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Librarian News

Librarian updates & news for databases, digital books, the Kansas Library eCard, ILL, and any other projects.  Questions: kslc@ks.gov

Apr 25

Records retention schedules for public libraries

Posted on April 25, 2017 at 1:08 PM by Jeff Hixon

A records retention and disposition schedule (records schedule) is an essential tool for any public library in establishing a solid records management program. Proper management of documents and records helps assure that vital records are identified and preserved, that the library complies with the Kansas Open records act, and that records are disposed of in a systematic and timely manner. Read more...

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Apr 24

Digital Books: Upcoming Webinars

Posted on April 24, 2017 at 12:31 PM by Lianne Flax

Digital Book eLending webinars start this week, and continue through May. While we do a couple of overviews through the year on the whole project, these webinars are a bit more in-depth for particular platforms.

All are at 10:00 am Central time. We will discuss compatibility of devices, how to use each, what is in different collections, and any news. Visit the Training & Librarian Documents page for join links, and archives once the sessions are past:
  • April 27 - Youth Digital Books: Britannica E-STAX, Tumblebooks, and Scholastic BookFlix
  • May 4 - eBooks: Cloud Library & Enki Library
  • May 11 - eBooks: Freading & TotalBoox
  • May 18 - Audiobooks: OneClickdigital

Questions: audiobooks@ks.gov  
Mar 22

Worth a second look: Universal Class

Posted on March 22, 2017 at 10:44 AM by Jeff Hixon

From time to time, we like to draw attention to our growing list of archived webinar recordings. Maybe you missed one you had your heart set on joining, thought "I'll just catch the recording later!" - and then it got away from you.

This time, we're looking at Brad Gray's excellent overview of Universal Class from January 19.

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