OLIS News and Updates

August, 2023

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08/21/2023 - 09:45

Free RICBA Book Sets for School Libraries

OLIS in partnership with the RI Center for the Book is offering book sets of the 2024 RICBA nominees to school libraries demonstrating need.

The Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) in partnership with the RI Center for the Book (RICfB) is offering book sets of the 2024 RI Childr

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Simplified Continuity of Operations Plan
08/01/2023 - 11:41

SCOOP open for new submissions

OLIS's SCOOP (Simplified Continuity of Operations Plan) is now open to receive submissions for the current year. The deadline is September 15, 2023.

July, 2023

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07/26/2023 - 15:33

Mock Newbery 2024

It's time to start taking a closer look at 2023 children's books with the first 2024 RI Mock Newbery reading list.

It's time to start taking a closer look at the children's books of 2024!

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07/26/2023 - 15:26

Mock Caldecott 2024

It's time to start taking a closer look at 2023 picture books with the first 2024 RI Mock Caldecott reading list.

It's time to start taking a closer look at 2023 picture books. Participating in the Mock Caldecott is an opportunity to sharpen selection skills and lea

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07/19/2023 - 12:12

Library of Rhode Island Certification Now Open

The Resource Sharing Certification opened July 17, 2023. The deadline for libraries to submit is September 15, 2023. (School libraries extended to September 29, 2023).

The 2023 Resource Sharing Certification is open and closes September 15, 2023 for academic, public and special libraries.

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07/19/2023 - 11:19

Public Library Annual Survey Now Open

The Public Library Annual Survey opened Monday, July 17. The deadline for public libraries to submit FY23 data is September 15, 2023.

The RI Public Library Annual Survey is now open for submissions.

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07/06/2023 - 07:31

Welcome to our new website!

Explore the new website and share your thoughts about the new interface and features. Please submit your comments and questions to pablo.moraleshenry@olis.ri.gov

We are thrilled to announce the successful launch of the new Office of Library and Information Services (OLIS) website!

June, 2023

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06/08/2023 - 11:38

Take the OLIS Continuing Education Survey

Library staff from all library types are encouraged to fill in the OLIS Continuing Education Survey. Results from the survey will help us better plan continuing education opportun