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NJSL JerseyCat Discussion List

Fall trainings/visits

October 1st 2018

The JerseyCat staff at the State Library is committed to ensuring that our member libraries are getting the most out of the JerseyCat interlibrary loan system. I will be available to visit NJ libraries this fall to observe how they are using the system, and seeing what works (or what doesn't work) on a day-to-day basis.    I can also do training sessions for any libraries who request them.    If you would like me to visit your library for observation or training, please get in touch wi ...Continue Reading

NJSL Rulemaking

NSJL Rulemaking

NJSL Rulemaking New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification Readoption

May 27th 2015

Dear Colleagues, N.J.A.C. 15:23, New Jersey Professional Librarian Certification, has been readopted. The current text of the regulation may be found at The notice of re-adoption and the notice of proposal may be found at Please let me know if you have any other questions. Best regards, Bob Keith Data Coord ...Continue Reading


NJSL Youth Services Discussion List

Please take this short NJ State Library Survey

November 8th 2018

As many of you know, the State Library received severe cuts to our budget eight years ago. We are now operating with the same amount of funds that we had in 1998. Therefore, decisions need to be made on many fronts including our statewide services. State Librarian Mary Chute would very much appreciate your time in answering a short survey (two multi-part questions which should take around 3-5 minutes to complete). We will be accepting survey responses through Wednesday, November 21. ...Continue Reading

TBBC Newsletter

TBBC Newsletter

TBBC Newsletter Message

January 17th 2018

January 2018 Dear TBBC Members: Happy New Year to you! We are pleased to announce that the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CBVI) is continuing the Library Equal Access Program (LEAP) for 2018 for New Jersey residents 55 and older who have a change in vision. FREE iPad and computer training classes will be provided by Advancing Opportunities and will be held this Spring, March through June. Note that the following libraries will ALSO offer summer classes (July through October): Atlant ...Continue Reading