Free Webcast on Info Literacy and Visual Instruction Methods, Dec. 3

Blended Librarians Webcast: Collaborating With Faculty on Information Literacy Instruction: Using Visual Methods to Enhance Student Learning Steven Bell and John Shank, co-founders of the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community and their guests, Laurel Cornell and Carrie Donovan, invite you to join them for the live webcast, “Collaborating With Faculty on Information Literacy Instruction: Using Visual Methods […]

Online workshop – Institutional Copyright Policies

Via ACRL College Libraries listserv. Note that this course is being taught by the legal counsel for RISD, so expect some discussion of copyright policy as it pertains to artwork and art-centric institutions. It is offered by the Center for Intellectual Property and can be taken as a stand-alone course or towards CIP certification. ***** […]

Free Webcasts from the MCN Annual Conference

Interesting (and FREE!) professional development opportunity: The Museum Computer Network is pleased to announce that five MCN 2009 sessions will be webcast live, free of charge. MCN 2009 takes place week after next in Portland, Oregon. The webcasts will be on Thursday and Friday, November 12 and 13. We’ll use Twitter to harvest online questions […]

ALA Annual Conference Roundup

ALA Annual is upon us in just a few days! Here are a few meetings, programs and services that ARLIS members – and especially those who are new to ALA conferences – may be interested in. Job Hunting ALA Job Placement Center: located at Grand Ballroom of McCormick Place, South Resume Review Services are available […]

Cool jobhunting link from ALA

I came across this link on ALA’s Libraries Direct – it’s “ALA’s Toolkit for Getting A Job In a Tough Economy”. It includes tips on resume writing, salary negotiation, networking and other skills that are useful whether jobs are plentiful or scarce; as well as information relevant to the current library job market. http://www.getajob.ala.org/ What […]

Professional development at ALA-Annual in Chicago

For those of you planning to attend the American Library Association’s annual Conference in Chicago, July 9 – July 15, here are two great programs which may be of interest to new librarians. The Conference Mentoring Program (sponsored by the New Members Round Table, NMRT) is open to all ALA members and is designed to […]