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Powering Small Libraries

AspenCat is a shared catalog (integrated library system-ILS) that includes more than 115 libraries and more than a million items. Participating libraries share more than 4,500 physical materials and ebooks each month.

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Sending and receiving right from your back door

CLiC’s key service that delivers physical materials between member libraries throughout the state, as well as providing connections to resource sharing in other states. Learn More!

Growing Library Staff

CLiC is dedicated to providing affordable talent development opportunities in-person and online for library staff.   
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On the ground for libraries across Colorado

CLiC is meeting libraries at their point of need with regional, in-the-field consulting. Consultants work with libraries to support them with operations, governance, community engagement and more.   
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Saving money? Yes please!

CLiC enables libraries to have access to electronic resources, databases, supplies and more through discounts negotiated by CLiC.   
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Pushing the envelope

Staff members constantly scan the horizon for new opportunities beyond our core services. We'll even experiment, try out new products and services to see if they meet libraries' needs. Learn More!

Why CLiC?

Whether your library is large, small, or somewhere in the middle, CLiC makes things happen. We are your colleagues and part of the Colorado library community.   
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Integrating Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs into Employee Training

In 1943, Abraham Maslow introduced his “Theory of Human Motivation,” followed by “Motivation and Personality” in 1954. His hierarchy of needs, represented as a pyramid, has become influential in both education and business, particularly in the realm of training. Understanding these needs is essential for creating effective learning environments. [Read more…]

See You At CORSC!

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The Colorado Resource Sharing Conference is upon us! We’re excited to see you all virtually, April 17-18.

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CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC’s in person rural meetups provide time to connect with colleagues from rural and small libraries, exchange practical ideas that are specific to YOU, and have fun!

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CLiC & Connect 2024

CLiC & Connect 2024 – In-Person Rural Meetups

CLiC’s in person rural meetups provide time to connect with colleagues from rural and small libraries, exchange practical ideas that are specific to YOU, and have fun!

NEW for 2024 – in collaboration with Colorado State Library CLiC is offering CDE continuing education credit for school library staff who attend the regional meetups.

Registration cost is $25 and includes lunch.

2024 CLiC & Connects will be held:

  • Southwest: Friday, April 12, 2024 in Durango
  • Southeast: Friday, April 26, 2024 in Pueblo
  • Northwest: Wednesday, May 15, 2024 in Steamboat
  • Northeast: Friday, May 17, 2024 in Fort Morgan

The registration deadline for each event is one week prior. Learn more and register here.

Questions? Just ask at clichelp@clicweb.org

 

Turkey Takeover

When turkeys aren’t just hanging out in the oven/sauna for 2 to 5 hours at 325 degrees, they’re looking for a bargain. Because turkeys are notoriously thrifty.Happy Thanksgiving Day! (Turkey waving)

CLiC’s money-saving deals are all the rage among the entire poultry community. We see turkeys subscribing to EBSCO databases, chickens licensing Pebble Go Next, and pheasants doing research through Infobase products.

Take from us — e-resource products really are for the birds.

By the way, CLiC will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week.