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Disregard 7-18 message about ProQuest URL for NJ libraries

July 19th 2019

FYI,   I’m sending this out on Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer’s behalf:   Please disregard the message sent out yesterday about ProQuest, parent company of Heritage Quest. The URL that was sent out for New Jersey libraries was actually just  the URL for the State Library customers. I should have a new URL to share with NJ libraries by July 31.   Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services New Jersey State Library   /Street Address:/ 185 West State Street Trenton NJ ...Continue Reading

[Money Smart Week] Free Webinar -Financial Literacy Resources Children/Teens July 29

July 19th 2019

*Developing Financial Literacy in the Next Generation: Resources for Children and Teens* * * *Monday, 7/29/2019 – Free Webinar* 2:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM (Pacific) * * It is never too early to start talking about money. In fact, research indicates that children often form their financial habits as early as 7 years of age. So, children and teens would benefit from financial education early in their lives. Just like adults, having this education available in their librarie ...Continue Reading

Heritage Quest Announcement

July 18th 2019

ProQuest, parent company of Heritage Quest, has notified me that this new e-resource is ready for New Jersey libraries to use. You may find the URL here:   *http://resources.njstatelib.org/login?url=https://www.heritagequestonline.com*   ProQuest has asked that if any customer in NJ has a question/issue in terms of logging on to Heritage Quest they can send a description of the problem directly to cust...@proquest.com , copying Core...@proquest.com, stating the questions/issues they are experiencing.  &n ...Continue Reading

Immigration Update Lists/Links to Organizations Which Provide Direct Assistance to Immigrants/Legislative Links

July 16th 2019

Good Afternoon, I am reposting this from the REFORMANET (the listserv for The National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-Speaking). Janice Greenberg Senior Librarian, Jersey City Library Member, REFORMA Hi everyone,   Re-sending information with additional links.   In the quickly changing immigration landscape, you can stay updated by subscribing to the following organizations for email alerts, summaries and calls to actio ...Continue Reading

Jacqueline Woodson Special Initiative

July 15th 2019

*      © Every Child a Reader and The Library of Congress* *Jacqueline Woodson* *Library of Congress 2018 – 2019* *National Ambassador for* *Young People's Literature* *October 16, 2019* * * The NJ State Library, along with the NJ Library Association and the NJ Association of School Librarians is excited to be a part of a special initiative in collaboration with The New Jersey Center for the Book, The College of New Jersey, and Rutgers University featuring Jacqueline Woodson’s re ...Continue Reading

FW: Potential ICE raids - Resources from Governor Murphy

July 15th 2019

FYI,   See email below from last Friday.   ~Sharon Best regards,   Sharon Rawlins, MLS Youth Services Specialist for Lifelong Learning NJ State Library 185 West State St. P.O. Box 520 Trenton, NJ 08625-0520 sraw...@njstatelib.org 609-278-2640 ext. 116 609-278-2650 – fax /Pronouns: she/her/hers/ *From:* Advocates For Children Of New Jersey <advo...@acnj.org> *Sent:* Friday, July 12, 2019 1:06 PM*To:* Sharon Rawlins <sraw...@njstatelib.org>*Subject:* Potential ICE raids this weekend - Resourc ...Continue Reading

Suggestions needed for 2021 CSLP Summer Reading Program in Public Libraries

July 1st 2019

Hi, Everyone,   In case you’re not already subscribed to the CSLP monthly newsletter, here’s the link to the most recent one from June: https://us13.campaign-archive.com/?e=&u=043a7515ceb3ad45bdd2dd405&id=2fa2b01235 I know you’re all in the midst of the 2019 summer reading program in your public library. But, we are now asking for your help in providing suggestions for the *2021 theme* which is animals and the slogan for all ages is “Tails and Tales.”   *2021 Tails and Tales - Ideas needed!* CSLP encourages ...Continue Reading

NJ State Library Database Update

June 25th 2019

FYI,   Heritage Quest is a new electronic resource that will be available to public, school and academic libraries. However, the July 1, 2019 start date will need to be postponed as ProQuest and the State Library resolve issues with duplicate IP addresses and those institutions with greater than 100 IP addresses on file.   Thank you for your understanding, Kathleen   /Kathleen Moeller-Peiffer, MSLS/ Deputy State Librarian for Library Support Services New Jersey State Library kmoe...@njstatelib.org 609-2 ...Continue Reading

Girls Who Code Launches Summer Initiatives in NJ

June 20th 2019

FYI, * Girls Who Code Launches Summer Initiatives in New Jersey* Girls Who Code, a leading international non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology, has opened their free Clubs application for the 2019-20 school year.  According to the organization's NJ representative Eve Balick, "New Jersey is a leader with over 350 free Girls Who Code Clubs and we also have partnerships with several NJ school districts.  We are excited to forge many new relationships with schools, libraries, non-profit ...Continue Reading

Free Naloxine provided participating local pharmacies 6-18-19

June 11th 2019

I’m forwarding this to everyone: __ FYI_,_ __ _NJ Department of Human Services:_ _Providing Free Naloxone_ NJLA was asked to forward this message to our membership by the NJ Department of Human Services:   On June 18th, NJ Human Services is making naloxone – the opioid overdose reversal drug – available for free at participating pharmacies across the State. Please click here for a list of participating pharmacies and please help us spread the word by sharing this email. Together, we can make a diffe ...Continue Reading
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