Resources for Librarians
- Published on Tuesday, 15 February 2011 19:09
- Written by Administrator
- Application forms, evaluation and instructions.
- Policies, membership agreement, report forms and statistics.
- Online sign-up for statewide and national listservs. All Kansas librarians should at least join KanLib.
- Online catalog of millions of items owned by libraries across Kansas
Kansas reads to preschoolers is an annual statewide program encouraging parents to read to their kids.
- Web site dedicated to training Kansas librarians: online tutorials, articles, etc.
State and national organizations
- Contacts, news, information for Kansas residents, legislators, and libraries.
- Contacts for KLA sections and roundtables, library-related legislation, links to publications, Conferences, newsletter, help wanted ads.
- Offers news, grants, awards and education to school librarians.
- Offers a Trustee Library of over 50 educational essays, awards and grants.
- Offers advice, grants and awards to library friends groups.
- Devoted to promoting Kansas authors and books. Projects include a "one book, one state reading project," Kansas authors' database, an annual Kansas Book Festival and recognizing Kansas Notable Books.
- Kansas has seven regional library systems.
- A twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming.
- The official national association for librarians. This site offers a wealth of information about library issues, legislation and news, awards, events, publications, careers, etc.
More stuff listed by topic
African-American Youth Librarianship: Webjunction online course
Core competencies for librarians lists the skills guiding the development of the statewide training.
Fundraising for libraries: Webjunction online course
- Grants from organizations who would give money to libraries in the middle of Kansas
- Lists of grants for nonprofits
- CKLS grants to members
- Grant Writing and the Rural Library: Webjunction archived presentation
Hispanic/Latino youth librarianship: Webjunction online course
HomeworkKansas by Tutor.com
Interview Skills: Webjunction online course
Leadership: Webjunction online video
- Library marketing
- Other marketing links
- Library branding
- Media relations
- Who needs the public library?: Webjunction archived presentation
- Who needs the public library? Video: Webjunction archived presentation
Negotiating: Webjunction online course
- Networking essentials: Webjunction online course
- Building Community Partnerships: Webjunction archived presentation
Project Management: Webjunction online course
- State report official site: collect.informata.com
- State report: online instructions and printable form
RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
Rural Sustainability workshop: Webjunction archived presentation
Sales and marketing: Webjunction online video
Sexual Harassment: Webjunction online course
Show them what you're worth! Practical resources for advocacy and demonstrating impact: Webjunction archived presentation
Spanish Language Outreach: Webjunction online course
Standards for Kansas Public Libraries, 2006 revision is a tool for measuring the effectiveness of local library service and planning for future development.
Tax exemptions for libraries
- Collecting sales tax (Microsoft Word document, letter to Deputy Director of the State Library of Kansas Marc Galbraith from Richard L. Cram, Kansas Attorney General's office)
- Paying sales tax: Brochure (pdf document), Web site (Choose the "Tax Entity Exemption Certificates")
TechAtlas: Webjunction online course
- Kansas template and advice from Jeff Hixon
- Webjunction articles, checklists, success stories
Time Management: Webjunction online course
Webjunction Kansas: Web site dedicated to online tutorials, articles, etc. for Kansas librarians.
- Designing a library web site: webjunction online course
- Browsing the World Wide Web: Webjunction online course
- Evaluating web sites: Webjunction online course
- Internet Fundamentals: Webjunction online course
- Searching the web: Webjunction online course