Big Data to the Big Picture

Join the free webinar on Big Data on March 14 at 11:00 am Pacific/2.00 pm East. With big data research all the rage, how are librarians being asked to engage with data? As big data research takes off across Business, Science, and the Humanities, librarians need to understand big data and the issues around its storage and curation. How can […]

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Call for Proposals: Brick & Click Conference

The proposal submission deadline for the 17th Annual Brick & Click Conference is March 6! There is still time to submit a proposal. Suggested topics include: • Space re-visioning • Shifting/Inventory control • Active learning • Implementing next generation catalogs • Diversity, equity, & inclusion To submit your proposal idea, please visit: http://www.brickandclick.org/

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NISO Annouces Updated Version of ResourceSync Framework Specification

Baltimore, MD – February 16, 2017 – The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) is pleased to announce the formal publication of an updated version of the ResourceSync Framework Specification (ANSI/NISO Z39.99-2017). Approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), this 1.1 revision improves a web standard that details various capabilities that a server can implement to allow third-party systems to […]

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The Innovative Library Conference (TILC) Grant

The Innovative Library Classroom (TILC) is pleased to announce a conference grant to attend the 2017 conference, held at Radford University in Radford, VA on May 10th and May 11th. The grant will help someone from an underrepresented and/or marginalized group attend the conference by providing funding for registration or accommodations at a nearby hotel. Multiple applicants may be awarded […]

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Celebrating Women’s History with Library Resources

Important women’s rights issues continue to be at the forefront of the news. Individuals and scholars alike require quality resources as they seek to contribute to (or change) the mainstream narrative which exists today. This webinar will provide insight into women’s history and the resources available for academic libraries. Hear from Molly Murphy MacGregor of the National Women’s History Project. […]

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Code4Lib 2017 Call for Posters

Code4Lib 2017 is coming up soon! There are still opportunities available to present in our poster sessions. The call for poster presenters is open now! If you haven’t registered for Code4Lib yet, worry not, as one registration slot will be held for each poster presenter. The conference will be held at the Luskin Conference Center at UCLA (http://luskinconferencecenter.ucla.edu/), from March […]

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Save Date: 1/13, Friday, 9 AM PST – APALA Webinar on Presenting/Publishing Opportunities

Dear All, The APALA Mentoring Committee will be organizing another professional development webinar! This free webinar will focus on presentation and publishing opportunities. Listen to tips, tricks and best practices to get your work published or presented. APALA members are invited to attend this opportunity. (CALA members are invited too!) Date and Time: 1/13/2017, Friday at 9 AM PST (11 […]

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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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