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Exploring the New Normal: Trends in Library Services
COLA, RILA and OLIS join forces to present a forum designed to shine a spotlight on emerging library trends by showcasing innovative projects and initiatives at libraries across the state.

OLIS - LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI Libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, October 26 through Saturday, November 1
Items count worksheet

Second Mock Newbery Discussion Scheduled
The second Mock Newbery discussion is scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th.

OLIS in the News
OLIS' work in disaster and preservation planning was featured by IMLS in its September Project Profile.

OLIS CE - New Requirement to Receive Unemployment Benefits
As of Sept. 1, the RI Dept. of Labor and Training is requiring all unemployment benefit recipients to have an online resume in EmployRI. OLIS has partnered with the RI DLT to provide 3 training sessions for library staff to help patrons meet this requirement.

OLIS Continuing Education: Fall 2014
The Fall programs feature youth services, adult services, hands-on sessions on EmployRI, AskRI and more.

E-rate Modernization
Information of the on-going E-rate Modernization efforts by the Federal Communications Commission, the schools, and the library community.