NJSL Logo Proposed Rule Re-adoption with Amendments of NJAC 15: 23, New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification

Posted January 30, 2015 by

The New Jersey State Library is proposing to re-adopt, with amendments. NJAC 15: 23, New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification. Amendments are proposed to clarify definitions; clarify and update the requirements for certification eligibility; clarify the issuing agency of a previously issued certificate; and to broaden representation of the State Library staff person on the Appeals […] Read More

CMS-thumb New Tools to Help Consumers During Tax Season

Posted January 30, 2015 by

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released new tools to help consumers during the upcoming tax filing season.  The 2015 tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked for some basic information regarding their health insurance on their tax returns.  Specifically, CMS has made available two tools […] Read More

atlanticcountylibrary After a Storm, Some Seek Shelter in Library Stacks

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Just a few hours before a snowstorm was forecasted to barrel into South Jersey on Monday, Janet Arabia, of Linwood, was getting prepared. She wasn’t buying a shovel or milk, though — she was checking out James Patterson’s novel “Private Vegas” from the Somers Point branch of the Atlantic County Library System. “We’re ready,” she […] Read More

heritagehealthinfologo Heritage Health Information Survey

Posted January 28, 2015 by

Stand up and be counted! Give your collection a voice by taking part in the Heritage Health Information Survey 2014: A National Collections Care Survey. The deadline has been EXTENDED to February 13, 2015! If you have not had the opportunity to complete your survey, now is the time. Invitations to participate were sent to […] Read More

default-logo First Student to Graduate from NJSL’s Career Online High School Program Tells Her Story

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Article from the Camden County Library System 2015 Spring Newsletter: In the fall, Camden County Library received a grant from the New Jersey State Library and the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to offer 35 scholarships to Career Online High School, a program that offers the chance to earn an accredited high school diploma online through a partnership with the New Jersey State Library and Cengage Learning. After candidates were selected by the library, Cengage […] Read More

EMI_logo Participate in EMI’s Flooding Virtual Tabletop Exercise

Posted January 21, 2015 by

Flooding is the most common disaster our communities face, and as such, we should all be prepared to respond. As part of the 2015 VTTX series, FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute is conducting a four-hour exercise to help participants better coordinate their response operations with counterparts from local governments, state governments, federal agencies, private-sector organizations, and nongovernmental […] Read More

FEMA logo Building a Cultural Preparedness Network

Posted January 21, 2015 by

FEMA News Release FDRC/FIRC Helps Cultural Community Build Preparedness Network EATONTOWN, N.J. – On the sunny morning of September 15, 2014, members of New Jersey cultural resources community gathered at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Sandy Recovery Office to talk about the challenges they face in protecting the state’s cultural resources and figure out ways […] Read More

webjunction_logo WebJunction Courses For NJ Libraries

Posted January 16, 2015 by

  Information for NJ librarians:   WebJunction’s free, online course catalog has over 25 self-paced, online courses on library topics, as well as over 100 curated webinar archives ready and available when you are. Create a free WebJunction learner account today, and you’ll find a wide range of topics, including Customer Service, Library Management, and […] Read More

CFPB-Article-201407181129 Information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Posted January 16, 2015 by

Library Financial Education Webinar Series Tune in to our monthly webinar series intended to instruct library staff on how to discuss financial education topics with their patrons. From time to time, we will also invite experts from other government agencies and nonprofit organizations to speak on other key topics of interest, too, so watch for […] Read More