Miriam Braverman Award

PLG Award The Progressive Librarians Guild (PLG) announces the Miriam Braverman Award, intended to foster an awareness of the social responsibility aspects of librarianship and to encourage professional involvement by students. The award is given annually for the best student essay on some aspect of the social responsibilities of librarians, libraries or librarianship. The winning […]

Deadline extended for LITA/Ex Libris student writing award

Deadline extended for LITA/Ex Libris student writing award The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), is pleased to offer an award for the best unpublished manuscript submitted by a student or students enrolled in an ALA-accredited graduate program.  Sponsored by LITA and Ex Libris, the award consists […]

ARLIS/ANZ Call for Papers

The call has gone out! Arlis/ANZ wants to hear from YOU! Abstracts for presentations addressing the conference title: “Cultural connections; MySpace is an ArtSpace” are eagerly sought. The Submission Guidelines give further ideas of the various sub-themes which are being considered for the 2008 conference, and which are of interest to Arlis/ANZ members and Arts […]

ALA Poster Session Application Deadline – January 31st

Proposals for the 2008 ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA are due on January 31st. Poster sessions may present any of the following: a description of an innovative library program an analysis of a practical problem-solving effort a report of a research study Click here for much more information, including samples and abstracts of previous […]

International Conference on the Arts in Society – Call for Papers

The International Conference on the Arts in Society is pleased to announce its 3rd annual Conference, to be held at the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, UK, 28-31 July 2008. This year’s Arts Conference will feature arts educators, artists, practitioners, researchers and theorists in all forms of disciplinary practice through paper presentations, workshops and […]

Call for Papers: Virtual Worlds: Libraries, Education, and Museums

Saturday, March 8, 2008 in Second Life Purpose of the Conference: To provide a gathering place for librarians, information professionals, educators, museologists, and others to learn about and discuss the educational, informational, and cultural opportunities of virtual worlds. Please note: Although the conference will be held in the virtual world Second Life, presentation and paper […]


THE GLOBAL STUDIES CONFERENCE University of Illinois, Chicago, 16-18 May 2008 http://www.GlobalStudiesConference.com The Global Studies Conference on Global Studies Journal are devoted to mapping and interpreting new trends and patterns in globalization. This journal and the conference attempt to do this from many points of view, from many locations in the world, and in a […]

Call for Article Submissions for New MLS Student Contributed Publication Column

Deadline: January 1st 2008 for next edition For more information contact: Lisa Johnston (ljohnsto@umn.edu) or Carla Lee (cleb@virginia.edu) Biofeedback, the quarterly publication of the Biomedical and Life Sciences Division (DBIO) of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is interested in soliciting timely and exciting article submissions for our new column, “Librarian 2.0.” “Librarian 2.0” will feature […]

Call for Papers: Infor Career Trends

ArLiSNAPers might be interested in this call for papers. Info Career Trends is looking for articles on two topics relevant to students and new professionals. Why not think about writing for Info Career Trends? Rachel Singer Gordon of LISjobs.com is currently seeking queries for the May 2008 issue, for which the theme is “Show me […]

ARLIS/NA Reviews: Call for Reviewers

For the next “column” of ARLIS NA Reviews [http://www.arlisna.org/resources/reviews/index.html], I am seeking ARLIS NA members to review the titles that appear at the end of this email. The deadline for submission of a 450-word review is Friday, December 21. The title will be mailed to you, with instructions for completing your review. If you are […]