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WJ: Federal Depository Libraries and the Affordable Care Act

When:  
Monday, September 23, 2013 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   WJ Webex Room (Web conference)

NOTE: This event is managed by WebJunction. Please check their calendar (registration link above) for any changes to this event.

As libraries look ahead to the October 1 open enrollment date for the health insurance marketplace, there is an abundance of information about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and many opportunities for libraries. IMLS is working with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare and with WebJunction and ZeroDivide to provide library staff with the online resources and community contacts they will need to respond to questions about the Marketplace. One of the key roles that Federal Depository Libraries can play is to maintain an awareness of available resources in your area, and develop an approach for connecting patrons to those resources in the way that makes the most sense for your community.

Federal Depository Libraries are a key resource in connecting the public with documents and resources that are produced by the federal government (find a Federal Depository Library near you). Please join us for this interactive session, where we will discuss strategies for libraries to identify ACA resources, hear from a Federal Depository member library that is working to prepare for patron requests, and obtain key policy and resource updates from ACA experts.

Presented by:


  • Susan Hildreth, Institute of Museum and Library Services

  • Susie Butler, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Kendra Morgan, WebJunction

  • Robbie Sittel, Tulsa City/County Public Library (FDL member)

Type:   Program

Categories: Customer Service, Management Skills/Administration, Reference

Tags: webinar, ACA


This event is sponsored by Illinois State Library.

Event listed by: Chicago Public Library System, Dominican University, GSLIS, Continuing Prof Dev, Illinois Heartland Library System, Reaching Across Illinois Library System and SWAN


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