[Libs-Or] Registration Available: Free E-Government Webinar for Public Librarians

Diedre Conkling diedre08 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 27 11:56:38 PDT 2013


Registration Available: Free E-Government Webinar for Public Librarians
Posted on March 26, 2013 by Jazzy Wright |

As governments continue to move services online, many public libraries need
assistance providing the public with the government services that they
need. To assist libraries in providing e-government services to patrons,
the American Library Association will host the no-cost webinar "Libraries &
on *April 12, 2013, from 2:00-3:30p.m. EST*.

Register now<https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1087453682/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_landing.html?sco-id=1124482478>

As part of the webinar, participants will learn:

   - How to use LibEGov (www.libegov.org) <http://www.libegov.org/>, an
   easy-to-use web tool that helps libraries serve the e-government needs of
   their communities.
   - Online resources available from government agencies and
   non-governmental organizations that deal with issues, such as immigration
   and taxation.
   - How to use the virtual Ask A Librarian feature through Government
   Information Online service.

The website is the result of an Institute of Museum and Library Services
funded national leadership grant and was developed by the Information
Policy & Access Center at the University of Maryland and the American
Library Association through, and is intended to foster collaboration
between libraries and government agencies, as well as offer guidance on the
provision of e-government services and roles to assist libraries as they
continue to serve as critical community providers of e-government to a
range of populations.

Speakers will include University of Maryland John Carlo Bertot; University
of Maryland doctoral student Ursula Gorham-Oscilowsk; University of
Maryland Graduate Research Associate Natalie Greene; and American Library
Association Office of Government Relations Assistant Director Jessica

Register now<https://events-na8.adobeconnect.com/content/connect/c1/1087453682/en/events/event/shared/default_template_simple/event_landing.html?sco-id=1124482478>


*Diedre Conkling**
Lincoln County Library District
P.O. Box 2027
Newport, OR 97365
Phone & Fax: 541-265-3066
Work email**: **diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org*<diedre at lincolncolibrarydist.org>
Home email: **diedre08 at gmail.com* <diedre08 at gmail.com>

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