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Dec 23

E-rate FY 2020 Application Filing Window Opens January 15, 2020

Posted on December 23, 2019 at 8:31 AM by Jeff Hixon

FY2020 Application Filing Window to Open on January 15, 2020

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that the Funding Year 2020 application filing window for library discounts (E-rate) will open at noon EST on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 and close at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 25, 2020.

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Aug 27

Resource Spotlight: Niche Academy

Posted on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 AM by Andy Schafer

In addition to providing statewide databases, eBooks, and audiobooks, we also give you the tools to teach your patrons to use these resources! Niche Academy is a collection of tutorials that’s available from any page on the state library’s website via the blue Tutorials tab on right-hand side of the page.

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Jul 02

New contracts signed for Statewide Databases FY 2020-2024

Posted on July 2, 2019 at 3:02 PM by Jeff Hixon

Negotiations to replace the contracts expiring July 31, 2019 are complete and new contracts have been signed. These contracts are for five years (August 1, 2019 – July 31, 2024) with the option to extend each for two additional years (through July 31, 2026).

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