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September 11, 2006

Gale offers free resources to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

From September 15 to October 15, 2006, Thomson Gale will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by offering free or trial access to a variety of online resources, educational activities, and authoritative information about the history, influence and achievements of the Hispanic culture.

Check the Gale Web site to find free activities, biographies, links, music, and more.

WebJunction Minnesota now live!

WebJunction Minnesota, an online service for the Minnesota library community, launched on September 10, 2006. It is a collaborative effort of Minnesota State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education; MINITEX Library Information Network; Metronet, a Minnesota Multitype Library Cooperation System; and WebJunction.

WebJunction is an online community and portal that supports library staff with technology and library development materials; provides courses for online learning and professional development; and brings the library community together in online discussions and programs.

WebJunction Minnesota will be promoted in various venues this fall, including the annual conferences of the Minnesota Library Association and the Minnesota Educational Media Organization. Get started now by signing up for a free user account.