Thursday, June 11, 2009
This morning the Today Show ran a segment on the important role libraries play during the recession, using data and resources provided by the ALA and public libraries:
Libraries lend a hand in tough times
The ALA Public Information Office worked with the Today Show on this segment and has followed up to encourage NBC affiliates to take up the story locally.
Job-Seeking in U.S. Public Libraries
Using data from the Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, the issues brief discusses the range of library resources available to job seekers and the challenges to maintaining these services. Additional briefing reports are at: http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/ors/plftas/Issues_Briefs.cfm. Get a free copy of the PDF by emailing Larra Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advocating in a Tough Economy Toolkit
Get tips, tools and messages that work.
Also, we have set up a new section at the RV campus library for Career & Job Seeking Materials, located to the rear of the Reference Desk near the Current Topics section.