News from the Off-Season: some conference cogitations

Happy February! I’ve just gotten back to work after a five-day weekend. Three of those days were spent at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, here in Toronto, so, not exactly a vacation, but definitely a change from the 9-5. Besides a ton of useful tech sessions (including on OpenRefine for data cleaning, Koha [an […]

Guest Post: Shannon Robinson, ALA 2013 – ACRL Arts Report

Shannon Robinson is the Fine Arts Librarian at Denison University. The American Library Association (ALA) Annual held in June 2013 was my first ALA conference. I was awarded the New Members Round Table’s (NMRT) Professional Development Grant to attend the conference. I have been a member of NMRT for about a year. Similar to ARLiSNAP, […]

Call for Panelists deadline August 20th, CFP, e-courses galore!

Call for Panelists: The ARLIS/NA Affiliate Session at the College Art Association Conference in New York City seeks three panelists to participate on the following panel to be held at CAA 2013 (February 13-16, 2013, in New York City): 21st Century Artist’s Publications: self-published print-on-demand artist’s books, zines, mini-comics and photo books With the increased […]

Educational Opportunities!!!

  Lots this week! Let’s start with the one that happens tomorrow:   LYRASIS Ideas & Insights Webinar Join us for our upcoming LYRASIS Ideas & Insights<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wCQICMGo7AWgGpHKHAUJbkAv_Ah2nboVNI-UWKPZJAPpze3PnLinLO67Lga2TY4lHvX2IpRSMrpXQu8KzxX-H6-xtZc34cSlmhtanK2OXSuZqyLnrlgvAkNQsYfIdVod-5Ud9npxR1yOuj0F3VWWPDt5YYtP2Nn8yLRcPkuLj1s=> webinar, Libraries are Boundless<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001wCQICMGo7AWgGpHKHAUJbkAv_Ah2nboVNI-UWKPZJAPpze3PnLinLO67Lga2TY4lHvX2IpRSMrpXQu8KzxX-H6-xtZc34cSlxrw2Prfvym6JfjqEpJ-21hVhSqfAIvkelP00Y-6-hl6MnhrOPXNjsGkzSsRcEW0-sGic_8En9xYjM-JGC3RA4XbUnd5RP2QfLaNLbMzgLpM= > and hear how information organizations are challenging traditional ideas about space in libraries, and placing collections, staff and resources in the best possible […]

Webinar, virtual pre-conference, conference sign-up

See educational opportunities, such as CFP, workshops, events, webinars, etc.? Please email Braegan Abernethy (bcabernethy[at]gmail[dot]com) or Emilee Mathews (mathewse[at]indiana[dot]edu) to get them posted here. For ongoing opportunities and deadlines, please visit the new Educational Opportunities Calendar. Free Webinar > Copyright Series: Interview with Cable Green, Creative Commons May 24, 2011 (Thursday) at 2:00 pm ET […]

CALL FOR PRESENTERS: ACRL ARTS SECTION’S DISCUSSION FORUM

Are you doing research in the arts that you would like to share with fellow librarians? Is there something you’re doing at your library dealing with the arts that you think others should know about? Do you have a presentation you’d like to float by a group of friendly colleagues for some benevolent critique? If […]

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 http://www.acrl.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/events/ (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 […]

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 […]