Apply now for ACRL Immersion ’11 Program

Via ACRL Update: The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is accepting applications for its Immersion ’11 Program. Complete program details and application materials are online at (click “Immersion 11 Program”). The application deadline is Dec. 1, 2010. The ACRL Immersion ’11 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education for […]

Lunchtime Chat, Friday 10/8: “Yours, Mine, Ours: Leadership Through Collaboration”

We hope you can join us for another chat this Friday!  Instructions for joining the chat are at the bottom of our Lunchtime Chats page here: If you were unable to attend the “Yours, Mine, Ours” conference, this is a great opportunity to discuss some of the issues and themes presented.  If you did […]

2010 ARLIS/NA Gerd Muehsam Award

Sponsored by the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA), the Gerd Muehsam Award is given annually in recognition of excellence in a graduate student paper or project on a topic relevant to art librarianship. The award was established to honor the memory of Gerd Muehsam (1913-1979), distinguished scholar, teacher, and art bibliographer, whose support […]

ARLIS/NA Lunchtime Chat Friday 10/1: “Breaking Out of the Glass Case: Collaborative Exhibitions in Library Spaces”

Join us for the first Lunchtime Chat of the 2010-11 season, tomorrow, Friday October 1. Chats are free and open to all; to view and participate in upcoming events, visit the ARLIS/NA Lunchtime Chats webpage at . Scroll down for instructions and to enter the Meebo chat room. On behalf of the Professional Development/ […]

Paths To Employment – ALA Online Chat 9/15

Via ALA collib-l: Check out this chat about jobseeking; could be especially relevant for those with technical services interests. *** Are you new to the field and are looking for ways to gain professional experience? Are you a new graduate that is having a hard time finding an entry level position? There are strategies to […]

Museum-Computer Network Conference Scholarships Available

via ALA Lita-L: The Museum Computer Network is providing NINE scholarships to attend this year’s MCN Conference: I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In: 38th Annual MCN Conference October 27th – 30th, 2010, Austin, Texas The competitive scholarship provides free conference registration, free hotel stay, and a $50 stipend to cover additional expenses. To apply, please submit application […]

Conference Mentoring at ALA Annual

<Via LITA-L> The New Members Round Table (NMRT) Mentoring Committee is pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for their Conference  Mentoring Program for the ALA Annual Conference in June! Attending your first ALA Conference? Overwhelmed by all the programs and events available at Annual? Sign up for a Conference Mentor today! The Conference […]

ARLIS/NA Lunchtime Chat on VRCs and Academic Libraries: Friday, April 16

ARLIS/NA Lunchtime chat: “Visual Resource Centers and Academic Libraries: Shall the twain meet?” April 16, 2010, 11am Pacific – 12pm Mountain – 1pm Central – 2pm Eastern Moderators: Deborah Ultan Boudewyns and Greta Bahnemann, University of Minnesota This chat is a lead-up to an in-person discussion at the ARLIS/NA conference in Boston on Sunday at […]

“Newbie Dispatches”: podcasts via ACRL Residency Interest Group

The ACRL Residency Interest Group has launched a new podcast series called the “Newbie Dispatches.”  It is a set of ‘casts on a variety of topics of interest to current library school students, recent graduates, early career librarians, and former and current library residents. The first podcast is on publishing a manuscript for the first […]

Museum Computer Network 2010 – Call for Proposals

The MCN (Museum-Computer Network) annual conference will take place in Austin, Texas Oct 27-30, 2010 and proposals are now being accepted. The conference theme is I/O: The Museum Inside-Out/Outside-In and includes topics such as Behind the scenes and transparency in the museum Commons and digital collections Igniting the Imagination: building communities locally and globally, on-site and […]