nedcclogo NEDCC’s Revised and Expanded Preservation 101 – Now Available!

Posted May 5, 2015 by

NEDCC’S REVISED AND EXPANDED PRESERVATION 101 – NOW AVAILABLE! Just in time for Preservation Week 2015, NEDCC is pleased to announce the newly revised and expanded version of Preservation 101: Preservation Basics for Paper and Media Collections. This free resource provides a basic introduction to the concepts and standards used to build an effective preservation […] Read More

The State Library table at the Capital City Book Fair Capital City Book fair outreach

Posted May 1, 2015 by

Recently the State Library and the Talking Book and Braille Center participated in the Capital City Book Fair. They shared information on services and programs with state employees and the local public. Pictured are Jennifer Apgar, Talking Book and Braille Center and Deborah Mercer, State Library Information Center. Read More

rtw Ready To Work New Jersey

Posted May 1, 2015 by

The Ready to Work New Jersey (RTWNJ) program is run by the NJ Community College Consortium for Workforce and Economic Development on behalf of New Jersey’s 19 community colleges in partnership with other organizations. Funded with state and federal grants, the program provides training and job development services, and on-the-job training for the long-term unemployed […] Read More

(from left) Robert Grimmie, LWD Executive Director, Mary Chute, NJ State Librarian, and LWD Deputy Labor Commissioner, Aaron Fichtner. Christie Administration Unveils Innovative Partnership to Connect New Jersey Workers with Employment Services at Their Local Libraries

Posted April 28, 2015 by

$2.5M Grant from State Department of Labor Will Expand Workforce Services for Job-Seekers Expanding opportunities for New Jersey job-seekers to connect with employment and training resources, the Christie Administration announced an innovative partnership with local public libraries across the state during the New Jersey Library Association annual conference in Long Branch today. The $2.5 million […] Read More

doniaconn Ask Your Preservation Question

Posted April 28, 2015 by

Ask preservation expert Donia Conn a question about preserving your family photos, letters or documents. Each month one question will be selected at random and the contributor will receive a Document Preservation Kit from Hollinger Metal Edge. Learn more about the Dear Donia Monthly Raffle and read answers to questions submitted in previous months. Read More

Leslie Burger, Janie Hermann, Peggy Cadigan Princeton Library Receives Innovation Award

Posted April 27, 2015 by

New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute honored the Princeton Public Library for implementing an outstanding creative program during the State Librarian’s breakfast at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference, on May 22. The program was called 65 Things at 65 Witherspoon and featured 65 different activities throughout the library. From left: Accepting the award were Leslie Burger, […] Read More

Mimi Lee, Anna Coates, Amy Babcock-Landry, Amanda Winter Multicultural Program Awards Given State Librarian’s Breakfast at NJLA Annual Conference

Posted April 24, 2015 by

New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute honored three New Jersey libraries for conducting outstanding multicultural programs to engage cultural and ethnic communities in meaningful and effective partnerships during a breakfast at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference, on April 22. Photo left: Mimi Lee, NJSL Adult, Urban & Diversity Services Consultant, Anna Coates, Amy […] Read More

Sharon Rawlins, Sharon Orlando Awards Given for Best Practices in Early Literacy at State Librarian’s Breakfast

Posted April 24, 2015 by

  New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute honored four New Jersey libraries for conducting outstanding early literacy programs on behalf of their youngest library users and their families during a breakfast at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference, on April 22. “As State Librarian, I applaud these public libraries on their exceptional programs that […] Read More

Deborah Mercer NJLA Honors Deborah Mercer & NJSL Marketing Department at Annual Conference

Posted April 24, 2015 by

At the NJLA Annual Conference Honors and Awards Reception, Deborah Mercer, NJSL’s New Jersey Collections Librarian, received the Susan Swartzburg Award. The award honors the memory of Susan Swartzburg, a librarian whose leadership inspired and influenced many librarians in the areas of preservation, archives and the book of arts. Photo left:Danny Klein, president, History and […] Read More

nedcclogo Free Preservation Webinars from NEDCC

Posted April 23, 2015 by

NEDCC Presents Free Webinars During Preservation Week *************************************************** April 30 – FREE WEBINAR 2-4 PM CONSERVATION DEMYSTIFIED This webinar will introduce the language and standards of conservation, review sources for finding conservators, and suggest guidelines for conservation projects. If you are considering a conservation project, you will come away with an understanding of what to […] Read More