SC State Employee News

State Library Announces Free Census 2010 Workshop

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Do you work with Census data? Do your job skills include locating accurate demographic data online or working with population facts and figures? If so, the South Carolina State Library is pleased to invite you to attend Census 2010 and American Factfinder Workshop for Information Seekers.

State Library to Announce 2010 Notable State Documents at Ceremony

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The South Carolina State Library will announce the selection of the most notable 2010 South Carolina State Government Documents at a ceremony to be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16. The selection is announced annually on or near Freedom of Information Day, March 16, the birthday of President James Madison, an early proponent of citizen access to government information.

Certified Public Manager projects for 2010 are now available online.

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Project reports from the recent graduates of the Certified Public Manager program are now being processed and will be available in SCLENDS, the online catalog of the State Library. The CPM report, usually an investigative report, a survey, or implementation of a new procedure, is the final requirement of the program for state employees sponsored by the Budget and Control Board.

New FTP site for document deposits!

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SCSL has set up an FTP site for easier deposit of agency documents.

FTP (file transfer protocol) is a standard Internet protocol, and the simplest way to exchange files between computers on the Internet. Like the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), which transfers displayable Web pages and related files, and the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP), which transfers e-mail, FTP is an application protocol that uses the Internet's TCP/IP protocols.

Librarians to Offer Training

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Library Services Librarians of the State Library have three classes which are open to state employees, to library staff and to the public: "State Government Information," "Grants Research: Finding a Funder for Your Nonprofit Organization," and "BOOKS, Books and more Books! SC LENDS & Safari Books Online."

State Library Encourages Citizens to Get Library Cards

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month and citizens as well as state employees are encouraged to discover their local library by checking out what's new and signing up for a library card if they do not have one already.

Cards for the South Carolina State Library are free to anyone who is a state legislator, elected and appointed state official, eligible state government employees, eligible retired state employees, and individuals employed by the news media.

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