Free Library Webinars – May 2011

Through the efforts of library colleagues around the country, here is a compilation of free or low-cost online webinars relevant to libraries from various sources. Many of the webinars will be archived, so check the relevant site later if you can’t attend the live online event. If you have additions …

2011 eLearning and eFolio Summit: July 27-29, 2011

Several educational agencies in Minnesota are teaming up this summer to offer a powerful user conference on eLearning and ePortfolios. The Minnesota Learning Commons, MnLC ™ (a cooperative between the University of Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Education, and Minnesota State Colleges and Universities) and e-FolioMN/World ™, will hold a …

MLIS Community Nights

MLIS Annual Summit. Monday, May 2 from 5:30-8:00pm in CdC Rauenhorst Hall. Igniting the MLIS. The Keynote speaker is Kim Dority, President and Founder of G. K. Dority & Associates. The Ignite sessions will include: Jenel Farrell, Cody Hanson, Jennifer Nelson, and Ann Walker Smalley. RSVP by Tuesday, April 26, …

MLIS Annual Summit

Igniting the MLIS Monday, May 2, 20115:30pm-8:00pmRauenhorst Hall (Ballroom)Coeur de Catherine, 3rd Floor AGENDA WELCOME: Dean MaryAnn Janosik FOOD AND NETWORKING KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Kim Dority, President and Founder of G. K. Dority & Associates IGNITE SESSIONS:One– Jenel Farrell, Digital Archivist, Minnesota Public RadioTwo– Cody Hanson, Web Architect & User …

Student News: Christine Simon

2011 $1,700 SLA Conference Scholarship The SLA student group is pleased to announce that Christine Simon is the winner of this year’s conference scholarship. Christine will be graduating this May and attending the SLA Annual Conference in Philadephia this June. Congratulations Christine!

PLG Book Drive: April 25-May 1

Support literacy for women in prison! Drop books into one of our conveniently located boxes: • MLIS Office • Table on the 2nd floor of the Coeur de Catherine WE ♥ BOOKS ON: • African –American Fiction • Urban Fiction • Blank Journals • Books in Spanish • True Crime …

COGI-tations: What Is Your Library Doing With Information About You? Data Privacy Requirements and Issues for Minnesota´s Libraries

Save the date for a Minnesota Coalition of Government Information spring event, part of the ongoing COGI-tations lecture series. Speaker: Nancy Walton, Acting State LibrarianWednesday, May 18, 2011, 4:30-6:00 pmLocation: Women Venture, 2324 University Avenue West, St. Paul Librarians have a long tradition of guarding the privacy of library users, …

20th anniversary of BOBCATSSS

We proudly present to you the topic of the 20th BOBCATSSS-Symposium: ‘Information in e-motion’ It will take place 23rd – 25th January 2012 in Amsterdam, organized by students from the Stuttgart Media University, the Hanze University Groningen and the Hogeschool van Amsterdam. We invite you to submit proposals for presentations …

MLIS Community Nights

Progressive Librarians Guild Meeting. Monday, April 25 from 5-6:00pm in CdC 362. Bring your art supplies and skills for a creative and productive meeting! We’re decorating boxes and completing setup for our upcoming Book Drive – please join in on the fun! See PLG’s website at http://stkatesplg.wordpress.com/. The St. Kate’s …