Friday, September 28, 2007

Jail Library Group Recognized by OSRT

The Jail Library Group, a volunteer-run organization serving the Dane County Jail and sponsored by the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison (SLIS), is the 2007 winner of the Frances de Usabel Outreach Services Award. This annual award is given by the Outreach Services Round Table of the Wisconsin Library Association to "a library or librarian who has provided exemplary library outreach services to underserved and/or new populations." For more information, see

MATS Announces 2007 Webbies!

The Media and Technology Section (MATS) of WLA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2007 Webbies Awards for excellence in Wisconsin web site design at And the winners are:

*Best Reference Site:* InfoSoup <>
Webmaster: Beth Carpenter
*Best Site for Kids:* Menasha Public Library <>
Webmaster: Jody Cleveland
*Coolest Design:* Northern Waters Library Service <>
Webmaster: Marsha Sorensen
*Most Accessible Site:* L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library "Fun and Games" Page <>
Webmaster: Jeff Burns
*Best of the Best:* Menasha Public Library <>
Webmaster: Jody Cleveland

Join us at the WLA conference to celebrate!