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November 2009, Volume 1, Issue 11

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American Education Week
Nov. 15-21

Letters for Literature
Dec. 12 deadline

SDLA Legislative Day
Jan. 14, 2010

ALA MidWinter
Jan. 15-19, 2010

PLA National Conference
March 23-27, 2010

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Library Development

SWIM Scholarship application now available

The applications forms for the MLIS scholarships and the Library Media Endorsement scholarships can be found at SWIM (Become a Librarian) Grant.

Please share this information with those that might be interested in applying. The scholarship application deadline is March 15. Students must be accepted into their program of study prior to March 15.


Automating for the first time or upgrading your current automation system?

By Colleen Kirby

If you are thinking about automating your library or upgrading your current library automation system there are several things that you need to consider. Selecting and implementing an automated library system is a time consuming process. It can also be a relatively expensive process depending on what you want to accomplish by automating the library. An automation system can be used to catalog the library’s materials, provide the means for patrons to search for those materials, keep track of items loaned, and provide reports and statistics.

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