PLA Facebook Forums
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Upcoming PLA Facebook Forum
Library Support Staff Certification
When: Wednesday, JUne 5, 2013, at 1:00–2:00 PM Central
Guests: Ian Lashbrooke, LSSC Research Associate; Karen Strege, LSSC Co-Director
Interested in learning if Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) is right for you or someone on your staff? Join this free Facebook Forum for an interactive discussion with representatives from the LSSC program. We'll explore the value of the certification and outline the path to achieving it. Bring your questions!
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