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Request for Proposals for POWER Library Electronic Resource Subscriptions
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting has issued a Request for Proposals for electronic resource subscriptions to be included in POWER Library, effective July 2023. Proposals are due on or before May 31, 2023.
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Library workers throughout PA and beyond are welcome to follow HSLC on LinkedIn.
IMLS FY 2022 Annual Performance Report Highlights Partnerships and Effectiveness of Funding Programs
“Throughout fiscal year 2022, IMLS has focused on community collaboration and the importance of delivering government services to those most in need, which is the core meaning of equity,” said IMLS Director Crosby Kemper. “As our nation looks toward…
2023 E-Resources RFP
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Hosting Solutions and Library Consulting has issued a Request for Proposals for electronic resource subscriptions to be included in POWER Library, effective July 2023. Proposals are due on
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Post Your Job
Librarians! Post your positions for 30 days for as little as $1/day. Create your position description as a PDF document and then send it to us. Contact us to create your posting.
Where Have All the School Librarians Gone?
The study “SLIDE: The School Librarian Investigation—Decline or Evolution?” confirmed that the number of school librarians in the U.S. continues to decline. Between 2010 and 2019 nearly 20% …
Group Purchasing Program
HSLC is pleased to announce a Group Purchasing Program for Access Pennsylvania participants.
View exciting offers from vendors!
HSLC participates as a member of the following organizations: The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA
Standards For Excellence
HSLC has been accredited by the Standards for Excellence Institute®, a national initiative established to promote the highest standards of ethics, effectiveness, and accountability in nonprofit governance, management, and operations, and to help all nonprofit organizations meet these high benchmarks…
Pennsylvania libraries receive Gold Star Status!
10 PA Libraries attain PA Forward Gold Star Status
AASL Standards Training
It’s time for you to implement the new AASL National School Library Standards into your school library program, and you need a game plan for the 2018-19 school year. Learn right now about the new Standards whose integrated framework reflects.
Check out the Booklist Blog
Check out the Booklist Blog! Opinion, News, And Lists From The Book People At Booklist, Book Links, And Booklist Online.
Join ALA on LinkedIn
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.
Check out POWER Library!
POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries have to offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more.
Check Out Burbio – Free Calendar Streaming Service
Burbio is a free digital service called “Burbio.com” that streams all your library events and makes them available on Amazon Alexa, optimized in Google search, and lets users create a customized feed of local events on their free web service and the Burbio IOS app.
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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.