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NJSL Direct – February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015  Click here to view full web version.   Robert White, Executive Director of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS), to Retire After 30 years at the helm, Robert White, a legend among New Jersey librarians, is retiring as the executive director of the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (BCCLS). Marie Coughlin, who has…


NJSL Direct – January 16, 2015

January 16, 2015 Click here for full web version.     Information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau The CFPB will hold a monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on how to discuss financial education topics with their patrons. There will also be a webinar titled, “Understanding credit reports and scores”, which will…


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NJSL Direct – January 9, 2015

Click here for the full web version. Revamped with a new look and design! The NJSL marketing department has re-designed its marketing portal for NJ libraries. Now branded as NJSL Direct, the portal includes marketing resources to help NJ libraries stay current on marketing trends and the happenings within the NJ library community. The re-vamped site includes a…


NJSL Direct – December 19, 2014

Click here for full web version.     Important Updates from JerseyConnect Managed WiFi Service Update JerseyConnect is excited to announce a new managed WiFi service to help libraries comply with wireless reporting requirements. JerseyConnect will provide this service to any library using any internet service provider. Participating libraries will only be responsible for purchasing…


NJSL Direct – December 12, 2014

Click here to view the full web version.     Multicultural Award Applications Due Jan. 23 The New Jersey State Library is accepting applications for the 2nd Annual Multicultural Program Award. The award honors outstanding library programs that increase understanding and promote multiculturalism through creative and sustainable cultural programming. Read more…     Webinar –…


NJSL Direct – December 8, 2014

Click here to view the full web version.     Last Call for Participation – Digital Inclusion Survey Ends Dec. 12th A note to NJ librarians from ALA: There has been very low participation on behalf of NJ libraries in our national pool of respondents from the Digital Inclusion survey sample: The deadline to…