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Patrons and Their Preferences: Enhancing the User Experience
Join OLIS' Multi-type Reference Group on April 27th for an interactive session about improving the user experience for your diverse patron groups.

Submit the OLIS - LORI Delivery Items Count
Submit the LORI delivery items count you collected March 22 through March 28. Questions? Call 574-9308 or review the delivery survey instructions for more information.

Library Leadership Symposium
The deadline for applications for the New England Library Leadership has been extended to April 6 for RI librarians. OLIS and RILA are cosponsors of the 2015 symposium.

Job Opening: Library Program Specialist – Data Coordinator
OLIS is seeking a Library Program Specialist to serve as State Data Coordinator. The position also includes work in the area of library development.

New OLIS Staff Directory
Get to know OLIS staff at this updated directory.

Resources for RI Library Trustees
Basic information for library trustees.

Governor's Proposed State Aid to Libraries
The Governor's Proposed Budget for 2016 includes level funding of state aid to libraries.

OLIS CE: Create Reports with Public Library Annual Report Data
Learn how to take advantage of features in Counting Opinions' LibPAS to create statistical reports from annual report data.

E-rate News: FY2015 Application Window Deadline extended
New close date: April 16, 2015 at 11:59:59 pm EDT.

OLIS Welcomes New Youth Services Coordinator
On Monday, March 9th, OLIS is pleased to announce that Danielle M. Margarida is the new Youth Services Coordinator.

OLIS-LORI Delivery Items Count
All LORI Libraries receiving delivery service should begin their items count on Sunday, March 22 through Saturday, March 28. Items Count Worksheet

E-rate: Discount Rates for Funding Year 2015
E-rate discount rates based on NSLP data from October 2014 is now available.

OLIS Continuing Education: Spring 2015
The spring CE session offers 20 programs featuring youth and adult services meetings, workforce development, security, and user experience.