April 1998



New databases coming this fall to a library near you

After a selection process involving vendor demonstrations and trial access to database products, a new package has been chosen and will be offered through the Wyoming Libraries Database (WYLD) this fall. The WYLD Governing Board approved recommendations for new databases presented by the Database Products Committee at the Board’s April meeting.

Based on evaluations from libraries around the state, recommendations included continuing the licensing arrangements for IAC products through Oct. 31, 1998. These databases will remain available through Gateway and then through the new WEB-2-based Public Access Catalogs (PACs) when they are installed.

This transition arrangement will cover the interval before the graphical DRA WEB2 is fully implemented and will allow the State Library to put the new licensing into place without interruption in services. In the meantime, databases have been added to the IAC products currently available on the Web. The new additions include Health Reference Center Academic and SuperTOM Jr, which has 60 magazines, 50 in full text, plus several reference books.

As of Nov. 1, there will be a switch to the EBSCO family of databases, which will include offerings similar to IAC products, such as public and academic libraries databases and those associated with Health and Business. The new package will also offer additional tools directed at elementary and middle school age groups.

In addition, SIRS Researcher will be available via WYLD, as well as the unique reader’s advisory tool, NoveList. SIRS Researcher includes 1,200 magazines, newspapers, journals and government documents, all in full text. NoveList, designed to help patrons locate fiction titles matched to their reading interests, links 40,000 titles of adult fiction and over 2,500 childrens and young adult titles with annotations for over half of indexed titles. These offerings will give WEB access for all WYLD WEB2-based PACS, with CD ROM backup for each library in case of telecommunications problems.

"I am pleased to endorse the recommendations for resources, which were forwarded by the WYLD Database Products Committee," said Debbie Iverson, WYLD Governing Board chair. "When the new products are brought online in November our content for patrons will be significantly increased."

Even after Nov. 1, text version database access will be available using Z39.50 interface, which essentially uses the DRA search engine to locate materials in other databases. It also enables local collection holdings to be linked to those databases. Just as in IAC, magazine citations for holdings at a particular library will be highlighted in the new databases as well.

The new database package offers access to many more resources without an increase in fees charged to WYLD member libraries. Costs will be determined by the number of PAC terminals at each library.

Iverson noted, "LASSO (Library Automated Systems and Services Office) stands ready to help member libraries with a seamless transition from our existing product group to the new one."

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Cataloging workshops planned

Library staff throughout Wyoming are encouraged to sign up soon to attend a cataloging workshop. The State Library is working in partnership with BCR to bring four two-day cataloging workshops to the following libraries in September:

These libraries have generously agreed to act as local hosts for the workshops. Lynne Mildenstein of BCR will be the instructor. The main emphasis for these workshops will be AV and sound recording cataloging procedures and how these records are treated in WYLD.

Sign up now if you would like to attend one of the workshops. If you have other topics you would like to see presented, registration information, questions or concerns contact Judy Yeo at 800/264-1281, option l, choice 3; 307/ 777-5914. There will not be a registration fee for these workshops.

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Traveling training program nears end of journey

Serials Module training began in mid-January and is now nearing its end. To date, more than 80 library staff from 31 different libraries have received training. Those using the module include public, academic, school, and special libraries throughout the State.

The intent of the project has been to improve access to information regarding library serial holdings and thus enhance resource sharing. An added perk is that additional features of the module can be utilized to replace a manual check-in system for periodicals.

Desiree Sallee, systems librarian at the State Library, designed and planned all of the training sessions. "After learning to use the serials module myself, I realized that the most effective training would be with very small groups and include repetition and practice with ‘real-life’ examples," Sallee said. Working with the materials in a practical atmosphere has seemed to provide a better grounding for most staff. She added, "Many people might remember my favorite saying when addressing questions about the module: ‘That was a really good thing to think. It was just the wrong place to think it!’"

Sallee has visited more than 25 libraries throughout the state and driven over 3,000 miles. Evaluation forms from participants included plenty of positive feedback, such as "an excellent foundation to work from" and "this was a very supportive environment."

Corky Walters, manager of Library Automated Systems and Services Office (LASSO), said, "The model for training for serials has proven to be so popular and successful, it will probably become the standard for future modules training."

To supplement the DRA training materials, Sallee posted a Web site with help files and created a distribution list on WILL where serials information can be aired. To send an email to this list, address it to serials at will.state.wy.us. The Website is available at http://will.state.wy.us/wyld/serials/.

Training will be completed by the end of May. This is well within the goal of all summary holdings being added by July 1, a deadline set by the Database Quality Committee and endorsed by the WYLD Executive Board. Final sessions will be held in Sundance and Lusk in late May, and there will be a general session at the WYLD annual meeting in Casper on May 1.

Look for a complete report to be posted to the Web site in June. Questions regarding the training or additional help should be addressed to Sallee. She may be reached by calling the State Library, 307/777-6258 or as her other frequent saying advises, "the best way to find me is through email".

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Fremont County libraries explore partnership opportunities

By Andrea Testi, WSL economic and community development librarian

The Wyoming library community has a strong track record of responding to the demands and challenges new technology and developing trends have placed on their services and resources.

Economic development is a hot topic nationwide and is enjoying a high profile in the State of Wyoming. Fremont County residents are extremely active in local community development projects and in representing our community through several statewide economic development initiatives.

Libraries can play an important role in support of information based economic development. In any community, that role is best achieved through active, mutually beneficial agreements, collaborations and partnerships.

The Fremont County Library System (FCLS) and the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have discovered a natural partnership opportunity. Negotiations are under way, and they look very positive, toward approval of a FCLS-SBDC Business Information Center Partnership.

The SBDC network is adding a part-time counselor to the Fremont County area and is looking for suitable office space. The Riverton Branch Library can provide this space and anticipates that the benefits of having an SBDC counselor working in the library will be abundant.

In early 1998, the Riverton Branch Library set up a Business Information Center (BIC). The inception of this center was based on several factors: community interest and need; a business resource collection development focus; and feedback and support from the Library Board, the Chambers of Commerce, and local Economic Development Offices. Presently, the core collection focuses on practical, how to start a business type of materials. With the addition of a business counselor in residence and larger opportunities for grant funding, long term BIC expansion possibilities are vast.

SBDCs are typically partnered with economic development organizations, chambers or community colleges. SBDC has never collaborated to this extent with a library in Wyoming. This type of partnership makes sense because the business resources are in the public libraries and the counselors who know how to use the resources are in the SBDCs.

If this proposal is accepted, it will serve as a model for the rest of the state to see how library resources and small business resources can work together.

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WSL wins fourth Keppel award

Once again, the Wyoming State Library received the Francis Keppel Award from the U.S. National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. WSL has received the honor four times.

The award was given to Judy Yeo, library development officer and Helen Meadors, state librarian, for "submitting prompt, complete and high quality public library statistics."

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Trustee Corner: Continuing Ed Opportunities

By Jerry Krois, deputy state librarian

What have you done to improve your capabilities as a trustee of your library? Have you read some recent library journal articles? Have you updated yourself on parlimentary process? Have you studied state or local documents discussing revenues? Have you talked to a board member of a neighboring county to compare best practices, policy issues or goals?

The State Library has initiated an education grant program for those associated with Wyoming libraries. Through this program, board members are eligible for a grant to attend a workshop or seminar, take a class, or attend a regional or national meeting. Leadership skills, library advocacy, public policy development, and strategic planning are just a few topics important to library trustees.

Grants are also available to libraries for in-service workshops. Trustees may want to look at this category for bringing in a speaker on public policy, strategic planning, leadership, or another topic for a joint program among three or more county library boards. The State Library staff can help design and organize such programs.

The next two application deadlines are July 31 and Nov. 30, which give trustees time to plan ahead for a continuing education program they may be interested in.

An application is online at the local library on the State Library’s Web site http://will.state.wy.us/admin/. Grant reviewers are members of the State Library and the Resource Sharing Council, which oversees the LSTA federal funds.

As a library board trustee, your professional growth is important. The State Library invites you to investigate this new grant program and apply for a grant for yourself or for a group of trustees in your area.

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Storytelling festival set

Plan your summer to include the 2nd Annual "Old West" Storytelling Festival at The Wyoming Territorial Prison and Old West Park in Laramie July 24-26. The festival features tellers from throughout the Rocky Mountain Region.

Leticia Pizzino from West Jordan, Utah, returns as one of the featured tellers and will be remembered from her performance and workshop at last year’s Wyoming Library Conference.

Teresa Clark from Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Dan McCrimmon from Littleton, Colo., will also be featured in the three-day festival that will concentrate on stories of the West.

Workshops of particular interest to librarians will be on creating storytime programs, storytelling techniques, using picture books as a basis for storytelling, and personal and historical stories. The "Old West" Festival workshops are designed to consider the needs of librarians, teachers, writers and storytellers.

The four storytelling concerts will be a Ghosts of The Mountains and The Plains concert, a Children’s Story Concert, a Stories from Many Lands (multi-cultural) concert, and a Stories of The Old West concert.

The festival begins Friday evening, with registration at 7 p.m. There will be a full day of activities both Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $25 for the full event, or $17 for Saturday and $13 for Sunday.

For information or a brochure about the festival, contact The Wyoming Territorial Prison and Old West Park, 975 Snowy Range Rd., Laramie, Wyoming 82070; phone 800/845-2287. Or contact John Beach, Festival Coordinator, 307/362-7495.

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UW Art Museum offers exhibits for loan

The Community College/Art Center Extension Service offers exhibitions from the museum’s in-house exhibition program to professional organizations such as college and museum galleries, libraries and art centers throughout Wyoming and the Mountain Plains region, including Colorado, new Mexico, Arizona, Nebraska, Montana, Idaho, Utah, South Dakota and North Dakota.

Exhibitions are from the museum’s permanent collection and originated as part of the museum’s in-house exhibition schedule. Rental fees have been reduced to $150. Insurance and one-way shipping are the responsibility of the venue. The University of Wyoming Art Museum provides the exhibitions ready-to-hang and fully interpreted with introductory text panels, object labels, sample press releases, and publicity photos. Contact E. K. Kim, registrar, at 307/766-6634 for exhibition details and scheduling information.

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What happened at your library during National Library Week?

Send us a brief description of your library’s activities during National Library Week, along with a photo if there is one, and we’ll share your ideas in the next issue of the Outrider.

Submissions may be emailed to svitti@state.wy.us; faxed to 307/777-6289; or mailed to the Publications and Marketing Office, Wyoming State Library, 2301 Capitol Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82002.

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Spotlight on Sis

The Wyoming State Library has acquired microfilm for Wyoming Fire Insurance Maps from the Sanborn Map Company. The maps were originally produced to provide information to the fire insurance industry and are now of interest to historians, genealogists, engineers, among others. These maps can provide details about building construction and use, home locations and details of the property, as well as how towns and neighborhoods looked during a certain time period.

Towns and dates in the map collection are Buffalo, 1955; Casper, 1967; Cheyenne, 1963; Cody, 1955; Lander, 1955; Laramie, 1960; Powell, 1955; Rawlins, 1960; Riverton, 1955; Rock Springs, 1960; Sheridan, 1963; Thermopolis, 1955; and Torrington, 1951.

The original maps are in color to show types of building materials used (brick, for example), but the maps now available on microfilm at the State Library are in black and white. The scale is one inch to fifty feet, which makes it possible to show the outline of each building. The Library has a microfilm reader/printer available to view the maps, or the film may be checked out and is also available for interlibrary loan.

For more information about Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, visit their Web site at http://www.library.cornell.edu/okuref/maps/sanborn.htm or contact Statewide Information Services at the State Library by calling 307/777-6333 or 1-800-264-1281, option 1.


Around the State

A new reading program sponsored by McDonald’s and the Johnson County Library began March 16. "Join The Reading Team" promotes family reading time. McDonald’s coupons are awarded for each 30 minutes read and participants win food and drinks from the local McDonald’s Restaurant. The culmination of the program is a sports banquet at McDonald’s May 14 where all Super Star Readers will receive their awards.

Teton County Library was featured in a special April Fool’s Day issue of the Jackson Hole Guide. The article said that because of "an enormous backlog in overdue books and a proliferation of noisy chatterboxes," the library had hired Thor the Enfor cer. According to librarian Sue Livre, "Instead of five cents per day, the penalty for overdue books is now a swift arrow shot from Thor’s mighty crossbow."

After being closed for about a year because of flooding in the building, the Hanna Branch Library will reopen in May or early June, according to Vicki Hitchcock, director of the Carbon County Library System. Last year the furnace at the bran ch library failed to kick on automatically when the library was closed for a few days and water from broken pipes flooded the building. Many of the books were dried and saved at the main library and an insurance company paid for the unsalvageable ones.

Friends of the Lander Library donated $500 last month to the Children’s Library. The funds will be used for the library’s annual summer reading program designed to encourage children to read during their break from school. The money was raised from membership donations and the FLL’s annual F.L.A.K.E. Christmas concert.

A new program by the Goshen County Public Library brings the library to the doors of the disabled. HomeBound Service was implemented by Beverly Lowe of Diversified Services, Inc., and Library Director Isabel Hoy was integral in establishing the ser vice. Participants request books by calling or writing DSI. Requests are then delivered and picked up by senior and DSI pre-vocational staff and clients. The entire circulation collection of the library is available to participants. Eligibility qualificat ions for the service include individuals who have a temporary or extended disability, extended illness, or who are otherwise restricted to their homes.

Sheridan County Fulmer Public Library hosted the works of local artist Robert E. Bear in April. The show was titled "Reflections of Wildlife."

Campbell County Public Library employees were honored by the Library Foundation, Inc., at an appreciation luncheon in March. Employees nominated co-workers for special recognition with awards going to Ara Anderson, Jackie Darnall, Lori Kirchoff, Ch risty Kuntz, Eric Larson, Beth Walker and Richard Ward. Certificates for years of service were presented to Pam Boger, 17 years; Deb Bruse, 13; Marilyn Grant, 13; Lori Kirchoff, 17; Eric Larson, 7; Mary Ostlund, 13; Sharon Porter, 7; Ruth Stowe, 13; Mikki Thomas, 7; Patti Allguer, 3; Colleen Chaulk, 5; Kaylene Kosters, 3; Susan Sharp, 5; Pearl Underwood, 10; Pat Brose, 10; Jackie Darnall, 15; Lyle Fogle, 5; Mary Gillis, 10; Susan Hafner, 5; Kim Jones, 5; Karen Langworthy, 10; Elaine Munn, 5; Bob Parkin, 1 0; Beth Walker, 10; Richard Ward, 5; and Christy Kuntz, 5.

The Wyoming Council for the Humanities recently awarded an $855 grant to the Crook County Library. It will be used for slide/lecture programs about Mari Sanoz at county libraries in Sundance, Newcastle, Gillette, Buffalo, Sheridan, Torrington and W heatland.

On March 7, 23 Fremont County residents representing six library support groups met at the Riverton Branch Library to discuss mutual concerns. Participants discussed funding, technology, and communication and brainstormed ways to optimize efforts t o improve the library. The groups attending were the Library Board of Trustees, Library Foundation Board, Friends of the Dubois Library, Friends of the Lander Library, Friends of the Riverton Library, and a group that resulted from Goals 2000--the Ad Hoc Committee. The meeting will become an annual event to share ideas for long-range planning of the Fremont County Library System.

The Cokeville Branch Library is now open for more hours each week. On Monday the hours are 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Encampment-Riverside Friends of the Library are planning a 10-year birthday bash for the Encampment Branch Library, which was dedicated May 12, 1988. An open house and book sale are planned for May 9. Guest authors will give readings during the event.

Coffeen Elementary School’s reading program has been named the top reading program in Wyoming by the International Reading Association. The school received the Exemplary Reading Program Award after being evaluated by an on-site team. Coffeen will b e represented at the awards ceremony in Orlando, Fla., May 3 by Reading Recovery coordinator Patsy Conner.

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WYLD things

Last minute reminder: the WYLD Network annual meeting is in Casper on Friday and Saturday, May 1 and 2. Details are on the WYLD Council Web site at http://will.state.wy.us/wyld/wyldco.html.

Welcome to WYLD! Libraries in Moorcroft and Ten Sleep will soon be connected to the system. Also, Lusk recently joined other Wyoming libraries in utilizing the circulation module.

The implementation of WEB2 has been delayed until at least September at the recommendation of the WYLD member delegation that attended the recent DRA Conference. Uncertainty about the product and delays in the release of the new version prompted the deleg ation to urge the State Library’s Library Automated Systems and Services Office (LASSO) to complete training and installation at its office and at selected WYLD-member staff terminals in July. This will allow staff more time to work with the new product b efore it is installed on PAC terminals throughout the state.

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Publications available

Free catalogs offered
Free copies of the 1998 Catalog from the Children’s Book Council (CBC) are available by calling 212/966-1990 or emailing from their Web site at http://www.cbcbooks.org. The CBC reports, "This year’s new reading encour agement materials and official National Children’s Book Week artwork include items that will brighten any room and lend a graphic reinforcement to any educational program." Since its inception in 1945, the CBC has sponsored National Children’s Book Week e ach November. This year the celebration is Nov. 16-22, and the theme is "Books Go Everywhere."

History journal published for history buffs
Libraries and booksellers may be interested in a subscription to the Journal of Unconventional History for their patrons who are history buffs. Articles in the Journal are useful to academics and students in most historical fields, calling attention to ot herwise overlooked events, customs, personalities and ideologies.

Joan Peternel of Small Magazine Review has said that the Journal’s "potential audience is large: independent scholars, learned amateurs, dilettantes, and generalists, inter-disciplinary scholars, educated readers with broad interests...." Editors and publ ishers of the magazine reported the New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston and California State Public Libraries must think public library patrons fit into one or more of those categories, for they subscribe to the Journal.

Factsheet Five, the major source for information on special interest magazines, notes that the Journal is "A really, really great ‘zine, if you’re interested in history. Not the big stuff that we allegedly learned in school, but the little stuff, the obsc ure stuff, the equally valid stuff that you’re unlikely to learn about anywhere else...."

To get an idea of the magazine’s diversity and lively investigations, consult Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life for abstracts and indexes to Journal articles, or visit their Web site at http://www.picpal.com/picpal/juh/index.html. The ISSN number is 1085-4851. The Journal is published triannually and institutional subscriptions are $22.50 a year. Interested persons may download a subscription form from their Web site.

Free copies of project report available
The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress has received a three-year grant from the Viburnum Foundation to administer its rural, library-based family literacy program in several states. Center for the Book consultant Virginia H. Mathews, nationall y known literacy and library advocate, is project coordinator.

Sixteen rural libraries in five states currently receive $3,000 grants directly from the Viburnum Foundation as part of the project. Since 1992, the foundation has made 59 such grants.

The Viburnum Family Literary Project is fully described in a recently published 60-page report, From Thibodaux to Tucumcari: Family Literacy in Rural Libraries: A Report from the Viburnum Family Literacy Project, by Molly Turner and Nancy Kober. Free copi es are available from the Center for the Book, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave., S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540-4920, phone 202/707-5221, fax 202/707-0269.

The report presents details about how, with limited resources, committed staff in small libraries can successfully respond to the needs of parents and other care givers for family literacy programs.

The Center for the Book was established in 1977 to stimulate public interest in books, reading, and libraries. The Wyoming Center for the Book was established in 1995 and operates out of the State Library.

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News Briefs

Getting Your Grant: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians, by Peggy Barber and Linda D. Crowe, guides librarians in small- to medium-sized public libraries through the process of applying for grants from government agencies, foundations and corporat ions. The publication includes advice from successful applicants, worksheets, sample letters and forms (1992, paperback, $35, ISBN 1-55570-038-1). Available from Neal-Schuman Pubs., Inc., 100 Varick St., New York, NY 10013; 212/925-8650

The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association, has issued a revision of "Young Adults Deserve The Best: Competencies for Librarians Serving Youth." The revised competencies reflect changing nee ds in library service to young adults, ages 12 through 18, and include new competencies in the areas of strategic planning, collection development and the use of technology. Copies of the new competencies are available from Fax-On-Demand: 800-545-2433, pr ess 8, and on the YALSA section of the ALA web site: http://www.ala.org/yalsa. For more information, contact YALSA. Telephone: 800-545-2433, ext. 4390. Email yalsa@ala.org.

More than 6,900 people attended the Public Library Association’s (PLA) 7th National Conference, "Public Libraries: Vital, Valuable, Virtual," held March 10-14 in Kansas City, Mo. The attendance figure set a new record for PLA and all American Libr ary Association division conferences. To become a member, be placed on a national conference mailing list, to receive a program proposal packet or for more information, call 800/545-2433, ext. 5PLA, or see the PLA Web Page at http://www.pla.org. PLA is a division of the American Library Association.

Brett Lear, head of reference and adult services at the Villa Library in Lakewood, Colo., is part of a team that has written a manual on providing programs for adults in libraries. "Adult Programming: A Manual for Libraries" covers how to assess yo ur community for program potential, generate ideas, determine what’s hot, find the best formats and evaluate a program’s success. Copies of the publication are available by calling the ALA Book Order Department at 800/545-2433.

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Personel-ly Speaking

Marc Stratton was recently recognized for 10 years of service to the state at the Department of Administration and Information’s (A&I) service awards ceremony. Since February 1988, Marc has worked at the State Library in the Library Automated Syste ms Services (LASSO) office, formerly known as the WYLD office.

On May 6, Janet Williams will address the National Genealogical Society at its annual Conferences in the States in Denver, this year titled "Rocky Mountain Rendezvous." She will present the program "Research in Wyoming: Beyond the WPA Inventory of County Archives." Janet, a cataloger at the State Library, has enjoyed genealogical research as a hobby for many years and has served as a professional genealogical librarian at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Ind., which houses the largest genealogical collection in a county library. In the past year, she has delivered speeches on this topic to two local groups.

Brian Greene, network coordinator, and Corky Walters, LASSO manager, recently presented three workshops at Campbell County Library’s in-service day. They discussed traditional and electronic issues dealing with "Copyright and Fair Use Polici es," "Intellectual Freedom/Censorship" and "Patron Privacy" to 40 employees. Also during their visit, they attended a Staff Appreciation Luncheon hosted by the Campbell County Library Foundation. "We were impressed with the effort by Campbell County Libra ry to recognize their staff," Brian said.

Earlier in the year, Bobbi Thorp, automation librarian, and Trish Palluck, library specialist, conducted a policy file workshop at a WYLD Region 5 meeting in Laramie. They discussed policy files and went over policy file parameters page-by-p age. Meeting attendees said the workshop was very helpful.

Four BATS (Business, Acquisitions and Technical Services) employees attended the "Thinking Outside the Lines" workshop on March 30. Jan Batson, Debbie Buchmeier, Gary Poch and Alta Hepner learned how to think differently and find innovative answers. Most other BATS employees attended the workshop in October.

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CDC officials to visit diabetes program in Lander

To better educate Wyoming residents about diabetes, a cooperative effort has been established to distribute current information about the disease to the libraries statewide. Because of the success of the program and cooperation of the agencies involved, t he Wyoming diabetes project is receiving national attention.

For the last year, the Wyoming State Library, the Department of Health and 31 libraries statewide have cooperatively participated to supplement current diabetes materials with new additional materials to Wyoming residents. Educational programs and traveli ng displays have also been utilized by many of the participating libraries.

Funding for the materials for this joint effort has come from the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Due to the success of Wyoming’s project, CDC representatives will be visiting the state to see the project in action. Two representatives from CDC’s Divisi on of Diabetes Translation--Rich Gerber, assistant chief of Program Development Branch, and Jay Allen, Program Analyst for the Health Communication Section--will trek to Wyoming in late June to visit Fremont County Library.

While most of the county and academic libraries have participated, Kaetz Beartusk, diabetes program manager at the Department of Health, said she would like to see more remote library branches participate in the program.

The Wyoming project has become a model for upcoming programs in Illinois and Maryland. In addition, Beartusk has presented the program’s design and success to many national conferences, and an abstract has been presented at the National Chronic Disease Co nference in Washington, D.C.

The Wyoming State Library’s Public Programs, Publications and Marketing Office promoted the program and coordinated the ordering of materials, providing cataloging records for these items and assisting with the promotion of the program.

Approximately 23,000 Wyoming residents are estimated to have diabetes and the direct and indirect costs of the disease in the state exceed $142 million annually.

For additional information, contact the Wyoming State Library at 307/777-5915 or Kaetz Beartusk at 307/777-3579 or write to her at the Department of Health, Division of Public Health, Preventive Medicine Branch, Hathaway Building, Cheyenne, WY 82002.

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