Since the beginning of the economic downturn, Kansas librarians have been helping people conduct job searches and find the resources they need. Libraries across the nation have been praised as effective first responders for people who urgently need help.
In April and May of 2012, the State Library staff hosted a series of three workshops inspired by WebJunction's Project Compass Program. These workshops were intended to help Kansas librarians continue to contribute to economic recovery in their communities.
There were three programs in this series: