate to find their information assets (paper, digital, knowledge) in an information overload reality. This can be a career opportunity for us — in the jobs we … Continue reading Mining Enterprise Intelligence — Another Role for Information Professionals
A local bindery that does excellent work!
Several BayNet members have discovered a local bindery that does excellent work! Golden Gate University, Oakland Public Library, and the Academy of Art University all use Herring and Robinson Bookbinders in Brisbane. Proprietor Joel Martinelli is a pleasure to work with and the quality of his service is superb. Looking for a new bindery? Check … Continue reading A local bindery that does excellent work!