[Libs-Or] Webinar on Immigration Resources for Public Librarians Scheduled

Ann Reed ann.reed at state.or.us
Thu Jan 16 11:14:09 PST 2014

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Webinar on Immigration Resources for Public Librarians Scheduled

The Tuesday, February 4 webinar will feature USCIS representatives

Washington, DC—The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will present the first in a series of free webinars for public libraries about immigration and U.S. citizenship topics. The series was developed as part of a partnership between IMLS and USCIS<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=1&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876> to ensure that librarians have the necessary tools and knowledge to refer their patrons to accurate and reliable sources of information on immigration-related topics.

The USCIS Customer Service Tools and Resources: An Overview for Libraries webinar will highlight the agency’s work with libraries, ways in which libraries can find immigration and citizenship information online, and practical activities libraries can implement to engage the immigrant community.

The webinar will take place February 4, from 1:00 p.m.- 2:30 p.m. EST.

No pre-registration is required. To participate, click on this link at the time of the webinar: https://sas.elluminate.com/m.jnlp?sid=2012653&password=M.6C6A7E79AD0A9BABDF894BCB46D8CE<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=2&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876>

(The link will enable you to enter the Blackboard Collaborative Meeting Room only at the time of the webinar and is provided now for your reference.) You may listen using your computer’s speakers, or dial 1-866-299-7945 and when prompted, enter the passcode 9910420#.

To add this webinar session to your calendar, please click the following link:

To sign up for updates about upcoming webinars and additional immigration and citizenship resources, register your email address on the USCIS website<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=4&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876>.

About the Institute of Museum and Library Services
The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation's 123,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. Our mission is to inspire libraries and museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement. Our grant making, policy development, and research help libraries and museums deliver valuable services that make it possible for communities and individuals to thrive. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=5&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876> and follow us on Facebook<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=6&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876> and Twitter<http://www.idevmail.net/link.aspx?l=7&d=73&mid=333802&m=1876>.

Ann Reed, Federal Programs Coordinator
Oregon State Library
Library Development Services
250 Winter St.
Salem, OR 97301
ann.reed at state.or.us
phone 503-378-5027
fax 503-378-6439

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