HSLC is a not-for-profit organization founded to promote information and resource sharing among libraries in Pennsylvania.
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State of America’s Libraries Report 2017
In the 21st century, libraries of all types are responding to the changing social, economic, and political impacts of living in a digital society. Academic, school, and public libraries provide services that empower people for change. Library workers’ expertise, combined with dynamic collections and [full report on ALA website]
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This is a professional development and discussion group of ALA. You do not have to be an ALA member to participate, but are expected to have a bona fide connection to the library and information science profession.For more information, please visit the ALA Discussion Group on LinkedIn.
Check out the new POWER Library
POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Repair your car. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all there at POWERLibraryorg.
HSLC hosts the POWER Library Portal, which includes the Access PA Catalog and ILL System (Books, movies, and more in a PA Library, Chat with a librarian (Ask Here PA), PA Photos and Documents, E-Resources, POWER Library – For Librarians, and Contemporary Authors.
HSLC also hosts many special projects for the Office of Commonwealth Libraries such as ILEAD, Pennsylvania Demographic Profiles, Digitization Activities, and more!
The Access PA News provides news and tips about Access PA, POWER Library, Ask Here PA, and other statewide services. There are also many email discussion lists available.
- The US Library of Congress Just Put 25 Million Records Online, Free of Charge
- There’s a new way to make strong passwords, and it’s way easier
- US CERT Alerts
- American Library Association Press Releases
- infoDOCKET – Latest Information Industry News and Resources from Library Journal
- Technology Feed from Google News