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Libraries Serve Refugees

We here at Urban Librarians Unite believe that libraries can be a source of social good and a key vector to improving our society. One of the areas that libraries have been doing incredible work in is immigrant and refugee

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Last Chance for Conference Proposals for UL Con 17!

LAST CALL FOR SPEAKING PROPOSALS!!!! We set the official deadline at midnight EST December 28th but we will give you ONE MORE DAY With the crazy number of beloved people falling to 2016 we figured you might need it. Please

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Awesome Shit Happening at NYLA 2016!

It’s that time of year again! NYLA Annual Conference! Like every year, there is a whole metric crapton (yes this is a unit of measurement, trust us), of Awesome Shit™ happening at the conference.  So listen up because this is

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How the Other Half Reads: Collection Development & Curation on Homelessness and Housing Insecurity – Jaz Idakaar

How the Other Half Reads: Collection Development & Curation on Homelessness and Housing Insecurity Jaz Idakaar Homelessness, mental illness, and substance abuse are interrelated topics that many of our patrons struggle with. These titles will help staff, affected patrons, and

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Decrypting Cybersecurity for Librarians – Tracy Z Maleeff

Decrypting Cybersecurity for Librarians Tracy Z Maleeff Go beyond the buzzwords and learn terminology and resources about information security. Gain useful tips to create online safety awareness for your patrons. No technical knowledge is required.

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