Professional development: CFPs, webinars, and volunteer opportunities

As always, you can also see what’s coming up through the Educational Opportunities Calendar. Keep reading for details about all the great webinars, CFPs, volunteer opportunities and more below! CFP: HTML5 and CSS3: Ready for Prime Time? Online Conference Topic: HTML5 and CSS3 Deadline for Proposals: December 14, 2012 Conference Date: February 8, 2013 Location: […]

Call for Emerging Technology Forum presenters: share your tech savvy in Pasadena!

ARLIS/NA 41st Annual Conference: Call for Emerging Technology Forum Presenters The Conference Program Committee, the Professional Development Committee, and the Art Library Students & New ARLIS/NA Professionals Section (ArLiSNAP) are joining forces to bring an exciting new program to the Pasadena conference! The Emerging Technology Forum will feature presenters sharing their knowledge of cutting-edge technologies […]

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 […]

Mentee/Mentoring opportunity with ArLiS/NA!

The ARLIS/NA Mentoring Subcommittee seeks applications for the new Virtual Mentoring program. You can apply to be a mentor, mentee, or both using our online form. http://tinyurl.com/bruvs2p Both the mentor and mentee benefit from a successful relationship. • Mentors provide mentees support, insight, and expertise. • Mentees offer mentors information about emerging professional trends and […]

Call for Chapters: New Directions in Information Organization

Call for Chapters: New Directions in Information Organization Publisher: Emerald Library and Information Science Book Series Book Editors: Dr. Jung-ran Park, Assistant Professor, The iSchool at Drexel, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University, USA & Dr. Lynne C. Howarth, Professor and Associate Dean, Research, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Canada Proposal Submission Deadline: April […]

Professional workshops & conferences roundup

I know you all are stoked for ARLIS/NA Annual in Boston –  here are some other great events, workshops and conferences that may also be of interest. SEI Pro – Summer Educational Institute For Visual Resources & Image Management – registration has officially opened. Albuquerque, NM, June 8 – 11, 2010 This intensive workshop is […]

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 […]

libraries and e-books

Libraries and Readers Wade Into Digital Lending A recent article in the New York Times highlights ways that libraries are providing access to e-books and digital audio books for their patrons. E-books are certainly gaining in popularity at my institution. Most students actually seemed relieved when a book is online because that means they won’t […]