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 …

Important upcoming dates for current MLIS students

The MLIS Office will be closed Friday, April 22 – Monday, April 25, 2011. Registration for Fall 2011 began this week. Summer 2011 Registration is still open. Consider the following courses for the summer• LIS 7610: Public Relations• LIS 7800: Health Librarianship• LIS 7870: Legal Information Resources The MLIS Summer …

Student News: Karen Hogan

Karen P. Hogan’s essay “Quatrefoil library : the next generation” was published in Greenblatt, E. (2011). Serving LGBTIQ library and archives users: Essays on outreach, service, collections and access. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co., Publishers.

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 …