The invitation is now open for library and educational practitioners to submit proposals to present at the 2023 Play Make Learn Conference. The conference takes place July 20-21 at the Memorial Union, 800 Langdon St., Madison, WI.
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The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction’s Library Services Team released three announcements for systems and libraries regarding the 2023 Annual Report on Public Libraries. These announcements do not pertain to the upcoming 2022 Annual Report which opens in January 2023.
Guest post by the DWD
Unemployment Insurance (UI) has released its newest desk guide to provide helpful information to claimants trying to access their unemployment 1099-G tax statements online.
Guest post by Angela Schneider
Here are a few free live and recorded webinars you might enjoy this month as 2022 wraps up. Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced today the disbursement of $15 million to public library systems throughout the state. The DPI’s Division for Libraries and Technology administers the distribution of State Aid to Public Library Systems according to Wisconsin State Statute.
The BadgerLink team seeks applicants to participate in the BadgerLink Advisory Group. This group seeks to improve the ability of all Wisconsin residents to access and effectively use high-quality, licensed resources provided by BadgerLink, expand program visibility, and build stronger relationships between the program and stakeholders.
The Department of Public Instruction Library Services Team would like to thank all veterans for their service and selfless sacrifice for our country. As we honor those who served this Veterans Day, learn more about the resources and opportunities available to understand our veterans’ experiences.
As a direct response to library community conversations on potential uses for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) grant program, the DPI Library Services Team contracted with the library consulting firm CDygert Solutions to complete a Wisconsin Statewide Electronic Resource Database Inventory & Needs Assessment Study.
The study’s goals were to:
Address the lack of consistent and comprehensive data about existing databases offered by public and K-12 public school libraries.
Guest post by Joy Schwarz
Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities available. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.
Managing stress & building resilience; click title to register: