Call for Nominations for the 2017 Kilgour Research Award: Due 12/31

View the full press release at: http://www.ala.org/news/member-news/2016/11/submit-nomination-prestigious-kilgour-technology-research-award The Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), and OCLC, Inc. invite nominations for the 2017 Frederick G. Kilgour Award for Research in Library and Information Technology. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2016. The Kilgour Research Award recognizes research relevant to the development of […]

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ACRL ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award

Below is the message from Alexandra Rivera on behalf of the ACRL ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award Committee Greetings, The ULS Outstanding Professional Development Award Committee is seeking nominations for outstanding librarians! Sponsored by Library Juice Academy, this $1,000 award celebrates an individual or group who provides excellent professional development opportunities to strengthen their colleagues and the overall field of […]

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Last Week Call for Code4Lib 2017 Preconference Proposals – Deadline November 8th

Below is the message from the Code4Lib 2017 Pre-conference Committee A reminder to submit your pre-conference proposals for the 2017 Code4Lib in Los Angeles, California. We are taking proposals until Tuesday, November 8th, 5 PM Pacific Time / 8 PM Eastern Time. Voting will open the day after, on November 9th. To propose a session, please go to http://bit.ly/c4l17preconf. These […]

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A Plan for More Meaningful Work and Professional Fulfillment: Free American Libraries Live broadcast

No matter your reasons for entering the library profession, feeling a sense of purpose and fulfillment in your work is essential—and can be hard to sustain. In the November 18th American Libraries Live, library career expert Catherine Hakala-Ausperk will share tips on how to: • make a plan for revisiting personal values • understand your options • identify skill gaps […]

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The 2016 LITA Forum includes 3 amazing Keynotes

The 2016 LITA Forum Fort Worth, TX November 17-20, 2016 Join your LITA and library technology colleagues for the 2016 LITA Forum * LITA Forum early bird rates end October 14, 2016 * The guaranteed discount hotel rate at the Omni Fort Worth Hotel ends W= ednesday October 21st, 2016, and as available thereafter. * Online registration closes Su= nday […]

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The Library’s Legal Answers for Meeting Rooms

Tomas A. Lipinski A 90-Minute Workshop Friday, October 14, 2016 2:30 PM Eastern | 1:30 PM Central 12:30 PM Mountain | 11:30 AM Pacific Grounded in expert guidance, the new eBook The Library’s Legal Answers for Meeting Rooms and Displays will give you the knowledge you need to keep your library out of messy legal problems. In this free webinar, […]

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LLAMA Thought Leaders Webinar will feature Megan Oakleaf

The Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of ALA, will present a free webinar featuring Megan Oakleaf, Nov. 9, at 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Central Time. This webinar is part in an ongoing series of free webinars featuring thought leaders from a wide variety of libraries. Megan Oakleaf is an Associate Professor of Library and Information Science in […]

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Save the Date: Free IFLA/ALA webinar “Utilizing Partnerships to Expand Professional Development Opportunities Worldwide”

The following announcement comes from Loida Garcia-Febo, IFLA Governing Board Member. Dear colleagues: We are proud to present the last session of the 2016 webinar series “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations.” Upcoming Webinars The series “New Librarians Global Connection: Best Practices, Models and Recommendations” is organised jointly by IFLA New Professionals Special Interest group and IFLA […]

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Free Webinar: Coding Clubs for Public Libraries

Please join us for this free webinar to learn about successful coding club programs for youth in public libraries.   *Coding Clubs: Youth Programming for Public Libraries* Wed, September 28, 2016, 11:00am-12:00pm PDT Registration link: https://cc.readytalk.com/r/cpae6d4vmk7w&eom   Does your library offer programs related to coding? Coding is quickly gaining traction as an essential digital skill in the 21st century, and […]

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