Travel scholarships available for the LITA/PLA AvramCamp 2018

Do you want to participate in the LITA/PLA AvramCamp 2018, a one-day unconference for women in library technology, at ALA Annual in New Orleans? Would travel funding help you to attend? Thanks to support from our sponsors, AvramCamp is offering several $500 travel scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded competitively based on the committee’s ranking of applications received by the deadline (May 21, 2018). Scholarship Eligibility […]

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Registration for the 2018 Midwest Chapter Annual Conference is now open!

Dear CALA Midwest Members,   The registration for attending the 2018 CALA Midwest Chapter Annual Conference, either in person or online, is NOW OPEN!   To register, please visit http://midwest.chapters.cala-web.org/annual-programs/2018-cala-midwest-chapter-annual-conference/2018-midwest-chapter-annual-conference-registration/. Deadline for registration is May 4, 2018.   For information about the 2018 conference including programs, hotel, and travel, please visit http://midwest.chapters.cala-web.org/annual-programs/2018-cala-midwest-chapter-annual-conference/   We look forward to seeing you at […]

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DEVCONNECT 2018

OCLC’s conference for library developers and coders, will be held June 4 – 6, in Dublin, Ohio. This year’s conference will feature a slate of hands-on workshops to help you hone your skills, get more value out of your library’s OCLC services, and network with your peers. *Break out your laptops for these hands-on workshops* There will be six workshops at […]

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AvramCamp 2018

Friday June 22, 2018, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Check the conference scheduler for locations when posted. Want to connect with female-identifying technology professionals who want to make change in their lives and professions for the better? Join others in the field to discuss the challenges, joy, and lessons learned at AvramCamp, LITA’s AdaCamp-inspired event. This one-day LITA preconference will […]

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Call for Proposals: 2018 CALA Midwest Chapter Annual Conference

Dear CALA Midwest Members,   *******Do you want to build your CV?******* *******Would you like to share your exciting work with peers in a collegial environment?******* *******Do you hope to network with more library professionals?*******   Here is a great opportunity for you: submit your proposal by April 10rd, 2018 for the upcoming CALA Midwest Annual Conference (both onsite and […]

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Illinois Library Leadership Opportunity

Elevate to Provide Professional Development Hours We are pleased to announce that school librarians attending Elevate Illinois Libraries will be eligible to receive approximately 6.5 PDHs. The deadline to apply has been extended to give people from all library types an opportunity to respond. We’ve already had great response, and in our first year we are really hoping to get a broad […]

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Call for Nomination for CALA Midwest Chapter Officer

Dear CALA Midwest Chapter Members: According to the CALA Bylaws, Article VI-Section 3 and Article VII-Section 2.5, the CALA Midwest Chapter Nomination Committee invites you to nominate your fellow chapter members or self-nominate yourself for the following position: 2018-2019 Vice President/President-Elect position (1-year term) All nominees are welcome to provide: A biographical sketch of no more than 250 words that […]

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Free Webinar: Tackling Fake News

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 1 p.m. Eastern | 12 p.m. Central Everyone is talking about fake news. People are more aware than ever that when they see a “news” story, they need to dig a lot deeper than the headline or sometimes even the article to decipher whether what they are reading is fact or speculation, opinion, or outright fiction. In our role as […]

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Free Webinar: LIS Research in Central Asia

The ACRL International Perspectives Discussion Group will host a free webinar discussion on Central Asia. Here’s the program and info:   Title: Library/Information Sciences Research Experiences in Central Asia   Date/Time: August 7, Monday at 9 am PST / 11 am CST / 12 pm EST   Webinar Links:  Event Login Page:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/ewq793y770ms/event/login.html Event Registration Page:  http://ala.adobeconnect.com/ewq793y770ms/event/registration.html   Summary: This webinar will cover […]

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