Category: Administration

Canopy

NCKLS has purchased this canopy and weights and it can be checked out to you for library use.

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Website Tracking

Would you like to see your website traffic? It is quick and easy to setup.  All you need is a Gmail E-mail account and WordPress. Contact LaDonna

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Niche Academy

See our website for the new Niche Academy Online videos.  Please check it out!!

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Active Shooter Policy

In light of the shooting in the Clovis, NM Public Library on August 28, it is a good time for libraries to review their evacuation and/or active shooter plans. If you and your board has not established one, now would be a good time to talk about it.  This VIDEO may be in a much larger …

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Adding Diversity to Our Collections

Yes, Mirrors, but also Windows Anyone who is keeping up on trends in children’s and teen publishing knows that there has been a big push in the last few years to encourage publishers to print more diverse books and libraries to add these books to their collections. This “We Need Diverse Books” movement has been …

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A Machine to Dust Books, is like a ‘waterless carwash”

Book cleaning spotlight by Library Journal, highlights an Italian-made machine, The Depulvera, as an automatic book cleaning system that dusts about 12 books per minute. It’s compact, simple to use, and can be operated in small spaces—even within stack aisles.  The Boston Public Library tweets about their use of it.  See the company website http://depulvera.com/ for more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2017/05/01/a-machine-to-clean-books/

Gum Ball Poetry Station Idea

Cari (@myschoollibrary) from the Centered School Library tweeted a fabulous Pin recently. It was of this wonderful gumball machine that had been transformed into a poem dispenser. She started an intense search to see how cheaply she could find a gumball machine that would really work. These are available for sale on amazon (and probably other places).Less than …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2016/09/06/gum-ball-poetry-station-idea/

Welcome!

We are proud to welcome the new Director of the Emporia Public Library, Robin Clark.

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Fair use of Images on you website

TechSoup.org posted an excellent article about “Can I Use That Image for My Website or Newsletter?” The article even has a link to find free images. Enjoy..

Permanent link to this article: http://lib.nckls.org/2015/02/04/fair-use-of-images-on-you-website/

Help with Tech Plans

Planning the budget requires all aspects of the library’s operation be considered and evaluated. Though technology is not the largest budget line item, planning for technology has become more important since computer and Internet access has become a significant part of library service. Technology takes many forms but a short list of the major components …

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