Association of Christian Librarians 56th Annual Conference

June 11-15, 2012; Association of Christian Librarians 56th Annual Conference, Palm Beach Atlantic University; West Palm Beach, FL.   Our theme is “Oceans of Opportunity” with keynote speakers Sue Polanka, Head of Reference and Instruction for the Dunbar Library, Wright State University, presenting “Blue Ocean Strategies for the Promotion of E-Resources” …

20th Annual HUBBS Children’s Literature Conference

Saturday, February 25, 2012,Anderson Student Center (University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus). This year’s featured authors are Newberry Award winners Christopher Paul Curtis (website) and Linda Sue Park (website). The annual Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference provides an opportunity for parents, teachers, students, librarians and others interested in children’s literature …

Technology: Unexpected Consequences of Legislation and Policies in Libraries–an Online Conference from Amigos

Title: Technology: Unexpected Consequences of Legislation and Policies in LibrariesWhen: 9:00am – 4:00pm Central, Friday, February 8, 2012Where:  Online – from the comfort of your office [registration fee required]Website:  http://www.amigos.org/tech_conference  Implementing technologies within libraries can be relatively straightforward – until you start complying with laws, regulations, and policies. Technology: Unexpected …

Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium Tuesday, May 1, 2012

University of Minnesota Libraries present the 20th annual EQS Symposium for library paraprofessionals and support staff EQS Symposium Goals     Learn about a range of timely professional topics     Share ideas and experiences with peers     Enhance your skills with continuing education     Work toward personal well-being  Sponsored by the …

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop

Open content licensing for educators is a free online workshop designed for educators and students who want to learn more about open education resources, copyright, and creative commons licenses. The course materials were developed as a collaborative project by volunteers from the OER Foundation, WikiEducator, the OpenCourseWare Consortium and Creative …

New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations

“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ is a new series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians. The free webinars are presented by IFLA Continuing Professional …

Library Technology Conference Registration Now Open

Library Technology ConferenceMacalester College, St. Paul, MNMarch 14-15, 2012 Registration for the 5th annual Library Technology Conference will open at noon on Thursday, December 8th.  Registration at the conference is limited to 500 total participants and once that level of participation has been reached, registration will be closed. Please note …

Call for Papers for IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section

Call for Papers for IFLA Science and Technology Libraries Section Papers are invited to be presented at 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, Helsinki, Finland in August 2012 Theme: The Role of Libraries in Data Curation, Access, and Preservation: an International Perspective Data curation, access, and preservation are integral to …

IFLA Childrean/YA Section Pre-Conference Call for Papers

Call for Papers for Satellite Meeting of Section Libraries for Children and Young Adults in collaboration with Joensuu Regional Library, Finland, and the Finnish Library Association Joensuu, Finland9-10 August 2012, preceding the 77th Annual IFLA conference in Helsinki (August 11-17, 2012) Theme: ” Libraries for Young People: Breaking through Boundaries” …