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Wave eNewsletter: Winters Are Very Exciting                                                                               Jan/Feb 2013 

Training Spotlight
Lynda Aldana
Lynda Aldana, UMBC
Top Trends in Technical Services

January 22nd 1pm-4pm
So. Cumberland Library
Register here
Staff Spotlight
Interview with Barb Twigg and Laura Schnackenberg
Click the image to watch Dennis McPherson's interview with Barb Twigg and Laura Schnackenberg in Sharpsburg, MD.
Resource Spotlight
Novelist Logo  NoveList Plus

Click the link above to find read-alikes, track series, print book discussion guides, and so much more!

About Us
The Wave eNewsletter is brought to you by the Western Maryland Regional Library, serving Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties' public libraries' staff.

Empowering libraries.
Empowering communities.

Welcome to The Wave, an eNewsletter by library staff and for library staff, where we invite you to: READ. ENJOY. ABSORB. DISCUSS.

Then, tell us what you think about The Wave.
Is Library School for You?

Before you decide to pursue library school you may find interesting the process and programs from three different perspectives. Three Washington County Free Library (WCFL) paraprofessionals who have made that commitment share their stories about pursuing graduate degrees and the experiences therein.

Guest authors
: Shannon Kraushaar, Rachael Nelson, and Marilyn Pontius.
New Faces at Ruth Enlow
Julie Zamostny
Author: Julie Zamostny

The Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County has gone through some staffing changes over the past 4-6 months. New people have been hired and veteran employees have assumed new roles. It's hard to keep track of all the newness so, here's a brief rundown (with pictures!) of who's new and who's doing new things!

Find it! Get it! A New ILL Service to Launch
Carrie Plymire
Author: Carrie Willson-Plymire

Do you lay awake at night wishing there were an easier way to get books from other counties for your patrons? Are you tired of processing ILL requests manually?  Have you heard people talking about Relais (pronounced relay) but you don't know what it is?
Then this article is for you!
Did You Know?

Julie Zamostny has a co-presenter with her for this edition of, "Did You Know?" Click the image below to hear all about the LATI program, the Tri-County Summit 2013, the new collections on WHILBR, and get a gentle reminder about the Emerging Technology Collection. Enjoy!
Did You Know