Volunteer for the Medical Library Association in Minneapolis this May

Sign up for the Medical Library Association (MLA) conference! May 13-18, 2011 Volunteer!If you are interested in volunteering at the MLA conference, contact Katherine Chew, chewx002@umn.edu Volunteer and earn passes to conference! For those who are not members of the Medical Library Association:Katherine Chew, Local Volunteer Coordinator, reports that “for …

MLIS Community Nights

Storytelling Festival. Monday, April 18 from 6:30-8:00 in the Music Building Recital Hall. Join us for an evening of storytelling performed by students in LIS 7180 Storytelling for Adults and Children. The festival will feature a mix of stories for different audiences, from different genres, and from different parts of …

Upcoming Conferences

Consider participating in any of the following upcoming conferences:• ARMA (Authority on Managing Records and Information) Spring Conference: April 14, 2011 in St. Paul, MN. • Midwest Archives Conference (MAC): April 28-30, 2011 in St. Paul, MN. “Headwaters of History”• ARLD (Academic and Research Libraries Division) Day 2011: April 29, …

Celebrate Minnesota Libraries

Celebrate Minnesota LibrariesThursday, April 21, 2011, 7 PMMinneapolis Central, Pohlad Hall300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis 55401 In celebration of National Library Week. Co-presented by Metropolitan Library Services Agency and Minnesota Historical Society Press. Come celebrate the state’s beloved libraries. Libraries of Minnesota features stunning photographs by the popular Doug Ohman and …

Library Journal Institute

Tuesday, May 10, 2011Minneapolis Central Library, MNhttp://www.libraryjournal.com/lj/articlereview/889331-457/story.csp Join Library Journal in Minneapolis, MN, for its ninth, free Design Institute on May 10, 2011, cohosted with the Hennepin County Library. This one-day educational seminar on library building and design will bring together leading architects, librarians, and vendors to address the challenges …

Student News: Chris Anning

MLIS student Chris Anning will be displaying a poster, and discussing her study on older populations accessing online information during Careers in Aging Week April 11-15, conveniently located in the CDC Atrium. Chris’s research project began with a pilot study in Joyce Yukawa’s Information Seeking Behavior class followed by a …